2012 Topps ‘Career Day’ Subset – Card #22 – Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees

2012 Topps ‘Career Day’ Subset – Card #22 – Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees

I am working on this set because I find it to be the most appealing of the subsets issued by Topps in 2012.

The cards feature bold colors, great images, and a unique horizontal design.

I especially like the ‘Career Day’ theme as it pays homage to some of the greatest individual performances of baseball’s elite players.

Card #22 – Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees

CAREER DAY 22

The Career Day – August 19, 1962.  In a 21-7 rout of the Oakland Athletics, Mickey Mantle put on quite a show.  Going 3-for-4, Mantle connected for a single, a double, and a Grand Slam.  On the day, Mantle collected 7 RBI, scored 3 runs, and stole 2 bases.

Progress – 22/25

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4 responses to “2012 Topps ‘Career Day’ Subset – Card #22 – Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees

  1. The Amazing thing about that game is that Elston Howard drove in 8 runs. There has only been one game since with two teammates driving in 7or more in the same game. That occurred on August 22, 2007 when Ramon Vazquez and Jarrod Saltalemacchia each drove in 7 runs in Texas’ record-setting 30-3 win over Baltimore. (I remember it vividly because Vazquez is a friend of mine).

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