Bill Dickey was born June 6, 1907.

Dickey played in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees for 19 seasons.

Dickey played for the Yankees from 1928 through 1943. After serving in the United States Navy during World War II, Dickey returned to the Yankees in 1946 as a player and manager.

As a player, Dickey won the World Series eight times. He won another six World Series titles as a coach. Dickey made the All-Star Game 11 times.

Dickey was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1954. He passed away in 1993.

Check out more famous birthday sports history in Throwback on ThePostGame.

Story continues below