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27 Persons in the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame:

Abe Saperstein

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Abraham M. Saperstein
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner of the team:Invented the 3-point shot, which changed the game.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1971.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team The Harlem Globetrotters for contributions to the television industry.

Ara Parseghian

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ara Raoul Parseghian
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback for NFL team:Coach for team:Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
College Football Hall of Fame 1980.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1980.
Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2007.

Bobby Hull

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Marvin Hull
Nickname(s):
Bobby
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Skated for clubs:Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Hockey Hall of Fame 1983.

Bobby Rahal

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Woodward Rahal
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

CART open-wheel series driver and team owner.
International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2004.
Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame 2009.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2004.
SCCA Hall of Fame 2013.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.

Bonnie Blair

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Kathleen Blair
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A speedskater. 5 times Olympic Gold Medal.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995.

Dave Butz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Butz
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman.
Teams:Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
College Football Hall of Fame 2014.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1991.
Washington Redskins Ring of Fame.

Dave Casper

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David John Casper
Nickname(s):
The Ghost
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tight End.
Teams:5 times Pro Bowl, one time Super Bowl winner.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
College Football Hall of Fame 2012.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2002.

Dick Butkus

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Marvin Butkus
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:middle linebacker.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979.
TV series:Movies:Spokesman for Miller Lite.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1995.
College Football Hall of Fame 1983.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

Earlie Fires

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earlie Stancel Fires
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jockey.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 2001.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame 2007.

Early Wynn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Early Wynn Jr.
Nickname(s):
Gus
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: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.

Ernie Banks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Banks
Nickname(s):
Mr. Cub
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 8 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop and first baseman for 19 seasons on the team:as their first black player. Major League Baseball All-Century Team, in 1999.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1977.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1967.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Frank Chance

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Leroy Chance
Nickname(s):
Husk
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Tinkers to Evers to Chance" - see:Player-manager and first baseman.
Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1946.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

George Blanda

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Frederick Blanda
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football quarterback and placekicker with teams:and more. Played professionally for 26 seasons, in 340 games.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1989.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Bert Bell Award 1970.

George Halas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George S. Halas
Nickname(s):
Papa Bear
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:

Owner and coach of team:Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Harry Caray

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Christopher Carabina
Nickname(s):
The Mayor of Rush Street
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 11 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadcaster for baseball teams:Famed for leading the song:during the seventh inning "stretch".
Ford C Frick Award 1989.
American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1989.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1994.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1988.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6321 Delmar Boulevard.

J.C. Caroline

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James C. Caroline
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NFL team:Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
College Football Hall of Fame 1989.
South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame.

Jay Berwanger

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Jacob Berwanger
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1935, team:as halfback. The award was then called by another name. The first player dafted in the first NFL draft. Turned down offers to play NFL.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
College Football Hall of Fame 1954.
University of Chicago Athletics Hall of Fame 2003.
Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1951.

Joe Tinker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Bert Tinker
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Tinkers to Evers to Chance" - see also:Shortstop.
Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1946.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2004.

Johnny Weissmuller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Janos Weiszmueller
Janos Weißmüller
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Lupe Vélez by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1924 five times.
Movie:United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1967.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1965.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Ken Venturi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Venturi
Nickname(s):
Kenny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer, US Open winner 1964. 35 years with CBS Sports.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2013.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 161 Waterford Circle; ceremony: 15 May 2004.

Knute Rockne

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Knute Kenneth Rockne
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach for team:Famed for "Win one for the Gipper" speech. 5 seasons with no loss. Only 12 losses in 13 years.
Subject of movie:with:as the Gipper. Died in a plane crash.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1990.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2014.
Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1955.

Mike Ditka

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael K. Ditka
Nickname(s):
Mike
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of team:College Football Hall of Fame 1986.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.
Paul Brown Trophy 1985.

Muhammad Ali

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
Also Known As:
Cassius Clay
Nickname(s):
The Greatest
The Louisville Lip
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight.
Olympic Gold Medal 1960.
Said, of his boxing, "Float like a butterfly - sting like a bee." Book:Movie for television:Conscientious objector to war. Developed Parkinsons later.
International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Presidential Citizens Medal 2001.
Liberty Medal 2012.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 11 January 2002.

Nellie Fox

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Nelson Fox
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 24 days before his 48th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

12-time AL All-Star.
Team:for 14 years.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1997.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971.

Pat Summerall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Allen Summerall
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 24 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Placekicker for pro teams:American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1999.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
National High School Hall of Fame 1987.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1994.
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1971.

Red Grange

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Edward Grange
Nickname(s):
Red
Galloping Ghost
Ice Man
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, teams:of the NFL. Credited with rise of professional football.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
National High School Hall of Fame 1984.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1994.

Walter Payton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Jerry Payton
Nickname(s):
Sweetness
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NFL team:running back.
College Football Hall of Fame 1999.
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1988.
Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.
Bert Bell Award 1985.
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