#6: Mickey Mantle – One of the Greatest Switch Hitters Ever
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#6: Mickey Mantle

Within Dimino’s Top 100 are numerous players that are known for hitting home runs, but Mickey Mantle is known for hitting some of the longest “tape measure home runs,” the longest of which is estimated to have flown 643 feet! Mantle wasn’t one dimensional at the plate either, able to switch hit for power and percentage! 

Over his career, Mantle had a lifetime batting average of .298, with 2,415 hits, 536 Home Runs, 1,509 RBI, was a 3X AL MVP, the 1956 AL Batting Champ, won a Gold GLove in 1962, was the AL Leader in Home Runs 4X, the AL Leader in RBI in 1956 and a 20X All Star.

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