Tag Archives | Golden Glove Award
William Howard “Willie” Mays

May 6th in African American History – William Howard “Willie” Mays

May 6, 1931 William Howard “Willie” Mays, hall of fame baseball player and “The Say Hey Kid,” was born in Westfield, Alabama. Mays began his professional baseball career in 1947 in the Negro Baseball Leagues. In 1950, Mays was signed by the New York Giants and he began his major league career in 1951. Mays […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }