Duke Snider

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Birthdate 9/19/1926
Death Date 2/27/2011
Debut Year 1947
Year of Induction 1980
Teams Dodgers, Giants, Mets
Positions Center Field, Right Field

An 8-time All Star, Duke Snider helped lead the Dodgers to six World Series appearances and two World Series championships in 1955 and 1959. 

In the collection:

File copy letter to Duke Snider re: 1959 WS rings

File copy letter to Duke Snider re: 1959 WS rings

After winning their first championship in Los Angeles, the Dodgers needed to get their players fitted for World Series rings. In this file copy letter Buzzie Bavasi writes to Duke Snider saying, “…it occurred to me some of the boys already have World Series rings…I thought you
HoFer Duke Snider replies to Buzzie Bavasi's letter

HoFer Duke Snider replies to Buzzie Bavasi's letter

Duke Snider responds by telling Buzzie Bavasi, “My ring size is 7 1/2 for my little finger.” In closing the letter, Snider writes, “I guess that’s all for now. The leg feels good and the weight is just over 200. I’ll be 200 or under by spring.” Though Duke’s
Ring size card for Dodgers 1959 World Series rings

Ring size card for Dodgers 1959 World Series rings

Not sure what your ring size is? You might want to use this card to find out. Given to the Dodgers to size their fingers for the 1959 World Series rings, this particular card bears the signature of Charlie Dressen, a lifelong baseball man who served as a coach on the ’59
1959 autographed Duke Snider baseball card

1959 autographed Duke Snider baseball card

This 1959 Topps “Baseball Thrills” card show Duke Sinder running down a fly ball in the outfield. The 1959 season was thrilling for the Duke of Flatbush in his second season in Los Angeles. The franchise won its second World Series title in five years. Duke played with the Dodgers from 1
Snider and Don Newcombe signed 8x10 photo

Snider and Don Newcombe signed 8x10 photo

Don Newcombe and Duke Snider played eight years together overall, seven with the Brooklyn Dodgers and one season in Los Angeles. In the collection is an 8×10 of the longtime teammates sharing a celebratory moment. The pair was key in the only World Championship the Dodgers would celebrate in B

One response to “Duke Snider”

  1. Jose Casagran says:

    Although eventually will he be separated themselves from both making a note and the Duke in terms of his mother Jevity and overall production during the 1950s the question was very much up for grabs. Go Dodgers!

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