Don Drysdale cause of death

Don Drysdale’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) July 23, 1936

Death Date July 3, 1993

Age of Death 56 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Baseball Player

The baseball player Don Drysdale died at the age of 56. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hall of Fame Dodgers pitcher who once threw six shutouts in a row. He was selected to 9 All-Star games, helped lead the Dodgers to 3 World Series Championships and won the 1962 Cy Young Award.

He was classmates with Robert Redford, while attending Van Nuys High School.

After retiring, he became a sports broadcaster on radio and TV.

Personal Life

He remained married to Ann Meyers until his death, and together, the couple had three children.

His 1959 World Series Champion Dodgers team was coached by former Dodgers shortstop Pee Wee Reese.

How did Don Drysdale die?

Drysdale was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984 and, the same year, had his number 53 retired by the Los Angeles Dodgers. After his playing career ended in 1969, Drysdale became a radio and television broadcaster until his sudden death from a heart attack in 1993.