Maury Wills was known to be a former baseball player and manager. At Cardozo Senior High School, he played football, basketball, and baseball before turning pro at the age of 14. In his sophomore, junior, and senior years, he was recognized as an All-City performer in each of the three sports. In 1950, he received his Cardozo diploma. Following his high school graduation in 1950, he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
From the minor levels to the main leagues, he received a quick promotion. For the Dodgers, he appeared in 83 contests. He participated in all six games of the 1959 World Series for the Dodgers, hitting 5-for-20 with one stolen base and two runs. On October 4, 1972, he made his final MLB appearance for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
He was primarily a shortstop and switch-hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Major League Baseball from 1959 through 1966 and from the second half of 1969 through 1972. He also played for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1967 and 1968 and the Montreal Expos in the first half of 1969.
He worked for NBC from 1973 through 1977 as a baseball analyst after retirement. He also served as manager for four seasons in the Mexican Pacific League, a winter league, where he guided the Naranjeros de Hermosillo to the league’s 1970–1971 season championship. Up until 2017, he worked as the RedHawks’ KNFL radio color analyst.
Who is Maury Wills’ Wife Angela George?
Maury Wills was married to Angela George before settling with Carla. Details of their marriage and divorce is unknown as the former baseball player never revealed such information.