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Willie Mays

Willie Howard Mays (Say Hey Kid)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: May 6, 1931 in Westfield, Alabama, United States
High School: Fairfield Industrial HS (Fairfield, AL)

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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1948 17 Birmingham NAL NgM 73 61 9 16 2 0 0 12 0 12 .262 .384 .295 .679 18 0
1950 19 -4.4 Trenton ISLG B NYG 81 306 108 20 8 4 .353 .510 156
1951 20 -7.5 Minneapolis AA AAA NYG 35 164 149 38 71 18 3 8 30 5 14 10 .477 .524 .799 1.323 119 7 1 0
1951 20 -8.5 NYG NL MLB NYG 121 524 464 59 127 22 5 20 68 7 4 57 60 .274 .356 .472 .828 219 11 2 1
1952 21 -7.3 NYG NL MLB NYG 34 144 127 17 30 2 4 4 23 4 1 16 17 .236 .326 .409 .736 52 2 1 0
1954 23 -4.9 NYG NL MLB NYG 151 640 565 119 195 33 13 41 110 8 5 66 57 .345 .411 .667 1.078 377 12 2 0 7
1955 24 -4.0 NYG NL MLB NYG 152 670 580 123 185 18 13 51 127 24 4 79 60 .319 .400 .659 1.059 382 12 4 0 7 13
1956 25 -3.2 NYG NL MLB NYG 152 650 578 101 171 27 8 36 84 40 10 68 65 .296 .369 .557 .926 322 16 1 0 3 20
1957 26 -2.3 NYG NL MLB NYG 152 668 585 112 195 26 20 35 97 38 19 76 62 .333 .407 .626 1.033 366 14 1 0 6 15
1958 27 -1.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 152 685 600 121 208 33 11 29 96 31 6 78 56 .347 .419 .583 1.002 350 11 1 0 6 12
1959 28 -0.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 151 648 575 125 180 43 5 34 104 27 4 65 58 .313 .381 .583 .964 335 11 2 0 6 9
1960 29 1.1 SFG NL MLB SFG 153 669 595 107 190 29 12 29 103 25 10 61 70 .319 .381 .555 .936 330 15 4 0 9 11
1961 30 2.4 SFG NL MLB SFG 154 659 572 129 176 32 3 40 123 18 9 81 77 .308 .393 .584 .977 334 14 2 0 4 15
1962 31 3.1 SFG NL MLB SFG 162 706 621 130 189 36 5 49 141 18 2 78 85 .304 .384 .615 .999 382 19 4 0 3 11
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1963 32 4.6 SFG NL MLB SFG 157 671 596 115 187 32 7 38 103 8 3 66 83 .314 .380 .582 .962 347 15 2 0 7 5
1964 33 5.8 SFG NL MLB SFG 157 665 578 121 171 21 9 47 111 19 5 82 72 .296 .383 .607 .990 351 11 1 1 3 13
1965 34 6.6 SFG NL MLB SFG 157 638 558 118 177 21 3 52 112 9 4 76 71 .317 .398 .645 1.043 360 11 0 2 2 16
1966 35 7.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 152 629 552 99 159 29 4 37 103 5 1 70 81 .288 .368 .556 .924 307 13 2 1 4 11
1967 36 8.5 SFG NL MLB SFG 141 544 486 83 128 22 2 22 70 6 0 51 92 .263 .334 .453 .787 220 12 2 2 3 7
1968 37 9.1 SFG NL MLB SFG 148 573 498 84 144 20 5 23 79 12 6 67 81 .289 .372 .488 .860 243 13 2 0 6 7
1969 38 10.5 SFG NL MLB SFG 117 459 403 64 114 17 3 13 58 6 2 49 71 .283 .362 .437 .798 176 8 3 0 4 7
1970 39 11.4 SFG NL MLB SFG 139 566 478 94 139 15 2 28 83 5 0 79 90 .291 .390 .506 .897 242 7 3 0 6 3
1971 40 12.5 SFG NL MLB SFG 136 537 417 82 113 24 5 18 61 23 3 112 123 .271 .425 .482 .907 201 8 3 1 4 11
1972 41 13.8 2 Teams NL MLB NYM-SFG 88 309 244 35 61 11 1 8 22 4 5 60 48 .250 .400 .402 .802 98 9 1 4 0 6
1972 41 13.8 SFG NL MLB SFG 19 67 49 8 9 2 0 0 3 3 0 17 5 .184 .394 .224 .618 11 4 0 1 0 1
1972 41 13.8 NYM NL MLB NYM 69 242 195 27 52 9 1 8 19 1 5 43 43 .267 .402 .446 .848 87 5 1 3 0 5
1973 42 14.7 NYM NL MLB NYM 66 239 209 24 44 10 0 6 25 1 0 27 47 .211 .303 .344 .647 72 7 1 1 1 0
MLB (22 seasons) MLB 2992 12493 10881 2062 3283 523 140 660 1903 338 103 1464 1526 .302 .384 .557 .941 6066 251 44 13 91 192
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 116 470 455 38 179 38 11 12 30 5 14 10 .393 .604 275 7 1 0
All Levels (24 Seasons) 3108 13036 11397 2109 3478 563 151 672 1945 343 103 1490 1536 .305 .558 6359 258 45 13 91 192
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1951 20 Minneapolis AA AAA NYG OF 35 100 94 5 1 1 .990 2.83
