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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.
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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.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Mae Louise Allen (m. 1971–2013), Margherite Wendell Chapman (m. 1956)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Michael Mays)|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Willie Howard Mays, Jr.|
|Age (as of today)||92 years|
|Date of Birth||May 6, 1931|
|Place of Birth||Westfield, Alabama, United States of America.|
|Height||1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches|
|Weight||82 kg, 181 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$4 Million|
|Occupation||Former 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 92 years as of todays date (November 18, 2023).
I think I was the best baseball player I ever saw.Willie Mays
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.Willie Mays
It’s not hard. When I’m not hitting, I don’t hit nobody. But when I’m hitting, I hit anybody.Willie Mays
Maybe I was born to play ball. Maybe I truly was.Willie Mays
When I’m not hitting, I don’t hit nobody. But, when I’m hitting, I hit anybody.Willie Mays