Bill Dickey (William Malcolm Dickey)

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Bastrop, Louisiana, USA
Perhaps the best major league catcher of the 1930s, Bill Dickey caught for the New York Yankees during the transition from the Babe Ruth/Lou Gehrig era to the Joe DiMaggio era. He was strong and composed at bat and behind the plate. In the 1934 All-Star game, when Carl Hubbell struck out Ruth, Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin, it was Dickey who ended Hubbard's streak with a single. Mild mannered off the field, he was a fiery competitor on. Read more...


Character: Himself

The Stratton Story 1949

Character: Himself

Climax! 1954