1951 20 NYG NL MLB NYG CF 121
1951 20 NYG NL MLB NYG OF 121 1091.0 374 353 12 9 2 .976 3.01 3.02
1952 21 NYG NL MLB NYG CF 34
1952 21 NYG NL MLB NYG OF 34 311.0 116 109 6 1 2 .991 3.33 3.38
1954 23 NYG NL MLB NYG CF 151
1954 23 NYG NL MLB NYG OF 151 1346.0 468 448 13 7 9 .985 3.08 3.05
1955 24 NYG NL MLB NYG CF 152
1955 24 NYG NL MLB NYG OF 152 1361.0 438 407 23 8 8 .982 2.84 2.83
1956 25 NYG NL MLB NYG CF 152
1956 25 NYG NL MLB NYG OF 152 1345.0 438 415 14 9 6 .979 2.87 2.82
1957 26 NYG NL MLB NYG CF 150
1957 26 NYG NL MLB NYG OF 150 1354.0 445 422 14 9 5 .980 2.90 2.91
1958 27 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 151
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1958 27 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 151 1352.0 455 429 17 9 2 .980 2.97 2.95
1959 28 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 146
1959 28 SFG NL MLB SFG LF 2
1959 28 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 147 1281.0 365 353 6 6 2 .984 2.52 2.44
1960 29 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 152
1960 29 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 152 1348.0 412 392 12 8 2 .981 2.70 2.66
1961 30 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 153
1961 30 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 153 1335.0 400 385 7 8 3 .980 2.64 2.56
1962 31 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 161
1962 31 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 161 1394.0 439 429 6 4 1 .991 2.81 2.70
1963 32 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 157
1963 32 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 157 1387.0 412 397 7 8 1 .981 2.62 2.57
1963 32 SFG NL MLB SFG SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1964 33 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 1 7.0 7 6 1 0 1 1.000 9.00 7.00
1964 33 SFG NL MLB SFG 3B 1 6.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.50 1.00
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1964 33 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 155
1964 33 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 155 1346.0 386 370 10 6 4 .984 2.54 2.45
1964 33 SFG NL MLB SFG SS 1 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1965 34 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 147
1965 34 SFG NL MLB SFG LF 1
1965 34 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 151 1275.0 356 337 13 6 4 .983 2.47 2.32
1965 34 SFG NL MLB SFG RF 5
1966 35 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 145
1966 35 SFG NL MLB SFG LF 1
1966 35 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 150 1286.0 385 370 8 7 2 .982 2.65 2.52
1966 35 SFG NL MLB SFG RF 5
1967 36 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 134
1967 36 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 134 1075.0 287 277 3 7 0 .976 2.34 2.09
1968 37 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 1 9.0 9 9 0 0 1 1.000 9.00 9.00
1968 37 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 142
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1968 37 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 142 1144.0 315 301 7 7 2 .978 2.42 2.17
1969 38 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 1 9.0 6 6 0 0 1 1.000 6.00 6.00
1969 38 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 106
1969 38 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 108 867.0 208 199 4 5 0 .976 2.11 1.88
1969 38 SFG NL MLB SFG RF 2
1970 39 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 5 35.0 37 34 3 0 3 1.000 9.51 7.40
1970 39 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 129
