Mickey Mantle jersey fetches $143,400 in auction


Monday, September 13th 2004, 6:11 am
By: News On 6


DALLAS (AP) _ An original, unaltered New York Yankees uniform worn by Oklahoma-native Mickey Mantle in 1963 has been sold at a public auction.

Heritage Galleries of Dallas says the jersey worn by Mantle, a native of Commerce, went for one hundred-and-forty-three-thousand and four-hundred dollars.

The jersey was one of the highlights of the sale conducted online and in Long Beach, California yesterday and Friday.

The auction also included a Sandy Koufax game-worn jersey from the Dodgers' final season in Brooklyn, New York. It sold for seventy-seven-thousand, six-hundred and seventy-five dollars.

The ``Thrilla in Manila'' boxing gloves worn by Joe Frazier when he fought Muhammad Ali in the Philippines in October 1975 sold for twenty-three-thousand and nine-hundred dollars.