Mantle got his first taste of major-league life when the Yankees called him up on September 17, 1950. Although he rode the bench for the remaining few days of the season, the 18-year-old nevertheless traveled and took batting practice with the team. He observed the likes of Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, and Phil Rizzuto as they were locked in a pennant race with the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox.
We’ve taken a Rawlings GJ99 Mickey Mantle baseball glove and handcrafted this bi-fold wallet with pieces of finger tips on the front as an added baseball glove touch. Mickey’s signature, the finger tips, the overall patina, and the red baseball stitching come together to make an absolutely stunning wallet. On the inside, you’ll find even more real baseball leather that helps form some of the card load pockets. You’re also getting a full length cash slot. Closed measurements of this wallet are 4.25" by 3.75". Take a look at this beauty and enjoy!