Dodgers Great Maury Wills, Former NL MVP, Dies at 89

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Sports Illustrated

By Nick Selbe He spent 12 of his 14 big-league seasons with Los Angeles, and was a member of three World Series championship teams. The Dodgers announced icon Maury Wills, who spent 12 of 14 seasons with Los Angeles and won three World Series titles, died on Tuesday. He was 89 years old. Wills established himself as one of the best players of his generation and one of the best base-stealers of all time. He stole 104 bases in 1962, setting a new modern record for a single season. Wills was named the National League’s Most Valuable Player that year, leading the majors in games played (165) while…

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