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This article will explain why Mickey is smiling all the time.

Mickey Mantle is the greatest baseball player of all time. While he was incredible at bat and on the field, it is for one reason that he is better than everybody else.

The Reason

Bob Fishel sent out this letter to several New York Yankees for the 50th anniversary of the building of Yankee Stadium:

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To which Mickey responded, in typical Mickey fashion:

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And the rest is history, but Mickey had something to add many years later...

Pete Rose

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Cool Pic

Mickey is frustrated, but it's still a cool picture. Click for higher resolution.

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