Willie McGee played professional baseball from 1977 to 1999. He made his major league debut with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1982. McGee played for the Cardinals, the Oakland Athletics, the San Francisco Giants, and the Boston Red Sox during his major league career.
Below is a summary of McGee's career statistics from Baseball Reference:
|WAR||Wins Above Replacement||34.2|
|RBI||Runs Batted In||856|
|OPS||On-base Plus Slugging||0.729|
Among the highlights of McGee's career was his performance for the Cardinals in Game 3 of the 1982 World Series. His accomplishments included the following:
- Two home runs.
- A game-saving center-field catch.
That catch would otherwise have been a ninth-inning home run for Gorman Thomas of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cardinals won the game 6 runs to 2 and the Series 4 games to 3.
Today McGee works as a coach for the St. Louis Cardinals organization.