|Willie Mays stoped by 49ers practice Wednesday, spoke to the players and signed autographs. Here Mays last year at a Giants game on his 80th birthday. (US Presswire)|
Last week, it was Hall of Fame RB Jim Brown, Wednesday it was another Hall of Famer visiting the 49ers -- legendary Giants outfielder, Willie Mays.
Mays reportedly spoke to the team near the end of practice and signed autographs.
Owner Jed York and several 49ers players took to Twitter following the visit to express their gratitute for Mays' visit.
Here are some of the reactions:
A blessed day to meet Mr. Mays himself n get an autograph baseball.— Patrick willis (@PatrickWillis52) October 4, 2012
Willie Mays autograph gloves and ball from practice today I'm so blessed! twitter.com/Boobie24Dixon/…— Anthony Dixon (@Boobie24Dixon) October 4, 2012
Felt good 2 meet a legend 2day after practice, and also got an autographed ball from Willie Mays, he is a funny guy also— Perrish Cox (@pcox16) October 4, 2012
Honored to have the great Willie Mays come to our practice and sign baseballs for us twitter.com/MMasifilo/stat…— Matthew Masifilo (@MMasifilo) October 4, 2012
Just met Willie Mays. Very pumped. For sure got an auto— Joe Staley (@jstaley74) October 3, 2012