Legendary New York Yankee who hit 536 career home runs, was named American League MVP three times, and led the AL in home runs 4 times and batting average once. He won the Triple Crown in 1956 and totaled 7 World Series Championships in his 18-year career.
He made his MLB debut on April 17, 1951 for the New York Yankees.
He was named to 20 All-Star games during his career, from 1951 to 1968.
He had four sons with his wife Merlyn, whom he married on December 23, 1951.
In 1951, seventeen years after the great Babe Ruth played his final game with the Yankees, Mantle made his Yankees debut.