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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
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
Old school days suit alum just fine

...not sure if you've ever heard Billy Crystal talk about going to New York Yankee games with his father and watching Mickey Mantle and those guys. That's what it was like for me," he said. "To go in there, it was surreal."A couple of years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-15/old-school-days-suit-alum-jus
New York Yankees Derek Jeter turns small part of attention to business

...he's climbed the lists of Yankees career leaders, alongside Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle, Jeter has struck deals with national brands such as Gatorade, Movado, Nike's Brand Jordan, Rawlings and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-21/new-york-yankees-derek-j
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
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
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