How Duke Snider Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Duke Snider reached the impressive age of 84 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous baseball player.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hall of Fame MLB outfielder and 8-time All-Star known as the Silver Fox; helped lead the Dodgers to World Series Championships in 1955 and 1959.

He played football, basketball, and baseball at Compton High School and graduated in 1944.

His #4 jersey was retired by the Los Angeles Dodgers and he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1980.

How did Duke Snider die?

Duke Snider's death was caused by Natural Causes.

Information about the death of Duke Snider
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death84 years
ProfessionBaseball Player
BirthdaySeptember 19, 1926
Death dateFebruary 27, 2011
Place of deathEscondido, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

"Swing hard, in case they throw the ball where you're swinging."

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"My high salary for one season was forty-six thousand dollars and a Cadillac."

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"What a player does best, he should practice least. Practice is for problems."

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"In the split second from the time the ball leaves the pitcher's hand until it reaches the plate you have to think about your stride, your hip action, your wrist action, determine how much, if any the ball is going to break and then decide whether to swing at it."

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"Man, if I made one million dollars I would come in at six in the morning, sweep the stands, wash the uniforms, clean out the office, manage the team and play the games."

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