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WILLIE MAYS

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1950-1973
Positions
OF-2843, 1B-83, SS-2, 3B-1
Born
May 6, 1931  (82.354)
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)
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Speed
69
Contact
52
Patience
82
Batting
80
Power
90

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OFF THE FIELD
TagNotes
3 Homers in a game3x (4hr on April 30,1961)
40 Homers in a Season MLB6x 1954-1955,1961-1962,1964-1965
500 Career Homers660 hr
All-Star Game Most Valuable Player2x 1963,1968
Batting ChampionNL 1954
Gold Glove Award12x MLB (OF) 1957 NL (OF) 1958-1968
Hall of FamersInducted in 1979
HR Leader by FranchiseSan Francisco Giants (646)
Major League All-Star Game20x 1954-1973
MLB 30-30 Club2x 1956-1957
MLB Most Valuable Player2x NL 1964-1965
MLB Rookie of the YearNL 1951
Player of the Month4x May-1958 (AL),Sep-1958 (AL),Aug-1963 (AL),Aug-1965 (AL)
Retired NumbersGiants (#24)
Same Franchise for 15 YearsSan Francisco Giants
World Series ChampionNYG 1954


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