Mets to retire No. 24 jersey

Mets to retire No. 24 jersey formerly worn by Hall of Famer Willie Mays

Mays spent his final two MLB seasons with the Mets, making the All-Star team as a 42-year-old in 1973

Mays is best known, of course, for his time as a member of the Giants organization.

He spent 21 of his 23 seasons in Major League Baseball with that organization.

Mays' connection to those New York Giants later paved the way for him to finish his career as a member of the Mets