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Willie Howard Mays Jr. (born May 6, 1931), nicknamed "the Say Hey Kid" and "Buck", is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball (MLB). Regarded as one of the greatest players ever, Mays ranks second behind only Babe Ruth on most all-time lists, including those of The Sporting News and ESPN . 
New York / San Francisco Giants. New York Mets. Willie Howard Mays, Jr. (nascido em 6 de maio de 1931), apelidado " The Say Hey Kid ", é um ex-jogador americano da Major League Baseball (MLB) que atuou como campista central e que passou quase todas suas 22 temporadas na carreira jogando pelo New York e San Francisco Giants, antes de ...
- Westfield, Alabama
- Willie Howard Mays, Jr.
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- May 6, 1931
5 de mai. de 2021 · Mays turned 90 on Thursday. He is the oldest living member of the Hall of Fame, which recently has become particularly bittersweet. Since the beginning of 2020, we have seen the passing of 10 Hall...
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- Who Is Willie Mays?
- Early Years and Baseball Career
- Major League Stardom and "The Catch"
- 'Say Hey' Hall of Famer
- Off The Field
Willie Mays began his professional baseball career in the Negro Leagues before joining the New York Giants in 1951. Celebrated for his superb all-around play, he was twice named MVP and finished among the all-time leaders in home runs and hits. Mays was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1979 and later became a special assistant to the Giants organizat...
Willie Howard Mays Jr. was born on May 6, 1931, in the African American mill town of Westfield, Alabama. The only child of Willie Sr., a semi-pro ballplayer nicknamed "Cat," and Annie Satterwhite, a champion high school sprinter, Mays grew up under the close watch of two aunts after his parents separated. After moving to nearby Fairfield, Mays bega...
Mays got off to a slow start with the Giants, collecting a home run off Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn as his lone hit in his first seven games. But the speedy center fielder made an immediate impression with his breathtaking defensive ability, and eventually, he proved a capable hitter as well. After helping the Giants reach the World Series, h...
Mays blasted a league-leading 51 home runs in 1955, and the following year he won his first of four consecutive stolen base titles. In addition to being arguably the top all-around player in the game, he was a hero in his Harlem community. Mays famously played stickball with the local kids, his cheerful exuberance earning him the nickname, the "Say...
Married twice, Mays adopted a son, Michael, in 1959. In 1972, he formed the Say Hey Foundation to help underprivileged children through education and community support. Mays stayed with the Mets organization as a hitting instructor through 1979, but after he accepted a public relations job with Bally's casino in Atlantic City he was banned from bas...
6 de mai. de 2023 · Mays, the oldest living member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and the greatest Giants player of all time, turned 92 on Saturday as San Francisco beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1. Mays, who played for ...