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Willie Mays Willie Mays
Full name: Willie Howard Mays
Born: May 6, 1931, Westfield, Alabama
First Game: May 25, 1951; Final Game: September 9, 1973
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 5' 10.5" Weight: 170
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1979
NL MVP (1954 and 1965)
NL Rookie of the Year (1951)
All Star MVP (1963 and 1968)
TSN Player of the Year (1954)
TSN NL Player of the Year (1954 and 1965)
TSN NL Rookie of the Year (1951)
OF on TSN All-Star Team (1954 and 1957 to 1960)
OF on TSN NL All-Star Team (1961 to 1966)
Won Major League Gold Glove as center fielder (1957)
NL Gold Glove as CF (1958 to 1960)
NL Gold Glove as OF (1961 to 1968)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1951 NY  N               121   464   59  127  22   5  20   68   57       60   2   1              11    7   4  .274  .356  .472   1.2 1951 NY  N
1952 NY  N                34   127   17   30   2   4   4   23   16       17   1   0               2    4   1  .236  .326  .409   0.4 1952 NY  N
1954 NY  N               151   565  119  195  33  13  41  110   66       57   2   0   7          12    8   5  .345  .411  .667   6.2 1954 NY  N
1955 NY  N               152   580  123  185  18  13  51  127   79  13   60   4   0   7          12   24   4  .319  .400  .659   6.8 1955 NY  N
1956 NY  N               152   578  101  171  27   8  36   84   68  20   65   1   0   3          16   40  10  .296  .369  .557   4.1 1956 NY  N
1957 NY  N               152   585  112  195  26  20  35   97   76  15   62   1   0   6          14   38  19  .333  .407  .626   5.6 1957 NY  N
1958 SF  N               152   600  121  208  33  11  29   96   78  12   56   1   0   6          11   31   6  .347  .419  .583   6.3 1958 SF  N
1959 SF  N               151   575  125  180  43   5  34  104   65   9   58   2   0   6          11   27   4  .313  .381  .583   4.1 1959 SF  N
1960 SF  N Daily Splits  153   595  107  190  29  12  29  103   61  11   70   4   0   9   0  13  15   25  10  .319  .381  .555   5.0 1960 SF  N
1961 SF  N Daily Splits  154   572  129  176  32   3  40  123   81  15   77   2   0   4   0   7  14   18   9  .308  .393  .584   4.7 1961 SF  N
1962 SF  N Daily Splits  162   621  130  189  36   5  49  141   78  11   85   4   0   3   0  10  19   18   2  .304  .384  .615   6.2 1962 SF  N
1963 SF  N Daily Splits  157   596  115  187  32   7  38  103   66   5   83   2   0   7   0  12  15    8   3  .314  .380  .582   6.1 1963 SF  N
1964 SF  N Daily Splits  157   578  121  171  21   9  47  111   82  13   72   1   1   3   0   9  11   19   5  .296  .383  .607   5.8 1964 SF  N
1965 SF  N Daily Splits  157   558  118  177  21   3  52  112   76  16   71   0   2   2   0  10  11    9   4  .317  .398  .645   6.6 1965 SF  N
1966 SF  N Daily Splits  152   552   99  159  29   4  37  103   70  11   81   2   1   4   0  15  13    5   1  .288  .368  .556   3.6 1966 SF  N
1967 SF  N Daily Splits  141   486   83  128  22   2  22   70   51   7   92   2   2   3   0   7  12    6   0  .263  .334  .453   1.1 1967 SF  N
1968 SF  N Daily Splits  148   498   84  144  20   5  23   79   67   7   81   2   0   6   0   3  13   12   6  .289  .372  .488   4.0 1968 SF  N
1969 SF  N Daily Splits  117   403   64  114  17   3  13   58   49   7   71   3   0   4   0  10   8    6   2  .283  .362  .437   0.3 1969 SF  N
1970 SF  N Daily Splits  139   478   94  139  15   2  28   83   79   3   90   3   0   6   0   7   7    5   0  .291  .390  .506   2.5 1970 SF  N
1971 SF  N Daily Splits  136   417   82  113  24   5  18   61  112  11  123   3   1   4   0   6   8   23   3  .271  .425  .482   3.7 1971 SF  N
1972 SF  N Daily Splits   19    49    8    9   2   0   0    3   17   1    5   0   1   0   0   2   4    3   0  .184  .394  .224  -0.1 1972 SF  N
1972 NY  N Daily Splits   69   195   27   52   9   1   8   19   43   5   43   1   3   0   0   3   5    1   5  .267  .402  .446   1.1 1972 NY  N
1972 TOT N                88   244   35   61  11   1   8   22   60   6   48   1   4   0   0   5   9    4   5  .250  .400  .402   1.0 1972 TOT N
1973 NY  N Daily Splits   66   209   24   44  10   0   6   25   27   0   47   1   1   1   0   1   7    1   0  .211  .303  .344  -0.7 1973 NY  N
Total            Splits 2992 10881 2062 3283 523 140 660 1903 1464 192i1526  44  13  91i  0i115i251  338 103  .302  .384  .557  84.6 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
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League Championship Series Batting RecordLeague Championship Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1971 SF  N Daily Splits    4    15    2    4   2   0   1    3    3   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .267  .389  .600 1971 SF  N
1973 NY  N Daily Splits    1     3    1    1   0   0   0    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .333 1973 NY  N
