Mike Trout has won the third MVP award of his career. He joins Barry Bonds, Yogi Berra, Roy Campanella, Joe DiMaggio, Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial, Albert Pujols and Alex Rodriguez and Mike Schmidt as the only players in MLB history to win three or more MVP awards.
On this day in 1️⃣9️⃣6️⃣1️⃣: Roger Maris earns his 2nd straight American League MVP Award 🏆🏆 Mickey Mantle finishes runner-up 💪 (Won it in '56 + '57 & again in '62) Five #Yankees finish in the top-10 👀 (Maris, Mantle, Ford, Arroyo, Howard) #YANKSonYES
There are 8 Hall of Famers whose entire playing careers were spent with the Yankees: Earle Combs, Lou Gehrig, Bill Dickey, Joe DiMaggio, Phil Rizzuto, Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle, and... Mariano Rivera.
20-year-old became the youngest player in baseball history to hit a grand slam in a postseason game. Prior to tonight, Mickey Mantle was the youngest to hit a grand slam, doing so at the age of 21 in the 1953 World Series. #ForEachOther
On this date in 1953, Mickey Mantle launched a 565-foot home run. 😳 We understand the launch angle and exit velocity were also good!