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    Posted 12 years ago

    Hoopkrin
    (19 items)

    This photo was taken by the husband of one of the secretaries at Westbury High School during the 1964 World Series. The original was taped to the wall above a file cabinet in the school's atheltic director's office for several years and then mysteriously disappeared. When a new athletic director was hired about ten years later, he discovered the photo on the floor behind the file cabinet. He brought it to me and asked if I could get it autographed for him. I agreed to try and asked him if I could make a copy for myself. We decided to make 12 copies and were able to get them to Whitey Ford, who arranged for Mickey Mantle to autograph them.
    I was told that when Whitey first looked at the photo he said: "The morning after the night before." Mickey signed the original, which I believe the former athletic director still has in his possession, "Ooops , Mickey Mantle." Several of the remaining copies, all autographed, were auctioned off at charitable fund-raisers I kept one for myself and this is a copy of my autographed copy. Note that it has never been published. This copy, which I reproduced from my computer, looks just like the original.
    Ed Krinsky
    hoopkrin@aol.com

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    1. ballandcards ballandcards, 12 years ago
      This is awesome!
    2. Mike Kales, 11 years ago
      I was wondering if you could sell this image. It is a nice rare look at Mickey

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