Guess Who This Is

101 Persons in the Florida Sports Hall of Fame:

Al Rosen

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Leonard Rosen
Nickname(s):
Flip
The Hebrew Hammer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman. Team Cleveland Indians. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1967. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1998. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 2006.

Althea Gibson

Real/Birth Name:
Althea Gibson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 34 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of the French Open in 1956. The first person of color to win a Grand Slam. Also won Wimbledon twice. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1984. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1971. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National Women's Hall of Fame 2001. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1991.

Andre Dawson

Real/Birth Name:
Andre Nolan Dawson
Nickname(s):
The Hawk
Awesome Dawson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams Montreal Expos, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, Florida Marlins. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2004. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Hutch Award 1994. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2010. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1977.

Andy Gustafson

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Gustafson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, teams University of Pittsburgh. Coach, teams Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of Miami. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1969. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1972.

Angelo Dundee

Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Mirena Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Boxing promoter and trainer of many champions, including Muhammad Ali. International Boxing Hall of Fame 1994. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1976. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Arnold Palmer

Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Daniel Palmer
Nickname(s):
The King
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won seven major golf championships: The Masters: 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 , the U.S. Open: 1960, and the Open Championship: 1961, 1962. Congressional Gold Medal 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004. World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1960. Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2009. National High School Hall of Fame 1986. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1983.

Artis Gilmore

Real/Birth Name:
Artis Gilmore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Height 7' 2". Teams Kentucky Colonels, Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs, Boston Celtics, Arimo Bologna. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 2011. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2011.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Ella Didriksen
Also Known As:
Mildred Ella Didrikson
Babe Didrikson
Babe Zaharias
Nickname(s):
Babe
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called Babe by childhood friends who thought she batted like Babe Ruth. Name changed from Didriksen after it was accidentally spelled Didrikson. Olympic Gold Medal 1932 in Los Angeles in the javelin and hurdles events, second in high jump. Played semiprofessional women's basketball. Later became a pro golfer, co-founder of the LPGA tour. Considered the greatest female athlete of the 20th century. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Honored on an 18 cent US postage stamp. National Women's Hall of Fame 1976. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Colorado Women's Hall of Fame 2008. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1964. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Bernie Kosar

Real/Birth Name:
Berard Joseph Kosar Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Miami, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1998. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1997. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1995. University of Miami Ring of Honor 1999.

Bill France Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
William Clifton France
Nickname(s):
Little Bill
Bill Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Head of NASCAR 1972 - 2000. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2001. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2004. Motorcycle Hall of Fame 2000. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2004. Automotive Hall of Fame 2006. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2010. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 2001. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1999.

Bill France Sr.

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Getty France
Also Known As:
William Henry Getty France Sr.
Nickname(s):
Big Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Chairman and CEO of NASCAR. Builder of Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Speedway. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1990. Automotive Hall of Fame 2004. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1976. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1992. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2010. North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame 2000. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1963. Motorcycle Hall of Fame 2000.

Bob Griese

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allen Griese
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "Gree-see." NFL team Miami Dolphins. College Football Hall of Fame 1984. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1979. Indiana Football Hall of Fame 1984. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1990. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. Bert Bell Award 1977. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1966. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 1994. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1992.

Bob Hayes

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Hayes
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic runner. Wide receiver. Team Dallas Cowboys. The only man to win both Olympic gold and a Super Bowl ring. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2001. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2009. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1997. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1976. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2017.

Bob Murphy

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allan Murphy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Game announcer for team New York Mets. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Ford C Frick Award 1994. Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2010. New York Mets Hall of Fame 1984. NSMA Hall of Fame 2002.

Bobby Allison

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Arthur Allison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
older brother of
Older than Donnie Allison by 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR Winston Cup driver and car owner. Was named one of NASCAR's 50 greatest drivers. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1993. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1993. Talladega Walk of Fame 1994. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1992. North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame 1998. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1984. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2011. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1991.

Bobby Bowden

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Cleckler Bowden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced BAO-den. Coach of football team Florida State University from the 1976 to 2009 seasons. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 2010. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2013. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2001. Home Depot Coach of the Year Award 1994. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2011. Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 1980. Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award 1991.

