In Game 1 of the World Series, Willie Mays make his great catch on Vic Wertz in the Polo Grounds. The Giants defeat the Indians, 5-2, in 10 innings.
The Giants' Willie Mays hits his 600th home run; only Babe Ruth had reached the milestone previously.
Willie Mays hits his 500th home run as the Giants beat the Astros, 5-1, in Houston. Exactly six years later, the Orioles' Frank Robinson hits homers 499 and 500 in a doubleheader split against the Tigers in Baltimore.
Willie Mays takes sole possession of second place on the all-time home run list with 535 after his fourth-inning blast off Ray Washburn in the Giants' 4-3 win over the Cardinals in San Francisco.
The Giants' Juan Marichal outduels the Braves' Warren Spahn, 1-0, in 16 innings at Candlestick Park, getting the victory on Willie Mays' homer.
Willie Mays becomes the National League's all-time home run leader with No. 512, off the Dodgers' Claude Osteen, in the Giants' 6-1 victory at San Francisco.
Willie Mays, the two-time MVP who hit 660 home runs and won 12 Gold Gloves, will be profiled on SportsCentury: Willie Mays Monday at 4 pm ET.