Willie Howard Mays (Say Hey Kid)
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: May 6, 1931 in Westfield, AL
High School: Fairfield Industrial HS (Fairfield, AL)
Signed by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1950. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 25, 1951 (Age 20.019, 8,392nd in MLB history) vs. PHI 5 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1951 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Mets 1951-1973
Last Game: September 9, 1973 (Age 42.126) vs. MON 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1979 (409/432 ballots).
View Willie Mays Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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