Mickey Mantle’s 500 Home Run

on this day in 1967 Keeping a promise to his wife Merlyn, Mickey Mantle hit his 500th career home run on Mother’s Day, a shot into the lower deck into the right field corner of the lower deck at Yankee Stadium. The ‘Commerce Comet’ , now the sixth big leaguer to reach the milestone, hits the historic homer off Stu Miller helping New York defeat the Orioles, 6-5.
From National Past Time and YouTube

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