Some really homoerotic scenes. I fell in love with him and his Photo Mantle characterization. It was a very poignant story.
In naked way, even tho Mickey was mantle historic figure by then, a legend,a larger than life persona, and Roger was just a really good, really mickey, fortunate baseball player, not really glass vase vintage the same class as Mickey, Roger got the record, because Mickey's legs failed him by then. I've felt bad for Roger ever since I saw the movie.
Mickey Mantle Naked Picture Is Legitimate, Man Claims
He deserved the record. He earned it, but he would always be in Mickey's shadow. It's also been reported for years that Mickey Mantle was uncircumcised as is shown in the photo. Does anyone seriously believe that is not a photoshop? Just looking at the sharp outline of the reporter's shoulder in the lower left of the picture proves it.