Golden Age of Baseball in New York
Sportswriter Allen Barra talked about his book, Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball’s Golden Age, in which he chronicles the baseball careers of Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays. He argued that the players had much in common. Both were born in 1931 in the South, and both were rookies in New York in 1951. close
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