Baseball legend Mickey Mantle was born on October 20, 1931, in the town of Spavinaw, Oklahoma. At the age of three, the family moved to Commerce where Mickey grew up until he signed as a professional baseball player right after graduation from Commerce High School. The Mantle family home still stands today and visitors can walk around this historical home. The town of Commerce is home to about 2,500 residents but people travel here from all over the state to see the childhood home of one of the most famous baseball players of all time. There is also an old Route 66 Conoco Fillin’ Station that’s now a museum and gift shop that you’ll want to stop in and visit.

If you find yourself looking for a place to eat or get some ice cream while in Commerce, be sure and stop at the legendary Dairy King.

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