Bobby Riggs

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Larimore Riggs
Nickname(s):
Bobby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for challenge match "The Battle of the Sexes" in 1973 on TV with Billie Jean King - he lost to King. Middle name also reported as Lorimer. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1967. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Boog Powell

Real/Birth Name:
John Wesley Powell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers. Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame 1979. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Buck O'Neil

Real/Birth Name:
John Jordan O'Neil
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Negro league player and coach. Team Kansas City Monarchs as a first baseman and manager. Coach and scout for team Chicago Cubs. The oldest man ever to make a plate appearance in a professional game at age 94, in July 2006. One vote shy of the hall of fame at a special vote in 2006. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2006. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Hall of Famous Missourians 2012. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Chandra Cheeseborough

Real/Birth Name:
Chandra Danette Cheeseborough
Also Known As:
Chandra Spellman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
59, 30 days before her 60th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter. Olympic Gold Medal 1984 twice, for 4x100 relay and 4x400. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2007. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2000. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2002.

Charlie Ward

Real/Birth Name:
Charlie Ward Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1993, team Florida State University, as quarterback. Pro basketball for team New York Knicks as a point guard. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1979. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2009. Maxwell Award 1993. Walter Camp Award 1993. Davey O'Brien Award 1993. Kellen Moore Award 1993. Chic Harley Award 1993. Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award 1993. James E. Sullivan Award 1993.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Real/Birth Name:
Juan Antonio Rodriguez
Also Known As:
Chi-Chi Rodriguez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer. Known for his "toreador" dance when he made a birdie. World Golf Hall of Fame 1992. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1991.

Chris Evert

Real/Birth Name:
Christine Marie Evert
Also Known As:
Chris Evert-Lloyd
Chrissie Evert
Nickname(s):
Chris
Chrissie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
63, 10 days before her 64th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Andy Mill by 1 year.
ex-wife of
Older than Greg Norman by less than 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than John Lloyd by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Dominant female professional tennis star. Won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, in the 1970s and 1980s. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1995. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1976. National High School Hall of Fame 1992.

Cris Collinsworth

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Cris Collinsworth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Height 6' 5". Team Cincinnati Bengals. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2001. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1990. National High School Hall of Fame 1996.

Dan Marino

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Constantine Marino Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Team Miami Dolphins. Analyst for TV show The NFL Today. Owner in NASCAR racing. College Football Hall of Fame 2002. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 2000. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Bert Bell Award 1984. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1984. NFL Player of the Year 1984. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1998.

Dave Roberts

Real/Birth Name:
David Luther Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pole vaulter. World record 1976 18-8Ľ feet, 5.70 meters. Became a surgeon. National Pole Vault Hall of Fame 2006. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1981.

Davey Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
David Allen Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second baseman. Teams Baltimore Orioles, Atlanta Braves, Yomiuri Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs. As manager, teams New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Nationals. Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame 1997. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1997. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2012. New York Mets Hall of Fame 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Deacon Jones (football & actor)

Real/Birth Name:
David D. Jones
Also Known As:
Deacon Jones
Nickname(s):
Secretary of Defense
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Heaven Can Wait. Defensive left end for team Los Angeles Rams. Member of the Fearsome Foursome, his term for four defensive players. Coined the term "sack" for tacklling the quarterback. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1983. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame 2009. South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame 1980. Central Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. Mississippi Valley State University Athletics Hall of Fame 2006. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1994.

Deion Sanders

Real/Birth Name:
Deion Luwynn Sanders
Nickname(s):
Prime Time
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Football teams Florida State University, Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens. Baseball teams New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants. The only man to play in both Super Bowl and World Series. Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011. College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Jim Thorpe Award 1988. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1994. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.

Dick Anderson

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Paul Anderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams University of Colorado, Miami Dolphins. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1973. College Football Hall of Fame 1993. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 2006. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1994.

Dick Vitale

Real/Birth Name:
Dick Vitale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Detroit Pistons. Movie Jury Duty. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2008. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Little League Hall of Excellence 2012. NSMA Hall of Fame 2013.

Don Bosseler

Real/Birth Name:
Donald John Bosseler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams University of Miami, Washington Redskins. College Football Hall of Fame 1990. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2000. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1970. University of Miami Ring of Honor 1999. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 2016.

Don Garlits

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Glenn Garlits
Nickname(s):
Big Daddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 34 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Considered the father of drag racing. Early promoter of safety equipment, and the design of the top fuel dragster. Automotive Hall of Fame 2004. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1997. International Drag Racing Hall of Fame 1994. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1989. Cruisin' Hall of Fame 1999. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1972.

