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Willie Mays bought castle-like suburban home on East Coast to escape racism in San Francisco

Summary by Fox News
Willie Mays bought a 15-room mansion in a New York City suburb to escape housing discrimination in San Francisco and remained under the radar, as rumors swirled about a crumbling marriage.When the New York Giants moved to the Bay Area in 1957, buyers didn't want to sell to Mays, despite his superstar fame, because owners "stand to lose a lot if colored people move in," Mays said in an interview, according to James Hirsch's biography about Mays' …

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