Biographical Information

 

Birth Name:   Mickey Charles Mantle
Nickname:   The Commerce Comet or Mick
Born On:   10-20-1931
Born In:   Spavinaw, Oklahoma
Zodiac:   Libra
Died On:   08-13-1995
Died In:   Dallas, Texas
Cemetery:   Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas
College:   N/A
Bats:   Both
Throws:   Right
Height:   5-11
Weight:   198
First Game:   04-17-1951 (Age 19)
Last Game:   09-28-1968
Draft:   N/A

 

Records, Awards and Milestones

 

 American League MVP - 1956, 1957, 1962

 Led AL in Home Runs - 1955, 1956, 1958, 1960

 Career Grand Slams - 9

 Pinch Hit Home Runs - 7

 American League Slugging Leader - 1956, 1961

 Three Home Runs in One Game - May 13, 1955

 American League All Star - 1952-1965

 Gold Glove Award - 1962

 American League Scoring Leader - 1954, 1956 - 1958, 1960, 1961

 Career home runs: 536

 Most at-bats for the Yankees: 8,102

 Most games played for the Yankees: 2,401

 Won AL Triple Crown: 1956

 Most World Series Walks: 43

 Most World Series Strikeouts: 54

 Most World Series Home Runs: 18

 Most World Series Runs Scored: 42

 Most World Series RBI's: 40

 Inducted to Baseball Hall of Fame: 1974 

 

 Career Batting

 

SEASON TEAM G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
1951 NY 96 341 61 91 11 5 13 65 43 74 8 7 .267 .349 .443 .792
1952 NY 142 549 94 171 37 7 23 87 75 111 4 1 .311 .394 .530 .924
1953 NY 127 461 105 136 24 3 21 92 79 90 8 4 .295 .398 .497 .895
1954 NY 146 543 129 163 17 12 27 102 102 107 5 2 .300 .408 .525 .933
1955 NY 147 517 121 158 25 11 37 99 113 97 8 1 .306 .431 .611 1.042
1956 NY 150 533 132 188 22 5 52 130 112 99 10 1 .353 .464 .705 1.169
1957 NY 144 474 121 173 28 6 34 94 146 75 16 3 .365 .512 .665 1.177
1958 NY 150 519 127 158 21 1 42 97 129 120 18 3 .304 .443 .592 1.035
1959 NY 144 541 104 154 23 4 31 75 93 126 21 3 .285 .390 .514 .904
1960 NY 153 527 119 145 17 6 40 94 111 125 14 3 .275 .399 .558 .957
1961 NY 153 514 132 163 16 6 54 128 126 112 12 1 .317 .448 .687 1.135
1962 NY 123 377 96 121 15 1 30 89 122 78 9 0 .321 .486 .605 1.091
1963 NY 65 172 40 54 8 0 15 35 40 32 2 1 .314 .441 .622 1.063
1964 NY 143 465 92 141 25 2 35 111 99 102 6 3 .303 .423 .591 1.014
1965 NY 122 361 44 92 12 1 19 46 73 76 4 1 .255 .379 .452 .831
1966 NY 108 333 40 96 12 1 23 56 57 76 1 1 .288 .389 .538 .927
1967 NY 144 440 63 108 17 0 22 55 107 113 1 1 .245 .391 .434 .825
1968 NY 144 435 57 103 14 1 18 54 106 97 6 2 .237 .385 .398 .783
Total -- 2401 8102 1677 2415 344 72 536 1509 1733 1710 153 38 .298 .421 .557 .978

 

Postseason Batting

 

SEASON G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
1951 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .200 .429 .200 .629
1952 7 29 5 10 1 1 2 3 3 4 0 0 .345 .406 .655 1.061
1953 6 24 3 5 0 0 2 7 3 8 0 0 .208 .296 .458 .755
1955 3 10 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 .200 .200 .500 .700
1956 7 24 6 6 1 0 3 4 6 5 1 0 .250 .400 .667 1.067
1957 6 19 3 5 0 0 1 2 3 1 0 0 .263 .364 .421 .785
1958 7 24 4 6 0 1 2 3 7 4 0 0 .250 .419 .583 1.003
1960 7 25 8 10 1 0 3 11 8 9 0 0 .400 .545 .800 1.345
1961 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333
1962 7 25 2 3 1 0 0 0 4 5 2 0 .120 .241 .160 .401
1963 4 15 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 .133 .188 .333 .521
1964 7 24 8 8 2 0 3 8 6 8 0 0 .333 .467 .792 1.258
Total 65 230 42 59 6 2 18 40 43 54 3 0 .257 .374 .535 .908

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