Meet Beverly Snider, she is Duke Snider’s wife. The terrible news about her husband’s death shattered the world of baseball and sports all over, he was a magnificent player and she was his eternal fan, best friend, loving wife and caring mother of their children. Check out the rest of this story to find out about his beautiful wife from our story below.
Beverly’s husband was the 84 year old former MLB player and Hall of fame inductee. Born in Los Angeles, California, he started his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1947, joined the Mets in 1963 followed by his time with the San Francisco Giants the following year. After his retirement he became an analyst. Back in 1980 he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, in 2005 he had some trouble when he pleaded guilty to federal tax fraud. He died on February 27th, 2011 in Escondido, California due to natural causes, he was surrounded by his family at the Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family throughout this terrible time, especially with his children and his wife, who we will be getting to know better right now.
Well there isn’t much information around about Beverly, his lovely wife for over 63 years, that long? Yeap, that long, a lifetime some would say, but they share a lifetime of ever lasting love, trust and happiness.
Some time before the 1940’s, Mrs. Snider was known as Beverly Null, a beautiful strawberry blond girl studying at Compton High School in Compton, CA. She was the daughter of a sanitation engineer that dreamed about the handsome player, but it was her petite size that won his heart and so it was that on October 25, 1947 they got married. They had 4 beautiful children who gave them over 10 gorgeous grandchildren.
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