In honor of Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle's legendary career with the New York Yankees, Mitchell & Ness and Yankees 101 have teamed up to give away a free Mitchell & Ness 1951 Mickey Mantle New York Yankees home jersey! The jersey, which is a lightweight wool flannel blend with felt logos on the front and back ($250 retail value), is pictured below along with details on how to become eligible to win.
After starting the 1951 season, his rookie season, wearing number 6, Mantle was sent to the minors following a brief slump. Mantle then returned later in the season wearing number 7 as he helped the Yankees win their 14th World Series in franchise history.
To become eligible, just answer these three questions relating to Mantle's career and post the answers in the comment section below:
- How many seasons did Mickey Mantle play with the New York Yankees?
- What year was Mickey Mantle elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame?
- In What year did Mickey Mantle hit for the Triple Crown?
A winner will be randomly chosen from the readers who answer all three questions correctly and announced on Mantle's birthday, Saturday, October 20.
Founded as a golf and tennis company in 1904, Mitchell & Ness Sporting Goods provided on-field uniforms to the Philadelphia Eagles, Athletics, and Phillies as early as 1933. The Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Company was created in the 1980's with the purpose of recreating authentic jerseys significant to the history of sports. As the pioneer in this field, Mitchell & Ness is known worldwide for it's top-quality authentic throwback jerseys. The company holds exclusive licenses from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, and NCAA to produce premium vintage jerseys, apparel, and headwear. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Mitchell & Ness has been "Defining Authentic" for over 100 years. To shop Mitchell & Ness products, visit www.mitchellandness.com.
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