Willie Howard Mays
Born: May 6, 1931, Westfield, Alabama
Birmingham Black Barons (1948-1950), New York Giants (1951-1957), San Francisco Giants (1958-1972), New York Mets (1972-1973)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1979
This Day in Baseball History
On June 18, 1967, Houston Astros right-hander Don Wilson pitches the first of his two career no-hitters. The hard-throwing Wilson strikes out 15 batters in defeating Hall of Famer Phil Niekro and the Atlanta Braves, 2-0.