New York Yankees Bio from Indian Gum Baseball Card
One of the newcomers to the Yankees outfield is Fred Dixie Walker, who joined the club in 1933 after slugging .350 with the Newark team in the International League. Walker is a left-handed batter but throws right-handed; is 6 feet, 1 1/2 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds. He was born in Villirica, Ga, in 1910. He has 5 times batted above the .300 mark before going to the major leagues and in 1930 with Greenville, in the South Atlantic League, he reached an average of .401 leading the league in batting.