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Willie Mays.

by Sullivan, George

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mays, Willie, 1931- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mays, Willie, 1931-,
  • Baseball players.

  • About the Edition

    An easy-to-read biography of the recordsetting baseball player who is one of three in the game"s history to hit 600 home runs.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by David Brown.
    SeriesA See and read beginning to read biography
    ContributionsBrown, David, 1926- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.M38 S94 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5312588M
    ISBN 100399203354, 0399608249
    LC Control Number72097227

    And he wants a piece of everything he is involved in. James S. Hirsch, the author of a terrific new biography, "Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend," admits that Mays will get half of the book's.   "The book, documenting Mays’ rise from Negro leagues star to major league icon, also serves as a history lesson."—USA Today "Tautly written Mr. Hirsch captures Willie’s greatness on the field.”—Wall Street Journal “Does a better job than any book before of getting at what it means to be Willie Mays.”—Sports IllustratedBrand: Scribner.

      The dark side of Willie Mays’s personality is one that the mainstream press has all but ignored over the years, though it was flashed in front of their faces in when Willie clashed with.   Baseball great San Francisco Giants Willie Mays poses in in an unknown location. Mays, who turns 88 this spring, has some advice to share. “ .

      Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Willie Mays books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The parents of Willie Mays were divorced when he was only three, but Willie continued to live with his father, which meant that he continued to play baseball. It was not long before Mays realized that baseball offered him a way out of the steel mills, and he later admitted that when given the choice he always preferred playing ball to doing.


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Thus the fact that a new, authorized biography of him has come out is rather noteworthy. Author James S. Hirsch has written a book based on his considerable. WILLIE MAYS, nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid" was an MLB center fielder for 22 seasons with the New York/San Francisco Giants and the New York Mets.

He won two National League MVP awards, ended his career with home runs, and won a record-tying 12 Gold Glove : St. Martin''s Publishing Group. Willie Mays understood that baseball was about showmanship as much as athleticism. His most famous play (left) earned him praise, but so did his trick of letting his hat fly off (right).

Willie Mays slides into third, just under a tag from Frank Malzone, during the All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium in New York, J