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Mickey Mantle's life story told by The Mick himself - "the most entertaining sports profile ever!"
Mickey Mantle tells his life story while sitting in his trophy room in his home in Dallas, Texas in 1988

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This is the program Mickey Mantle fans have wanted for years. This DVD is Mickey's life story, told by The Mick himself. More than a biography, it's Mickey's autobiography. The Deluxe Lost Stories Edition DVD Mickey Mantle's classic right-handed home run power swing, showing Mickey smashing a long right-handed home run at Yankee Stadium in New Yorkfeatures the complete two-hour edition ofMickey Mantle's classic left-handed home run power swing, showing Mickey belting a long home run at Yankee Stadium in New York Mickey telling his favorite stories plus nearly 200 pages of DVD-only on-screen Special Features! For the first time, the two hour-long segments – Mickey's complete story are combined in one spectacular Deluxe Edition DVD, loaded with extras only available on DVD. It includes the original award-winning #1 best-selling documentary, Mickey Mantle: The American Dream Comes to Life® plus the award-winning bonus hour, The Lost Stories. Hailed by critics and fans alike as "one of the most captivating and compelling sports programs ever," this Deluxe Edition contains over 20 all-new stories chosen for release by The Mick himself. It also includes a comprehensive DVD-only extra - "A Fan's Guide to Mickey Mantle" - loaded with facts, stats, quotes by or about Mickey, a Mickey Mantle quiz, FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), the story behind Mickey's 10 longest home runs, and much more information about The Mick.

In the first hour, Mickey Mantle: The American Dream Comes to Life® Mickey shares stories about:

  • Mickey Mantle tips his hat in spring training with the New York Yankees in Fort Lauderdale, FL in 1956Joining a Yankees team that won five straight World Championships,

  • Off-field hijinks with pals Billy Martin & Whitey Ford,

  • Casey Stengel & his "Stengelisms,"

  • His memorable home runs, including the legendary Griffith Stadium blast, the 656-foot homer at USC, and "the hardest ball I ever hit," that hit the facade at Yankee Stadium,

  • the 1961 Yankees and his home run race with Roger Maris,

plus many other Mickey Mantle stories including stories about Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams Mickey Mantle smashes his 16th World Series home run off knuckelball pitcher Barney Schultz of the Cardinals in the 1964 World Series at Yankee Stadium, breaking Babe Ruth's World Series home run record and winning the gameand others, "The Denny McLain Gift Home Run," "The Copacabana Birthday Brawl," "Casey Stengel & the Senate Kefauver Committee," "Don Larsen's Perfect Game," and even the hilarious "Billy Martin Cow Story!" All this plus the most comprehensive compilation of Mantle game footage ever assembled! Scored with original artist music by Roy Orbison, Chuck Berry, Hank Williams, The Coasters and Chubby Checker.

In the second hour, Mickey Mantle: The Lost Stories, a bonus hour of never-before-seen stories compiled from the original interview sessions, Mickey shares over 20 newly-released stories. In this footage, stored in tape vaults unopened, unseen and untouched for more than 10 years, The Mick is at his best recounting rare anecdotes and stories about:

  • Growing up in Oklahoma, his dad's dream for Mickey to play in the big leagues, and how he shared his love for baseball with Mickey, teaching him to be baseball's greatest switch-hitter,

  • How he was discovered and signed by the Yankees,Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from the New York Yankees and baseball at a press conference at Yankee Stadium in New York on March 1, 1969

  • His first game at Yankee Stadium and his first World Series,

  • More hilarious pranks, hijinks and practical jokes,

  • Plus other classic Mickey Mantle stories including:

    • the "Death Threat in Boston" story,

    • the "Flying in a Thunderstorm" story,

    • the "Knockdown Pitch" story,

    • the "Cincinnati - Pittsburgh Taxi Ride" story,

    • the "Hangover Home Run" story,

    • the "Jackie Robinson World Series" story,

    • even the "Norm Cash Basebrawl" story

    • and more!
       