Don Shula

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Francis Shula
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88, 24 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NFL team Miami Dolphins as coach. Most winning coach in NFL history. Only perfect season - 17-0 in 1972. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1997. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1973. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1996. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. Reds Bagnell Award 2000. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1993. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1984.

Don Sutton

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Howard Sutton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, California Angels. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1976. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1998. National High School Hall of Fame 1989. Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor 2014. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Donnie Allison

Real/Birth Name:
Dunkiny Allison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bobby Allison by 1 year.
uncle of

Brief Facts:

NASCAR race driver and Indianapolis 500 driver. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2009. Talladega Walk of Fame 1994. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2011. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2001.

Earl Morrall

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Morrall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 22 days before his 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, New York Giants, Baltimore Colts, Miami Dolphins. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1979. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2012. MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992.

Early Wynn

Real/Birth Name:
Early Wynn Jr.
Nickname(s):
Gus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Baseball teams Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Cy Young Award 1959. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 1972.

Emmitt Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Emmitt James Smith III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. NFL teams Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals. Group The Triplets (Dallas Cowboys). TV show winner Dancing with the Stars. Gator Football Ring of Honor 2006. University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2005. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2006. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2012. Sam B. Nicola Trophy 1986. Bert Bell Award 1993. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Fireball Roberts

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Glenn Roberts Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver. Died due to pneumonia and sepsis after burns received in a race car crash a few weeks earlier, on May 24. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 1965. Talladega Walk of Fame 2000. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1995. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1961. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1990. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 1993. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2014.

Frank Shorter

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Charles Shorter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born in Germany when his father was stationed there. Long-distance runner who won gold in the marathon at the 1972 Summer Olympics. He is credited with starting the running fad in the United States of the 1970s. National Distance Running Hall of Fame 1998. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1993. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1989. James E. Sullivan Award 1972.

Fred Biletnikoff

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick S. Biletnikoff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Oakland Raiders, Montreal Alouettes. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1990. California Sports Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1991. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1995. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2015.

Garo Yepremian

Real/Birth Name:
Garabed Sarkis Yepremian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 18 days before his 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Placekicker. Teams Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1982.

Gary Carter

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Edmund Carter
Nickname(s):
Kid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Teams Montreal Expos, New York Mets. Named an All-Star 11 times, coached after retirement. Died of brain cancer. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2003. New York Mets Hall of Fame 2001. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2003. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Roberto Clemente Award 1989. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2001.

George Steinbrenner

Real/Birth Name:
George Michael Steinbrenner III
Nickname(s):
The Boss
Manager George
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Principal owner of Major League Baseball team New York Yankees. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1982. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Greg Louganis

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Efthimios Louganis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984 and Olympic Gold Medal 1988 on both the springboard and platform. Movie It's My Party. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1999. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1993. National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame 2013. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1991. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. James E. Sullivan Award 1984.

Greg Norman

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory John Norman
Nickname(s):
The Great White Shark
The Shark
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Chris Evert by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Champion golfer, won British Open 1986, 1993. World Golf Hall of Fame 2001. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2006.

Harold Carmichael

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Harold Carmichael
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 8". Wide receiver. Teams Southern University, Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2012. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1980.

Hulk Hogan

Real/Birth Name:
Terrence Gene Bollea
Terry Gene Bollea
Also Known As:
Hollywood Hogan
Terry "Hulk" Hogan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

In role of Thunderlips in the movie Rocky III. Movie Spy Hard. Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame 2003. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2007.

Jack Nicklaus

Real/Birth Name:
Jack William Nicklaus
Nickname(s):
The Golden Bear
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

18 major championship wins in golf. Golf course designer. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1977. World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1978. Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award 2015. National High School Hall of Fame 1984.

Jack Youngblood

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jackson Youngblood III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Florida, Los Angeles Rams. Movies for television C.A.T. Squad, C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf. Gator Football Ring of Honor 2006. College Football Hall of Fame 1992. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1975. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame.

Jerome Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Willie Jerome Brown III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Miami, Philadelphia Eagles. Died from an auto crash when he lost control of his ZR1 Chevrolet Corvette at high speed and crashed into a utility pole. Eagles Hall of Fame 1996. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2004. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1997. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2014. UPI Lineman of the Year 1986.

