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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 24: Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays (C) arrives for a ceremony where he will be presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room of the White House November 24, 2015 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama presented the medal to thirteen living and four posthumous pioneers in science, sports, public service, human rights, politics and arts, (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 24:  Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays (C) arrives for a ceremony where he will be presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room of the White House November 24, 2015 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama presented the medal to thirteen living and four posthumous pioneers in science, sports, public service, human rights, politics and arts,  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)