Willie Mays hits HR 512 5/4/66

OTD in 1966, Willie Mays hit career HR #512 to pass Mel Ott on the all-time list.

(Original Caption) Willie Mays and his happy boss Horace Stoneham of the San Francisco Giants scan the headlines in the San Francisco Chronicle bannering Willie’s 512th home run which set a new National League record. Mays was suiting up for the Giants’ game against the Dodgers.