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261 WILLIE HOWARD MAYS, JR. Outfield: New York Giants Home: Fairfield, Ala. Born: May 6, 1931, Westfield, Ala. Eyes: Brown Hair: Black Ht.: 5'101/2" Wt.: 170 Bats: Right Throws: Right Voted the National League Rookie of The Year in 1951, Willie was only 20 years old when he came up. He broke into pro ball with Trenton in '50 and batted .353. With Minneapolis at the start of the '51 season, Willie hit .477 in 35 games and the the Giants called him up. His first Big League hit was a Home Run. A naturally great fielder, Willie went into the Army in May, 1952. MAJOR AND MINOR LEAGUE BATTING RECORDS FIELDING RECORDS [[12 columned table]] |---|Games|At Bat|Runs|Hits|Home Runs|RBI|Batting Average|Putouts|Assists|Errors|Field Avg. |*PAST YEAR|121|464|59|127|20|68|.274|353|12|9|.976| |**LIFETIME|116|455|88|178|12|85|.391|310|22|6|.982| *Record with New York Giants **Minor League Lifetime Record ©T. C. G. TOPPS BASEBALL PRTD. IN U.S.A.
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