Mickey Mantle first tried to play the baseball position of shortstop. He believed he did not the timing required to play this position. He found himself making too many errors.
Because he felt like it?
Mantle played from 1951 to 1968.
No. Babe Ruth's last season with the Yankees was 1934 and Mickey Mantle's first season with the Yankees was 1951.
Mickey Mantle liked the game, was good, dreamed of it, or he would have to work in a mine and every one of his family members that worked in the mine died young
Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees.
Yes, Mickey Mantle played a full MLB season on many occasions.
No. Mickey Mantle played his entire career for the New York Yankees.
Mickey Mantle was an all-around athlete at Commerce High School, playing basketball, football, and baseball. He signed with the New York Yankees on graduation day in 1949.