Guess Who This Is

57 Persons in the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame:

Location:
3861 E. Stan Musial Drive
Springfield, Missouri 65809
Web Site:
Years Active:
1951 to present

August A. Busch Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
August Anheuser Busch Jr.
Also Known As:
Gussie Busch
Nickname(s):
Gussie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chairman from 1946 to 1975 of the largest brewery in the world by 1957, Owner of the team St. Louis Cardinals. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Missouri Wall of Fame. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Bill Bradley

Real/Birth Name:
William Warren Bradley
Nickname(s):
Dollar Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team New York Knicks. Book The Journey from Here. Democrat Senator from New Jersey 1979 though 1997. Candidate for president. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Radio commentator on Sirius satellite radio. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1988. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1988. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Little League Hall of Excellence 1989. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. James E. Sullivan Award 1965.

Bill Snyder

Real/Birth Name:
Bill Snyder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach team Kansas State University. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2015. College Football Hall of Fame 2015. Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame 2007. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Paul "Bear" Bryant Award 1998. Woody Hayes Trophy 2011. Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 1998. Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 2012. Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award 1998.

Bo Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Edward Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1985, team Auburn University, as running back. Played pro baseball, team Kansas City Royals, and football, with team Los Angeles Raiders. College Football Hall of Fame 1998. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1995. Walter Camp Award 1985. Chic Harley Award 1985. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 1999.

Bob Costas

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Quinlan Costas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Channel NBC Sports. Covers Olympic Games. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2012. NSMA Hall of Fame 2012. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6502 Delmar Boulevard.

Bob Gibson

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gibson
Nickname(s):
Hoot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team St. Louis Cardinals from 1959-1975. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1996. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1981. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. Cy Young Award 1968. Cy Young Award 1970. Babe Ruth Award 1964. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6352 Delmar Boulevard.

Bobby Bell

Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Lee Bell
Also Known As:
Bobby Lee Bell Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker/defensive end. Team Kansas City Chiefs. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1980. College Football Hall of Fame 1991. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983. Outland Trophy 1962. Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2016. UPI Lineman of the Year 1962.

Branch Rickey

Real/Birth Name:
Wesley Branch Rickey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 11 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Invented the minor league farm system. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1967. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1965. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1985. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1961. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2009. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1995. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6631 Delmar Boulevard.

Bruce Sutter

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Bruce Sutter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Relief pitcher. First or early user of the split-finger fastball. Teams Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves. Babe Ruth Award 1982. Cy Young Award 1979. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2007. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2006. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010.

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.

Carl Hubbell

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Owen Hubbell
Nickname(s):
The Meal Ticket
King Carl
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Known for screwball pitch. Team New York Giants. Director of player development for 35 years. Died from injuries in an auto accident. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1951. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1947. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

Casey Stengel

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Dillon Stengel
Nickname(s):
The Old Perfessor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfield. Team Brooklyn Dodgers 1912-1917. Best known as manager of team New York Yankees. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1966. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1952. New York Mets Hall of Fame 1981. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1976. Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2017.

Cool Papa Bell

Real/Birth Name:
James Thomas Nichols
Also Known As:
James Thomas Bell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center field and pitcher, in Negro league baseball. Not known when he changed his name to Bell. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1974. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1995. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2015. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6265 Delmar Boulevard.

Cotton Fitzsimmons

Real/Birth Name:
Lowell Fitzsimmons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Moberly Area Community College, Kansas State University, Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Buffalo Braves, Kansas City Kings, San Antonio Spurs. Arizona Sports Hall of Fame 2015. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor 2005.

Dan Devine

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel John Devine
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Arizona State University, University of Missouri, Green Bay Packers, University of Notre Dame. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1973. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1993. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1987.

Dan Dierdorf

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Lee Dierdorf
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro football team St. Louis Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 2000. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1996. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6642 Delmar Boulevard.

Deron Cherry

Real/Birth Name:
Deron Leigh Cherry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 22 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Strong safety, punter. Teams Rutgers University, Kansas City Chiefs. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1996. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2002. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1988.