Jim Dooley

Real/Birth Name:
James William Dooley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 31 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, halfback. Teams University of Miami, Chicago Bears. Also coached the Bears. Died of ALS. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1996. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1971. University of Miami Ring of Honor 1997.

Jim Kelly

Real/Birth Name:
James Edward Kelly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Buffalo Bills, Houston Gamblers. Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame 2001. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2002. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2002. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1992. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2008. NFL Player of the Year 1990. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2002. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 1997.

Jimmy Johnson (coach)

Real/Birth Name:
James William Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach teams Oklahoma State University, University of Miami, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins. Analyst for TV show Fox NFL Sunday. College Football Hall of Fame 2012 as a coach. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2000. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2000 1996. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor 1999. Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award 1986.

JoAnne Carner

Real/Birth Name:
JoAnne Gunderson
Also Known As:
JoAnne Gunderson Carner
Joanne Carner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

43 victories on the LPGA Tour. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1988. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987. World Golf Hall of Fame 1982. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Joe Robbie

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Robbie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner-founder pro football team Miami Dolphins. Movie Black Sunday. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1990.

Larry Csonka

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Richard Csonka
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 14 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced "ZONK-ah." Running back. Teams Miami Dolphins, Memphis Southmen, New York Giants. College Football Hall of Fame 1989. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1990. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2010.

Larry Little

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Chatmon Little
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard. Teams San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1978. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1993. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993.

Lee Corso

Real/Birth Name:
Leland Corso
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, cornerback. Team Florida State University. Head coach, teams University of Louisville, Indiana University, Northern Illinois University, Orlando Renegades. As himself in movie The Waterboy. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2003. IU Athletics Hall of Fame 2010. University of Louisville Athletic Hall of Fame. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2017.

Lee Roy Selmon

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Roy Selmon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Dewey Selmon by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman. Team Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor 2009. College Football Hall of Fame 1988. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1983. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Outland Trophy 1975. Rotary Lombardi Award 1975. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2009. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1994. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1975. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1979. UPI Lineman of the Year 1975. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 1996.

Lew Burdette

Real/Birth Name:
Selva Lewis Burdette Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Yankees, Boston / Milwaukee Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, California Angels. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Babe Ruth Award 1957. Braves Hall of Fame 2001. Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2010.

Michael Irvin

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Jerome Irvin
Nickname(s):
The Playmaker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Team Dallas Cowboys. Group The Triplets (Dallas Cowboys). TV show Dancing with the Stars. Probation for drug charges. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2005. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2011. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2017.

Monica Seles

Real/Birth Name:
Monica Seles
Also Known As:
Monika Seleš
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
45, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became a naturalized American citizen in 1994, also a Hungarian citizen in 2007. Won 9 Grand Slam singles titles. Stabbed while on court at an event in 1993, took 2 years off before resuming tennis. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2006. International Tennis Hall of Fame 2009.

Nat Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Nathaniel Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams University of Florida, Miami Dolphins. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1986. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1999.

Nick Buoniconti

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 4 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Middle Linebacker. Teams Boston Patriots, Miami Dolphins. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. New England Patriots Hall of Fame 1992. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1990.

Otis Birdsong

Real/Birth Name:
Otis Lee Birdsong
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shooting guard / point guard. Teams University of Houston, Kansas City Kings, New Jersey Nets, Boston Celtics. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2008. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2018. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 2000.

Ottis Anderson

Real/Birth Name:
Ottis James Anderson
Nickname(s):
O.J.
OJ
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Miami, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1991. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1990. University of Miami Ring of Honor 1999.

Patty Berg

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Jane Berg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of LPGA and a leading player. LPGA T&CP Hall of Fame 2000. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1961. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951.

Paul Warfield

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Dryden Warfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Memphis Southmen. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1990. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1992. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1979. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. National High School Hall of Fame 1992. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2007.

Payne Stewart

Real/Birth Name:
William Payne Stewart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Wore classic style golf clothing. Died when his private jet apparently lost cabin pressure and later crashed. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. World Golf Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Pete Sampras

Real/Birth Name:
Pete Sampras
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Bridgette Wilson-Sampras by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Won 14 Grand Slam singles titles. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005. International Tennis Hall of Fame 2007.

Ray Graves

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Ray Graves
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Deaf in one ear. Center. Teams University of Tennessee, Philadelphia Eagles, Phil-Pitt Steagles. Coach at team University of Florida. College Football Hall of Fame 1990. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1990.

