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'...Maybe I'll Cry Tomorrow' By Phil Pepe; Harrelson: We Came This Close By Dave Hirs


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What an excellent player the Say Hey Kid (Mr. Willie Mays) was - and he finished his career back in New York as a Met:

 

Story from the Daily News Friday October 5, 1973: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/1973/Say_Hey_Kid_Says_Goodbye.html

 

And The Say Hey Kid went out the same way he came in back in 1951: On a World Series team:

 

Story from the Daily News Monday October 22, 1973: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/1973/No_Joy_in_Flushing_Amazins_Fall_Short.html

 

His manager in 1951 was the manager of the Astros in 1973 and he, too, also retired after that season: Mr. Leo (The Lip) Durocher.

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