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This day in baseball: Mays’s 50-homer milestone

Having already been the youngest player to hit 50 home runs in a season, accomplished in 1955, Willie Mays also became the oldest player to accomplish the feat on September 25, 1965.  Mays was 34 years old when he hit number 50 that year and would finish the season with 52.

Willie Mays, 1954 (public domain)

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