NASCAR LEGEND HAS DIED AT 74

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Elzie Wylie "Buddy" Baker, Jr.
(January 25, 1941 – August 10, 2015)
 

Baker was an NASCAR driver and sports commentator. He died Monday at his
home in Catawba County,  North Caroline from inoperable lung cancer.

In 1997, Baker joined his father as an inductee into the International Motorsports
Hall of
Fame
in Talladega, Alabama. He, previously, had been inducted into the Charlotte Motor Speedway Court of Legends in 1995, and into the National
Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame in 1997. He was named one of
NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers in 1998.

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