Willie McCovey


Born: 1/10/1938 in Mobile, Alabama, USA
Died: 10/31/2018
Age: 80
Cause of death: lengthy illness

Full name: Willie Lee McCovey
Nickname: Stretch
Noted For: major-league first baseman; San Francisco Giants (1959-73, 1977-80), San Diego Padres (1974-76), and Oakland Athletics (1976). 6-time All-Star, National League Rookie of the Year (1959), National League Most Valuable Player (1969). Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame (1986).

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