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  1. Dodgers, Gibson highlight MLB's K-Day

    Larry Schwartz

    Today is K-Day. Brooklyn's Carl Erskine strikes out a World Series record 14 Yankees in a 3-2 victory in Game 3 at Ebbets Field in 1953. Ten years later, L.A.'s Sandy Koufax breaks Erskine's record with 15 k's. And Bob Gibson fans 17 for the Cards in '68.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 28, 2001
  2. Yankees legend Mantle, 63, dies of liver cancer

    Larry Schwartz

    Mickey Mantle, who hit 536 homers and was the American League's MVP three times, dies at 63 of liver cancer in Dallas.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 08, 2001
  3. Williams: "I was right and I'd spit again"

    Larry Schwartz

    Red Sox GM Joe Cronin fines Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting in the direction of booing fans at Fenway Park. Williams' drop of Mickey Mantle's fly ball in Boston's 1-0, 11-inning victory is the cause of the fans' displeasure.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 02, 2001
  4. Murray scratches way to all-time RBI record

    Larry Schwartz

    Eddie Murray passes Mickey Mantle to become baseball's all-time RBI leader among switch-hitters. He has 1,510 RBIs after knocking in two runs in the Mets' 15-1 rout of the Pirates.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 04, 2001
  5. Mickey Mantle signs with Yankees

    Larry Schwartz

    Just out of high school, Mickey Mantle signs with the Yankees.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 01, 2001
  6. First indoor baseball game played at Astrodome

    Larry Schwartz

    Baseball first goes indoors as the $31.6 million dollar Astrodome opens in Houston. The Astros defeat the Yankees, 2-1, in an exhibition game before 47,876 fans, including President Lyndon Johnson. Mickey Mantle hits the first indoor homer.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 06, 2001
  7. Yankees slugger Mickey Mantle, 37, retires

    Larry Schwartz

    Mickey Mantle, the 37-year-old slugger for the New York Yankees, announces his retirement.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 27, 2001
  8. Mantle the unanimous winner as AL MVP

    Larry Schwartz

    Not only does Mickey Mantle win the Triple Crown, but today he is the unanimous choice for the American League Most Valuable Player award.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 11, 2000
  9. Mantle's mammoth blast

    Larry Schwartz

    Mickey Mantle on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury on Aug. 11 at 8 p.m. ET (Aug. 12 at 1 a.m.).

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 04, 2000