About Batter Strikeouts

During Mickey Mantle's 18-year Major League Baseball career, he had 1710 batter strikeouts, an average of 95 batter strikeouts per season. 1963 was his best season with 32 batter strikeouts and his worst season was 1959 when he had 126 batter strikeouts. Mickey Mantle underperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, not beating USA (302.636), The Silent Generation (356.887), Y (747.844), mlb (311.259), and CF (366.507) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Strikeouts 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 Batter Strikeouts, lower is better. (Source)

Mickey Mantle's Batter Strikeouts Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Mickey Mantle's yearly Batter 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's Cumulative Batter Strikeouts by Season

This line chart attempts to show shows Mickey Mantle's progression over their entire career. Each year on the chart represents Mickey Mantle's career total Batter Strikeouts at the end of that season.
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Mickey Mantle's Batter Strikeouts Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Mickey Mantle and related player groups by summarizing Batter 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's Season Batter Strikeouts Stats Table

This table shows Mickey Mantle's Batter 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's 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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