Mickey was mentioned in the movie A Bronx Tale, when Calogero said, "I hate Bill Mazeroski because he made Mickey Mantle cry".
He hit the longest homerun ever: Over 600 Feet! Another long homerun went on for thousands of feet...because it stayed on top of a train!
Mickey was played as a main character, in the movie 61.
Mickey Mantle is 13th on the list for all-time home-runs.
His first game of his carreer and with the Yankees was against the Boston Red Sox.
Mickey Mantle and his wife, Merlyn Johnson, have four sons.
Mickey Mantle was mentioned in the song We Didn't Start The Fire sung by Billy Joel.
Mickey was mentioned in an episode of Seinfeld when Kramer said he punched Mickey Mantle; however, he never appeared in the episode.
In 2006 he will be on a postal stamp.
He has 536 home-runs in his MLB career.
Mickey's jersey #7 was retired by the New York Yankees.
He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.
He retired March 1, 1969
Mickey won the Triple Crown which means he led the league in home runs runs batted in and batting average.
He holds three MLB records. They are most home runs, most runs batted in, and most runs scored in the World Series.
Mickey's father taught Mickey to be a switch-hitter.
Mickey was once kicked in the leg during a football game; it became infected by a disease that could have crippled him, but luckily he received a new medicine that kept his leg healthy and saved it from being amputated.
Mickey played high school football, basketball, and baseball.
Mickey's father died of cancer at the age of 39. He himself passed away at age 64, also of cancer.
Mickey played his entire career for the New York Yankees. His position was right field.
Mickey was named after Mickey Cochrane, who was a catcher for the Detroit Tigers.