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Sunday, April 17, 2011
60 years ago tonight, two great Yankee debuts

By Wallace Matthews

Tonight marks the 60th anniversary of Mickey Mantle's first major-league game - and Bob Sheppard's first game as Yankee Stadium PA announcer. Mantle went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the Yankees 5-0 win over the Red Sox. Here's the lineup sheppard announced tha night:

Jackie Jensen, LF
Phil Rizzuto, SS
Mickey Mantle, RF
Joe DiMaggio, CF
Yogi Berra, C
Johnny Mize, 1B
Billy Johnson, 3B
Jerry Coleman, 2B
Vic Raschi, P