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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 5,358,810 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 30 in 2019). Mickey Mantle is the 10th most popular baseball player, the 3,721st most popular biography from United States (up from 3,853rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Mickey Mantle ranks 10 out of 74Before him are Lou Gehrig, Sadaharu Oh, Hank Aaron, Cy Young, Ted Williams, and Ty Cobb. After him are Roberto Clemente, Yogi Berra, Willie Mays, Ichiro Suzuki, Barry Bonds, and Nolan Ryan.

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Among people born in 1931, Mickey Mantle ranks 202Before him are Lars Hörmander, Alda Merini, Rajko Kuzmanović, David Eddings, Allen Klein, and Dean Jones. After him are Dritëro Agolli, Sylvano Bussotti, Roger Piantoni, Michael O. Rabin, William Goldman, and Philip Baker Hall. Among people deceased in 1995, Mickey Mantle ranks 124Before him are Friz Freleng, Burl Ives, Giancarlo Baghetti, Josef Hügi, Miguel Torga, and Václav Ježek. After him are Madge Sinclair, Dmitri Shepilov, James Samuel Coleman, Erik Nilsson, Osvaldo Pugliese, and John Brunner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mickey Mantle ranks 3,721 out of 18,182Before him are James Gunn (1966), Leontyne Price (1927), Eric Allin Cornell (1961), Jane Lynch (1960), Peggy Lipton (1946), and John Stamos (1963). After him are Alexander Cartwright (1820), Michael Johnson (1967), Eve Arnold (1912), Susanne Langer (1895), Rita Wilson (1956), and Jim Hall (1930).

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), Ted Williams (1918), and Ty Cobb (1886). After him are Yogi Berra (1925), Willie Mays (1931), Barry Bonds (1964), Nolan Ryan (1947), Alex Rodriguez (1975), and Sandy Koufax (1935).