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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
Bad cup of coffee is a morning mystery

...morning, a time when coffee shows its true value, and in honor of the World Series, I was drinking from my black "Mickey Mantle" mug. I read the paper and checked e-mails and found that the more I sipped, the more I was aware that the coffee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-07/bad-cup-coffee-morning-myster
Moore: Yogi Berra not the only one with quote-worthy 'isms'

When Yogi Berra died last week, I lost another of my childhood sports idols. Along with Roger Maris, Mickey Mantle, Roger Bannister, Edmund Hillary, Johnny Unitas and so many others. Now, Bannister, who broke the four-minute mile, is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-27/moore-yogi-berra-not-only-one
Yogi Berra dies at age 90

...the Bronx.Berra played for the Yankees from 1946-63. His teammates included fellow Hall of Famers Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford."No! Say it ain't so. He was a good man, my former manager and friend! RIP Yogi," former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-23/yogi-berra-dies-age-90
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
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
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