Sunday, February 27, 2011

Duke Snider Dies at 85

NY Daily News: Hall-of-Famer Duke Snider, the last surviving regular of the 1950's "Boys of Summer" Dodgers, whose prolific home runs and center field defensive prowess earned him royalty status in Brooklyn and immortalization in song in Terry Cashman's famous baseball ballad, died Sunday in the Valley Vista Convalenscent Home in Escondido, Ca. He was 85.
Snider had been in ill health the last couple of year from diabetes.

1 comment:

vic c said...

OT -
Here's some follow-up to the ACORN take down story that might interest you