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24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid

The legendary Willie Mays shares the inspirations and influences responsible for guiding him on and off the field in this reflective and inspirational memoir.

Widely regarded as the greatest all-around player in baseball history because of his unparalleled hitting, defense and baserunning, the beloved Willie Mays offers people of all ages his lifetime of experience meeting challenges with positivity, integrity and triumph in 24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid.

Presented in 24 chapters to correspond with his universally recognized uniform number, Willie’s memoir provides more than the story of his role in America’s pastime. This is the story of a man who values family and community, engages in charitable causes, especially involving children, and follows a philosophy that encourages hope, hard work and the fulfillment of dreams.

Audiobook available, read by Larry Herron and Julian McWilliams

24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid
by Willie Mays and John Shea

  • Publication Date: September 14, 2021
  • Genres: Memoir, Nonfiction, Sports
  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • ISBN-10: 125082835X
  • ISBN-13: 9781250828354