He made an amazing over-the-shoulder catch of a shot hit by Cleveland Indians first baseman Vic Wertz.
It would have likely been a triple or even an inside of the park depending on how the ball bounced around in deep centerfield. Instead, it was a long out!
"The catch" started the legend of Willie Mays, from playing defense to being perhaps the most complete player ever.
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