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Illustration for article titled Mickey Mantle Was A Lovable, Profane Scamp When It Came To Autographs

There's something both amusing and sad about this autographed Mickey Mantle baseball, which is now being sold at a collector's auction.

There isn't a specific, funny story behind it, although CNBC's Darren Rovell suggested that, according to some collectible dealers, Mantle would be willing to write almost anything on a ball when he "wasn't in his best form", otherwise known as "I-was-out-with-Whitey-all-night-chasing-skirts shit-faced".


Right now, it's being sold by Grey Flannel Auctions for $2,750. Yankee geeks and Mantle fans should hurry and snatch this up before that dude who wrote Spawn or Charlie Sheen decides to swoop in and take it.

(Via Sports By Brooks)

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