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October 20, 1931 > Future Hall of Fame outfielder Mickey Mantle is born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma. Named after another Hall of Famer -- Philadelphia Athletics catcher Mickey Cochrane -- Mantle will go on to club 536 home runs and help the Yankees to 12 pennants in his 18 seasons.