Guess Who This Is

74 Persons in the Florida Sports Hall of Fame:

Al Rosen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Leonard Rosen
Nickname(s):
Flip
The Hebrew Hammer
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: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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Althea Gibson
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.

Angelo Dundee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Mirena Jr.
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:International Boxing Hall of Fame 1994.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Arnold Palmer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Daniel Palmer
Nickname(s):
The King
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.
National High School Hall of Fame 1986.
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.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Ella Didriksen
Also Known As:
Mildred Ella Didrikson
Babe Didrikson
Babe Zaharias
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: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.

Bernie Kosar

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Berard Joseph Kosar Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback.
Teams: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.

Bill France Jr.

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

Relationships:

son of

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 2004.
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.

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

Relationships:

father of

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.

Bob Griese

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allen Griese
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "Gree-see." NFL team: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.

Bob Hayes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Hayes
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bob
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: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.

Bobby Allison

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Arthur Allison
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Cleckler Bowden
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of football team: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.

Bobby Riggs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Larimore Riggs
Nickname(s):
Bobby
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:- he lost to King. Middle name also reported as Lorimer.
International Tennis Hall of Fame 1967.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Boog Powell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Wesley Powell
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base.
Teams: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 Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Buck O'Neil

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Jordan O'Neil
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:as a first baseman and manager.
Coach and scout for team: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.

Charlie Ward

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charlie Ward Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
46, 20 days before his 47th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1993, team:as quarterback.
Pro basketball for team:as a point guard.
College Football Hall of Fame 2006.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2012.
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame 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.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Juan Antonio Rodriguez
Also Known As:
Chi-Chi Rodriguez
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 31 days before his 82nd birthday
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

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Christine Marie Evert
Also Known As:
Chris Evert-Lloyd
Chrissie Evert
Nickname(s):
Chris
Chrissie
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
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.
National High School Hall of Fame 1992.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Cris Collinsworth

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Cris Collinsworth
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Height 6' 5".
Team:Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2001.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1990.

Dan Marino

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Constantine Marino Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
56, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback.
Team:Analyst for TV show: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.

Danny Wuerffel

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Danniel Carl Wuerffel
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1996, team:as quarterback.
Teams:Maxwell Award 1996.
Gator Football Ring of Honor 2006.
College Football Hall of Fame 2013.
Walter Camp Award 1996.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Davey O'Brien Award 1995.
Davey O'Brien Award 1996.
Kellen Moore Award 1996.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2015.
Sammy Baugh Trophy 1995.

Dave Roberts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Luther Roberts
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
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.

Deacon Jones (football & actor)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David D. Jones
Also Known As:
Deacon Jones
Nickname(s):
Secretary of Defense
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:Defensive left end for team:Member of the: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.

Deion Sanders

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Deion Luwynn Sanders
Nickname(s):
Prime Time
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback.
Football teams:Baseball teams: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.

Derrick Brooks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Derrick Dewan Brooks
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:Co-owner of Arena team:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2010.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2004.
Jack Lambert Trophy 1994.
College Football Hall of Fame 2016.

Don Garlits

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Glenn Garlits
Nickname(s):
Big Daddy
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Francis Shula
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NFL team: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.

Donnie Allison

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dunkiny Allison
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 15 days after his birthday
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl Morrall
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:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2000.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1979.
Dolphins Walk of Fame 2012.

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.
Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.

Fireball Roberts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Glenn Roberts Jr.
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Charles Shorter
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
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.

Fred Biletnikoff

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick S. Biletnikoff
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver.
Teams: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.

Garo Yepremian

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Garabed Sarkis Yepremian
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:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1982.

Gary Carter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gary Edmund Carter
Nickname(s):
Kid
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: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.

George Steinbrenner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Michael Steinbrenner III
Nickname(s):
The Boss
Manager George
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:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1982.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2010.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Greg Louganis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Efthimios Louganis
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
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: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.

Greg Norman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gregory John Norman
Nickname(s):
The Great White Shark
The Shark
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
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.

Hulk Hogan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Terrence Gene Bollea
Terry Gene Bollea
Also Known As:
Hollywood Hogan
Terry "Hulk" Hogan
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

In role of:in the movie:Movie:Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame 2003.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2007.

Jack Nicklaus

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack William Nicklaus
Nickname(s):
The Golden Bear
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
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.
National High School Hall of Fame 1984.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1972.

Jack Youngblood

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jackson Youngblood III
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end.
Teams:Movies for television: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.

Jim Kelly

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Edward Kelly
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback.
Teams: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.

Jimmy Johnson (coach)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James William Johnson
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach teams:Analyst for TV show: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.

JoAnne Carner

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
JoAnne Gunderson
Also Known As:
JoAnne Gunderson Carner
Joanne Carner
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
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.
State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1994.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1982.
Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Joe Robbie

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Robbie
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:Movie:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1990.
Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1990.

Larry Csonka

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Richard Csonka
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
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: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.

Larry Little

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Chatmon Little
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard.
Teams: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 Roy Selmon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lee Roy Selmon
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 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.

Lew Burdette

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Selva Lewis Burdette Jr.
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:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
Babe Ruth Award 1957.
Braves Hall of Fame 2001.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2010.

Lou Piniella

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Victor Piniella
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder.
Teams:As manager, teams:Made television commercials.
Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1977.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1995.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2001.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2008.
Mariners Hall of Fame 2014.

Michael Irvin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Jerome Irvin
Nickname(s):
The Playmaker
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver.
Team:Group:TV show: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.

Monica Seles

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Monica Seles
Also Known As:
Monika Seleš
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
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.

Nick Buoniconti

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Middle Linebacker.
Teams: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.

Patty Berg

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Jane Berg
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

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

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver.
Teams: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.

Payne Stewart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Payne Stewart
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.

Pete Sampras

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Pete Sampras
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
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.

Raymond Floyd

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Loran Floyd
Nickname(s):
Ray
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 18 days after his birthday
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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lanier Barber
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:Considered the definer of radio game commentary style.
Ford C Frick Award 1978.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1973.
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.

Rip Sewell

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

Brief Facts:

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

Robin Roberts (baseball)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robin Evans Roberts
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:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1978.
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.

Rowdy Gaines

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ambrose Gaines IV
Nickname(s):
Rowdy
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 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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steve Norman Carlton
Nickname(s):
Lefty
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams: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.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1989.

Steve Garvey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steven Patrick Garvey
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

Played for teams: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 Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Steve Spurrier

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Orr Spurrier
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1966, team:as quarterback.
Teams:as a quarterback.
Coach for teams:Gator Football Ring of Honor 2006.
College Football Hall of Fame 1986.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1970.
Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2000.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2004.
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 2004.
College Football Hall of Fame 2017.
Chic Harley Award 1966.

Ted Hendricks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Paul Hendricks
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
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: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.

Ted Williams

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Teddy Samuel Williams
Also Known As:
Theodore Samuel Williams
Nickname(s):
The Kid
The Splendid Splinter
Teddy Ballgame
The Thumper
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:Left field for team: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.

Tommy Bolt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Henry Bolt
Nickname(s):
Thunder
Terrible Tommy
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.

Vinny Testaverde

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Frank Testaverde
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1986, team:as quarterback.
Teams: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.

Wade Boggs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wade Anthony Boggs
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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