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In one of the most iconic plays in baseball history, Giants outfielder Willie Mays chases down a long fly ball during Game 1 of the 1954 World Series. The catch secured a Giants 5-2 victory on their way to a World Series sweep. (AP)  

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In one of the most iconic plays in baseball history, Giants outfielder Willie Mays chases down a long fly ball during Game 1 of the 1954 World Series. The catch secured a Giants 5-2 victory on their way to a World Series sweep. (AP)  
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Willie Mays and Stan Musial pose together at the 1958 All-Star game. (AP)

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Willie Mays and Stan Musial pose together at the 1958 All-Star game. (AP)
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John F. Kennedy, Jr. and Willie Mays pose for a photo at Shea Stadium in 1972. Mays is celebrating his 81st birthday on Sunday.  (Jerry Siskind/Getty Images)

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John F. Kennedy, Jr. and Willie Mays pose for a photo at Shea Stadium in 1972. Mays is celebrating his 81st birthday on Sunday.  (Jerry Siskind/Getty Images)
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Willie Mays makes his iconic over-the-shoulder catch deep in center during the eighth inning of Game 1 of the 1954 World Series. The catch preserved a 2-2 tie and allowed the Giants, who swept the series, to win the game in the 10th inning. (Frank Hurley/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

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Willie Mays makes his iconic over-the-shoulder catch deep in center during the eighth inning of Game 1 of the 1954 World Series. The catch preserved a 2-2 tie and allowed the Giants, who swept the series, to win the game in the 10th inning. (Frank Hurley/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
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