Fred "Dixie" Walker

Fred "Dixie" Walker (1910-1982) was a Major League Baseball player whose career started in Alabama during the late 1920s when he was signed by the minor league Birmingham Barons. Walker went on to play for the Yankees, White Sox, Tigers, Dodgers, and Pirates, retiring in 1948. His lifetime batting average was .306 and he was a five-time All-Star.

Alabama Sports Hall of Fame