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Willie Mays (1931-2024)


Estil

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4 hours ago, Tulpa said:

Also surprised Estil didn't post Centerfield by Fogerty. It would be on brand since it makes an oblique mention of Willie. 😛 

As Casey Kasem would say, Tulpa, here is your request and dedication:

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4 hours ago, Estil said:

As Casey Kasem would say, Tulpa, here is your request and dedication:

And yet you couldn't post the video of The Catch that made him a legend? 😛

 

Fun fact: That hit would have been a home run in most ballparks, but the Polo Grounds had a huge center field depth that allowed Willie to catch it.

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5 hours ago, Tulpa said:

And yet you couldn't post the video of The Catch that made him a legend? 😛

Fun fact: That hit would have been a home run in most ballparks, but the Polo Grounds had a huge center field depth that allowed Willie to catch it.

Well everyone already knew about that!  But how many know that when Bobby Thompson hit that famous home run in 1951...waiting on deck was a 20-21 rookie outfielder named Willie Mays?

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19 hours ago, Estil said:

Well everyone already knew about that!  But how many know that when Bobby Thompson hit that famous home run in 1951...waiting on deck was a 20-21 rookie outfielder named Willie Mays?

You are the king of tangentially related trivia. 😛

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