Willie Mays was one of the best five-tool players ever to play the game. A rare combination of blistering speed and defensive prowess complemented his blend of power and accuracy at the plate.
Willie Mays defined how the game should be played and his early childlike love for baseball earned him the moniker – ‘The Say Hey Kid’.
Despite his success on the field, Mays faced relentless racism, experiencing a bit of an odd relationship with the media and fans alike.
Still to this day, Mays remains well respected as a ballplayer and to this day is considered to be one of the all-time greats.
In this piece, we examine the most essential and valuable Wille Mays baseball cards, most of which are still highly sought after among vintage sports card collectors. This piece covers Mays’ cards dating from 1951 through 1960.Read More...