17/04/1951 Mickey Mantle made his MLB debut with the New York Yankees
New York Yankees vs. USC Trojans (1951)
1951 World Series Game 1: Giants @ Yankees
A Championship Legacy: 1951
Mickey Charles Mantle played his entire MLB career with the New York Yankees as a center fielder and first baseman, from 1951 through 1968. Mantle was one of the best players and sluggers and is regarded by many as the greatest switch hitter in baseball history. Mantle was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974 and was elected to the MLB All-Century Team in 1999.