BASEBALL PLAYER

Mickey Mantle

1931 - 1995

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Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995), nicknamed The Commerce Comet and The Mick, was an American professional baseball player. Mantle played his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career (1951–1968) with the New York Yankees as a center fielder, right fielder, and first baseman. Mantle was one of the best players and sluggers and is regarded by many as the greatest switch hitter in baseball history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mickey Mantle has received more than 4,320,290 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Mickey Mantle is the 10th most popular baseball player, the 3,855th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,737th in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Baseball Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.3M

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  • 62.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among BASEBALL PLAYERS

Among baseball players, Mickey Mantle ranks 10 out of 70Before him are Lou Gehrig, Sadaharu Oh, Hank Aaron, Cy Young, Ty Cobb, and Ted Williams. After him are Roberto Clemente, Yogi Berra, Ichiro Suzuki, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax, and Nolan Ryan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1931, Mickey Mantle ranks 215Before him are Walter Burkert, Bob Anderson, Yulian Semyonov, Nílton de Sordi, Franco Interlenghi, and Tosiwo Nakayama. After him are Adrianus Johannes Simonis, Rajko Kuzmanović, Yevgeny Grishin, Cemal Süreya, Koichi Sugiyama, and David Cooper. Among people deceased in 1995, Mickey Mantle ranks 130Before him are Miguel Torga, James Samuel Coleman, Dmitri Shepilov, Josef Hügi, Abdul Ali Mazari, and Gisela Mauermayer. After him are Friz Freleng, Józef Maria Bocheński, Willem Frederik Hermans, Oles Honchar, Georges Candilis, and Heinrich Sutermeister.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mickey Mantle ranks 3,855 out of 15,968Before him are Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1981), Gilbert Stuart (1755), Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1887), Dianne Feinstein (1933), Gene Autry (1907), and Lena Horne (1917). After him are Mike Bongiorno (1924), Rhea Perlman (1948), Jennie Garth (1972), Eric Carle (1929), Ray Wise (1947), and Friz Freleng (1906).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Mickey Mantle ranks 9Before him are Jackie Robinson (1919), Lou Gehrig (1903), Hank Aaron (1934), Cy Young (1867), Ty Cobb (1886), and Ted Williams (1918). After him are Yogi Berra (1925), Willie Mays (1931), Sandy Koufax (1935), Nolan Ryan (1947), Alex Rodriguez (1975), and Barry Bonds (1964).