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Fred "Dixie" Walker
Birth: Sep. 24, 1911
Death: May 17, 1982

Major League Baseball Player. Born in Villa Rica, Georgia, he beagn his career signing with the New York Yankees at age 20. He played outfield for the New York Yankees 1931, 1933 to 1936, Chicago White Sox 1936 to 1937, Detroit Tigers 1938 to 1939, Brooklyn Dodgers 1939 to 1947 and Pittsburgh Pirates 1948 to 1949. In an 18-season career, he posted a .306 batting average, with 105 home runs and 1,023 RBIs, in 1,905 games played. In 1944, he led the National League in hitting with a .357 average, played in the 1941 and 1947 World Series and All-Star games in 1943, 1946 and 1947. He managed the Atlanta Crackers to a Southern League pennant in 1951 and was later a coach and scout for Los Angeles Dodgers. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Estelle M Shea Walker (1909 - 2002)*
 
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Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 02, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6816611
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- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: May. 17, 2014
Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. John 1
- David Martin
 Added: Sep. 15, 2012
May you rest in peace
- CajunPaul
 Added: Jun. 30, 2012
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