Mays; the New York Giant great centerfielder, made this
catch of the century in the 1954 World Series against
the Cleveland Indians, winners of 111 regular season
Mays caught the ball, he turned and doubled up the runner
at second base to end the inning.
was playing in his second year in the major leagues.
Millions of baseball fans watched on their new television
sets and were utterly amazed at this great play. Fans
were talking for months about this wonderful baseball
player. Baseball writers stated this young Mays was
the greatest player they had ever seen. Thanks
for the memories.
wait until your browser produces this great catch.
Tribune photos (September 30, 1954)
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