Dixie Walker

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Birthday
24, 1910
Birthplace
Villa Rica, GA
Death Date
May 17, 1982 (71)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1910
Birthplace
Villa Rica, GA
Death Date
May 17, 1982 (71)

About

Five-time All-Star who rose to fame in the 1940s with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Before Fame

He was originally looked upon as a possible successor to Babe Ruth for the New York Yankees.

Trivia

He is the only player in baseball history who could count both Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson as teammates.

Family Life

He had a daughter named Susan with his wife Estelle.

Associated With

He won the National League batting title in 1944, beating out Hall of Famer Stan Musial.