Albert C. Mays
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Debut May 10, 1885
- Final Game May 2, 1890
- Born May 17, 1865 in Canal Dover, OH USA
- Died May 7, 1905 in Parkersburg, WV USA
"Hecker's 'kid', Al Mays, distinguished himself last Tuesday by disposing of the Cincinnatis by but one little hit in the game. He struck out nine." - Sporting Life, August 5, 1885 issue
Al Mays pitched six seasons in the American Association. He was the first major leaguer with the last name "Mays", to be followed by such stars as Carl Mays, Willie Mays, and Joe Mays.
His minor league career began at Oil City around 1883 and lasted through 1894. He was considered Guy Hecker's protégé with Louisville. In addition to his playing record, he umpired two American Association games in 1887.
- 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 2 (1886 & 1887)
- 300 Innings Pitched Seasons: 2 (1886 & 1887)
- 400 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1887)
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