Willie Mays: Family, Wife, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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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

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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

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. Boasting a weight of 82 kg. Being born on May 6, 1931, translates to an age of 91 years as of todays date (August 19, 2022).

Quotes

I think I was the best baseball player I ever saw.

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And my father didn’t have money for me to go to college. And at that particular time they didn’t have black quarterbacks, and I don’t think I could have made it in basketball, because I was only 5′ 11″. So I just picked baseball.

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It’s not hard. When I’m not hitting, I don’t hit nobody. But when I’m hitting, I hit anybody.

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Maybe I was born to play ball. Maybe I truly was.

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When I’m not hitting, I don’t hit nobody. But, when I’m hitting, I hit anybody.

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