Raymond Floyd

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Loran Floyd
Nickname(s):
Ray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro gollfer, won 4 major titles. World Golf Hall of Fame 1989. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1997. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1981.

Red Barber

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lanier Barber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called baseball games for teams Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees. Considered the definer of radio game commentary style. Ford C Frick Award 1978. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1984. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Radio Hall of Fame 1995. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986. NSMA Hall of Fame 1973.

Rick Barry

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Francis Dennis Barry III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Small forward. Height 6' 7". Teams University of Miami, San Francisco Warriors, Oakland Oaks / Washington Caps, New York Nets, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1967. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1987. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Rick Casares

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Jose Casares
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams University of Florida, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, Miami Dolphins. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Rip Sewell

Real/Birth Name:
Truett Banks Sewell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher known for his blooper, or "eephus" pitch. Teams Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1982. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1973.

Robin Roberts (baseball)

Real/Birth Name:
Robin Evans Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Phillies Wall of Fame 1978.

Ron Sellers

Real/Birth Name:
Ron Sellers
Nickname(s):
Jingle Joints
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Florida State University, Boston Patriots, New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2002. College Football Hall of Fame 1988. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1973. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1991.

Rowdy Gaines

Real/Birth Name:
Ambrose Gaines IV
Nickname(s):
Rowdy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984 in swimming. Commentary on swimming events on TV. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1988. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1995. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

Steve Carlton

Real/Birth Name:
Steve Norman Carlton
Nickname(s):
Lefty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 11 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1989. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1994. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Cy Young Award 1972. Cy Young Award 1977. Cy Young Award 1980. Cy Young Award 1982. Phillies Wall of Fame 1989.

Steve Garvey

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Patrick Garvey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 11 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

Played for teams Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres. California Sports Hall of Fame 2009. MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Roberto Clemente Award 1981. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1984. Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2009. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Ted Hendricks

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Paul Hendricks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born in Guatemala where his father was working. Linebacker, teams Baltimore Colts, Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Raiders 1980. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2006. College Football Hall of Fame 1987. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1968. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2000. University of Miami Ring of Honor 1997. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. UPI Lineman of the Year 1968.

Ted Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Teddy Samuel Williams
Also Known As:
Theodore Samuel Williams
Nickname(s):
The Kid
The Splendid Splinter
Teddy Ballgame
The Thumper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Named Teddy for president Teddy Roosevelt. Name changed to Theodore on birth certificate later. Book The Science of Hitting. Left field for team Boston Red Sox. Marine Corps pilot during World War II and the Korean War. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1966. IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame. San Diego Hall of Champions 1954. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1991. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1954.

Tim Raines

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Raines
Also Known As:
Timothy Raines Sr.
Nickname(s):
Rock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left fielder. Teams Montreal Expos, Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, Florida Marlins. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2013. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1987. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2017.

Tommy Bolt

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Henry Bolt
Nickname(s):
Thunder
Terrible Tommy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of the U.S. Open in 1958. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1974. World Golf Hall of Fame 2002.

Tony Boselli

Real/Birth Name:
Don Anthony Boselli Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Teams University of Southern California, Jacksonville Jaguars, Houston Texans. College Football Hall of Fame 2014. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2016. Morris Trophy 1994.

Tracy Caulkins

Real/Birth Name:
Tracy Anne Caulkins
Also Known As:
Tracy Anne Stockwell
Tracy Caulkins-Stockwell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 31 days before her 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Now an American-Australian dual citizen. Olympic Gold Medal 1984. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1997. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1990. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame 1985. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1996. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1986. James E. Sullivan Award 1978.

Vinny Testaverde

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Frank Testaverde
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1986, team University of Miami, as quarterback. Teams Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots, Carolina Panthers. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Maxwell Award 1986. College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Walter Camp Award 1986. Davey O'Brien Award 1986. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1986. University of Miami Ring of Honor 1997.

Wade Boggs

Real/Birth Name:
Wade Anthony Boggs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base. Team Boston Red Sox. Known for excentric superstitious actions. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2005. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 2005. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2003. International League Hall of Fame 2011.

Willie Galimore

Real/Birth Name:
Willie Galimore
Nickname(s):
The Wisp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Florida A&M University, Chicago Bears. Died in an auto crash, along with teammate Bo Farrington. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1999. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1961.
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