Social media reaction to death of baseball legend Willie Mays

Baseball legend Willie Mays died on Tuesday at the age of 93. The electrifying “Say Hey Kid” with the singular combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball’s greatest and most beloved players.

Mays’ family and the San Francisco Giants jointly announced Tuesday night he had died earlier in the afternoon.

Here’s some of how the baseball world and beyond reacted to the news.