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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.
How did Bill Dickey die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||86 years|
|Birthday||June 6, 1907|
|Death date||November 12, 1993|
|Place of death||Little Rock, Arkansas, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I loved to make a great defensive play, I'd rather do that than hit a home run."Bill Dickey
"I don't recall your name but you sure were a sucker for a high inside curve."Bill Dickey
"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
"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