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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Former New York Yankees star Joe Pepitone sues Hall of Fame to get valued bat teammate Mickey Mantle hit his 500th home run with

Mantle was nearing the end of his Hall of Fame career when he smacked a pitch from Stu Miller of the Baltimore Orioles into the right-field bleachers at old Yankee Stadium in May 1967. The lawsuit says Mantle wanted to use a lighter bat than his signature model in order to generate bat speed, and Pepitone obliged after hitting a home run the previous inning.

Sounds like it’s Joe’s. Need to know - is that bat really engraved Joe Pepitone!

MuttsIdolCochrane Posted: July 21, 2021 at 09:28 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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