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Mickey Mantle

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”.

Accomplishments: 

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

Honors:

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

Biography

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!