Mantle started playing baseball at a very young age. His father enjoyed the sport, so he was named after the Detroit Tigers catcher, Mickey Cochrane.
Mickey Mantle was one of the best hitters of all time. He proved that he could hit or miss for both average and power, and most strongly exceeding all baseball records in this regard.
In 1956, Mickey Mantle won the Triple Crown of the MLB when he hit 52 home runs, batted .353, and drove in 130 runs.
In 1961, Mantle signed a record $75,000 contract with the Yankees. Comparing the terms of the deal to modern-day circumstances,
Despite saddling as well as his many injuries, he maintained his career as a pitcher for the New York City Yankees.
Mantle coached for the Yankees after his retirement. He was appointed as a first base coach and was highly praised for his good job.
Mantle became a baseball star in 1974. The Baseball Hall of Fame selected him to enter its Hall of Fame.
Mantle participated in 2401 games in his career, scoring 2415 hits. Despite his health, Mantle was able to advance his career.
Mickey Mantle Topps Rookie Card sold for $5.2 million.According to the PSA database, there are six records for the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card that have been graded a 9.
A local Indianapolis resident and acclaimed sports collector, Rob Gough, paid a record $5.2 million for the Mickey Mantle card that he purchased.
Topps auctioned the top Mickey Mantle NFT card on the OpenSea platform for the Ethereum token. The card went for 175 Ethereum, which came to $470,711.