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Selected by Mickey, these new stories complement and complete the originalMickey Mantle and friend and teammate Roger Maris - the M&M Boys - display their batting stances back-to-back in 1961, the year Maris broke Babe Ruth's single season home run record and Mantle hit 54 home runs, the most ever by teammates. program. To top it all off, there's Mickey's appearance in Paul Simon's "Me and Julio" music video! Scored with original artist music by Johnny Rivers and Paul Simon. Not sold separately, this bonus program of never-before-seen footage, a full hour, is available only in this Special Edition DVD. Get the complete 2-hour edition of Mickey's award-winning Videography (video autobiography) Program. A must for all fans, it makes a perfect gift for birthdays, Christmas, Father's Day and other special occasions.

These two hours of Mickey telling his3-panel view of Mickey Mantle's game-saving backhanded catch of Gil Hodges line drive bid for extra bases, saving Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers at Yankee Stadium favorite stories - covering his entire career - make up the most complete Mickey Mantle collection ever. But The Deluxe Lost Stories Edition DVD also has a very special DVD-only bonus: "A Fan's Guide to Mickey Mantle" nearly 200 pages of on-screen DVD-only material that will provide hours of enjoyment and a valuable reference resource for Mickey Mantle fans. Here's what's included in the nine chapters of this comprehensive guide:

"A Fan's Guide to Mickey Mantle"
(DVD-Only Special Features)

    1. Mini-Biography: A short biography about Mickey's life.
    2. FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions): Answers to thirty questions fans frequently ask about Mickey.Mickey Mantle is greeted by temmates after belting a left-handed grand slam home run into the left-centerfield upper deck at Ebbets Field against the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 5 of the 1953 World Series
    3. Mickey Quotes: Over 150 quotes by and about Mickey.
    4. Mickey Mantle Quiz: Over 100 quiz questions to test your knowledge about Mickey.
    5. Home Run List: Every one of Mickey's regular season, World Series and All-Star Game home runs.
    6. Mickey Mantle's 10 Longest Home Runs: The story behind Mickey's 10 longest home runs, with photos and diagrams of each one of these mammoth blasts.
    7. Lifetime Statistics: Mickey's complete lifetime stats.
    8. World Series Statistics: Mickey's complete World Series stats.
    9. Topps® Baseball Card Gallery: Mickey's regular issue Topps® baseball cards from 1952-1969, with a description and history of each one.

Best friends Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle and Billy Martin in the Yankees clubhouse after Mickey hit yet another home run to win a game for Whitey and the New York Yankees.There's never been such a complete, all-inclusive package of Mickey Mantle material. Designed and produced especially for Mickey Mantle fans, The Deluxe Lost Stories Edition DVD is a must for everyone who loves baseball, the NY Yankees or Mickey Mantle. Get the complete 2-hour edition of Mickey's award-winning Videography (video autobiography) Program plus the spectacular 192-page on-screen bonus section - "A Fan's Guide to Mickey Mantle"  - only available on DVD. It's the perfect gift for Christmas, Father's Day, birthdays, anniversaries or any occasion you want to make special.

The Deluxe Lost Stories Edition DVD is now only $29.95, a $10 savings off the list price of $39.95. To order your copy CLICK HERE, or call 1-800-THE MICK (1-800-843-6425), or send a check or money order to: BLV, 1253 Vallejo Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-2120. (Please include $5.95 for shipping and handling. Express shipping is available for an additional charge.)
 Mickey Mantle smashes at double for the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in his rookie season, 1951
Mickey Mantle: The American Dream Comes to Life® - The Deluxe Lost Stories Edition DVD (includes both hour-long programs, Mickey Mantle: The American Dream Comes To Life® and Mickey Mantle: The Lost Stories, plus A Fan's Guide to Mickey Mantle - 192 pages of on-screen DVD-only Special Features)
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Mickey Mantle: The American Dream Comes To Life - The Deluxe Lost Stories Edition DVD cover and diskPart 1: "Mickey Mantle: The American Dream Comes To Life®" (1 Hour) (Click Here for a complete list of the first hour's contents)
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