A catcher must want to catch. He must make up his mind that it isn’t the terrible job it is painted, and that he isn’t going to say every day, ‘Why, oh why with so many other positions in baseball did I take up this one.’
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|Birth:||6th June, 1907|
|Death:||12th November, 1993|
|Profession:||Baseball Player, Coach, Manager|
Bill Dickey was born in Bastrop, Louisiana. He was a professional baseball catcher and manager. He played in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees for 19 seasons. Dickey managed the Yankees after retiring from his playing career. Dickey played for the Yankees from 1928 through 1943. During Dickey's playing career, the Yankees went to the World Series nine times, winning eight championships. He was named to 11 All-Star Games. As a manager and coach, the Yankees won another six World Series titles. Dickey was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1954.
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