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The baseball life of Willie Mays

by Lee Greene

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Published by Scholastic Book Services in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24607150M
OCLC/WorldCa1037191

  “Willie Mays,” by James S. Hirsch (): We’re in the twilight of our time with Mays, and it’s wonderful that his story has been told so well. Use this comprehensively researched book as. Author James S. Hirsch, Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend, Authorized by Willie Mays, page Willie Mays – few names burn brighter in baseball’s collective consciousness than his. Thus the fact that a new, authorized biography of him has come out is rather noteworthy. Author James S. Hirsch has written a book based on his considerable.

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The baseball life of Willie Mays by Lee Greene Download PDF EPUB FB2

Widely regarded as the greatest all-around player in baseball history because of his unparalleled hitting, defense and baserunning, the beloved Willie Mays offers people of all ages his lifetime of experience meeting challenges with positivity, integrity and triumph in Author: Willie Mays, John Shea.

“I’m looking at my bookshelf,” said John Shea, a fine long-time baseball writer at the San Francisco Chronicle who-co-authored the book along with Mays. “There’s a whole row of Willie books.

The Baseball Life of Willie Mays Paperback – by Lee Greene (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Mass Market Paperback Reviews: 2.

Take it from a baseball fan of over 50 years and a baseball historian of some note: This is a great book and one of the best baseball biographies I've ever read. The author has done an outstanding job of capturing the essence of the man, Willie Mays, and the magnificant yet tragically flawed era, the 's and 60's, in which he by: 5.

Excerpted from the book “ Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid” by Willie Mays and John Shea. Available May 12 from St. Martin’s Press ($, pages). Reprinted with permission. “ Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid” by Willie Mays and John Shea tells the story of baseball, not only before the pandemic, but before it got too big.

Willie Mays and Chronicle baseball writer John Shea co-authored Mays’ new memoir “ Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid,” which will be released Tuesday.

When they first. True baseball fans will delight in the author's edge-of-seat game reports and picture-perfect descriptions of Mays' superlative talents This is a superb baseball book, but it's also a riveting narrative of Mays' life and times."--Seattle TimesReleased on: Ma   Mays, a Hall of Famer and time All-Star center fielder who turns 89 on May 6, collaborated on the book, telling Shea he wanted it in classrooms.

Novato baseball writer John Shea collaborated with the legendary Willie Mays on a baseball book for the ages: “ Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid.”. One of the greatest baseball players in history, Willie Mays thrilled fans over a year big league career with his powerful bat and astonishing defensive skills.

View Willie Mays's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos). Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during season Full Name: Willie Howard Mays Nicknames: Say Hey Kid.

View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject. More bio, uniform, draft, salary infoBorn:   “Baseball is his whole outlet, his way to express himself,” said John Shea, co-author of Mays’s new book, “ Life Stories and Lessons From the Say Hey Kid” and a longtime baseball.

Baseball great San Francisco Giants Willie Mays poses in in an unknown location. Mays, who turns 88 this spring, has some advice to share. William Howard "Willie" Mays, Jr. is a retired American baseball player who played the majority of his career with the New York and San Francisco Giants before finishing with the New York Mets.

Nicknamed The Say Hey Kid, Mays was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame inhis first year of eligibility/5. The Baseball Life of Willie Mays by Lee Greene and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Details: Biography on Willie Mays career in baseball.

Number Of Pages: Binding: Paperback. Languages: Rating: % positive. Willie Mays has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Willie Mays’s most popular book is Say Hey: The Autobiography of Willie Mays. 1 - Willie Mays was the number one ranked center fielder in baseball history by Bill James in The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract.

An excerpt from the write-up included this tidbit, "According to Sam Levy of the Milwaukee Journal (Baseball Digest, June, ), the Braves began scouting Willie Mays when he was fifteen years old. Willie Mays is arguably the greatest player in baseball history, still revered for the passion he brought to the game.

He began as a teenager in the Negro Leagues, became a cult hero in New York, and was the headliner in Major League Baseball's bold expansion to California. Lee Greene THE BASEBALL LIFE OF WILLIE MAYS 1st Edition 1st Printing Softcover New York Scholastic Book Serv.

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The story of Mays’s bellyache and Amalfitano’s lucky bat is one of many juicy baseball tales in ”Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend” by James S. Hirsch, to be published in February by.