Willie Mays Speaker Profile
Hall Of Fame Outfielder for the San Francisco Giants
Willie Mays Biography
One of the greatest players to ever play the game ofbaseball, Willie Mays was born May 6, 1931 and played the majority of his majorleague career with the New York and San Francisco Giants before finishing withthe New York Mets. Nicknamed The Say Hey Kid, Mays was elected to the BaseballHall of Fame in 1979, his first year of eligibility. Most baseball fans andhistorians agree that Mays was the greatest all-around baseball player to haveplayed in the Major Leagues.
Mays won two MVP awards and tied Stan Musial's record with24 appearances in the All-Star Game. Mays ended his career with 660 home runs,third at the time of his retirement, and currently fourth all-time. Anoutstanding center fielder, he won a record-tying twelve Gold Gloves startingthe year the award was introduced six seasons into his career.
In 1999, Mays placed second on The Sporting News' List ofthe 100 Greatest Baseball Players, making him the highest-ranking livingplayer. Later that year, he was also elected to the Major League BaseballAll-Century Team. Mays is one of five NL players to have eight consecutive100-RBI seasons, along with Mel Ott, Sammy Sosa, Chipper Jones and AlbertPujols. Mays hit 50 or more home runs in both 1955 and 1965. This time spanrepresents the longest stretch between 50 plus home run seasons for any playerin Major League Baseball history.
Willie Mays Hiring and Booking InformationPopular baseball players such as a Willie Mays have made the national past time what it is today. The booking agents at AthletePromotions can assist with Willie Mays appearances or speaking engagements from current and retired legends. We have years of experience in booking the boys of summer for autograph signings as well as keynote speeches. Booking a baseball speaker like Willie Mays is not a hard process. Our agents can provide availability, fees and all costs associated in bringing out a successful baseball star to your next corporate event. Our team will find Willie Mays’s agent to make this booking happen. A Willie Mays appearance will add energy to your upcoming event and reward employees, customers and clients. Most likely, baseball fans and corporations can find Willie Mays's official website, charity involvement, Twitter account, representation, publicist and management info at www.Willie Mays.com.
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Posted on 18 November 2014 | 9:20 pm
Major League legend Willie Mays has been named the keynote speaker for the annual Champion Honors Luncheon on January 14, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa in Indian Wells, California. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by Mays' speech. The cost to attend the event is $100 per person and there are 700 seats available with proceeds going to benefit the Barbara Sinatra...[Read More]
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