Is Duke Snider still alive?

Deceased (1926–2011)
Duke Snider/Living or Deceased

How did Duke Snider get his nickname?

Edwin Donald Snider was called Duke his entire life. He got the nickname from his parents as a young boy because of the way he strutted around like he was royalty. On the baseball field, Duke was royalty.

When did Duke Snider play for the Dodgers?

1964San Francisco Giants
1963New York MetsApril 17, 1947Los Angeles Dodgers
Duke Snider/Dates joined

Primarily a center fielder, he spent most of his Major League Baseball (MLB) career playing for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers (1947–1962), later playing one season each for the New York Mets (1963) and San Francisco Giants (1964).

Where is Duke Snider from?

Los Angeles, CA
Duke Snider/Place of birth

Did Duke Snider have children?

Duke and Beverly had four children. They were married for 64 years, until Duke passed away in 2011.

Did Duke Snider and Jackie Robinson play together?

Jackie Robinson joined Snider in making the climb from the minor leagues to the big club that season. Duke, who admired Jackie for his courage and his athleticism, occasionally ate with him and kidded with him around the batting cage trying to ease the burden Robinson carried.

What is a Duke Snider baseball card worth?

Duke Snider Baseball Trading Card Values

1949 Bowman #226 Duke Snider
1983 ASA Duke Snider Red #10 Duke Snider $0.34
1983 Donruss Hall of Fame Heroes #14 Duke Snider $0.26
1983 Card Collectors Company 1953 Bowman Color Reprint #117 Duke Snider $0.33
1983 Topps Reprint 52 #37 Duke Snider $8.48

What Dodgers numbers are retired?

Retired Numbers

  • #1 – Pee Wee Reese. Number retired on July 1, 1984.
  • #2 – Tommy Lasorda. Number retired on August 15, 1997.
  • #4 – Duke Snider. Number retired on July 6, 1980.
  • #19 – Jim Gilliam. Number retired on October 10, 1978.
  • #20 – Don Sutton.
  • #24 – Walter Alston.
  • #32 – Sandy Koufax.
  • #39 – Roy Campanella.