Sunday, October 24 2021

Ohtani joins Giants legend Mays in exclusive stat club originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

Shohei Ohtani and Willie Mays are two of the most fascinating players in baseball history. 

The “Say Hey Kid,” and the Los Angeles Angels two-way superstar now find themselves in an exclusive club together. 

Collecting his sixth triple of the season in the bottom of the first inning against the Seattle Mariners, Ohtani accomplished something only Mays had previously done. 

Ohtani is one in a million, as Mays was when he played. 

Having already been compared to all-time great Babe Ruth with his two-way ability, Ohtani is very quickly drawing comparisons to some of the game’s biggest names. 

RELATED: Giants break franchise homer record on Belt’s second of game

What’s even more impressive is that Ohtani (9-2, 3.28 ERA, 146 Ks, 123.1 IP) has put together an MVP-caliber season at the plate while also putting together a fantastic season on the mound. 

Willie Mays was not a pitcher, but if he was, it’s hard not to image that he would have been good at that as well. 

Download and follow the Giants Talk Podcast

Source: Yahoo Sports


GAME CHAT: South Florida at No. 15 BYU


Mets takeaways from Saturday's 2-1 loss to Brewers, including the bats going quiet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also

Pro Sports Media

Trending Now

Braves try to avoid repeat against hard-to-eliminate Dodgers

For a fifth time in two seasons, the Atlanta Braves will take the field knowing that one victory will launch them into their first World Series in over two decades, although on Saturday they finally will have a distinct advantage. The Braves will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday in Game 6 of […]

Read More

Braves bounce defending champs, win NL

The Braves will take on the Houston Astros in the World Series next week. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) For the first time in more than two decades, the Atlanta Braves are headed to the World Series. The Braves, thanks to another hot night from Eddie Rosario, closed out the Los Angeles Dodgers […]

Read More

Transfer news: Ricardo Pepi wanted by Liverpool, Manchester United

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. The latest Ricardo Pepi transfer news is that the USMNT teenage sensation has requested a move from FC Dallas and European giants are lining up to sign him. Get hyped, USMNT fans. [ MORE: How to watch Premier […]

Read More