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HOF Joe Morgan calls Santos and Wills "no brainers" for Hall of Fame
Santo's Hall of Fame bid gets a big boost

Enshrined Morgan calls ex-Cub's candidacy a 'no-brainer'

June 24, 2008

BY GORDON WITTENMYER
gwittenmyer@suntimes.com
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13th National Veterans Golden Age Games Awards Photos
Some of the best sights from the 13th National Golden Age Games. Click to view
Former Dodger great Wills to throw ceremonial first pitch and Grammy Award winner Manilow to sing National Anthem at season opener April 2
VERO BEACH, Fla. - The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that former Dodger great Maury Wills and singing star Barry Manilow will be part of Opening Day festivities at Dodger Stadium on Monday, Apri...
A memorable opening day in L.A. Wills, Manilow highlight the festivities
There was worry before the game that a cold front might move in and put a damper on Opening Day in Los Angeles, but right before game time, the sun broke through and it ended up being a great day for...
Wills' MVP performance highlights inaugural '62 season - Don't miss this one!
It isn't hard for former Dodger standout Maury Wills to remember Dodger Stadium's first season because quite simply that 1962 campaign was not only historical, but also the best individual season of h...
Spring Training Notes Feb. 18, 2002 - Maury wins Dodgers Bunting Championship
WILLS IS STILL THE MASTER: Former Dodger great Maury Wills, who has been working with pitchers and catchers on their bunting since the start of camp and is in his second season as the organization's b...
"Who is Not in Hall and Should be," by Dave Anderson, March 13, 2002, NY Times
YOGI BERRA wasn't there, but his spirit was. Baseball's preeminent philosopher was in Florida as a Yankees instructor. But at yesterday's preview of the "Baseball as America" exhibit, which opens Satu...
Fans select Wills as Most Exciting Player
LOS ANGELES - All-star shortstop Maury Wills, who electrified Los Angeles Dodger fans with his baserunning antics, has been chosen as the Most Exciting Player in Dodger Stadium history in the third in...
"Thou shalt not steal," by John Shea, June 15, 2003
As homers rise, stolen bases fall, but Wills says they're still vital

As baseball evolved, so did Barry Bonds. The sport once put more emphasis on the running game but is now more about power,...
2nd Annual Maury Wills Invitational Tournament from dcbaseball.org. Sunday April 4th was declared "Maury Wills Day" in the District of Columbia by proclamation of the DC City Council.
LA Dodger great MAURY WILLS to inaugurate the 2004 Maury Wills Invitational Tournament, hosted by Cardozo Senior High School Baseball Program and dcbaseball.org.

Baseball is back in the ci...
Dodgers Great Wills Comes Back to Help
By Akeya Dickson, Special thanks to The Washington Post

Sunday, April 4, 2004; Page E08

Maury Wills first dreamed of playing major league baseball after meeting Jerry Priddy of...
Article from Beckett.com about Maury's visit to Donruss Trading Cards headquarters
Taken from an article on Beckett.com August 2004

Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Maury Wills visited the Donruss Trading Cards' headquarters in Arlington, Texas, recen...
Wills speaks on getting life back
By ANGEL H. VERDEJO
FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM STAFF WRITER
http://www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/sports/baseball/14705808.htm

Former Dodgers All-Star and Fort Worth Cat Maury Wills tells his ...
Justice for a Thief - A Case for Maury Wills
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS ? Feb. 07, 2007

Forum Column

By Andrew J. Guilford

Two score and seven years ago, Maurice Morning Wills brought to baseball a new strategy,...
Wills' exploits changed the game Quintessential leadoff hitter sparked Dodgers offense
By Justice B. Hill / MLB.com<Click to view
Waiting for Cooperstown - Baseball's Veterans (1901-1972) and the Hall of Fame
A book by Sam Reich

Maury Wills, SS
Played from 1959 - 1972 predominantly for the Dodgers
    Changed the game by revitalizing the tactic of stealing bases
  • Had more career SB (5...
STEAL CURTAIN - Ex-Dodger Wills can't stand sight of Roberts in Giants' uniform
(03-14) 04:00 PDT Scottsdale, Ariz. -- Dave Roberts hosted an offseason fundraiser at his old high school north of San Diego and invited Dodgers legend Maury Wills as the keynote speaker.

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Former Dodger great Wills to throw ceremonial...
 
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Did you know Maury

-was the first person to steal over 100 bases in a season, with 104 in 1962

-was the 1961 & 1962 winner of the Gold Glove Award

-was the 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, & 1965 leader in stolen bases

-was the 1962 National League Most Valuable Player