Dizzy Dean

Real/Birth Name:
Jay Hanna Dean
Also Known As:
Jerome Hanna Dean
Jerome Herman Dean
Nickname(s):
Dizzy
Diz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Daffy Dean by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs. His name and date and place of birth are controversial - multiple sources differ. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1953. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1990. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1983. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010. NSMA Hall of Fame 1976. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6643 Delmar Boulevard.

Don Faurot

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Burrows Faurot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team University of Missouri. Coach, teams Kirksville State Teachers College, University of Missouri. Invented the split-T formation. College Football Hall of Fame 1961. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Missouri Wall of Fame. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1964.

Emmitt Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
Emmitt Earl Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Team Kansas City Chiefs. Assistant coach and defensive coordinator at various teams. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1986. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2016.

Enos Slaughter

Real/Birth Name:
Enos Bradsher Slaughter
Nickname(s):
Country
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1985. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1999. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1964. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.

Gaylord Perry

Real/Birth Name:
Gaylord Jackson Perry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 25 days before his 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jim Perry by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams San Francisco Giants, Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2009. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1991. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2000. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1973. Cy Young Award 1972. Cy Young Award 1978. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 2012.

George Brett

Real/Birth Name:
George Howard Brett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base. Team Kansas City Royals. Missouri Wall of Fame. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1999. Hutch Award 1980. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1986. Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame 1994.

Hale Irwin

Real/Birth Name:
Hale S. Irwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won three U.S. Opens. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010. World Golf Hall of Fame 1992. Little League Hall of Excellence 1993. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6176 Delmar Boulevard.

Hank Stram

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Louis Stram
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of team Kansas City Chiefs. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1987. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 1996. Indiana Football Hall of Fame.

Helen Stephens

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Herring Stephens
Nickname(s):
The Fulton Flash
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 17 days before her 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot put and discus. Olympic Gold Medal 1936 100 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1936 4x100 meter relay. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975. National Women's Hall of Fame 1993. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1964.

Henry Iba

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Payne Iba
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College team Westminster College. Coached team Oklahoma State University and Olympic teams 1964 and 1968. FIBA Hall of Fame 2007. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1965. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1969.

Jack Buck

Real/Birth Name:
John Francis Buck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announced games for baseball team St. Louis Cardinals. Also football for CBS radio program Monday Night Football. Distinct gravelly voice. Missouri Wall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1995. Ford C Frick Award 1987. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1990. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Hall of Famous Missourians 2006. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2005. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. NSMA Hall of Fame 1990. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6307 Delmar Boulevard.

Jan Stenerud

Real/Birth Name:
Jan Stenerud
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kicker. Teams Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1991. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1991. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1992. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1986.

Jerry Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Jerral Wayne Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive lineman, team University of Arkansas. Business in restaurants and oil. Bought in 1989 team Dallas Cowboys. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Missouri Walk of Fame 2011. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1998. University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor 2004.

Jo Jo White

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Henry White
Also Known As:
JoJo White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Teams University of Kansas, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Kansas City Kings. Olympic Gold Medal 1968. Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame 2009. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2015. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014.

Joe Garagiola

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Henry Garagiola
Also Known As:
Joseph Henry Garagiola Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher for team St. Louis Cardinals. Sports analyst for NBC. Books Baseball Is a Funny Game, Just Play Ball. Ford C Frick Award 1991. Missouri Wall of Fame. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1985. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010. NSMA Hall of Fame 2004. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6328 Delmar Boulevard.

Len Dawson

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Ray Dawson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Texans, Kansas City Chiefs. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1979. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 1996. National High School Hall of Fame 1988. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2008. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1973.

