Jimmy Dykes

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Birthday
10, 1896
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
DEATH DATE
Jun 15, 1976 (79)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1896
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
DEATH DATE
Jun 15, 1976 (79)

About

During his 22-year career, he collected 2,256 hits and won two World Series titles.

Before Fame

He started getting paid to play baseball for semi-pro teams in Philadelphia at age 16.

Trivia

He helped the Philadelphia Athletics win the 1929 World Series when he batted .421 in five games.

Family Life

After his first wife Mary's death, he married Mildred and together they had three children, 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Associated With

He was favored by famous manager Connie Mack because of his solid defense at third base.