Total            Splits    5    18    3    5   2   0   1    4    3   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .278  .381  .556 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1951 NY  N Daily Splits    6    22    1    4   0   0   0    1    2   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   3    0   0  .182  .250  .182 1951 NY  N
1954 NY  N Daily Splits    4    14    4    4   1   0   0    3    4   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .286  .444  .357 1954 NY  N
1962 SF  N Daily Splits    7    28    3    7   2   0   0    1    1   0    5   0   0   0   0   0   1    1   0  .250  .276  .321 1962 SF  N
1973 NY  N Daily Splits    3     7    1    2   0   0   0    1    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .286  .286  .286 1973 NY  N
Total            Splits   20    71    9   17   3   0   0    6    7   0    9   0   0   0   0   0   4    2   0  .239  .308  .282 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1954 NL    Daily Splits    1     2    1    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500  .500 1954 NL   
1955 NL    Daily Splits    1     3    2    2   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .667  .667  .667 1955 NL   
1956 NL    Daily Splits    1     3    2    1   0   0   1    2    1   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .500 1.333 1956 NL   
1957 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    2    2   0   1   0    1    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500 1.000 1957 NL   
1958 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    2    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .250  .250  .250 1958 NL   
1959 NL    Daily Splits    2     8    0    1   0   1   0    1    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .125  .125  .375 1959 NL   
1960 NL    Daily Splits    2     8    2    6   1   1   1    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   1  .750  .750 1.500 1960 NL   
1961 NL    Daily Splits    2     8    2    3   1   0   0    1    1   0    1   0   0   0   0   1   0    0   0  .375  .444  .500 1961 NL   
1962 NL    Daily Splits    2     5    0    2   0   0   0    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .400  .500  .400 1962 NL   
1963 NL    Daily Splits    1     3    2    1   0   0   0    2    1   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    2   0  .333  .500  .333 1963 NL   
1964 NL    Daily Splits    1     3    1    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .000  .250  .000 1964 NL   
1965 NL    Daily Splits    1     3    2    1   0   0   1    1    2   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .600 1.333 1965 NL   
1966 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    1    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .250  .250 1966 NL   
1967 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1967 NL   
1968 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    1    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .250  .250 1968 NL   
1969 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1969 NL   
1970 NL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1970 NL   
1971 NL    Daily Splits    1     2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1971 NL   
1972 NL    Daily Splits    1     2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1972 NL   
1973 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1973 NL   
Total            Splits   24    75   20   23   2   3   3    9    7   0   14   0   0   0   0   1   0    6   1  .307  .366  .533 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1951 NY  N        OF  121                     353   12    9    2      .976     0  121    0 
1952 NY  N        OF   34                     109    6    1    2      .991     0   34    0 
1954 NY  N        OF  151                     448   13    7    9      .985     0  151    0 
1955 NY  N        OF  152                     407   23    8    8      .982     0  152    0 
1956 NY  N        OF  152                     415   14    9    6      .979     0  152    0 
1957 NY  N        OF  150                     422   14    9    5      .980     0  150    0 
1958 SF  N        OF  151                     429   17    9    2      .980     0  151    0 
1959 SF  N        OF  147                     353    6    6    2      .984     2  146    0 
1960 SF  N Daily  OF  152  152  148  1348     392   12    8    2   0  .981     0  152    0 
1960 SF  N        CF  152  152  148  1348     391   11    8    2   0  .980
1961 SF  N Daily  OF  153  151  146  1335     385    7    8    3   0  .980     0  153    0 
1961 SF  N        CF  153  151  146  1335     385    7    8    3   0  .980
1962 SF  N Daily  OF  162  159  151  1393.2   429    6    4    1   0  .991     0  162    0 
1962 SF  N        CF  162  159  151  1393.2   425    6    4    1   0  .991
1963 SF  N Daily  OF  157  155  145  1387     397    7    8    1   0  .981     0  157    0 
1963 SF  N        CF  157  155  145  1387     398    8    8    1   0  .981
