LA Dodgers legend Maury Wills has died aged 89 in tribute to the seven-time All-Star

Legendary MLB star Maury Wills has passed away at the age of 89.

The former LA Dodgers shortstop was known for spearheading the base-stealing revolution of the 1960s.

Wills enjoyed a thirteen-year career in MLB

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Wills enjoyed a thirteen-year career in MLBPhoto credit: Getty Images – Getty

Wills was named MVP in 1962 and was a seven-time All-Star who won three World Series with the Dodgers.

In all, he spent ten seasons in Los Angeles in two post-spell stints with Pittsburgh Pirates and Montreal Expos.

After retiring in 1972, he went into management and had a brief stint with the Seattle Mariners.

A brief statement from the Dodgers said: “The Los Angeles Dodgers are saddened by the passing of Dodger legend Maury Wills.

“Our thoughts are with Wills’ family, teammates and friends.”

So far, no cause of death has been announced.

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