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Willie Mays



Willie Howard Mays
(Say Hey Kid)

Born: May 6, 1931 in Westfield, AL


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


Fielding
Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBB
NAL
17
11
11
89.2
17
1
2
0
.900
.934
1.81
1.48
2.0
21.8
1.8
0.1
1
1
11
11
89.2
17
1
2
0
.900
.934
1.81
1.48
2.0
21.8
1.8
0.1


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBB
ALC
17
7
7
60.0
15
0
2
0
.882
.935
2.25
2.16
0.3
5.0
0.6
-0.3
BBB
WS
17
1
1
8.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.13
3.71
-0.5
-62.3
-0.5
0.0
1
1
8
8
68.0
16
0
2
0
.889
.943
2.12
2.34
-0.2
-2.9
0.1
-0.3


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
BBB
NAL
17
1
1
1
1


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBB
NAL
17
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.943
0.00
1.59
-1.0
-109.7
-0.9
-0.1
1
1
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.000
.943
0.00
1.59
-1.0
-109.7
-0.9
-0.1



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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