D. C. “Dixie” Wilcutt was born on March 25, 1923, and passed away in October 19, 2015.
Dixie was an American professional basketball player.
Dixie was selected in the 1948 BAA Draft by the St. Louis Bombers. He played for the Bombers for two seasons.
The first year they were in the Basketball Association of America.
That league then combined with the National Basketball League to form the modern day National Basketball Association, which Wilcutt then played in for one season before retiring from basketball.
Dixie soon thereafter became the head boys’ basketball coach and athletic director at Christian Brothers College High School in St. Louis, Missouri.
He remained there from 1952 to 1987.
Dixie teams won 11 sectional championships, three state titles, and Wilcutt became the winningest coach in school history with a career record of 571–332.
Dixie died on October 19, 2015 at age 92.