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Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle.
BornOctober 20, 1931
Spavinaw, Oklahoma
DiedAugust 13, 1995
Dallas, Texas
Hall of Fame centerfielder for the New York Yankees 1951-1969. Hit 536 home runs, most ever by a switch hitter.

The repository contains two quotes from Mickey Mantle.


I never knew how someone dying could say he was the luckiest man in the world. But now I understand.


On the ovation he received on Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium in 1969:

I felt like Dolly Parton’s baby: “Is all this for me?”