Willie Mays Speaking with The Press

(Original Caption) An aging and tired looking Willie Mays, who has announced his retirement from baseball after 23 years in the game, gestures here, as he described the single that he hit in the 12th inning of the longest World series game ever played at the Oakland Coliseum, in which the Mets beat the 1972 World Champion Oakland A's. Mays hit a single that broke a 6-6 tie in the twelfth inning by scoring a runner.
(Original Caption) An aging and tired looking Willie Mays, who has announced his retirement from baseball after 23 years in the game, gestures here, as he described the single that he hit in the 12th inning of the longest World series game ever played at the Oakland Coliseum, in which the Mets beat the 1972 World Champion Oakland A's. Mays hit a single that broke a 6-6 tie in the twelfth inning by scoring a runner.
Willie Mays Speaking with The Press
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