Willie Mays

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Willie Mays

Willie Howard Mays Jr. (born May 6, 1931), nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid", is an American former professional baseball center fielder, who spent almost all of his 22-season Major League Baseball (MLB) career playing for the New York/San Francisco Giants, before finishing with the New York Mets. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Willie Mays has received more than 2,377,327 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13th most popular baseball player.

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  • 2.4M

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  • 47.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among baseball players, Willie Mays ranks 14 out of 36Before him are Ty Cobb, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Yogi Berra, Roberto Clemente, and Sandy Koufax. After him are Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, Nolan Ryan, Walter Johnson, Stan Musial, and Roger Maris.

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Among people born in 1931, Willie Mays ranks 236Before him are Peter Armbruster, Redha Malek, Vizma Belševica, Klaus Rifbjerg, Jean Béliveau, and Paavo Haavikko. After him are Phil Woods, Mordecai Richler, Jerry Van Dyke, Gordon Willis, Michel Deville, and Kenny Burrell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Willie Mays ranks 4,526 out of 12,171Before him are Mark St. John (1956), Quanah Parker (1845), Vanilla Ice (1967), Margaret Dumont (1882), Eugene Parker (1927), and Gary Gygax (1938). After him are John Wesley Shipp (1955), Thomas Sowell (1930), Jimmie Rodgers (1897), Gus Hall (1910), Gilbert Gottfried (1955), and Larry Coryell (1943).