Maury Wills was one of the professional baseball players in the Major Leagues. He played mostly for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He attended Cardozo senior High school. While a student at Cardozo Senior High School, he participated in baseball, basketball, and football. At the age of 14, he began playing baseball on a semi-pro level. He was recognized as an All-City performer in all three of his sports during his sophomore, junior, and senior years.
He received his Cardozo degree in 1950. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950, following his high school graduation. He quickly advanced from the lower leagues to the top leagues. He competed in 83 games for the Dodgers. He played in each of the six World Series games in 1959, going 5-for-20 with one stolen base and two runs scored to help the Dodgers win. He played his last MLB game with the Los Angeles Dodgers on October 4, 1972.
He mostly played shortstop and switch-hitting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Major League Baseball from 1959 through 1966 and from the latter part of 1969 to 1972. In 1967, 1968, and the first half of 1969, he also played for the Montreal Expos and the Pittsburgh Pirates. He worked as a baseball analyst for NBC from 1973 through 1977 after he retired.
He also managed the Naranjeros de Hermosillo for four seasons in the Mexican Pacific League, a winter league, when they won the league title in 1970-1971. He was a RedHawks color analyst for KNFL up to 2017. Maury was born on October 2, 1932 in the United States of America. He died peacefully in his home on Monday, September 19, 2022.
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