One of the earliest and most popular articles we had on the WNP Web site was about the struggles San Francisco Giant great Willie Mays had purchasing a house in this famously liberal city when the team moved west from New York. A black man, even a famous, rich one, wasn’t welcome as a neighbor in certain streets.
Now Alex Cherian, archivist at San Francisco State’s SF Bay Area TV Archive has made us aware of a 1957 interview with Mr. Mays about the well-publicized issue:
Amazing, isn’t it?
Thanks to Mr. Cherian and the archive for posting this.
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