Mickey Mantle Quiz: How much do you really know about the American legend?

How much do you know about Mickey Mantle?

2. As a rookie in 1951, Mantle played in his very first World Series. Who was the Yankees’ opponent?

In his rookie season, Mantle and the Yankees met the New York Giants in the World Series. The ’51 Series brought Mantle and fellow rookie Willie Mays together for the first and only time beyond All-Star Games. Mantle, who played right field that season, injured his leg in pursuing a fly ball, which he let centerfielder Joe DiMaggio catch., and played only two games of the six-game Series, which the Yankees won.

In his rookie season, Mantle and the Yankees met the New York Giants in the World Series. The ’51 Series brought Mantle and fellow rookie Willie Mays together for the first and only time beyond All-Star Games. Mantle, who played right field that season, injured his leg in pursuing a fly ball, which he let centerfielder Joe DiMaggio catch., and played only two games of the six-game Series, which the Yankees won.

In his rookie season, Mantle and the Yankees met the New York Giants in the World Series. The ’51 Series brought Mantle and fellow rookie Willie Mays together for the first and only time beyond All-Star Games. Mantle, who played right field that season, injured his leg in pursuing a fly ball, which he let centerfielder Joe DiMaggio catch., and played only two games of the six-game Series, which the Yankees won.

In his rookie season, Mantle and the Yankees met the New York Giants in the World Series. The ’51 Series brought Mantle and fellow rookie Willie Mays together for the first and only time beyond All-Star Games. Mantle, who played right field that season, injured his leg in pursuing a fly ball, which he let centerfielder Joe DiMaggio catch., and played only two games of the six-game Series, which the Yankees won.

Brooklyn Dodgers

 

Boston Braves

 

Pittsburgh Pirates

 

New York Giants

 
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