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Mickey Mantle tips his cap during spring training in 1956.
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Mickey's first major league opponent was the Boston Red Sox.


 

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Mickey played right-field in his first major league game. 


 

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Joe DiMaggio played in centerfield and Jackie Jensen played in left-field.


 

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Mickey hit his first major league home run on May 1, 1951 at Comiskey Park in Chicago. 


 

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Mickey hit his first major league home run at Yankee Stadium on May 16, 1951. It was his fourth home run. 


 

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Mickey's spikes got caught in a drain pipe while trying to run down a fly ball in right-centerfield, seriously injuring Mickey's knee. 


 

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The fly ball on which Mickey was injured was hit by Giants' rookie Willie Mays. 


 

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Mickey, on instructions from manager Casey Stengel, was trying to help Joe DiMaggio.


 

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Mickey's first switch-hit homer game was against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on May 13, 1955.  Mickey drove in all the Yankees' runs in their 5-2 victory. Friday the 13th proved to be a lucky day for Mickey. 


 

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Hall of Fame pitcher Early Wynn gave up 13 homers to Mickey.

 

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