Mickey Mantle's 1956 Statistics

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1956’s Facts

  • $32,000 Salary
  • $8,715 World Series winning share
  • Triple Crown
  • A.L. MVP, Home Run Leader, Slugging Leader, Runs Scored Leader
  • April 17th – Hits home run completely out of Griffith Stadium (opening day)
  • May 30th – Hit Yankee Stadium facade with home run
  • June 5th – KC Athletics manager, Lou Boudreau invents Mantle Shift
  • June 18th – Hits home run on roof of Briggs Stadium (Tigers)
  • September 18th – Hits home run completely out of Comisky Park (White Sox)
  • October 8 – Great catch saves Don Larsen’s perfect game