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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
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 GiantsNLMLB23OF15101,346.14481379468461.9853.100.3498.1100.02
    1955New York GiantsNLMLB24OF15201,361.14072388438430.9822.800.3298.7100.01
    1956New York GiantsNLMLB25OF15201,343.04151496438429.9792.800.3298.7100.01
    1957New York GiantsNLMLB26OF15001,353.24221495445436.9802.900.3297.498.71
    1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLB27OF15101,352.04291792455446.9803.000.3398.199.31
    1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLB28OF14701,281.1353662365359.9842.400.2895.597.41
    1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLB29OF15201,348.03921282412404.9812.700.3098.799.31
    1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLB30OF15301,335.0385783400392.9802.600.2999.499.41
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLB31OF16101,393.2429641439435.9912.700.3197.699.41
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLB32SS101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.63
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLB32OF15701,387.0397781412404.9812.600.2996.9100.01
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB331B107.06101771.0007.001.000.60.65
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB333B105.20100111.0001.000.190.60.64
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB33SS103.0000000.0000.000.000.60.65
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB33OF15501,346.13701064386380.9842.500.2895.798.71
    1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLB34OF15101,275.13371364356350.9832.300.2793.296.21
    1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLB35OF15001,286.0370872385378.9822.500.2993.298.71
    1967San Francisco GiantsNLMLB36OF13401,075.1277370287280.9762.100.2682.795.01
    1968San Francisco GiantsNLMLB371B109.09001991.0009.001.000.60.74
    1968San Francisco GiantsNLMLB37OF14201,143.2301772315308.9782.200.2787.795.91
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLB381B109.06001661.0006.000.670.60.94
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLB38OF1080867.0199450208203.9761.900.2366.792.33
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLB391B5035.03430337371.0007.401.063.13.64
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLB39OF12901,040.0269673282275.9752.100.2679.692.83
    1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLB401B480372.0384271143422411.9748.601.1029.635.32
    1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLB40OF840654.0192261200194.9702.300.3051.961.83
    1972New York MetsNLMLB411B10084.0752137877.9877.700.926.414.54
    1972New York MetsNLMLB41OF500382.0109331115112.9742.200.2932.172.55
    1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLB41OF140113.02900029291.0002.100.269.073.78
    1973New York MetsNLMLB421B170121.1143439150147.9808.601.2110.625.83
    1973New York MetsNLMLB42OF450338.2103210106105.9912.300.3128.068.24
    MLB Totals - (1B)83063765737156118.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)105010011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)204000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)2843023,01970951951416013.0000.000.00---------
    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-