Career: 536 hr (18th), 298 ba, 1509 rbi (56th), cf/1b, hof in 1974, 3xmvp, 20xallstar, gg, yankees 1951-1968, b:b/t:r, 4x hr leader, born in ok 1931, died standard batting player value--batting player news postseason batting standard fielding appearances leaderboards, awards, & honors hall of fame. Mickey mantle bio full name: mickey charles mantle nickname: the commerce comet born: 10/20/1931 in spavinaw, ok debut: 4/17/1951 last game: 9/28/1968 hall of fame: 1974 died: 8/13/1995 in dallas, tx relationship(s): cousin of ryan mantle. Extract mantle, mickey (20 october 1931–13 august 1995), baseball player, was born mickey charles mantle in spavinaw, oklahoma, the son of elvin “mutt” mantle, a lead and zinc miner, and lovell richardson, who had two children by a previous marriage a fifth generation american, mantle and his four younger siblings. Mickey charles mantle was born in spavinaw, oklahoma, on october 20, 1931, the son of a minor-league player who never made it to the big leagues and named him after major leaguer mickey cochrane mickey's father and grandfather -- who also never made it to the majors -- taught him how to play baseball, but more. Classic audio interviews: mickey mantle mickey charles mantle (october 20, 1931 – august 13, 1995), nicknamed “the commerce comet” or “the mick”, was an american professional baseball mantle is regarded by many to be the greatest switch hitter of all time, and one of the greatest players in baseball history. The robinson library the robinson library recreation baseball biography mickey mantle once the highest paid player in the major leagues mickey mantle as a yankee mickey mantle as a yankee mickey charles mantle was born in spavinaw, oklahoma, on october 20, 1931 he was. Birthdate: oct 20, 1931 mickey mantle high school senior photo mickey mantle high school basketball photo mickey mantle high school play yearbook photo mickey mantle high school football team mickey charles mantle ( october 20, 1931 – august 13, 1995) was a professional major league baseball player. Mantle, mickey charles (1931–1995) mickey mantle, major-league baseball star, was born in spavinaw, oklahoma, on october 20, 1931, the son of elvin clark mutt and lovell (richardson) mantle baseball was part of mickey mantle's heritage mutt mantle played for a semipro team on weekends.
While most know of the legendary new york yankees baseball player, many don' t know that mickey mantle learned the game in oklahoma discover the story of how mickey mantle mickey charles mantle was born in 1931 in a small town in northeast oklahoma at the time, the town of spavinaw had. In the summer of 1951, 19-year-old mickey charles mantle wanted to quit the game of baseball and go home to oklahoma the promise of despite the presence of an improved mantle, the yankees played mortally through the first two months of the 1952 season, struggling to stay above the 500 mark but no other. Mickey charles mantle (1931-1995) was born in spavinaw, oklahoma, the son of mutt mantle, a lead miner who had dreams of a good life for mickey mickey ( named after mickey cochrane) was a standout schoolboy player, but a serious football injury nearly derailed his career -- and his life he suffered from osteomyelitis,.
Jane leavy's new biography of mantle tells of the impact he had, not only on baseball, but on the united states as well mickey charles mantle is one of the few major league baseball players who continues to fascinate new generations starting in 1951, the then 19-year-old joined the new york. Mickey charles mantle was born in spavinaw, oklahoma, and grew up in nearby commerce, oklahoma during mantle's playing days, he was labeled the “ commerce comet” in recognition of his speed his father wanted the boy to play professional baseball and named him after mickey cochrane. The latest mickey mantle stats, video highlights, news and more from milbcom status: inactive full name: mickey charles mantle age: 86 (october 20, 1931) birthplace: spavinaw, ok bats/throws: s/r ht: 5' 11 wt: 198 mlb debut: 04/ 17/1951 school: commerce, ok sorry, there are no results for this player. Mickey charles mantle was born on october 20, 1931, in spavinaw, oklahoma, to elvin (mutt) and lovell richardson mantle a former semi-pro (professional but independent of major league baseball) baseball player, mutt mantle named his first child after detroit tigers catcher mickey cochrane mickey was barely out of.
The education of a baseball player has 15 ratings and 3 reviews cheyne said: this is a great though he was near the end of his career when i followed him, he was still mickey mantle my copy says $2, and i great book has some great insight into the game of baseball, as well as mantle's personal life a very quick. Mickey charles mantle was born october 20, 1931, in spavinaw, oklahoma his father, elvin mutt mantle, worked in the oklahoma zinc mines, and before his son could even walk, he was steering mickey towards baseball (he named him after his favorite player, philadelphia athletics and then detroit tigers catcher mickey. Childhood & early life mickey mantle was born on october 20, 1931, in spavinaw, oklahoma, to a lead miner, elvin charles mantle, and his wife, lovell mantle the family was from england and had moved to the us in the late 19th century elvin loved baseball and was an ardent fan of mickey cochrane,.
Mickey charles mantle, was born to elvin mutt and lovell mantle on october 20, 1931 in spavinaw, oklahoma when he was baseball was his first love, but he was an all-around athlete at commerce high school, playing basketball as well as football (he was offered a football scholarship by the university of oklahoma). Mantle was born in spavinaw, oklahoma, on october 20, 1931 he grew up in nearby commerce, and played baseball and football as a youth with the help of his father, mutt, and grandfather, charlie, mantle developed into a switch-hitter mutt pitched to mantle right-handed and charlie pitched to him left-handed every.
Mickey charles mantle was born oct 20, 1931, in spavinaw, okla he was named for mickey cochrane, the great hitting catcher of the philadelphia athletics and the detroit tigers his father, mutt mantle, was a lead and zinc miner who had played semiprofessional baseball, and his grandfather charles. Mickey jr, the oldest of the four mantle sons -- a switch-hitting outfielder like his father -- played amateur baseball in florida as a teenager with his mother, merlyn, and brothers david and danny in remembering mickey mantle and telling of the troubled family in ''a hero all his life'' (harpercollins, 1996.
Mickey mantle baseball stats with batting stats, pitching stats and fielding stats, along with uniform numbers, salaries, quotes, career stats and biographical data birth name: mickey charles mantle nickname: the commerce comet or mick born on: 10-20-1931 (libra) place of birth data born in: spavinaw, oklahoma. Mickey charles mantle was born on october 20, 1931 in spavinaw, oklahoma just a few short years later his family moved to commerce, ok mickey was the oldest son of elvin mutt mantle and lovell mantle mutt, a lead miner, was a big baseball fan and played semi-pro baseball himself he named mickey after his. On the night he graduated from commerce high school in 1949, mantle was playing for the baxter springs whiz kids in a ban johnson league against bob burke, kenny a franks and royse parr, glory days of summer: the history of baseball in oklahoma (oklahoma city: oklahoma heritage association, 1999.