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The fascinating back-story to this 7" x 9", International News/Central Press photo is spelled out in the attached paper caption: "NATIVE SON FROM ABROAD GETS HIS WISH - Billy Gerhards is a native American son of a government cryptographic expert. He spent most of his life in Heidelberg, Germany. A television program recently selected him to make a tour of his native land and when asked what he would like to do, the boy said 'shake hands with Mickey Mantle'..." Near Mint condition with exceptional image quality. Encapsulated as Type I by PSA/DNA. LOA for Type I by PSA/DNA.
1954 Mickey Mantle Signs For Young Fan Original News Service Photo - PSA/DNA Type I
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