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Mickey Mantle once slipped a female reporter a cutesy greeting card during an interview — with the message “Wanna f–k?” written inside.

In a new memoir, Diane Shah — the first female sports columnist for a major daily newspaper and longtime sports reporter— recalls sitting down with the Yankee legend in 1970 while he was a first-base coach for the team.

Shah writes in “A Farewell to Arms, Legs, and Jockstraps: A Sportswriter’s Memoir” that she asked Mantle how long he had been married. “Too long,” he answered.

Shah described a card Mantle gave her.

“He reached inside his jacket and pulled out a greeting card. He handed it to me. The front showed a picture of flowers, and I assumed this was a card he intended to give his wife. I opened it. Inside, it said, ‘Wanna f - - k?’ He grinned.

“I stared at the card. Had he bought this specially for me, or was this something he did all the time? I suddenly felt bad, but I wasn’t sure if it was for me or for him. I closed the card and — without a word — handed it back.”

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