The baseball player Dixie Walker passed away at age 71, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Dixie Walker and more!
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.
|Cause of death||Colon Cancer|
|Age of death||71 years|
|Death date||May 17, 1982|
|Place of death||Birmingham, Alabama, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|