NEW YORK (AP) -Willie Mays will be honored with a nationally televised tribute prior to the All-Star game in San Francisco next month.
T Park, Major League Baseball said Friday. On the morning of the All-Star game, the Hunters Point Boys and Girls club will be named after him.
Mays was an All-Star in 20 consecutive seasons from 1954-73. He played for the Giants from 1951 until he was traded to the New York Mets during the 1972 season. A 12-time Gold Glove outfielder, he is fourth with 660 home runs, 10th with 3,283 hits and 10th with 1,903 RBIs.
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