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On this Date 2002 - Remembering HOF Buck Baker

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 04/14/18, 5:45AM EDT

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, legendary stock car race drive Buck Baker died at the age of 83.

April 14, 2002 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, legendary stock car race drive Buck Baker died at the age of 83. One of the dominant drivers during the early days of Winston Cup racing, Baker won 46 NASCAR races, including the Southern 500 three times.  He joined the NCSHOF in 1992.

Buck Baker - NCSHOF