Willie Mays was born on May 6, 1931.

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Mays made his Major League Debut for the New York Giants on May 25, 1951. His first baseball card was part of the 1951 Bowman set:

1951 Bowman Willie Mays

Mays' final regular-season game came with the New York Mets on September 9, 1973. He also played in four games for the Mets in the 1973 NLCS and World Series.

The final regular-issue Mays card was part of the 1973 Topps set:

1973 Topps Willie Mays