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.
As a minor league baseball player, soon to be a great player, Mickey Mantle was paid $225 per month.
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.
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.
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.
Legend has Mantle at 3.1 from home to first. We know that Ichiro, considered the fastest in the game today has been timed at 3.7 so few believe Mantle could have been this fast. Unfortunately we do not have any solid evidence from the Mantle period to corroborate the 3.1 reports.
Mickey Mantle was fortunate to have the great Joe DiMaggio as one of his NY Yankee teammates. He admired the fact that DiMaggio played the game his own way. Even his esteemed manager Casey Stengel never had to give Joe DiMaggio any instructions. Mantle also commented that DiMaggio seemed like a loner and kept mostly to himself rather than being "one of the guys". Mantle admired Joe's personal style both on and off the field.
Gearhead The Legend of Mickey Thompson - 2007 was released on: USA: 17 December 2007
Mickey Mantle Memorabilia is one of the most sought after by collectors, and memorabilia form his rookie year will bring higher value. With great Athletic skills the anticipation of being a great ballplayer began well before his rookie season. The legend started in high school and memorabilia previous to his rookie year is as valuable. Mickey Mantle's rookie year was 1951, and sometimes memorabilia from 1952 will reflect his rookie season as with the 1952 Topps rookie card. A 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle is worth about $4,000.-$10,000. non graded, and graded cards will sell for a significant amount of money more at about $25,000. and as high as $75,000. depending on grade. A 1951 Wheaties Test Issue Mickey Mantle Rookie Card in near/mint condition sells in the $2,000. price range. Other cards from this set for other ballplayers sell between $60.-$175, with the highest valued card closest to Mantle at $350. Outside of Mantle's Rookie year memorabilia from early in his career holds higher value as well. Visit the link I left below for more examples of Mickey Mantle memorabilia including endorsed baseball gloves, bats, advertisements, games, cards, photos, and more.
Frank Nappi has written: 'The legend of Mickey Tussler' -- subject(s): Autistic youth, Baseball players, Fiction
Babe Ruth was an American legend in baseball.
Joe DiMaggio and the Yankees were involved in bitter contract dispute. DiMaggio was asking for $45,000 and the Yankees said they wouldn't pay him more than $25,000. After sitting out during spring training, DiMaggio finally caved and signed for $25,000.
Marc Bolan, Mickey Finn,Steve Currie and Bill Legend.
Babe Ruth was an American baseball legend
Liam buttery, what a legend!
Robert W. Creamer has written: 'Babe-the legend comes to life' -- subject(s): Baseball players, Biography 'Stengel' -- subject(s): Baseball managers, Biography, Large type books, New York Yankees (Baseball team) 'Baseball and other matters in 1941' -- subject(s): Baseball players, Baseball, Biography, History
Derek Jeter's middle name is Sanderson. He is a New York Yankees baseball legend and became the 28th player in MLB history to reach 3,000 hits on July 9, 2011.
Derek Jeter's middle name is Sanderson. He is a New York Yankees Baseball legend and became the 28th player in MLB history to reach 3,000 hits on July 9, 2011.
The cast of Shadows of the Same Sun - 2010 includes: Dennis Farrel as Surf Legend Joey Frrok Giamona as Surfer William Hallet as Narator Dee McClean as Surf Legend Mickey McManamin as Surf Legend John McNeme as Surf Legend Buddy Sammis as Surf Legend Steve Stathis as Surfer
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