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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Willie Howard Mays Jr.
Stat Years
1950-1973  [mlb] 1951-1973
Height/Weight
5-11 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (2843) ... 1B (83) ... SS (2) ... 3B (1)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Fairfield (Birmingham,AL)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1951-05-25 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.019)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [15] NY1 [6] NYN [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14947 ... retro id: maysw101 ... mlbam id: 118495
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1950Trenton---B----19of---18130650108208455000000000.353.353.510.86330615632.000.157.0000.000.000.0076.51.3129.6
    1951MinneapolisAmerAAA----20of---2351493871183830000000000.477.477.7991.27614911929.000.322.0000.000.000.0018.65.3740.8
    1951New York GiantsNLMLBny114.2420of---2121464591272252068745760210011.274.356.472.82852421947.328.198.00010.8811.451.0523.23.8237.0
    1952New York GiantsNLMLBny12421of---33412717302442341161710002.236.326.409.7351445210.323.173.00011.1111.811.0631.82.7833.3
    1954New York GiantsNLMLBny12423of---4151565119195331341110856657207012.345.411.6671.07864037787.444.322.32510.318.910.8613.86.4144.6
    1955New York GiantsNLMLBny12424of---515258012318518135112724479604071312.319.400.6591.05967038282.510.340.28211.798.960.7611.47.6144.3
    1956New York GiantsNLMLBny12425of---61525781011712783684401068651032016.296.369.557.92665032271.431.261.28110.4610.000.9616.15.5441.5
    1957New York GiantsNLMLBny12426ofL-S-E-P715258511219526203597381976621061514.333.407.6261.03366836681.455.293.32411.389.280.8216.75.2441.5
    1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2427ofL-S-E-P81526001212083311299631678561061211.347.419.5831.00268535073.408.236.34411.398.180.7220.74.2335.1
    1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2428ofL-S-E-P9151575125180435341042746558206911.313.381.583.96464833582.423.270.29910.038.950.8916.95.2545.6
    1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2429ofL-S-E-P10153595107190291229103251061704091115.319.381.555.93666933070.363.236.3199.1210.461.1520.54.3336.8
    1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2430ofL-S-E-P111545721291763234012318981772041514.308.393.584.97765933475.434.276.29612.2911.680.9514.36.0742.6
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2431ofL-S-E-P121626211301893654914118278854031119.304.384.615.99970638290.462.311.28611.0512.041.0912.76.9447.6
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2432ofL-S-E-P1315759611518732738103836683207515.314.380.582.96267134777.388.268.3099.8412.371.2615.75.6641.2
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2433ofL-S-E-P141575781211712194711119582721131311.296.383.607.99066535177.478.311.26812.3310.830.8812.37.0745.0
    1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2434ofL-S-E-P15157558118177213521129476710221611.317.398.6451.04363836076.473.328.28611.9111.130.9310.78.1542.9
    1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2435ofL-S-E-P1615255299159294371035170812141113.288.368.556.92462930770.402.268.27911.1312.881.1614.95.8844.0
    1967San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2436ofL-S-E-P17141486831282222270605192223712.263.334.453.78754422046.307.190.2839.3816.911.8022.14.0435.9
    1968San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2437ofL-S-E-P181484988414420523791266781206713.289.372.488.86057324348.345.199.30311.6914.141.2121.64.0133.3
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2438ofL-S-E-P1911740364114173135862497130478.283.362.437.79945917633.285.154.31310.6815.471.4531.02.8329.0
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2439ofL-S-E-P2013947894139152288350799030637.291.390.506.89656624245.391.215.30313.9615.901.1417.14.9532.4
    1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4440of-1bL-S-E-P21136417821132451861233112123314118.271.425.482.90753720147.528.211.33920.8622.911.1023.23.3541.6
    1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2441ofL-S-E-P2219498920033017501014.184.394.224.61867112.449.040.20525.377.460.290.00.0022.2
    1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn2441ofL-S-E-P226919527529181915434313055.267.402.446.8482428718.379.179.30617.7717.771.0024.43.3134.6
    1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn2442ofL-S-E-P2366209244410062510274711107.211.303.344.6472397216.268.133.24211.3019.671.7434.82.5136.4
    MLB Totals (23 yrs)29921088120623283523140660190333810314641526441391192251.302.384.557.9411249360661323.412.255.29911.7212.211.0416.55.2840.3
