1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle and Two Ernie Banks Rookies!
- September 21, 2017
- Leighton Sheldon
Please Tell Me the Truth; is There a Real Ungraded Mickey Mantle? To paraphrase an old newspaper editor's reply, "Yes, Virginia, there is a real ungraded Mickey Mantle." In 1897, a then eight year-old Virginia O'Hanlon wrote letter written to the editor of the New York Sun that was published 120 years ago today. The young girl from New York City wrote the paper and asked whether there was a Santa Claus. The anonymous editor's published answer, "Yes Virginia, there is