Bill Dickey’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 6, 1907

Death Date

November 12, 1993

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Profession

Baseball Player

The baseball player Bill Dickey died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

MLB catcher who spent his entire 19-year career with the New York Yankees and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1954.

He played pitcher and second base in high school before being converted to a catcher in semi-pro ball.

He became manager of the New York Yankees in 1946.

Quotes

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"I loved to make a great defensive play, I'd rather do that than hit a home run."

Bill Dickey
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"I don't recall your name but you sure were a sucker for a high inside curve."

Bill Dickey
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"I like to have my hand on every single plate that goes out. It's really a good feeling when someone compliments your meal, and you had everything to do with making it. It's very rewarding."

Bill Dickey
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"A catcher must want to catch. He must make up his mind that it isn't the terrible job it is painted, and that he isn't going to say every day, 'Why, oh why with so many other positions in baseball did I take up this one.'"

Bill Dickey