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Tuesday, 01 December 2015

MaysMays, Berra Named Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

An article by Yahoo! Sports

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday named Major League Baseball Hall of Famers Willie Mays and Yogi Berra recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.

Mays, 84, played 22 years in the majors, won two National League most valuable player awards and retired after the 1973 season with 660 home runs, the fifth most of all-time.

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