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Willie Mays As A Met Quiz

On this day in 1973, Willie Mays, while playing for the New York Mets, hit the final home run of his career (No. 660) off Don Gullett of the Cincinnati Reds at Shea Stadium. So the Wednesday quiz will be all about the Say Hey Kid's time with the Amazin's. The answers will be posted on Thursday.

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1. Who did the Mets send to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for Mays on May 11, 1972?

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2. Who was the Mets owner, who had previously been a minority owner of the New York (baseball) Giants, who was instrumental in bringing Mays back to New York?

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3. In his first game as a Met, on May 14, 1972, Mays hit the go-ahead home run in the Mets' win over which team?

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4. Besides center field, what other position did he play for the Mets?

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5. After he retired, Mays remained with the Mets as a coach and taught his famous basket catch to which Met center fielder?

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