Nov 012018
 

NBCSports.com

Larry Baer shares Willie Mays, Barry Bonds' reaction to Willie McCovey's death
NBCSports.com
SAN FRANCISCO — Willie McCovey, Willie Mays and Barry Bonds gathered at AT&T Park in January to celebrate McCovey's 80th birthday. Nine months later, the Giants lost a member of their 500-home run club, and shortly after McCovey died, team …
Giants legend Willie McCovey dies at 80The Mercury News


Jon Miller recalls McCovey's bunt double to drive in Willie MaysKNBR (blog)
Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey has died at age 80Associated Press (press release) (blog)
New York Post
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Oct 252018
 

metsmerizedonline.com (press release)

Willie Mays Records Last Hit 45 Years Ago Today
metsmerizedonline.com (press release)
To most Mets fans, October 14, 1973 is best remembered for game two of the World Series against the Oakland A's, a game the Mets went on to win. But another significant event took place in that game 45 years ago: Willie Mays stroked the final hit of

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Oct 192018
 

metsmerizedonline.com (press release)

Willie Mays Records Last Hit 45 Years Ago Today
metsmerizedonline.com (press release)
To most Mets fans, October 14, 1973 is best remembered for game two of the World Series against the Oakland A's, a game the Mets went on to win. But another significant event took place in that game 45 years ago: Willie Mays stroked the final hit of

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Sep 232018
 

Passion MLB (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)

La dernière cène du Polo Grounds
Passion MLB (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)
Il y a des stades de balle historiques. Pensons au vieux Yankees Stadium, au mythique Fenway Park ou à l'extraordinaire Wrigley Field. Sur cette course liste, nous oublions souvent le Polo Grounds, une véritable cathédrale sportive imaginée par l

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Juil 312018
 

WBUR

Littlefield: Retirement Advice From Willie Mays
WBUR
As I've prepared for my retirement, I've gotten many messages from friends, former colleagues and people I've met over the years. I want to share one that arrived just this week from someone I have long admired but never actually met in person. Bill

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Juin 092018
 

Smithsonian

Even Today, Willie Mays Remains a Giant in Baseball History
Smithsonian
The most quickly-recalled memory of Willie Mays is of a catch, where the catch somehow was not the most impressive part of the play. With the score tied in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series, Mays, with his back to home plate and racing at full speed

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Mai 302018
 

Deseret News

Willie Mays gets Jimmered?; how many wins will BYU football earn next season?
Deseret News
BYU fans managed to help propel, or "Jimmer," Steve Young past Willie Mays recently. The Sportsball Cup is an online tournament featuring 32 Bay Area or sports-related people and asked readers to vote for the most popular one. Mays, the San Francisco …

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Mai 242018
 

The Mercury News

From the archives: Giants icon Willie Mays turns 75, but forever young in a child's eyes
The Mercury News
(This column was originally published in the Contra Costa Times on May 6, 2006.) Willie Mays turns 75 today, which is difficult to believe given that I'm still 11 myself. Willie doesn't know it, but he and I go way back. Probably the way he goes way

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Fév 092018
 

Les Giants retireront le no 25 de Bonds
Métro Montréal
Les Giants ont dévoilé leurs plans mardi. Au cours de cette cérémonie du 11 août prochain, le septuple récipiendaire du titre de joueur par excellence de la Nationale deviendra le 12e joueur des Giants de New York ou San Francisco dont le numéro sera

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Déc 162017
 

SFGate

Willie Mays pens heartfelt tribute to friend Ed Lee: 'I will miss him'
SFGate
Willie Mays was close with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who died early Tuesday morning. Last year, on Mays' 85th birthday, Lee oversaw the dedication of a cable car to the Giants' legend. Tuesday, Mays wrote the following: I can't believe that Ed Lee is
Ed Lee — a mayor who got things doneSan Francisco Chronicle



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Nov 292017
 

Le Droit – Groupe Capitales Médias

Hal Lanier fidèle au poste en 2018
Le Droit – Groupe Capitales Médias
Je suis né l'année de son premier championnat et à 9-10 ans, quand il jouait pour les Giants de New York, il est arrivé un voltigeur de centre nommé Willie Mays! Souvent, avant les matches, il venait chercher des jeunes comme moi pour qu'on se lance la …

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Sep 212017
 

ESPN (blog)

Looking back on Willie Mays' and Frank Robinson's 500th career HRs
ESPN (blog)
Five players hit their 500th career home runs this week: David Ortiz, Willie Mays, Frank Robinson, Jim Thome and Reggie Jackson. Mays and Robinson each hit his landmark homer on Sept. 13. Mays did it in 1965, and Robinson did it in 1971. Willie Mays.

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Sep 072017
 

RDS

MLB : J.D. Martinez ajoute son nom à une liste prestigieuse incluant …
RDS
Les membres du Temple de la renommée du baseball Willie Mays, Lou Gehrig et Mike Schmidt l'ont fait, tout comme les étoiles Josh Hamilton, Carlos Delgado …

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Août 182017
 

AL.com

Bo Jackson No. 25, Willie Mays No. 4 in 50 Greatest Black Athletes ranking
AL.com
The other Alabama athletes on the list included Willie Mays at No. 4, Jesse Owens at No. 5, Hank Aaron at No. 7, Satchel Paige at No. 18, Joe Louis at No. 23 and Carl Lewis at No. 32. A Westfield native, Mays is a member of the National Baseball Hall

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Juin 302017
 

AL.com

Auction bids for Willie Mays' jersey nearing $ 100000
AL.com
One of the centerpiece items offered during the Lelands Invitational Auction is a jersey worn by Alabama native Willie Mays during his final game with the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds. The jersey is signed by Mays. Mays was the star center

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Mai 172017
 

San Francisco Chronicle

A Willie Mays, Buster Posey connection – San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle
Fifty-four years before Buster Posey's walk-off homer in the 17th inning came Willie Mays' walk-off homer in the 16th inning, both long nights ending on majestic, …

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Mar 062017
 

Newsday

Willie Mays, still a much-welcomed presence at Giants camp …
Newsday
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The eyes aren't what they used to be, which is understandable, and to Willie Mays understandably frustrating. “I can't see the ball,”

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Fév 082017
 

The Mercury News

Rickey Henderson, 'Willie Mays of the A's,' sees team giving Oakland a boost
The Mercury News
“It's a good thing; Rickey is the Willie Mays of the A's,” Hall of Fame reliever Eckersley said. “He tops everybody you associate with the A's. Rickey is the guy. He's the greatest player I ever played with.” Henderson and Kaval have known each other

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Jan 172017
 

Yahoo Sports

Jersey Fouls of the Week: Outdoor blunders; Willie Mays of the Rangers
Yahoo Sports
Fans pack giant stadiums with all sorts of interesting, and hilarious, jerseys that almost always seem to get photographed and sent to us. This past week was no different as the Centennial Classic between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings

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