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Announcer, NFL star Gifford dies

...touchdowns in 12 games. The Giants routed the Chicago Bears 47-7 at Yankee Stadium, where Gifford shared a locker with Mickey Mantle."Frank Gifford was the ultimate Giant," co-owner John Mara said. "He was the face of our franchise for so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-09/announcer-nfl-star-gifford-dies
Documentary looks at Mantle's life and death

DALLAS - In telling Mickey Mantle's story, it's easy to get...subtitled "the definitive story of Mickey Mantle," filmmakers decided to scale...it was like to be him and why Mickey Mantle to this day still matters and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/13/mov_458522.shtml
Movies
Jones passes Mantle on list as Braves roll

...SAN DIEGO --- Chipper Jones didn't stay tied with Mickey Mantle for long."I put him in the rearview mirror," Jones...night and on Wednesday."I've been in the shadow of Mickey Mantle my whole youth. I could sense he and mom were welling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-04-28/jones-passes-mantle-list
Baseball | Braves | Sports
House that Ruth built always memorable

...misunderstood. From Babe Ruth to Lou Gehrig to Joe DiMaggio to Mickey Mantle to 35 World Series and 24 championships, no ballpark...later added to the outfield wall for Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle in 1969. Monument Park was born with the new Yankee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/23/bas_274541.shtml
Baseball
Overtime

...season. He also started eight games at third base. Mickey Mantle Jr. died of cancer Wednesday, five years after the...was 47. Mantle Jr. was the oldest of Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle's four sons. The youngest son, Billy, had Hodgkin's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/21/oth_303017.shtml
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Baseball's scouting scale tells sport's stories in unique way

...run, glove and arm. It's also used far too often. True five-tool players are generational talents, such as Mickey Mantle in his prime and the athlete Gonzales scouted at Auburn in 1986.The Royals scout gave Jackson a potential 50 hit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-03/baseballs-scouting-scale
History of draft's first picks finds mixed results

...Perhaps the most polarizing first pick over the past 16 years is Josh Hamilton by Tampa Bay in 1999. Hamilton drew Mickey Mantle comparisons for his ability to show all five tools, including immense power, but off-the-field issues combined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-06/history-drafts-first-pic
Pro leagues moving steadily toward accepting betting on their games

We've come a long way since Hall of Famers Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were banned from baseball for associating with gamblers ? not betting on games or tipping them off about injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-14/pro-leagues-moving-steadily-towar
New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has a lot on his plate

...sitting in the lower deck between home plate and first base at Yankee Stadium for New York's 3-2 loss to Minnesota. Mickey Mantle went deep twice in his last multi-homer game."It was a big trip for us as a family," Manfred said.The contrast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-26/new-baseball-commissione
Yankees honor Tino Martinez with plaque in Monument Park

...elegant area behind the center-field fence at Yankee Stadium, along with Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and late owner George Steinbrenner.Martinez helped the Yankees win four World Series titles and five AL pennants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-21/yankees-honor-tino-marti