Duke Snider’s Death – What Happened?

Duke Snider

The baseball player Duke Snider passed away at age 84, impressive.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hall of Fame MLB outfielder and 8-time All-Star known as the Silver Fox; helped lead the Dodgers to World Series Championships in 1955 and 1959.

He played football, basketball, and baseball at Compton High School and graduated in 1944.

His #4 jersey was retired by the Los Angeles Dodgers and he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1980.

How did Duke Snider die?

Natural Causes caused Duke Snider's death in 2011.

Snider died on February 27, 2011, at age 84 of an undisclosed illness at the Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, California. He was the last living Brooklyn Dodger who was on the field for the final out of the 1955 World Series.

Information about the death of Duke Snider
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death84 years
ProfessionBaseball Player
BirthdaySeptember 19, 1926
Death dateFebruary 27, 2011
Place of deathEscondido, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"My high salary for one season was forty-six thousand dollars and a Cadillac."

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"Man, if I made one million dollars I would come in at six in the morning, sweep the stands, wash the uniforms, clean out the office, manage the team and play the games."

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"What a player does best, he should practice least. Practice is for problems."

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"In the split second from the time the ball leaves the pitcher's hand until it reaches the plate you have to think about your stride, your hip action, your wrist action, determine how much, if any the ball is going to break and then decide whether to swing at it."

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"Swing hard, in case they throw the ball where you're swinging."

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