RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Willie Mays

A collection of news and information related to Willie Mays published by this site and its partners.

Top Willie Mays Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • Did Topps turn down a deal on Maury Wills because he was such a bad prospect?

     
    BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: Maury Wills was such a longshot to make it in the Major Leagues that Topps turned down the opportunity to sign him to a $5 baseball card contract. Maury Wills is a true Los Angeles Dodgers legend.......
  • Phillies nominee for Roberto Clemente Award announced

     
    The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...
  • In excitement over Giants' World Series sweep, mistakes happen

     
    I left my brain in San Francisco. That’s the only possible explanation for the egregious error I made in a story about Sunday night’s outpouring of joy in San Francisco over the Giants’ four-game sweep of the shell-shocked Detroit Tigers...
  • Marine injured in Afghanistan throws first pitch at World Series

     
    Marine Cpl. Nicholas Kimmel, who lost both legs and his left arm in Afghanistan, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday's World Series game in San Francisco: a strike....
  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • Chicago White Sox fall short, 9-5, in bid for sweep over Los Angeles Angels

    Chicago White Sox fall short, 9-5, in bid for sweep over Los Angeles Angels
    Witnessing a five-run deficit in the first two innings Thursday that included a two-out throwing error, two walks and another defensive lapse drew an unflattering comparison from White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen. "It was like a Little League game out...
  • The bible of baseball cards

    The bible of baseball cards
    Long ago, when children were allowed to wander from their parents' side for more than 15 minutes, I spent much of my free time accumulating baseball cards. After school, my buddy Adam Rogers and I would stroll to the candy store and buy multiple packs....
  • Want this fan's World Series tickets? Give Manny what for

    Want this fan's World Series tickets? Give Manny what for
    Anybody out there want my World Series tickets? For free? I've got two of them for Game 4, should the Dodgers make it through the playoffs, which begin with today's opener against the St. Louis Cardinals. I'm talking about some pretty good seats too....
  • Plumeri warmly reflects on decade

    Ten years ago to the day, and Joe Plumeri remembers as if it were yesterday. Sunny and brisk afternoon. Shiny new ballpark before him. Beloved alma mater around him. Father alongside him in spirit. A wonderful day that fell a couple of steps short of...
  • New baseball books

    New baseball books
    This year’s slew of baseball books seem to have at least one foot in the 1970s, when all but one of these writers was coming of age. Free agency and player lockouts, Astroturf and “ashtray” domes, the designated hitter and the save as...
  • Burns' 'The Tenth Inning' hits it out of the park on PBS

    Most topics can be explained in 18.5 hours, but not baseball. It's so much more than a game with a winner and loser; it's the hope, philosophy and history of a nation's spirit played out on a diamond. Persisting into the bottom of the ninth, with...