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Willie Howard Mays Jr. nicknamed “The Say Hey Kid” is an American former professional baseball center fielder who spent his 22-season career playing for the New York/San Francisco Giants. The baseball veteran is a role model for many aspiring baseball players all around the world. The legend’s Major League Baseball career is truly one of a kind and very admirable.

Career Highlights

Willie Mays has been very successful throughout the years.

Mays’s professional baseball career began in High School, where he played briefly with the Chattanooga ChooChoos in Tennessee during the summer. Later, he joined the Birmingham Black Barons of the Negro American League. He caught the eye of the Black Baron’s manager Piper Davis in tenth grade.

Family and Personal Life

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Mays was married two times in his life. His first marriage was with Marguerite Wendell Chapman in 1956. The couple adopted a son named Michael in 1959. Unfortunately, they divorced in 1963, and his wife stayed with their son most of the time. Mays married Mae Louise Allen in 1971 and remained married until she succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease in 2013.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameMae Louise Allen (m. 1971–2013), Margherite Wendell Chapman (m. 1956)
Children/KidsYes (Michael Mays)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Willie Mays - Childhood Pics

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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameWillie Howard Mays, Jr.
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)91 years
Date of BirthMay 6, 1931
Place of BirthWestfield, Alabama, United States of America.
NationalityAmerican
Height1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches
Weight82 kg, 181 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$4 Million
OccupationFormer Professional Baseball Center Fielder

Height, Weight, and Age

Willie Mays' height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Willie Mays weighs 82 kg. Being born on May 6, 1931, translates to an age of 91 years as of todays date (July 1, 2022).

Quotes

I was very blessed with a good body. Never got hurt. Never was in the hospital. The only time I was in the hospital was when I would get exhausted a little bit, and go in for a check-up or something.

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I played with the Birmingham Black Barons. I was making 500 at 14. That was a lot of money in those days.

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Robinson was important to all blacks. To make it into the majors and to take all the name calling, he had to be something special. He had to take all this for years, not just for Jackie Robinson, but for the nation.

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When I got to professional ball I used to play 150 games every year. It depends on how many games there was.

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I would try and help everybody, because the game was so easy for me. It was just like walking in the park.

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