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Joe DiMaggio’s Upper West Side Apartment while playing with the Yankees, at 400 West End Avenue NorthJersey.com

NEW YORK – As a kid in Oklahoma, Mickey Mantle’s first baseball backstop was a rickety tin shed.

It is still there today, opposite the family’s old house in Commerce.

Not long after taking ownership of The Mick’s boyhood home, Brian Brassfield told the celebrated Hall of Fame Yankees center fielder about the planned restoration project – including propping up the barn.

“Don’t do that,’’ Mantle said. “It was leaning when I was a kid.’’

Landmark for sale 

On Nov. 2, the small 100-year-old Mantle home and the crooked tin barn at 319 South Quincy

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