As a minor league Baseball player, soon to be a great player, Mickey Mantle was paid $225 per month.
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 was an all-around athlete at Commerce High School, playing basketball, football, and baseball. Yankees scout Tom Greenwade signed Mickey Mantle after he graduated in 1949. Mickey Mantle signed a minor league contract with the Yankees Class D team in Independence.
No, not while playing Major League baseball. Mickey Mantle wore #7 for his entire career. He did wear #6 when he was first called up by the Yankees in 1951.
Mickey Mantle was part of 12 American League pennant winning teams while playing for the Yankees.
Mickey Mantle made his Major League debut for the New York Yankees on April 17, 1951.
Mickey Mantle played Major League baseball for 18 seasons(1951-1968), all for the New York Yankees.
Mickey Mantle made his major league debut on April 17, 1951 for the New York Yankees.
Mickey Mantle of 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.
No. Mantle grew up in Oklahoma, was named by his father after former Major League catcher Mickey Cochran, and was groomed by his dad to be a baseball player. There is no evidence that Mantle was ever abused as a child.
Mickey mantle 1964
The Mickey Mantle baseball bat you have is a little league bat, and depending on age and condition could sell between $25.-$75. in used but not abused condition, to unused near/mint condition. Little League baseball bats will range in size from 28" -31" I will leave a link below to a Louisville Slugger bat dating Guide, and a link for information to other Mickey Mantle baseball bats.
634 foot blast from Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle wasnt drafted, he was signed to a minor league contract with an affiliate of the New York Yankees out of high school. He did however get drafted by the US Army but failed the physical exam and was rejected as unfit for service.
i have a picture mickey mantle in 1948 team whiz kids of baxter springs kansas champions jr cardinal league
Mickey Mantle was an all-around athlete at Commerce High School, playing basketball, football, and baseball. In 1948 playing semi-pro Ball as a shortstop in Baxter Springs (KS) Yankees' scout Tom Greenwade came to Baxter Springs to watch Mickey's teammate, third baseman Billy Johnson. During the game Mickey Mantle hit two homers, one right handed, and one left handed into a river well past the ballpark's fences. Greenwade wanted to sign Mickey on the spot but, upon finding out that he was only sixteen and still in high school, told him he would come back to sign him with the Yankees on his graduation day in 1949. Good to his word, Greenwade was there right on schedule, signing Mickey Mantle to a minor league contract with the Yankees Class D team in Independence. April 17, 1951 the 19 year old Mickey Mantle broke into the big leagues with the New York Yankees. See Related Links for more on Mickey Mantle.
In a Major league game Mickey Mantle hit a ball 656 Feet.
Mickey Charles Mantle......18 World Series home runs.
This Mickey Mantle commemorative baseball was used in an official game played on August 25, 1996. A monument in honor of Mickey Mantle who died a year earlier was unveiled in Yankee Stadium's Monument Park that day. The Major League approved, Official American League Gene Budig baseball featured black stitching, a New York 7 with a Mickey Mantle facsimile signature in black ink.In August of 1996 the baseballs were made available to the public, and sold for $10.- $12. Today the Baseballs are commonly found on eBay, and sealed in the box sell for about $15.-$20.For more information, and pictures of the number 7 Mickey Mantle baseball see Related Links below.
A Mickey Mantle Joe DiMaggio duel signed baseball is worth about $600.-$1,000. If both signatures can be viewed at the same time when displayed it could sell for more. Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the signature. Signatures that have not been properly authenticated could sell at half the market value or less. Add for inscriptions. The Little league baseball could keep the value down, but the overall display of the signatures will hold the bulk of the value. An Official American League baseball from the ballplayer's playing days would be more desired. In a recent auction (May 2008) a Mickey Mantle Joe DiMaggio duel signed baseball sold for $1,015.75
In 1956, Mickey Mantle had won the American League MVP award. With the new year upon them, in 1957, before the season began there was a dispute between Mantle and the Yankees over his new salary. According to Mickey Mantle's autobiography, Mantle said it was possible he was going to be traded to Cleveland.
Mickey Mantle made his Major League debut with the New York Yankees on April 17, 1951.