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May 28, 1951 > New York Giants rookie Willie Mays homers off of Warren Spahn of the Boston Braves for his first Major League hit. The Say Hey Kid will go on to earn National League Rookie of the Year honors on the strength of his .274 batting average, 20 home runs and 68 RBIs.