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Tiger Woods' injuries follow a troubling pattern

...surgeries. For all the comparisons to Jack Nicklaus, in light of this latest breakdown, it might be more apt to look at Mickey Mantle.A chain-reaction series of injuries hobbled the Yankee slugger through the final few seasons of a career that should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-01/tiger-woods-injuries-follow-
Henry Aaron celebrates 80 in style, with an honor most never dream of - a portrait in the Smithsonian

...dated to 1958.Selig also talked of the overdue acceptance of Aaron in a career in which he was often overshadowed by Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays."I'm not so sure people understand what a great all-around player he was," Selig said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-07/henry-aaron-celebrates-8
What I'd like to say about Lou Brissie

...remind me to never quit.""Give me a copy of that picture," he said, "and I'll put it between Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle and Bob Feller."(I think he was joking, but I got him a copy just in case.)Finally, I would like to say that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-26/what-id-say-about-lou-br
Terrific season isn't changing Chipper Jones' mind about retirement

...give him regular off days in hopes of getting him through his final season without any major issues. But this isn't Mickey Mantle in his final year, barely able to walk, or Willie Mays, a sad shadow of himself late in his career.This guy can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2012-08-17/terrific-season-i
Chipper Jones relishing final homestand in Atlanta

...him a spot in the Hall of Fame.Jones' 468 home runs are the third-highest total for switch-hitters, behind Mickey Mantle (536) and Eddie Murray (504). His 1,623 RBI are the most for a third baseman, passing Brett and Mike Schmidt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-09-27/chipper-jones-relishing-
Mets spoil Chipper Jones' tribute night

...1999 NL MVP and 2008 batting title. His 468 home runs are the third-highest total for a switch-hitter, behind Mickey Mantle (536) and Eddie Murray (504). His 1,623 RBI are the most for a third baseman, passing George Brett and Mike...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-09-28/mets-spoil-chipper-jones
Tigers' Cabrera, Giants' Posey win MVP awards

...winner since Boston's Carl Yastrzemski in 1967. The past four Triple Crown winners have been voted MVP, including Mickey Mantle in 1956 and Frank Robinson in 1966.Cabrera also led the league with a .606 slugging percentage. He became the second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-11-15/tigers-cabrera-giants-po
We often find cherished memories in the unlikeliest of places

...beginning to bother me.Over the weekend, I went to the bank and checked the safety deposit box with its wills, Mickey Mantle baseball cards and old jewelry. Unsuccess.Finally, I asked my wife what she thought I would have done."Redefine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-15/kirby-we-often-find-cherished
Cardinals great Stan "The Man" Musial dies at 92

...the outfield and first base.Musial never played on another pennant winner after 1946. Yet even after the likes of Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays and Hank Aaron came to the majors, Musial remained among baseball's best.The original Musial statue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-01-19/cardinals-great-stan-man
Faces from childhood don't fade away

...throwing a ball straight up into the air.Another boy, the older brother of our classmate Linda, was a half-size Mickey Mantle, who was all the rage at the time. Johnny had blond hair, good looks and broad shoulders, just like the Mick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-06-24/faces-childhood-dont-fade-awa