Willie Mays stands on deck as a photographer crouches in front of him.

SI’s Best Stories About Willie Mays

SI Staff
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The joyous Mays brought in countless fans to the sport who were attracted by his daring style of play.

Willie Mays Brought Unrivaled Style to America’s Stuffy Pastime

Tom Verducci
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San Francisco outfielder Barry Bonds is congratulated by former Giants great Willie Mays after hitting his 756th career home run in 2007.

Barry Bonds Issues Heartfelt Statement After Godfather Willie Mays Dies

Tom Dierberger
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San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays before the game in the final regular season game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Atlanta Falcons at Candlestick Park.

Baseball World Pays Tribute to the Late Willie Mays

Karl Rasmussen
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Giants legend Willie Mays speaks at the ceremony to retire the No. 25 jersey of his godson, Barry Bonds, in 2018.

Willie Mays, Baseball Hall of Famer and Giants Legend, Dies at Age 93

Tom Dierberger
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