James Joseph “Jimmy” Dykes


James Joseph “Jimmy” Dykes Famous memorial

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Jun 1976 (aged 79)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Havertown, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 2, Range 1, Lots 1 & 2
Memorial ID 5809 View Source

Major League Baseball Player, Manager. He was a star second baseman for the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago White Sox, playing from 1918 to 1939. mostly with the Philadelphia Athletics. He played in three World Series for the A's, and was named to the first two All-Star Games. After his playing career he managed the White Sox until 1946, and then replaced the legendary Connie Mack as the A's manger in 1951 after Mack retired, having led the A's for 50 years. Jimmy Dykes later managed the Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 2 Jul 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5809
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Joseph “Jimmy” Dykes (10 Nov 1896–15 Jun 1976), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5809, citing Saint Denis Cemetery, Havertown, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .