Mickey Mantle (1931-1995) Outfielder. Mantle, In spite of a series of devastating injuries, accumulated a long list of impressive accomplishments, finishing his eighteen-year career with 536 home runs and a .298 batting average. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1974. Official American League baseball (Bobby Brown) signed with a large bold signature. There is glue spot on the league stamp. LOA from JSA included.