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Baseball: mickey mantle's restaurant to change name to "ted williams" for duration of world series

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posted on Oct, 23 2004 @ 09:02 AM
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The owner of Mickey Mantle's Restaurant on Central Park South has opted to temporarily change the name of his eatery to Ted Williams -- a former Boston Red Sox star -- but only for the duration of the World Series, the New York Post reported.


Owner Bill Liederman was a longtime friend of the famed Yankee outfielder.

Peter Anastos, a restaurant manager, believes Mantle would have enjoyed the prank.

"Mickey Mantle was a prankster, and his kids would be laughing," Anastos told the Post.

Even diehard Yankee fans took the joke like good sports.

"They did it as a tribute to the right person," David Simmons told the Post


[Edited on 10/23/2004 by toejam]




posted on Oct, 23 2004 @ 04:49 PM
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that's really really interesting. was the point to try to curse the sox again or what?



posted on Oct, 23 2004 @ 09:20 PM
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i would think that it was more for a prank...not a bad one either



posted on Oct, 24 2004 @ 11:11 AM
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Nice prank, and tip of the hat.

Also, not bad free advertising for the joint...

I wonder if they'll do a better business during the series?




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