Born in Waterbury CT, Mickey is a member of Who's Who in America, and has been writing since the age of 11. He majored in journalism at FSC in Lakeland, FL. His family huge Yankee fanatic's, owned FORTIN'S, an Italian restaurant in Naugatuck Connecticut for 30 years. Friend's and loyal patron's included Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio and other celeb's too numerous to mention. Mickey participated in HBO's, MANTLE in 2005 and wrote for Florida magazine, TAMPA BAY'S BEST.