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By The Numbers: Remembering Tony Lazzeri, The Forgotten Yankee

It was Lazzeri who played alongside the iconic figures of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, and who preceded the great Joe DiMaggio as the first great Italian-American ballplayer.


Mickey Mantle's plaque at Yankee Stadium's Monument Park. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mickey Mantle’s Family Gets ‘Corked’ Bat Withdrawn From Auction

In a statement, Mantle’s kin said claims that “The Mick” used an altered bat are “outrageously false, misleading and deceptive … apparently for a quick buck and publicity.”