Dodger Great Maury Wills on Swoop’s World Late Night
On Wednesday December 7, 2016 at 8pm/PST (10pm/CST, 11pm/EST) former Major League Baseball superstar and Dodger great Maury Wills. After Maury 5 time National Champion, USC legend Anthony Davis will join Swoop to discuss a variety of topics. Swoop’s World Late Night is on Wednesday’s from 8pm/PST – 11pm/PST tune in at Swoopsworld.com.
Maurice Morning “Maury” Wills is a former professional baseball player and manager. Maury played in Major Leagues primarily for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1959 through 1966 and the latter part of 1969 through 1972 as a shortstop and switch-hitter; he played for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1967 and 1968, and the Montreal Expos the first part of 1969. Wills was an essential component of the Dodgers’ championship teams in the mid-1960s, and is credited for reviving the stolen base as part of baseball strategy.
The memory of Maury Wills achieving his 104th stolen base for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1962 evokes images of an athlete extraordinaire. This outstanding achievement is only one in a long list of accomplishments that give insight into a man who is both an important athlete and a true sports personality.
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