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WILLIE MAYS

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1950-1973
Positions
OF-2843, 1B-83, SS-2, 3B-1
Born
May 6, 1931  (83.083)
Place
Ht/Wt
5-11 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Fairfield  (Birmingham,AL)
College:
 
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1950 by Nyg 
Full Name
Willie Howard Mays Jr. 
TBC Player ID
14947
MLB Debut
May 25, 1951  (20.019)
Speed
69
Contact
52
Patience
82
Batting
80
Power
90

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Hank Aaron (83.46)
2.  Dave Winfield (82.97)
3.  Babe Ruth (82.71)
4.  Robin Yount (82.09)
5.  Frank Robinson (79.63)
6.  Carl Yastrzemski (79.42)
7.  Lou Gehrig (79.03)
8.  Paul Molitor (78.73)
9.  Eddie Murray (77.51)
10.  George Brett (77.48)
Age: 20
1.  Eddie Mathews (77.19)
2.  Hank Aaron (75.58)
3.  Clint Hurdle (74.64)
4.  Butch Wynegar (74.25)
5.  Eddie Yost (74.18)
6.  Rick Manning (73.66)
7.  Alan Trammell (72.93)
8.  Tony Kubek (72.31)
9.  Frankie Gustine (70.79)
10.  Ruben Sierra (70.02)
Age: 21
1.  Ken Keltner (83.01)
2.  Curt Blefary (80.14)
3.  Carl Yastrzemski (79.66)
4.  Dalton Jones (78.98)
5.  Whitey Lockman (78.59)
6.  Bob Coluccio (78.42)
7.  Ben Chapman (77.84)
8.  Harlond Clift (76.57)
9.  Oscar Gamble (76.49)
10.  Bryce Harper (76.23)
Age: 22
1.  Willie McCovey (83.21)
2.  Ron Hansen (82.75)
3.  Keith Hernandez (81.16)
4.  Ruppert Jones (80.35)
5.  Lou Gehrig (80.33)
6.  Bill White (79.92)
7.  Joe Mauer (78.78)
8.  Tony Lazzeri (78.38)
9.  Dale Murphy (78.22)
10.  Mark Kotsay (77.98)
Age: 23
1.  Gary Matthews (81.39)
2.  Harold Baines (80.3)
3.  Lou Gehrig (80.15)
4.  Dick McAuliffe (78.62)
5.  Joe Mauer (78.61)
6.  Don Hurst (78.28)
7.  Bruce Campbell (78.16)
8.  Kent Hrbek (77.45)
9.  Al Simmons (77.23)
10.  Tony Lazzeri (77.2)
Age: 24
1.  Duke Snider (79.51)
2.  Wally Pipp (78.9)
3.  Tommy Davis (78.75)
4.  Gary Matthews (78.75)
5.  Jack Clark (77.97)
6.  Dick Allen (77.27)
7.  Joe Cronin (77.18)
8.  Tony Lazzeri (76.77)
9.  Reggie Smith (76.73)
10.  Max West (76.58)
Age: 25
1.  Tony Lazzeri (82.98)
2.  Jack Clark (80.81)
3.  Reggie Smith (80.01)
4.  Duke Snider (79.92)
5.  Babe Ruth (78.93)
6.  Dick Allen (78.05)
7.  Johnny Damon (77.83)
8.  Gary Matthews (77.73)
9.  Dave Winfield (77.69)
10.  Ellis Burks (77.28)
Age: 26
1.  Tony Lazzeri (82.56)
2.  Duke Snider (80.08)
3.  Jack Clark (78.54)
4.  Vic Saier (78.48)
5.  Johnny Damon (78.45)
6.  Babe Ruth (78.43)
7.  Dave Winfield (78.34)
8.  Dick Allen (78.04)
9.  Carlos Beltran (77.38)
10.  Alan Trammell (77.18)
Age: 27
1.  Duke Snider (82.87)
2.  Tony Lazzeri (81.79)
3.  Dave Winfield (80.81)
4.  Buddy Lewis (78.93)
5.  Babe Ruth (78.51)
6.  Jack Clark (78.02)
7.  Alan Trammell (77.84)
8.  Vladimir Guerrero (76.64)
9.  Joe Morgan (76.23)
10.  Ryne Sandberg (76.1)
Age: 28
1.  Duke Snider (84.05)
2.  Tony Lazzeri (83.35)
3.  Dave Winfield (80.79)
4.  Ben Chapman (79.48)
5.  Hal Trosky (78.56)
6.  Alan Trammell (78.52)
7.  Babe Ruth (78.4)
8.  Ryne Sandberg (78.34)
9.  Vladimir Guerrero (76.75)
10.  Keith Hernandez (76.5)
Age: 29
1.  Ben Chapman (83.95)
2.  Tony Lazzeri (83.7)
3.  Duke Snider (82.29)
4.  Alan Trammell (80.97)
5.  Ryne Sandberg (79.91)
6.  Carlos Beltran (79.2)
7.  Joe Cronin (78.69)
8.  Johnny Damon (78.52)
9.  Dave Winfield (78.51)
10.  Babe Ruth (78.18)
Age: 30
