Saturday, May 3, 2014

Willie McCovey

On this date in 1980, Willie McCovey hits his 521st, and final, career home run. His shot ties him with Ted Williams on the all-time list.

"Guys used to kid Don Drysdale about McCovey. Willie was the one guy Don was reluctant to face. In four and a half years I played with Don, I think McCovey was the only player he was afraid of physically." - Don Sutton

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