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Mickey Charles Mantle was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) centerfielder and the first baseman for the New York Yankees who has appeared in 18 seasons, from 1951 to 1968. His genuine net worth value is, however, not revealed.
Mantle is looked up to by many people as the greatest switch hitter in the baseball history. He is also regarded as one of the best players and sluggers of all time. In 1974, he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Mickey was also elected to Major League Baseball All-Century Team in 1999.
The world class baseball legend, Mickey Mantle was born on 20th October1931, in Spavinaw, Oklahoma, United States of America. He was born as the son of Elvin Charles Mantle (1912–1952), a lead miner known as "Mutt", and Lovell Mantle. His father, Mutt, named him in honor of a Hall of Fame catcher, Mickey Cochrane.
Mickey was an all-around athlete. In his days at Commerce High School, he used to play baseball, basketball as well as football. Indeed, he was even offered a football scholarship by the University of Oklahoma.