Willie Howard Mays, Jr. (born May 6, 1931), nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid" is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) center fielder. He spent almost all of his 22 season career playing for the New York and San Francisco Giants before finishing with the New York Mets. His career began in 1951 and he retired in 1973.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Willie Mays article, Encyclopedia of Alabama
- May 1951: Minneapolis Tribune account of Mays' first home game as a Minneapolis Miller
- Willie Mays: Say Hey! – slideshow by Life magazine