The switch-hitting son of longtime baseball scout Mel Didier, Bob was named to the
Topps ML rookie all-star team in 1969, when he hit .256 for Atlanta in his only season
as a regular. He became an Oakland coach in 1984.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»August 24, 1969: At St. Louis, Hank Aaron belts a 14th inning 3-run homer to give the Braves a 4–1 win over the Cards. There are no stolen bases in the game, though Bob Didier and Tim McCarver throw out six would-be thieves between them.