1970 39 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 129 1040.0 282 269 6 7 3 .975 2.38 2.13
1971 40 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 48 372.0 422 384 27 11 43 .974 9.94 8.56
1971 40 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 84
1971 40 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 84 654.0 200 192 2 6 1 .970 2.67 2.31
1972 41 2 Teams NL MLB NYM-SFG OF 63 495.0 144 138 3 3 1 .979 2.56 2.24
1972 41 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 14 113.0 29 29 0 0 0 1.000 2.31 2.07
1972 41 NYM NL MLB NYM 1B 11 84.0 78 75 2 1 3 .987 8.25 7.00
1972 41 NYM NL MLB NYM OF 49 382.0 115 109 3 3 1 .974 2.64 2.29
1973 42 NYM NL MLB NYM 1B 17 121.0 150 143 4 3 9 .980 10.93 8.65
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1973 42 NYM NL MLB NYM CF 43
1973 42 NYM NL MLB NYM LF 5
1973 42 NYM NL MLB NYM OF 45 339.0 106 103 2 1 0 .991 2.79 2.33
1973 42 NYM NL MLB NYM RF 9
MLB (7 seasons) MLB 1B 84 637.0 709 657 37 15 61 .979 9.81 8.26
MLB (21 seasons) MLB CF 2765
MLB (4 seasons) MLB LF 9
MLB (22 seasons) MLB OF 2842 24426.0 7431 7095 195 141 60 .981 2.69 2.57
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 21
MLB (2 seasons) MLB SS 2 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
All Levels (7 Seasons) 1B 84 637.0 709 657 37 15 61 .979 9.81 8.26
All Levels (21 Seasons) CF 2765
All Levels (4 Seasons) LF 9
All Levels (22 Seasons) OF 2877 24426.0 7531 7189 200 142 61 .981 2.69 2.57
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 21
All Levels (2 Seasons) SS 2 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1948 17 Birmingham Black Barons Negro American League NgM
1950 19 Trenton Giants Interstate League B
1951 20 Minneapolis Millers American Association AAA
1951 20 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1951-05-25 1951-10-03
1952 21 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1952-04-16 1952-05-28
1953 22 Military Service
1954 23 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1954-04-13 1954-09-26
1955 24 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1955-04-13 1955-09-25
1956 25 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-30
1957 26 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
1958 27 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1958-04-15 1958-09-28
1959 28 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1959-04-10 1959-09-27
1960 29 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1960-04-12 1960-10-02
1961 30 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
1962 31 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1962-04-10 1962-10-03
1963 32 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1963-04-09 1963-09-29
1964 33 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1964-04-14 1964-10-04
1965 34 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1965-04-12 1965-10-03
1966 35 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1966-04-12 1966-10-02
1967 36 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1967-04-11 1967-09-30
1968 37 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1968-04-10 1968-09-29
1969 38 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1969-04-07 1969-09-30
1970 39 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
1971 40 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1971-04-06 1971-09-30
1972 41 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1972-04-15 1972-05-09
1972 41 New York Mets National League MLB 2 1972-05-14 1972-09-16
1973 42 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1973-04-06 1973-09-09

Sabr ID: 64f5dfa2

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