Format: Print Length
Publisher: Greenwood (October 30, 2005)
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Size: 8.9 MB
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Willie Mays' occupation bridged eras in baseball heritage, from the Negro Leagues to growth to unfastened organization. via all of it, his all-around skill and his love of the sport set him aside. His profession accomplishments contain 660 domestic runs, 2 MVPs, Rookie of the yr, and the 1st 30-30 season. No different participant is mentioned through such a lot of of his friends because the top they've got ever seen.From his early life becoming up in segregated Birmingham, Alabama to changing into the 1st black staff captain in baseball, Mays' existence is defined intimately. Readers will examine of his adolescence, his occupation with the Giants and the Mets, his induction into the corridor of status, realizing why he's seemed by means of many this day as baseball's maximum residing participant.