Synopses & Reviews
Known as the "Say Hey Kid", Willie Mays started off playing baseball in sandlots but grew up to become a baseball legend. When he joined the New York Giants, black players were still uncommon. But Willie Mays proved that baseball was just as much his sport as anyone's. His famous catches, amazing throwing arm, and record-setting home-run average propelled Mays to the top of the league, and then on to the Baseball Hall of Fame. This rhyming, rhythmic text chronicles Mays's incredible baseball career, and will appeal to baseball fans of all ages.