BASEBALL PLAYER

Mickey Mantle

1931 - 1995

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Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995), nicknamed "the Mick" and "the Commerce Comet", was an American professional baseball player. He played his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career (1951–1968) with the New York Yankees, primarily as a center fielder. He is regarded by many as being one of the best players and sluggers of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mickey Mantle has received more than 6,679,413 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Mickey Mantle is the 14th most popular baseball player (down from 10th in 2019), the 4,397th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,711th in 2019) and the 11th most popular American Baseball Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 6.7M

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  • 51.68

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS

Among baseball players, Mickey Mantle ranks 14 out of 91Before him are Reggie Jackson, Alexander Cartwright, Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, Ichiro Suzuki, and Roberto Clemente. After him are Barry Bonds, Willie Mays, Yogi Berra, Sandy Koufax, Nolan Ryan, and Roger Maris.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1931, Mickey Mantle ranks 257Before him are Bruno Mattei, David Eddings, Hana Brady, Tosiwo Nakayama, Zaur Kaloev, and Rogelio Domínguez. After him are Alvin Ailey, Kyōko Kagawa, Richard Ratsimandrava, Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani, Donald Barthelme, and Stelios Kazantzidis. Among people deceased in 1995, Mickey Mantle ranks 157Before him are Willem Frederik Hermans, Ioannis Alevras, Claudio Brook, Ingo Schwichtenberg, Pál Kovács, and Eva Gabor. After him are Eric Porter, Katarina Taikon, Maria Pia de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança, Koloman Gögh, Madge Sinclair, and Michael V. Gazzo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mickey Mantle ranks 4,397 out of 20,380Before him are Arthur L. Newton (1883), Melanie Thornton (1967), Clark Terry (1920), Marion Ross (1928), Robert M. Parker Jr. (1947), and Susan Strasberg (1938). After him are Dorothy Arzner (1897), Jimmy Buffett (1946), Norman Lloyd (1914), Cuba Gooding Jr. (1968), Walter Tewksbury (1876), and Michael Graves (1934).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Mickey Mantle ranks 11Before him are Hank Aaron (1934), Cy Young (1867), Reggie Jackson (1946), Alexander Cartwright (1820), Ty Cobb (1886), and Ted Williams (1918). After him are Barry Bonds (1964), Willie Mays (1931), Yogi Berra (1925), Sandy Koufax (1935), Nolan Ryan (1947), and Roger Maris (1934).