Great Dodger Maury Wills passes away aged 89

All-Star shortstop and seven-time Los Angeles Dodgers legend At his Arizona home, Maury Wills passed away on Monday evening. He was 89.

Wills was well-known for his ability to steal bases; he set a modern-era record by being the first player to steal 100 bases in a single season.

From 1960 until 1965, he topped the National League in stolen bases each year.

In 1962, Wills was named the National League MVP. In that year, he stole 104 bases, breaking Ty Cobb's previous record of 96 established in 1915.

In 1961 and 1962, he was the Gold Glove winner. Wills participated in 364 games at third base, where he also played.

Wills played in 1,942 games and concluded his career with 2,134 hits, 586 stolen bases, and a batting average of.281 in 14 MLB seasons


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