Willie Mays

Larry Baer of the San Francisco Giants presents Willie Mays with a World Series Ring during the San Francisco Giants 2014 World Series Ring ceremony before the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park on April 18, 2015 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ben Margot - Pool/Getty Images)

Happy Birthday To ‘The Say Hey Kid': Willie Mays’ Top 5 Moments

Today, the Say Hey Kid turns 84 years old. Let’s take a look at his best moments.

05/06/2015

Alex Rodriquez Home Run

Say Hey Rod: Alex Rodriguez Matches Willie Mays Milestone With Homer 660

Rodriguez connected off Junichi Tazawa of the Boston Red Sox in the 8th inning Friday night to reach the milestone with his 6th home run in a successful return from a yearlong drug suspension.

05/01/2015

San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds (L) laughs with godfather and Giants legend Willie Mays as Mays was introduced during the Giants Opening Day against the San Diego Padres 05 April 2002 in San Francisco, California. Bonds is the homerun season record holder for 73 homeruns. AFP PHOTO/John G. MABANGLO (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Modern Stats Show Bonds, Mays Among 5 Most Valuable MLB Players Ever

The Bay Area is the epicenter of the sabermetrics boom, thanks largely to the Billy Beane ‘Moneyball’ movement in Oakland. However, the one of the most popular stats in modern baseball – Wins Above Replacement – suggests that two of the all-time greats played across the bay in San Francisco.

02/05/2015

Willie Mays speaks at a ceremony for his 80th birthday before the San Francisco Giants against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park on May 6, 2011 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Wife Of Giants Legend Willie Mays Dies At 74

The wife of Hall of Famer Willie Mays, Mae Louise Allen Mays, has died. She was 74.

04/19/2013

Melky Cabrera #53 of the San Francisco Giants hits a single in the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park on May 29, 2012. This was Cabrera's 50th hit in May that set a new San Francisco Giants record for the most hits in the month of May. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Cabrera Gets 50th Hit In May, Giants Defeat D-Backs

Melky Cabrera got his 50th hit of the month to spark the go-ahead rally and Buster Posey drove in a pair of runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 3-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

05/29/2012

Hall of Fame Giant Willie Mays

Willie Mays Among Sports Greats Honored For Preventing Domestic Violence

Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays, four-time World Series winner Joe Torre and boxing champion Sergio Martinez were honored Thursday for their years of work helping to stop domestic violence.

04/12/2012

Willie Mays speaks at a ceremony for his 80th birthday before the San Francisco Giants against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park on May 6, 2011 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Say Hey! Willie Mays Celebrates 80th Birthday

The San Francisco Giants honored Willie Mays on his 80th birthday Friday night with a ceremony befitting a baseball legend.

CBS San Francisco–05/06/2011

Willie Mays, center, visits PS 46 in Harlem, next to the site of the former Polo Grounds, where the new York Giants played before moving to San Francisco in 1958, on Jan. 21, 2011 in New York City. (Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Mays, Giants World Series Trophy Visit New York City

Willie Mays sat on the stage of a grade school auditorium on the site of the old Polo Grounds, addressing a room full of attentive kids.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/21/2011

Scenes from the 2010 World Series Championship Parade (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Eye On The Bay: Giants Parade Highlights – 11/3/10

We’re celebrating the San Francisco Giants! Parade highlights, inside interview with Giants great Willie Mays, and fan stories from past and present. Liam Mayclem and Brian Hackney are showing off their Giants Pride! It’s all […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010

Hall of Fame Giant Willie Mays

Mays Out Sick, Misses 1st World Series Pitch

Willie Mays was sick and missed throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the World Series opener.

CBS San Francisco–10/27/2010

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