Dave May

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Inducted

This former William Penn High School athlete had a 16-year professional baseball career. He played in 1,253 major league games, a Delaware record, including stints with Baltimore, Atlanta,
Milwaukee, Texas and Pittsburgh. As an outfielder, his batting average was .251 and he hit 96 home runs. He played in the 1969 World Series with the Baltimore Orioles and the 1973 All-Star Game. That
year, playing for Milwaukee, he tied for the American League total-bases title with 295, hit .303 and had 25 HR’s and 93 RBI’S. In 1974 Milwaukee traded Dave to the Atlanta Braves for Hank Aaron, who
went on to break Babe Ruth’s All-time career home record. His last major-league season was 1978 with Milwaukee and Pittsburgh.

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