Mickey Mantle hits final home run

Sep 20, 1968 | This Day In Baseball

On September 20, 1968 — Mickey Mantle hits the final home run of his 18-year major league career third on the all-time home run list with 536 round-trippers behind only Babe Ruth and Willie Mays when he retires at the end of the season. The solo shot is given up by Jim Lonborg in a 4-3 loss to the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium.
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