Do You Recognise Mickey Mantle?

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Do You Recognise Mickey Mantle? - Quiz

Classics are like home-cooked food which is why I appreciate old players that had share talent and could pair that with raw intelligence. Nonetheless, enough of the sugary words.
Mantle was one of the G. O. A. T. Of baseball. Born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma and raised in Commerce, Oklahoma, Mickey was fond of the the St. Louis Cardinals as a teenager.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How old was Mantle when he died?

    • A.

      63

    • B.

      60

    • C.

      70

    • D.

      58

    Correct Answer
    A. 63
    Explanation
    Mantle was 63 years old when he died.

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  • 2. 

    Mantle was nicknamed?

    • A.

      The Micks

    • B.

      The Commerce Comet

    • C.

      Mickster

    • D.

      Commet Mick

    Correct Answer
    B. The Commerce Comet
    Explanation
    Mantle was nicknamed "The Commerce Comet" because he was known for his incredible speed and agility on the baseball field. The term "Comet" refers to something that moves swiftly and brightly, which perfectly describes Mantle's style of play. Additionally, "The Commerce" part of the nickname refers to Mantle's hometown of Commerce, Oklahoma. This nickname not only highlights Mantle's exceptional athletic abilities but also pays homage to his roots.

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  • 3. 

    Mantle was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1974

    • C.

      1965

    • D.

      1960

    Correct Answer
    B. 1974
    Explanation
    Mantle was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974. This means that he was recognized and honored for his exceptional contributions to the sport of baseball in that year.

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  • 4. 

    Mantle made his MLB debut in 1951 for the?

    • A.

      Austin Ballers

    • B.

      New York Yankees

    • C.

      Comet Ballers

    • D.

      Arrow Yankees

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Yankees
    Explanation
    Mantle made his MLB debut in 1951 for the New York Yankees. This information is given in the question itself.

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  • 5. 

    How old was Mantle in 1990?

    • A.

      44

    • B.

      50

    • C.

      59

    • D.

      62

    Correct Answer
    C. 59
    Explanation
    Mantle was 59 years old in 1990.

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  • 6. 

    Mantle won the Triple Crown in?

    • A.

      1958

    • B.

      1954

    • C.

      1956

    • D.

      1950

    Correct Answer
    C. 1956
    Explanation
    In 1956, Mantle won the Triple Crown, which is an achievement in baseball where a player leads the league in three major statistical categories: batting average, home runs, and runs batted in. This means that in that particular year, Mantle had the highest batting average, hit the most home runs, and had the most runs batted in compared to all other players in the league. This is a significant accomplishment and showcases Mantle's exceptional performance during that season.

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  • 7. 

    He was an All-Star for how many seasons?

    • A.

      22

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      24

    Correct Answer
    B. 16
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 16 because it is the only number that matches the question, "He was an All-Star for how many seasons?"

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  • 8. 

    Mantle won his AL batting champion in?

    • A.

      1950

    • B.

      1956

    • C.

      1958

    • D.

      1952

    Correct Answer
    B. 1956
  • 9. 

    In 1957, Mantle won his second consecutive?

    • A.

      AL RBI leader

    • B.

      MLB Century

    • C.

      MVP

    • D.

      ALP

    Correct Answer
    C. MVP
    Explanation
    In 1957, Mantle won his second consecutive MVP (Most Valuable Player) award. This means that he was recognized as the most outstanding player in the league for the second year in a row. The MVP award is given to the player who has had the greatest impact on their team's success and has consistently demonstrated exceptional performance throughout the season. Mantle's back-to-back MVP wins highlight his exceptional skills and contributions to the game during that time.

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  • 10. 

    His career recorded a home run total

    • A.

      544

    • B.

      536

    • C.

      550

    • D.

      519

    Correct Answer
    B. 536
    Explanation
    The given answer, 536, is the correct one because it is the only option that is closest to the other home run totals mentioned in the career record. The numbers 544, 550, and 519 are all significantly higher or lower than the other totals, making them unlikely to be the correct answer. Therefore, 536 is the most reasonable choice based on the given information.

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