Mickey Mantle Ties Ted Williams’ Home Run Record

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Date of Event: April 26, 1928

In 1965, the Yankee Dynasty came to an end—they didn’t win another pennant for over a decade. But on April 26, 1968, the Yankees relived their glory days in a game against the Tigers. In the 7th inning, number 7 himself stepped up to the plate and hit his 521st career home run, tying Ted Williams for the record. Mantle finished his career that year, ending it with 536 home runs.