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George Willard "Skeets" Dickey
Birth: Jul. 10, 1915
Kensett
White County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1976
De Witt
Arkansas County
Arkansas, USA

Major League Baseball Player. The younger brother of Baseball Hall of Fame Bill Dickey, he was with Norfolk of the Piedmont League in 1934 and in the Little Rock of the Class A Southern Association in 1935. On September 21, 1935, he made his debut as a catcher for the Boston Red Sox, played for two seasons (1935-36) and then with the Chicago White Sox, (1941-42). During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy as a gunnery instructor in the anti-aircraft and also played baseball with the Aiea Hospital team, appearing in the Army Navy Service World Series. Upon his discharge, he returned to baseball, playing with the Chicago White Sox, (1946-47). He ended his career with a record of 101 hits, 36 runs scored, 4 home runs, 54 runs batted in, a .204 batting average and a .974 field percentage. After baseball, he was in the investment business until his death of a heart attack at age 60. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mildred Allan Neal Dickey (1918 - 2011)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Allan Dickey Bain (1951 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Roselawn Memorial Park
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 34.7294, -92.30643
 
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Originally Created by: Tami Glock
Record added: Feb 04, 2007
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