Willie Mays - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Willie Mays



Willie Howard Mays
(Say Hey Kid)

Born: May 6, 1931 in Westfield, AL


Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 170
Biographical
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979
• High School: Fairfield Industrial HS (Fairfield, AL)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBB
MULT
17
LF
15
59
52
7
13
2
0
0
7
0
6
1
0
.250
.339
.288
.627
73
1
1
CF
15
59
52
7
13
2
0
0
7
0
6
1
0
.250
.339
.288
.627
71
162 Game Average
637
562
76
140
22
0
0
76
0
65
11
0
.250
.339
.288
.627
71



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBB
MULT
59
.313
.344
10.2%
8.2%
0.0%
1.0%
.038
.104
1
1
59
.313
.344
10.2%
8.2%
0.0%
1.0%
.038
.104

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James