Mickey Mantle's Final Yankees Jersey Sells for Record $2.2M
The last game-worn jersey from the Hall of Fame career of New York
Yankees legend Mickey Mantle`sold for $2.19 million at auction Jersey from Mickey Mantle’s final game, ‘gift’ home run off Denny McLain
The last game-worn jersey from the Hall of Fame career of New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle sold for $2.19 million at auction
The New York Yankees road jersey Mantle was wearing that day has been auctioned off twice in recent years, selling for $486,000 at Heritage Auctions in February 2017, and then again for $850,000 at Heritage in August 2020.
I'm not going to play baseball anymore. That's all I know," Mantle said while announcing his retirement. "I can't play anymore. I don't hit the ball when I need to. I can't steal when I need to. I can't score from second when I need to
The interior collar is embroidered with a "Mantle" swatch, "Wilson" brand labels with size "42" and "1968 Set 2."
The Oklahoma native still ranks 18th in history with 536 career home runs, and his famed No. 7 is retired by the Yankees.
Jersey also features an inscription on the upper right chest to Tom Catal, a hobby expert and the former president of the Mickey Mantle Museum in Cooperstown. The inscription reads: "To Tom, A Great Friend Always, ‘The Mick.