How Dixie Walker Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Dixie Walker reached the respectable age of 71 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous baseball player.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Five-time All-Star who rose to fame in the 1940s with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

He was originally looked upon as a possible successor to Babe Ruth for the New York Yankees.

He is the only player in baseball history who could count both Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson as teammates.

He had a daughter named Susan with his wife Estelle.

He won the National League batting title in 1944, beating out Hall of Famer Stan Musial.

How did Dixie Walker die?

Dixie Walker's death was caused by Colon Cancer.

Walker died of colon cancer in Birmingham on May 17, 1982, and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham.
Information about the death of Dixie Walker
Cause of deathColon Cancer
Age of death71 years
ProfessionBaseball Player
BirthdaySeptember 24, 1910
Death dateMay 17, 1982
Place of deathBirmingham, Alabama, United States
Place of burialN/A