1963 SF  N        SS    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
1964 SF  N Daily  OF  155  151  138  1346.1   370   10    6    4   0  .984     0  155    0 
1964 SF  N        CF  155  151  138  1346.1   364    9    5    4   0  .987
1964 SF  N        3B    1    0    0     5.2     0    1    0    0   0 1.000
1964 SF  N        SS    1    0    0     3       0    0    0    0   0     -
1964 SF  N        1B    1    0    0     7       6    1    0    1   0 1.000
1965 SF  N Daily  OF  151  148  124  1275.1   337   13    6    4   0  .983     1  148    4 
1965 SF  N        CF  148  144  121  1242     323   10    5    4   0  .985
1965 SF  N        RF    4    3    2    24.1     5    2    1    0   0  .875
1965 SF  N        LF    1    1    1     9       6    0    0    0   0 1.000
1966 SF  N Daily  OF  150  147  126  1286     370    8    7    2   0  .982     1  145    5 
1966 SF  N        CF  145  142  124  1247     358    8    7    2   0  .981
1966 SF  N        RF    5    5    2    38       9    0    0    0   0 1.000
1966 SF  N        LF    1    0    0     1       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1967 SF  N Daily  OF  134  123  101  1075.1   277    3    7    0   0  .976     0  134    0 
1967 SF  N        CF  134  123  101  1075.1   278    3    7    0   0  .976
1968 SF  N Daily  OF  142  129  111  1143.2   301    7    7    2   0  .978     0  141    1 
1968 SF  N        CF  141  128  110  1134.2   302    7    7    2   0  .978
1968 SF  N        1B    1    1    1     9       9    0    0    1   0 1.000
1968 SF  N        RF    1    1    1     9       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
1969 SF  N Daily  OF  108   96   84   867     199    4    5    0   0  .976     0  106    2 
1969 SF  N        CF  106   94   83   853     202    4    5    0   0  .976
1969 SF  N        RF    2    2    1    14       5    0    0    0   0 1.000
1969 SF  N        1B    1    1    1     9       6    0    0    1   0 1.000
1970 SF  N Daily  OF  128  117   99  1040     269    6    7    3   0  .975     0  128    0 
1970 SF  N        CF  128  117   99  1040     272    6    7    3   0  .975
1970 SF  N        1B    5    4    4    35      34    3    0    3   0 1.000
1971 SF  N Daily  OF   84   77   60   654.1   192    2    6    1   0  .970     0   84    0 
1971 SF  N        CF   84   77   60   654.1   193    3    6    1   0  .970
1971 SF  N        1B   48   39   35   371.2   384   27   11   43   0  .974
1972 SF  N Daily  OF   14   13   12   113.1    29    0    0    0   0 1.000     0   14    0 
1972 SF  N        CF   14   13   12   113.1    30    0    0    0   0 1.000
1972 NY  N Daily  OF   50   44   37   381.2   109    3    3    1   0  .974     0   50    0 
1972 NY  N        CF   50   44   37   381.2   107    3    3    1   0  .973
1972 NY  N        1B   10    9    7    84      75    2    1    3   0  .987
1972 TOT N        CF   64   57   49   495     137    3    3    1   0  .979
1972 TOT N        OF   64   57   49   495     138    3    3    1   0  .979     0   64    0 
1973 NY  N Daily  OF   45   41   26   338.2   103    2    1    0   0  .991     0   45    0 
1973 NY  N        CF   45   41   26   338.2   103    1    1    0   0  .990
1973 NY  N        1B   17   14   12   121.1   143    4    3    9   0  .980
Total             OF 2843 1703i1508i14985.1i 7095  195  141   60   0i .981     4 2831   12 
Total             CF 1774i1691i1501i14890  i 4131i  86i  81i  24i  0i .981
Total             1B   83   68   60   637     657   37   15   61   0  .979
Total             RF   12   11    6    85.1    21    2    1    0   0  .958
Total             SS    2    0    0     4       0    0    0    0   0     -
Total             LF    2i   1i   1i   10  i    7i   0i   0i   0i  0i1.000
Total             3B    1    0    0     5.2     0    1    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
League Championship Series Fielding RecordLeague Championship Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1971 SF  N Daily  OF    4    4    4    34       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    4    0 
1971 SF  N        CF    4    4    4    34       5    0    0    0   0 1.000
1973 NY  N Daily  OF    1    0    0     4       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1973 NY  N        CF    1    0    0     4       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             OF    5    4    4    38       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    5    0 
Total             CF    5    4    4    38       6    0    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1951 NY  N Daily  OF    6    6    6    52       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    6    0 
1951 NY  N        CF    6    6    6    52      16    1    0    0   0 1.000
1954 NY  N Daily  OF    4    4    4    37       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    4    0 
1954 NY  N        CF    4    4    4    37      10    0    0    0   0 1.000
