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Elzie Wylie "Buck" Baker
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1919
Richburg
Chester County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 2002
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

Buck Baker was a stock car driver who began his racing career in 1939. After NASCAR was organizied, he continued his racing career for another 26 years until his retirement in 1976. While racing in NASCAR, he entered 637 races and won 46 of them. He won back to back NASCAR Grand National Championships (now Sprint Cup series) in 1956 and 1957. After he retired, he opened and operated the Buck Baker Racing School. He was inducted into the Motorsports Press Association's Hall of Fame in 1982 and the International Motorsport's Hall of Fame in 1990. In February 2013 Buck was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Buck's son Buddy Baker followed in his father's footsteps in stock car racing becoming an accomplished and popular driver in his own right. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob A Baker (1879 - 1946)
  Roxie Wylie Baker (1895 - 1932)
 
 Sibling:
  Grace Baker Sanders (1916 - 2010)*
  Elzie Wylie Baker (1919 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
A TRUE CHAMPION
 
Burial:
Magnolia Memorial Gardens - Calvary Church
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: GJ
Record added: Jul 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54850190
Elzie Wylie Buck Baker
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- GREENMIST
 Added: Mar. 21, 2015
Rest in peace.
- agagee
 Added: Dec. 19, 2014

- GREENMIST
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014
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