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Willie Mays : a biography

Author: Mary Kay Linge
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Baseball's all-time greatest hitters.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Willie Mays' career bridged eras in baseball history, from the Negro Leagues to expansion to free agency. Through it all, his all-around ability and his love of the game set him apart. His career accomplishments include 660 home runs, 2 MVPs, Rookie of the Year, and the first 30-30 season. No other player is cited by so many of his peers as the best they have ever seen.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographie
Mays, Willie
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Linge, Mary Kay.
Willie Mays.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005
Named Person: Willie Mays; Willie Mays
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Kay Linge
ISBN: 031304340X 9780313043406
OCLC Number: 63823957
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 196 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Childhood --
Learning the game --
Coming up, 1950-1951 --
The big leagues, 1951 --
The army, 1952-1953 --
The championship season, 1954 --
New York life, 1955-1957 --
San Francisco, 1958-1960 --
Cheers by the Bay, 1961-1962 --
Captain Mays, 1963-1964 --
The veteran years, 1965-1971 --
Back to New York, 1972-1973 --
Full circle --
The legend of Willie Mays.
Series Title: Baseball's all-time greatest hitters.
Responsibility: Mary Kay Linge.
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