Mickey Mantle Career Strikeouts Overview

During Mickey Mantle's 18-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of 1710 strikeouts, an average of 95 strikeouts per season. 1963 was his best season with 32 strikeouts and his worst season was 1959 when he had 126 strikeouts. Mickey Mantle underperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, not beating USA (305.465), The Silent Generation (356.887), Y (769.398), mlb (314.894), and CF (365.641) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Strikeouts (K) are outs recorded because the player at bat accumulates 3 strikes before putting the ball in play, is walked, or hit by a pitch. Strikes are accumlated by swinging and missing a pitch, not swinging at a pitch in the strike zone, or by hitting a foul ball. Foul ball strkes however are not counted for a third strike unless the foul results from a bunt or is a foul tip caught by the catcher. Generally, for Strikeouts, lower is better. (Source)

Mickey Mantle Lifetime Strikeouts and Similar Stats

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Mickey Mantle Strikeouts By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Mickey Mantle's yearly Strikeouts for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, CF, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Mickey Mantle Cumulative Strikeouts by Year

This line chart attempts to show show how Mickey Mantle's career Strikeouts progressed by year. Each year on the chart represents Mickey Mantle's career Strikeouts at the end of that season.
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Mickey Mantle Strikeouts By Year Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Mickey Mantle and related player groups by summarizing Strikeouts for each season played by Mickey Mantle. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Mickey Mantle Strikeouts Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Mickey Mantle Strikeouts stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, CF, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Mickey Mantle career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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