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This Day in Baseball History
March 1, 1969 >New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle announces his retirement. Mantle, who slumped to a .237 average in 1968, finishes his career with 536 home runs and a .298 average. The Yankees offer Mantle a coaching position on manager Ralph Houk's staff.