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The Catch: Willie Mays' over-the-shoulder grab in the 1954 World Series 'wasn't no lucky catch'

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CORRECTION Obit Willie Mays Baseball
June 19, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie Mays raced at top speed toward the center-field wall at the spacious Polo Grounds and somehow managed to track down and corral a fast-traveling ball with an over-the-shoulder catch that became the most iconic moment in the Hall of Famer’s decorated career that featured 660 home runs.

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