Large, Impressive Autographed 20” x 24” Portrait of Young Mickey Mantle – 1952.
Lot 7. Large, Impressive Autographed 20” x 24” Portrait of Young Mickey Mantle – 1952. Mantle’s signature is unimprovable as it reaches 7” inches across the 20” x 24” photo, which is matted and framed to 26.5” x 30”. He wrote “1952” below the autograph. The color photo provides an attractive close-up image of Mantle in a batting follow-through position. On the left sleeve of his New York Yankees’ jersey, he wears a patch created to commemorate the franchise’s 50th anniversary. In 1952, Mantle batted .311, contributed 23 home runs, was named to the A.L. All-Star roster for the first time and helped the Yankees to become World Series champions again. Mint photo with a gem mint 10 autograph authenticated by Kevin Keating and JSA Authentication. The JSA Auction Letter of Authenticity may be exchanged at a discount for a full LoA. Winning Bid $354.