SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Angel Pagan has had a little ritual involving Willie Mays at San Francisco's AT&T Park since coming to the Giants from the Mets in 2012.
"Before I go out on the field to play," Pagan said, "I go in his office and get my blessing. I shake his hand. It gives me a sense of confidence going out on the field. I have a blessing to be with the best player in history, to me.
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