Mickey Charles Mantle (The Mick, The Commerce Comet or Muscles)
Positions: Centerfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: October 20, 1931 in Spavinaw, OK
High School: Commerce HS (Commerce , OK)
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1949. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 17, 1951 (Age 19.179, 8,344th in MLB history) vs. BOS 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1951 season [*]
Team: Yankees 1951-1968
Last Game: September 28, 1968 (Age 36.344) vs. BOS 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1974 (322/365 ballots).
View Mickey Mantle Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: August 13, 1995 in Dallas, TX
Buried: Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, TX
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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