Athletes, notable figures react to death of San Francisco Giants legend Willie McCovey

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As the sports world mourns the loss of Giants great Willie McCovey, athletes and other notable figures are sharing their memories of the Hall of Famer. (AP Photo)

Reactions are pouring in after the San Francisco Giants announced that Hall of Famer Willie McCovey passed away at age 80. Share your memories of the legend here.

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed released the following statement: "Willie McCovey brought joy to so many San Franciscans through his years on the field and his dedication to our city. He was one of the greatest baseball players of all-time and also the quintessential San Francisco Giant. There's a reason the Giants give an award every year in his name - the Willie Mac Award goes to the player who exemplifies what it means to be a great teammate on and off the field. He was a man of incredible warmth, humility, and kindness, and San Francisco will miss him. We will be lighting City Hall orange in honor of a true San Francisco legend."

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