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Getting to Know "The Mick."

Baseball legend Mickey Mantle. We'll hear a 1985 interview with the Yankees slugger, whose father had his career in pro baseball planned before he was born. Mantle played his entire 17-year career with one team, the New York Yankees. (Rebroadcast of 10/08/1985)

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Other segments from the episode on July 9, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 9, 1993: Interview with Joe Morgan; Review of the television show "Laurel Avenue"; Interview with Mickey Mantle; Interview with Jim Bouton.

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