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Bill Dickey (I) (1907–1993)

Perhaps the best major league catcher of the 1930s, Bill Dickey caught for the New York Yankees during the transition from the Babe Ruth/Lou Gehrig era to the Joe DiMaggio era. He was strong and composed at bat and behind the plate. In the 1934 All-Star game, when Carl Hubbell struck out Ruth, Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin, it was... See full bio »

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 1951 1951 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - AL Coach
 1950 1950 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - AL Coach
 1949 The Stratton Story
 1947 Style of the Stars (Documentary short)
All-Star Baseball Player
 1938 Sport Thrills: Play Ball (Documentary short)
Himself - New York Yankees Catcher
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 2009 Prime 9 (TV Series)
- Catchers (2009) ... Himself
 1991 When It Was a Game (TV Movie documentary)
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
- The Lou Gehrig Story (1956) ... Himself

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6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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[upon meeting a former opponent] "I don't recall your name but you sure were a sucker for a high inside curve." See more »


Was Lou Gehrig's roommate and the first Yankee to know he had contracted amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He was the only active player to appear in The Pride of the Yankees (1942). See more »

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