Today we celebrate the birthday boy, Willie Mays! The Say Hey Kid turns 89 today. One of the greatest players in MLB history, generally regarded as a Top 3 Player ever, he was born on this day in 1931 in Alabama.
Mays hit 660 home runs during his Hall of Fame career. He is responsible for one of the most iconic plays in baseball history “The Catch”! Mays was a true 5-tool player as he led the league in homers four-times and stolen bases four-times. He finished his career with as a two-time MVP, 24-time All Star and 12-time Gold Glove winner.