Dixie Walker (pitcher)

Ewart Gladstone "Dixie" Walker (June 1, 1887 – November 14, 1965), was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1909 to 1912 with the Washington Senators. He batted left and threw right-handed. Walker had a 25–31 record in 74 career games.

Dixie Walker
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Pitcher
Born: (1887-06-01)June 1, 1887
Brownsville, Pennsylvania
Died: November 14, 1965(1965-11-14) (aged 78)
Leeds, Alabama
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 17, 1909, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
May 29, 1912, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Win–loss record25-31
Earned run average3.52
Strikeouts203
Teams

He was born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, and died in Leeds, Alabama. He is buried in Birmingham's Elmwood Cemetery.

Walker was the brother of Major Leaguer Ernie Walker, and the father of Major Leaguers Dixie Walker and Harry Walker.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dixie Walker Statistics and History". 2016 [2000]. Retrieved 2016-04-12. (quote) Brother of Ernie Walker, Father of Dixie Walker and Father of Harry Walker

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