As a minor league baseball player, soon to be a great player, Mickey Mantle was paid $225 per month.
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In 151, Mickey Mantle's rookie year he hit a good batting average of .311. This helped him receive in 1952 a salary of $10,000.
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.
In 1963, super star Mickey Mantle signed his first $100,000 contract with the New York Yankees. As an aside the super legend Babe Ruth signed in 1922, an $50,000 per year contract.
As a youth, Mickey Mantle was a natural right handed baseball player. His father began teaching Mantle the game of baseball at an early age. By the time he was in third grade, his father had taught him to hit as a lefty. From that point on Mantle was a switch hitter, meaning he could bat from either side of home plate.
Babe Ruth was an American legend in baseball.
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Baseball legend Mickey Mantle told the sports world that the most coveted award he won, and it was more than once, was the MLB award of MVP. The initials stand for most valuable player. In Mantle's day, as a NY Yankee it was the MVP for the American League.
In 1951, New York Yankee rookie player Mickey Mantle was paid $7500. The salary would have been only $5,000, however, Yankee manager Casey Stengel, asked the Yankee owners to pay the $7500.
Babe Ruth was an American baseball legend