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Willie Mays
Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, 1979
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 27 of 984 players
Mays
Willie Mays
Born: May 6, 1931 at Westfield, Ala.
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 5.11 Weight: 180

Willie Mays was the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup on May 18, 2003, November 27, 2003, February 3, 2004, February 12, 2004, February 6, 2007, February 19, 2009, May 6, 2010, October 30, 2010, and July 7, 2013.

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Non-playing roles with Mets
  • Coach 1974 - 1979

First Mets game: May 14, 1972
Last Mets game: October 16, 1973





Winner of National League Rookie of the Year award, 1951. (New York Giants)
Winner of National League Most Valuable Player award, 1954. (New York Giants)
Winner of National League Most Valuable Player award, 1965. (San Francisco Giants)

Uniform Number:24
Willie Mays also played for the following teams:
Traded by the San Francisco Giants to the New York Mets in exchange for Charlie Williams on May 11, 1972.

Announced retirement from the New York Mets on October 24, 1973.

Click the icon to see a graph of Willie Mays's batting, slugging, and on base percentages

Batting Record with New York Mets
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1972 69 195275291819435431153087.267.446.402
1973 66 2092444100625270471101172.211.344.303
2 years 135 404519619114447059022541159.238.394.352

League Championship Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1973 1 3110001000000001.333.333.333
1 year 1 3110001000000001.333.333.333

World Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1973 3 7120001001000002.286.286.286
1 year 3 7120001001000002.286.286.286

All-Star Game Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1972 1 2000000001000000.000.000.000
1973 1 1000000001000000.000.000.000
2 years 2 3000000002000000.000.000.000

Games played by position
1972: Center Field 50, Outfield 50, First Base 10, Left Field 1
1973: Center Field 45, Outfield 45, First Base 17, Right Field 9, Left Field 5

Lineup Analysis
Number of games in each batting order position in games in which Willie Mays was in the starting lineup.
Year 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th
1972 26720000000
1973 20035000000
Totals 46755000000

1973 Willie Mays
1973 Willie Mays






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