1975 Topps Set Card 151/660 – #194 – 1956 Most Valuable Players
Player Name: Mickey Mantle, Don Newcombe
Card Number: 194
Team: New York Yankees, Brooklyn Dodgers
Image Style: reprint baseball cards
How they got there:
Mantle captured his first MVP Award in 1956. He hit .353 on the year and had an on-base percentage of .464. Mantle drove in 130 runs for the Yankees in ’56 while also scoring 132 runs. He connected for a league high 52 home runs.
Don Newcombe started 36 games for the Dodgers in 1956. He compiled a record of 27-7 with a 3.06 ERA. In 268 innings of work, Newcombe struck out 139 batters while walking 46. He had an average of 4.7 strikouts per nine innings pitched along with a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.02:1.0.