In the 1951 World Series, rookies Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays faced each other for the first time. In that Series, the Yankees beat the New York Giants.
Mickey Mantle wore the number 6 when he came to the Major Leagues, but he got sent back to the minors for little while, and then returned back on the New York Yankees as number 7, but originally he was #6.
Mickey Mantle's Country Cookin'Mickey Mantle's Country Cookin' Restaurant was located at 3651 Marvin D. Love Freeway at Polk in Dallas Texas back in the late 60s. I can't say if he had other locations.
Mickey Mantle idolized Joe DiMaggio and Joe was jealous because everyone said Mickey would be the greatest so Joe completely shunned him. Joe was a big jerk.
1973 Mickey Mantle Reserve Life How to Hit premiumThe 1973 Mickey Mantle Reserve Life Insurance Co "How to Hit" advertising premium fold out, with the record, sells for about $45.-$75. in excellent - Near mint condition. The cardboard folder includes pictures, advise, and stats from Mickey Mantle's career. Multi pied by 50.Other Mickey Mantle Reserve Life Insurance Co. promotional items include Postcard sized baseball cards, and baseballs made by Rawlings for the purpose of having Mickey Mantle Sign them at the end of business meetings.
Mickey Mantle's longest "tape measure" home run was 565 feet. It was hit on April 17, 1953, at Griffith Stadium in Washington D.C. Mickey has hit other home runs that were estimated to be further than 600 feet.
As with everything in collecting Condition is everything. The 225LL Mickey Mantle Little league store model bat could sell from anywhere between $20.00 -$75.00 depending on Year Issued, and condition. I will include links to help you in dating your bat, and a page with other Mickey Mantle Little league Bats. I will also up date that page soon and include the 225LL. You would not believe how many different Mickey Mantle endorsed bats are out there.
Yes. A Mickey Mantle picture taken with a Polaroid camera, and other personal snap shots are highly collectible. A "snap shot" of Mickey Mantle could sell from $40.-$200, Value will vary based on photo subject, and composition; what Mantle is doing, who he's with, in or out of uniform, or on or off the field. The ballpark Mantle is playing in with older ballparks that no longer exist selling higher. The quality of the photo, and size will also factor in. Photographs made from the original photo are also more valuable.
Mickey Mantle Stamped Signature BaseballIf the baseball has a single Mickey Mantle signature, it might be linked to a advertising promotion, and identifying the promotion could dictate the value. In the 1950's Rawlings had an offer for a Mickey Mantle Baseball with a Facsimile Signature for $1.45. This baseball today sells between $250.00 $400.00 in its original package. Campbell's Soup also had a similar offer and has a similar value. Salesman samples given to Sporting goods stores as a gift, as to showcase their product featuring Mickey Mantle's stamped signature sell in the $30.00 - $50.00 price range but most of these baseballs feature other players.
There are many New York Yankees that played with both Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris on the same team. Mantle and Maris played together from 1960 -1966. You could visit BaseballAlmanac.co to see the rosters for each year. Some of the great players that played with the M&M boys included Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Bobby Richardson, Elston Howard, Mel Stottlemyre and even Bobby Murcer made an aperance with the two.
Mickey Charles Mantle, born October 20, 1931, in Spavinaw, Oklahoma. Named by his Father "Mutt" Mantle after Hall of Fame catcher Mickey Cochrane.Mickey Mantle was an all-around athlete at Commerce High School, playing basketball, football, and baseball. It was football playing that nearly ended his athletic career, and his life. Kicked in the shin during a game, Mantle's leg soon became infected with osteomyelitis, a crippling disease that would have been incurable just a few years earlier. A midnight ride to Tulsa enabled Mantle to be treated with newly available penicillin, saving his leg from amputation. He would suffer from the effects of the disease for the rest of his life, and it would lead to many other injuries that hampered his accomplishments.Below are a few "Fun Facts" about Mickey Mantle to read more about Mickey Mantle see Related Links below. * April 17, 1951 the 19 year old Mickey Mantle broke into the big leagues with the New York Yankees wearing uniform number 6 * After a bad start Mickey was sent down to the minors. After being called up again to the Yankees, he was then issued number 7 for good. * During the 1951 World Series Mickey tripped on a water drain in the outfield, a serious injury that affected his playing for the rest of his career. * Mickey Mantle led the American League in home runs four times, was named the MVP in the American League three times. * Mickey Mantle won the Triple crown in 1956. * On September 10, 1960, he hit a ball that cleared the right-field roof at Tiger Stadium in Detroit that was estimated to have traveled 643 feet. * Another Mickey Mantle homer at Griffith Stadium in Washington on April 17, 1953, was measured to have traveled 565 feet. * One of his most famous home runs came inches away from clearing the Yankee Stadium facade to be the only hitter to hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium. The Ball was still traveling up when it hit. * January 16, 1961, Mickey Mantle became the highest-paid active baseball player by signing a $75,000 contract.