Eddie Germano 1969 Mickey Mantle Retirement Original Artwork
This Eddie Germano offering features a pen and ink dated 3/4/69 depicting theretirement of Mickey Mantle. It is in VG condition as there is a 2" areathat is lifting near his cap. Eddie Germano was born in Boston on November 15th, 1924. He started working at age 16 for the Boston Post before a stint in the US Army. After the military, he worked in several newspapers until 1968 when he joined the Brockton Enterprise where he began a career in sports cartooning. Germano is best known for his Boston Globe work which began in 1971 and he is famous for his sports cartoons featuring hall of fame members and Boston area sports icons.
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