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Willie Mays

Willie Mays (Baseball. Born, Westfield, AL, May 6, 1931.) Most observers agree that Willie Howard Mays, Jr., is the most complete baseball player of his generation. He brought a joy to playing that was apparent to even the most casual observer. His New York career was divided into two distinct parts. From 1951-57 (except for […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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