Lenny Wilkens

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Randolph Wilkens
Also Known As:
Leonard R. "Lenny" Wilkens
Nickname(s):
Lenny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard then coach. Teams St. Louis Hawks, Seattle SuperSonics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, Toronto Raptors, New York Knicks. Olympic Gold Medal 1996 as a coach. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1989. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1998. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Providence College Hall of Fame. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2010 on the team called The Dream Team

Lou Brock

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

Brief Facts:

Left Field. Teams Southern University, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals. 938 stolen bases, beating the record by Ty Cobb. Missouri Wall of Fame. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1985. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1992. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Arkansas Black Hall of Fame 2005. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2012. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Roberto Clemente Award 1975. Babe Ruth Award 1967. Hutch Award 1979. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1977. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1994. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6602 Delmar Boulevard.

Marcus Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Marcus LeMarr Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1981, team University of Southern California, as running back. Teams Los Angeles Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. College Football Hall of Fame 2000. San Diego Hall of Champions 1999. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003. Maxwell Award 1981. Walter Camp Award 1981. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1999. Chic Harley Award 1981. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1985.

Marty Schottenheimer

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Edward Schottenheimer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 33 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Buffalo Bills, Boston Patriots. Defensive coordinator or coach, teams Portland Storm, New York Giants, New York Giants, Detroit Lions, Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Redskins, San Diego Chargers, Virginia Destroyers. Chiefs Hall of Fame 2010. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Paul Brown Trophy 1986. Paul Brown Trophy 1997. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1993.

Orlando Cepeda

Real/Birth Name:
Orlando Manuel Cepeda Pennes
Nickname(s):
Peruchin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 27 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First Baseman. Teams San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1990. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1999. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2000. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1958.

Otis Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
Otis Taylor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flanker. Teams Prairie View A&M University, Kansas City Chiefs. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2016. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1982. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994.

Ozzie Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Osborne Earl Smith
Nickname(s):
Wizard of Oz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Team St. Louis Cardinals. TV show This Week in Baseball. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2002. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1997. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Roberto Clemente Award 1995. Branch Rickey Award 1994. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1989. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6664 Delmar Boulevard.

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.

Phog Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Clare Allen
Nickname(s):
Phog
Father of Basketball Coaching
Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball coach, team University of Kansas. Coached college basketball for 50 seasons. Also an osteopathic physician. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1959. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1952. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Preacher Roe

Real/Birth Name:
Elwin Charles Roe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher teams Brooklyn Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates. Admitted use of the spitball. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1967.

Priest Holmes

Real/Birth Name:
Priest Anthony Holmes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back for teams Baltimore Ravens, Kansas City Chiefs. Held team records for career rushing attempts (1,275), career rushing yards (5,933) career rushing touchdowns (76), and total touchdowns (83). Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Chiefs Hall of Fame 2014. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 2002. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 2007.

Red Schoendienst

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Fred Schoendienst
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced "Shane-deenst." Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Milwaukee Braves. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1989. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1987. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. International League Hall of Fame 2009. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6634 Delmar Boulevard.

Rogers Hornsby

Real/Birth Name:
Rogers Hornsby
Nickname(s):
The Rajah
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Infielder, manager, coach for teams St. Louis Browns, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1972. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1942. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6699 Delmar Boulevard.

Rusty Wallace

Real/Birth Name:
Russell William Wallace Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR driver. Movie Herbie Fully Loaded. Talladega Walk of Fame 2006. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1998. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2013. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2006. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 2010.

Tim McCarver

Real/Birth Name:
James Timothy McCarver
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Boston Red Sox. Ford C Frick Award 2012. Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2010. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2004. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6144 Delmar Boulevard; ceremony: 4 August 2014.

Tom Watson

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Sturges Watson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 14 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Eight major championship wins. World Golf Hall of Fame 1988. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1984.

Yogi Berra

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Peter Berra
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. "It ain't over till it's over". Teams New York Yankees, New York Mets, Houston Astros, Norfolk Tars, Newark Bears. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972. Missouri Wall of Fame 1972. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1970. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1988. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6322 Delmar Boulevard.

Zack Wheat

Real/Birth Name:
Zachary Davis Wheat
Nickname(s):
Buck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Brooklyn Dodgers. Left field from 1909-1926. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1959. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1958.
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