🏆🎾Nicola Pietrangeli -- is 86 in the year 2019 and 87 in the year 2020; b.9/11/1933
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Italian
🏆⚽John Greig -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.9/11/1942
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scotish
Misc: MBE; also manager and director; voted "The Greatest Ever Ranger"
🎵🎸Mickey Hart -- is 76 in the year 2019 and 77 in the year 2020; b.9/11/1943
Hall of Famer, Musicologist, Percussionist, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Grateful Dead
🏆⚽Franz Beckenbauer -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.9/11/1945
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, German
Misc: captain of West German World Cup champions in 1974 then coached West Germany to World Cup title in 1990; invented sweeper position; played in U.S. for NY Cosmos (1977-80,83).
🏆Lesley Visser -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.9/11/1953
Hall of Famer, Sports Figure
Misc: Sports reporter
🏆🏈Ed Reed -- is 41 in the year 2019 and 42 in the year 2020; b.9/11/1978 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Safety
Names/Places: RN: Edward Earl Reed Jr.
Misc: 9x Pro Bowl, 5x First-team All-Pro, 3x Second-team All-Pro, 3x NFL interceptions leader; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Baltimore Ravens (2002-2012), Houston Texans (2013), New York Jets (2013)
🏆🏌Allan Robertson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1815 d.9/1/1859 (43)
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Scotish
Misc: considered one of the first professional golfers
🏆🏁🏊Emil Rausch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1883 N.S. d.12/14/1954 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, German
⚖🎵Jimmie Davis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1899 d.11/5/2000 (101)
Hall of Famer, Governor, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Country Singer
Misc: Governor or Louisiana 1944-48 and 60-64; may have been born as late as 1902
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🏆🏀Harold Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1902 N.S. d.6/13/1967 N.S. (64)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: University of Toledo (coach 1934-1942), Bowling Green State University (coach 1942-1963)
🏆🏈Paul "Bear" Bryant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1913 N.S. d.1/26/1983 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach
Misc: 323 victories & 6 national championships, a winningest coach in college history
Sports Teams: University of Alabama (player 1933-1935, assistant coach 1936-1940, coach 1958-1982, administrator 1957-1983), Kentucky (coach 1946-1953), Texas A&M (coach and administrator 1954-1957)
🎭🏆Edwin "Ed" Sabol -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1916 d.2/9/2015 (98)
Hall of Famer, Filmmaker, Sports Figure
Misc: founder with his son Steve among others for NFL Films.
🏆🏈Thomas Wade "Tom" Landry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1924 N.S. d.2/12/2000 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach
Names/Places: b. in Mission, TX
Misc: coached Dallas for 29 years (1960-88); won 2 Super Bowls (1972,78); 271 career wins.
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (AAFC 1949), New York Giants (player 1950-1955, coach 1954-1959), Dallas Cowboys (coach 1960-1988)
🏆Farid Simaika -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/12/1907 N.S. d.9/11/1943 N.S. (36)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, Egyptian
🏆🥊Ray Steele -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1900 d.9/11/1949 (49)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Russian
Names/Places: RN:Peter Sauer
🏆🏌Tommy Armour -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1895 d.9/11/1968 (72)
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Scotish
🏆🏒Fred "Steamer" Maxwell -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/19/1890 N.S. d.9/11/1975 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, NHL Player, Canadian
Misc: NHL Rover; amateur in the early 20th century; played from 1909-1915
Sports Teams: Winnipeg Hockey Club, Winnipeg Monarchs
🏆🏁🏊Frank (Swimming) McKinney -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1938 N.S. d.9/11/1992 N.S. (53)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆🏒Garnet Edward "Ace" Bailey -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/13/1948 N.S. d.9/11/2001 N.S. (53)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played from 1968-1979
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues, Washington Capitals, Edmonton Oilers (WHA)
🏆🏈Johnny Unitas -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/7/1933 d.9/11/2002 (69)
Hall of Famer, NFL Quarterback
Names/Places: b. in Pittsburgh; Peter's twin
Misc: 10 Pro Bowls, career 40,239 yards & 2,830 passes, 290 TDs, 16 years; most TD passes in consecutive games (47); led Baltimore Colts to 2 NFL titles (1958-59) and a Super Bowl win (1971); All-Pro 5 times; 3-time MVP (1959,64,67).
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers (offseason and/or practice squad member only, 1955), San Diego Chargers (1973), Baltimore Colts (1956-1972)
🏆⚽Nicholas DiOrio -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/4/1921 d.9/11/2003 (82)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player
🎵Fred Ebb -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1928 d.9/11/2004 (76)
Hall of Famer, Lyricist
Song Titles: Cabaret, New York New York
🎵Jimmy (Rhythm And Blues) Lewis -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/19/1937 N.S. d.9/11/2004 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Drifters
🏆🎳Chris Schenkel -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1923 d.9/11/2005 (82)
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, Bowler
Misc: Monday Night Fights 50s, 4-time Sportscaster of the Year; easy-going baritone who has covered basketball, bowling, football, golf and the Olympics for ABC and CBS; host of ABC's Pro Bowlers Tour for 33 years; received lifetime achievement Emmy Award in 1993
TV Shows: Monday Night Fights (1950s), Pro Bowler's Tour
✍🎭Larry Gelbart -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1938 d.9/11/2009 (71)
Hall of Famer, Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Producer
TV Shows: M*A*S*H (developer)
⚛🎵Cosimo Matassa -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/13/1926 d.9/11/2014 (88)
Hall of Famer, Engineer, Music Figure, Italian
Misc: recording engineer and studio owner, responsible for many R&B and early rock and roll recordings.
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