As a minor league baseball player, soon to be a great player, Mickey Mantle was paid $225 per month.
Mickey Mantle was not drafted. He was signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1949.
Mickey Mantle made his Major League debut for the New York Yankees on April 17, 1951.
Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees.
Mickey Mantle played Major League baseball for 18 seasons(1951-1968), all for the New York Yankees.
Mickey Mantle was not drafted, the New York Yankees signed him as an amateur free agent in 1949. At the time he was 17 years old.
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Mickey Mantle was an all-around athlete at Commerce High School, playing basketball, football, and baseball. On April 17,1951 Mickey Mantle made his Major League debut with the New York Yankees.
Mickey Mantle has been a standout player in minor league baseball. As a reward for his play in 1947 he was awarded a bonus. He used the money to buy a 1947 Fleetline Chevy.