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Willie Mays (Baseball Hall of Famers)

by Shaun McCormack

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Published by Rosen Central .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports & Recreation - Baseball,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • 1931-,
  • African Americans,
  • Baseball players,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Mays, Willie,,
  • United States,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11428320M
    ISBN 10082393604X
    ISBN 109780823936045
    OCLC/WorldCa48661566

      "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 .

      Baseball great San Francisco Giants Willie Mays poses in in an unknown location. Mays, who turns 88 this spring, has some advice to share. “ Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Willie Mays books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

      “ Life Stories and Lessons From the Say Hey Kid” by Willie Mays and John Shea Photo: St. Martin. Reading “ Life Stories and Lessons From the Say Hey Kid,” the breezy and inspiring new book by Willie Mays and Chronicle national baseball writer John Shea, resurrected my most vivid memory of the ballplayer many consider the greatest of all time.   The real problem with Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend is Willie Mays, who authorized the book but doesn’t seem to be inside it. Unlike Hank Aaron, who began to open up to the press and fans as Author: Allen Barra.


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WILLIE MAYS, forever the youthful Say Hey Kid, was a major-league center fielder for 22 seasons with the New York Giants, San Francisco Giants and New York Mets and played for the Birmingham Black Barons in the Negro : Willie Mays, John Shea. Shea’s own assessment is based on over personal interviews and hours alone spent with Mays for the book.

Mays played from toan era of no ESPN, and one game a week of out-of. Willie Mays is arguably the greatest player in baseball history, still revered for the passion he brought to the game.

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Mays shares the record, with Hank Aaron and Stan Musial, for most All-Star Games — 24, naturally — and the book conveys how seriously he. Willie Mays is arguably the Willie Mays book player in baseball history, still revered for the passion he brought to the game. He began as a teenager in the Negro Leagues, became a cult hero in New York, and was the headliner in Major League Baseball’s bold expansion to ed on: Ma Cover art for book " Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid" by John Shea and Willie Mays.

Willie Mays and his second wife Mae, who were married 41 years until her death in   The book, by Willie Mays and John Shea, is divided into two dozen chapters, in honor of Mays’ jersey number Each memory comes with a moral: Listen to your parents. The book, scheduled for release in May, is a collection of life-learning stories gathered by Shea, who grew up watching Mays play for the Giants before covering Tony Gwynn at San Diego State and.

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Willie Mays. Position: Centerfielder Bats: Right • Throws: Rightlb (cm, 77kg). Born: May 6, in Westfield, AL us High School: Fairfield Industrial HS (Fairfield, AL) Debut: (Age d, 8,th in MLB history) vs.

PHI 5 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB. Last Game: September 9, (Age d) vs. MON 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SBBorn: The legendary Willie Mays shares the inspirations and influences responsible for guiding him on and off the field in this reflective and inspirational memoir.

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Willie Mays (right) and John Shea authored the new book “ Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid,” which is published by St. Martin’s Press and will be released Tuesday, May Photo: Brad Mangin.

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