    National League Totals (23 yrs)29921088120623283523140660190333810314641526441391192251.302.384.557.9411249360661323.412.255.29911.7212.211.0416.55.2840.3
    Minor League Totals351493871183830000000000.477.477.7991.27614911929.322.322.4470.000.000.0018.65.3740.8
    Minor: B Totals8130650108208455000000000.353.353.510.86330615632.157.157.3440.000.000.0076.51.3129.6
    Minor: AAA Totals351493871183830000000000.477.477.7991.27614911929.322.322.4470.000.000.0018.65.3740.8
    San Francisco Giants Totals (15 yrs)2095757814802284376764591350215551032111531867139172.301.384.553.93787164189911.409.252.30111.8412.791.0816.55.2739.9
    New York Giants Totals (6 yrs)76228995319031286318750912143362321111234867.311.387.593.98032961718378.433.282.29710.989.740.8915.55.6741.9
    New York Mets Totals (2 yrs)13540451961911444257090241512.238.352.394.74648115934.322.156.27214.5518.711.2928.92.9135.4
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1951New York GiantsNLMLB20OF12100.03531292374365.9763.000.0077.1100.01
    1952New York GiantsNLMLB21OF3400.0109612116115.9913.400.0022.1100.07
    1954New York GiantsNLMLB23OF15100.04481379468461.9853.100.0098.1100.02
    1955New York GiantsNLMLB24OF15200.04072388438430.9822.800.0098.7100.01
    1956New York GiantsNLMLB25OF15200.04151496438429.9792.800.0098.7100.01
    1957New York GiantsNLMLB26OF15000.04221495445436.9802.900.0097.498.71
    1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLB27OF15100.04291792455446.9803.000.0098.199.31
    1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLB28OF14700.0353662365359.9842.400.0095.597.41
    1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLB29OF15200.03921282412404.9812.700.0098.799.31
    1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLB30OF15300.0385783400392.9802.600.0099.499.41
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLB31OF16100.0429641439435.9912.700.0097.699.41
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLB32SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.63
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLB32OF15700.0397781412404.9812.600.0096.9100.01
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB331B100.06101771.0007.000.000.60.65
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB333B100.00100111.0001.000.000.60.64
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB33SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.65
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB33OF15500.03701064386380.9842.500.0095.798.71
    1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLB34OF15100.03371364356350.9832.300.0093.296.21
    1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLB35OF15000.0370872385378.9822.500.0093.298.71
    1967San Francisco GiantsNLMLB36OF13400.0277370287280.9762.100.0082.795.01
    1968San Francisco GiantsNLMLB371B100.09001991.0009.000.000.60.74
    1968San Francisco GiantsNLMLB37OF14200.0301772315308.9782.200.0087.795.91
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLB381B100.06001661.0006.000.000.60.94
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLB38OF10800.0199450208203.9761.900.0066.792.33
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLB391B500.03430337371.0007.400.003.13.64
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLB39OF12900.0269673282275.9752.100.0079.692.83
    1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLB401B4800.0384271143422411.9748.600.0029.635.32
    1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLB40OF8400.0192261200194.9702.300.0051.961.83
    1972New York MetsNLMLB411B10084.0752137877.9877.700.926.414.54
    1972New York MetsNLMLB41OF500381.2109331115112.9742.200.2932.172.55
    1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLB41OF140113.12900029291.0002.100.269.073.78
    1973New York MetsNLMLB421B170121.1143439150147.9808.601.2110.625.83
    1973New York MetsNLMLB42OF450338.2103210106105.9912.300.3128.068.24
    MLB Totals - (1B)830205657371561709694.9798.403.380.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)200000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)2843083270951951416074317290.9812.608.760.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1951MLB---------121-
    1952MLB---------34-
    1954MLB---------151-
    1955MLB---------152-
    1956MLB---------152-
    1957MLB---------150-
    1958MLB---------151-
    1959MLB---------147-
    1960MLB---------152-
    1961MLB---------153-
    1962MLB---------161-
    1963MLB-----1---157-
    1964MLB--1-11---155-
    1965MLB---------151-
    1966MLB---------150-
    1967MLB---------134-
    1968MLB--1------142-
    1969MLB--1------108-
    1970MLB--5------129-
    1971MLB--48------84-
    1972MLB--10------64-
    1973MLB--17------45-
    Totals--83-12---2843-