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Getting to Know "The Mick"

Baseball legend Mickey Mantle. Terry talks 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. This was recorded in 1985.

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Other segments from the episode on April 21, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 21, 1995: Interview with Mickey Mantle; Interview with Jim Bouton; Review of the film "Kiss of Death"; Interview with Frank Robinson; Interview with Bob Gibson;…

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