1.  Ben Chapman (83.63)
2.  Duke Snider (83.55)
3.  Tony Lazzeri (81.83)
4.  Ryne Sandberg (80.49)
5.  Alan Trammell (80.48)
6.  Babe Ruth (80.3)
7.  Johnny Damon (80.17)
8.  Hank Aaron (79.71)
9.  Carlos Beltran (79.7)
10.  Rod Carew (79.26)
Age: 31
1.  Ben Chapman (84.08)
2.  Duke Snider (83.74)
3.  Johnny Damon (81.95)
4.  Carlos Beltran (81.89)
5.  Babe Ruth (81.69)
6.  Hank Aaron (81.51)
7.  Rod Carew (80.8)
8.  Ryne Sandberg (80.39)
9.  Tony Lazzeri (80.35)
10.  Alan Trammell (79.77)
Age: 32
1.  Ben Chapman (84.83)
2.  Hank Aaron (82.57)
3.  Babe Ruth (82.4)
4.  Duke Snider (81.61)
5.  Johnny Damon (81.5)
6.  Carlos Beltran (81.2)
7.  Ryne Sandberg (81.1)
8.  Tony Lazzeri (81.07)
9.  Billy Williams (80.54)
10.  Alan Trammell (80.34)
Age: 33
1.  Hank Aaron (82.42)
2.  Babe Ruth (81.14)
3.  Ben Chapman (81.06)
4.  Ryne Sandberg (80.82)
5.  Tony Lazzeri (80.49)
6.  Johnny Damon (80.42)
7.  Billy Williams (79.97)
8.  Robin Yount (79.77)
9.  Al Kaline (79.56)
10.  Carlos Beltran (79.54)
Age: 34
1.  Hank Aaron (84.73)
2.  Babe Ruth (81.07)
3.  Dave Winfield (80.34)
4.  Ryne Sandberg (79.6)
5.  Johnny Damon (79.45)
6.  Al Kaline (79.31)
7.  Rod Carew (79.11)
8.  Billy Williams (78.99)
9.  Robin Yount (78.83)
10.  Carlos Beltran (78.74)
Age: 35
1.  Hank Aaron (86.01)
2.  Babe Ruth (81.82)
3.  Dave Winfield (80.21)
4.  Al Kaline (79.93)
5.  Johnny Damon (79.79)
6.  Billy Williams (79.55)
7.  Robin Yount (79.27)
8.  Jimmie Foxx (79.21)
9.  Carlos Beltran (79.05)
10.  Carl Yastrzemski (78.98)
Age: 36
1.  Hank Aaron (86.25)
2.  Dave Winfield (82.19)
3.  Babe Ruth (81.58)
4.  Jimmie Foxx (80.94)
5.  Johnny Damon (80.3)
6.  Robin Yount (79.77)
7.  Frank Robinson (79.75)
8.  Billy Williams (79.73)
9.  Carl Yastrzemski (79.42)
10.  George Brett (79.08)
Age: 37
1.  Hank Aaron (86.03)
2.  Babe Ruth (81.28)
3.  Jimmie Foxx (81.06)
4.  Carl Yastrzemski (80.32)
5.  Billy Williams (80)
6.  Vada Pinson (79.46)
7.  Johnny Damon (79.33)
8.  Frank Robinson (79.3)
9.  Robin Yount (79.22)
10.  Al Kaline (79.14)
Age: 38
1.  Hank Aaron (85.72)
2.  Robin Yount (81.22)
3.  Babe Ruth (81.01)
4.  Jimmie Foxx (80.58)
5.  Carl Yastrzemski (80.57)
6.  Billy Williams (80.55)
7.  Johnny Damon (80.43)
8.  Vada Pinson (80.27)
9.  Dave Winfield (79.86)
10.  Al Kaline (79.51)
Age: 39
1.  Hank Aaron (85.47)
2.  Robin Yount (82.89)
3.  Babe Ruth (81.7)
4.  Dave Winfield (80.48)
5.  Carl Yastrzemski (80.28)
6.  Frank Robinson (80.09)
7.  Al Kaline (80.03)
8.  Jimmie Foxx (79.83)
9.  George Brett (79.69)
10.  Johnny Damon (79.6)
Age: 40
1.  Hank Aaron (84.13)
2.  Babe Ruth (82.95)
3.  Robin Yount (82.9)
4.  Dave Winfield (81.3)
5.  Frank Robinson (80.4)
6.  Carl Yastrzemski (79.71)
7.  George Brett (79.67)
8.  Lou Gehrig (78.94)
9.  Al Kaline (78.91)
10.  Johnny Damon (78.57)
Age: 41
1.  Hank Aaron (83.67)
2.  Babe Ruth (83.14)
3.  Robin Yount (82.37)
4.  Dave Winfield (82.24)
5.  Frank Robinson (80.06)
6.  Carl Yastrzemski (79.76)
7.  Lou Gehrig (79.02)
8.  Paul Molitor (78.78)
9.  George Brett (78.35)
10.  Johnny Damon (77.82)
Age: 42
1.  Hank Aaron (83.46)
2.  Dave Winfield (82.72)
3.  Babe Ruth (82.71)
4.  Robin Yount (82.09)
5.  Carl Yastrzemski (79.93)
6.  Frank Robinson (79.63)
7.  Lou Gehrig (79.03)
8.  Paul Molitor (78.73)
9.  Eddie Murray (77.51)
10.  George Brett (77.48)


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