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Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle. The M&M Boys were teammates on the New York Yankees from 1960-1966.


Mickey Mantle was a star from the start, parlaying a talent for the game and boyish good looks into iconic status. In spite of a series of devastating injuries, Mantle accumulated a long list of impressive accomplishments, finishing his 18-year career with 536 home runs and a .298 batting average. The switch-hitting Commerce Comet won three MVP Awards (1956, '57, '62) and a Triple Crown (1956). He contributed to 12 pennants and seven World Series titles in his first 14 seasons while…


May 14, 1967 - 45 years ago today on Mother’s Day - Mickey Mantle hit his 500th home run. The homer came against Stu Miller, and the Yanks beat Baltimore 6-5 that day.