Willie Mays Jr.

Baseball Player

Family:

Father: Willie Mays Sr., Godchild: Barrie Bonds, and Mother: Ann Mays

Education:

Fairfield Industrial High School

Jobs Held:

Iron worker, "Negro League" Baseball, ( Birmingham Black Barons) and MLB Baseball (NY Giants, San Francisco Giants, and NY Mets)

3 Interesting Facts:

God Father of Barrie Bonds, (Holds the standing record for Most Career Home Runs) Isiah Washington Played him in "The Spirit of The Game," and He served in the U.S Military ( In the Korean War 1952-1953)

Awards/Recognition:

12 Golden Gloves, 4th best Career Home Run record, 4 time Stealing contest Champion, and Rookie of the Year.

Age:

83 Years Old

Favorite Quotation:

"I don't rate 'em I just catch 'em."

Importance/Impact

He proved once and for all that not just white boys can play baseball.

More Info/Sources

For More info Click the Following links:

History.com

Biography.com

Factmonster.com

Infoplease.com