Joe Pepitone drops lawsuit that sought Mickey Mantle bat from Hall of Fame

Oct 12, 2021

Former New York Yankees star Joe Pepitone has dropped his lawsuit against the Baseball Hall of Fame that sought the return of a Louisville Slugger bat that Mickey Mantle used to hit his 500th career home run.

David M. Barshay, a lawyer for Pepitone, filed a notice of voluntary dismissal on Monday in U.S. District Court in Albany. The Hall of Fame had filed a motion demonstrating that the lawsuit was without merit.

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