Mickey Mantle Net Worth – Under Review
Mickey Mantle’s net worth has been said to be around $282,000 dollars. At present, Mantle is considered by many to be the best switch hitter ever, plus among the best players- and sluggers, in baseball history.
Mantle was born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma, the son of Elvin Charles Mantle (1912-1952), a lead miner called “Mutt,” and Lovell Mantle. Mutt named his son in honor of Mickey Cochrane, a Hall of Fame catcher. Mantle was an all around sportsman at Commerce High School, playing basketball in addition to football (he was offered a football scholarship by the University of Oklahoma) in addition to his first love, baseball. His football playing almost ended his athletic career, and really his life. Mantle started his professional career with all the semiprofessional Baxter Springs Whiz Kids. Mantle was delegated to the Yankees’ Class-D Independence Yankees of the Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League, where Mickey Mantle played shortstop. Mantle was noticed for his ability to hit for both average and power, particularly tape measure home runs. Mantle appeared in 12 World Series, helping the Yankees win 7 of them. He holds the records for most World Series home runs (18), RBIs (40), extra-base hits (26), runs (42), walks (43), and total bases (123).also, he’s also called the career leader (tied with Jim Thome) in walkoff home runs, using a joined thirteen, twelve in the normal season plus one in the postseason.