Eddie Sachs

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Birthday
28, 1927
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
May 30, 1964 (37)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1927
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
May 30, 1964 (37)

About

United States Auto Club racer who died when he crashed into Dave MacDonald's burning car on the second lap of the 1964 Indianapolis 500.

Before Fame

He made his Indy 500 debut in 1957.

Trivia

An inductee of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame, he is famous for coining the phrase, "if you can't win, be spectacular."

Family Life

He was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Associated With

His best Indy 500 was in 1961, when he finished second behind A.J. Foyt.