You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
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Author Jonah Winter can't contain his enthusiasm about one of the most famous baseball players ever, in You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!, illustrated by Terry Widener. It's like listening to your grandpa tell you about his very favorite player with so much excitement that he becomes your favorite player, too. Willie Mays was playing professional ball in the Negro Leagues when he was only 15 years old, and by 1951 was signed to the New York Giants as one of the first black players in