|Willie Mays produced 660 home runs in his 23 star-studded seasons in the National League. A .302 life-time hitter with 338 career stolen bases, Willie indeed was one who could do it all. A superb centerfielder with a gifted throwing arm, Mays also played first base, a position he assumed in the twilight of his amazing career.
Mays twice hit 50 homers and four times bopped 40 or more, he drove in 100 runs for eight straight seasons 1959 through 1966.
In 17 years he hit 20 or more homers and twice had three in one game. On April 30, 1961 at Milwaukee, Willie hammered four in one game. Mays was the NL's MVP in 1954 and again in 1965. In 1979, he was Voted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. 'The Home Run