Willie Mays: The Loss of a True Legend

"And that’s how great he was" is how fans often conclude a description of Willie Mays. The Say Hey Kid died Tuesday at 93, a supersonic athlete who burst into the big leagues in 1951, a 24-time all-star selection and “the most well-rounded player to walk the Earth,” Tom Verducci writes. Hit, hit for power, run, field, and throw, Mays was a human highlight reel running parallel to two wars and a heated civil rights movement. Baseball mourns the loss of the perfect player, a national icon.

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