1962 SF  N Daily  OF    7    7    7    61       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    7    0 
1962 SF  N        CF    7    7    7    61      19    0    0    0   0 1.000
1973 NY  N Daily  OF    2    1    1    12       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    2    0 
1973 NY  N        CF    2    1    1    12       1    0    1    0   0  .500
Total             OF   19   18   18   162       0    0    0    0   0     -     0   19    0 
Total             CF   19   18   18   162      46    1    1    0   0  .979
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1954 NL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     5       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1954 NL           CF    1    0    0     5       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1955 NL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     7       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1955 NL           CF    1    0    0     7       3    0    0    0   0 1.000
1956 NL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     6       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    1 
1956 NL           RF    1    0    0     5       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1956 NL           CF    1    0    0     1       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1957 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    1     9       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1957 NL           CF    1    1    1     9       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
1958 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    1     8       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1958 NL           CF    1    1    1     8       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1959 NL    Daily  OF    2    2    2    18       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    2    0 
1959 NL           CF    2    2    2    18       5    0    0    0   0 1.000
1960 NL    Daily  OF    2    2    0    12       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    2    0 
1960 NL           CF    2    2    0    12       9    0    0    0   0 1.000
1961 NL    Daily  OF    2    2    2    19       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    2    0 
1961 NL           CF    2    2    2    19       4    0    0    0   0 1.000
1962 NL    Daily  OF    2    2    1    12       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    2    0 
1962 NL           CF    2    2    1    12       5    0    0    0   0 1.000
1963 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    0     8       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1963 NL           CF    1    1    0     8       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1964 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    1     9       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1964 NL           CF    1    1    1     9       7    0    0    0   0 1.000
1965 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    1     9       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1965 NL           CF    1    1    1     9       4    0    0    0   0 1.000
1966 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    1    10       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1966 NL           CF    1    1    1    10       3    0    0    0   0 1.000
1967 NL    Daily  OF    1    0    0    10       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1967 NL           CF    1    0    0    10       3    0    0    0   0 1.000
1968 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    1     9       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1968 NL           CF    1    1    1     9       0    0    0    0   0     -
1970 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    0     5       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1970 NL           CF    1    1    0     5       3    0    0    0   0 1.000
1971 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    0     3       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1971 NL           CF    1    1    0     3       0    0    0    0   0     -
1972 NL    Daily  OF    1    1    0     5       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1972 NL           CF    1    1    0     5       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             OF   22   18   11   164       0    0    0    0   0     -     0   22    1 
Total             CF   22   18   11   159      54    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             RF    1    0    0     5       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G

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Signed as an amateur free agent by New York Giants (June 20, 1950).

Traded by San Francisco Giants to New York Mets in exchange for Charlie Williams and
$50000 (May 11, 1972).


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