1973 HEADLINE: Willie Mays Connects For Final Home Run Of His Career, #660!!!
On this day in 1973, Willie Mays hit the final home run of his career – #660!!
At Shea Stadium, in front of a crowd of more than 36,000 fans, the New York Mets hosted the Cincinnati Reds. And in the bottom of the 4th inning, Willie Mays connected for the final home run of his amazing Hall of Fame career. It was a solo shot off of Reds’ pitcher Don Gullett. The Mets went on to lose the game 2-1.
Willie Mays had an amazing baseball career. As one of the game’s most well-rounded players of all-time, smashing home run #660 was just another in the very long list of amazing accomplishments by the ‘Say Hey Kid’!!!
Happy Anniversary, Mr. Mays!