The 1955 Mays high number is as stunning as it is hard to obtain at the highest grades. The ’55 Mays is also historically significant because it would mark the first time Mays would hit over 50 home runs. Coming off of an MVP year in 1954, Giants fans were unsure what “The Say Hey Kid” could do to top his 1954 Batting Championship. The faithful of the Polo Grounds got their answer. And they were far from disappointed. Home run title. World Championship. Case closed.