Mickey Mantle | County Dublin

Full Name: Mickey Charles Mantle

Born: October 20, 1931 in Spavinaw, OK

Irish Roots: Dublin

Family Name: Moore and Mullins

Surname Origins: The Old Irish Moores are O’Mordha, from the Irish Gaelic word mordha, meaning “stately and noble”.


  • 7x World Series Champion
  • 4x AL Homerun Leader


  • 20x All Star
  • 3x AL MVP
  • Triple Crown Winner (1956)
  • National Baseball Hall of Fame (1974)


The Mick’s Irish roots can be traced back to his 3x Great-Grandparents, Patrick and Elizabeth Moore (née Mullins), who were born in Dublin and settled in Tennessee!