Mickey Mantle: Baseball Hero in Black and White

Wed Apr 28 2021 at 10:00 am to 05:00 pm

East Texas Oil Museum | Kilgore

Publisher/HostEast Texas Oil Museum
This exhibit explores his life through black and white photographs seen in newsprint and uses the original reporters’ captions to highlight this Baseball Hall of Famer’s milestones.
In his eighteen-year career Mantle hit 536 home runs with a .298 batting average and 1,509 runs batted in. He won the American League's Most Valuable Player three times and the Triple Crown (.353 batting average, 52 home runs, and 130 RBIs) in 1956. In 1974 "The Mick" was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Mantle died in Dallas, Texas in 1995.

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East Texas Oil Museum, 1301 S Henderson Blvd, Kilgore, United States

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