Is Mays now the Greatest Living Player?

Willie Mays, Hank Aaron and Stan Musial now lead the list of Greatest Living Players.

Originally Published: July 5, 2002
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

He was more than a man with the prettiest numbers of all time. Ted Williams was a man with an aura.

Once the great DiMaggio died, Ted Williams seemed to inherit that aura -- America's Greatest Living Player. And he wore it like the golden crown it was.

There was something in the way he moved, something in the way he spoke about his sport, something in the way people reacted when he walked through the ballpark gates, that gave Ted Williams that Greatest Living Player glow, whether he ...

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