Guess Who This Is

71 Persons in the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame:

Al Kaline

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert William Kaline
Nickname(s):
Mr. Tiger
Birth Date:
Age today:
82, 31 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right fielder.
Team:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1978.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1980.
Roberto Clemente Award 1973.
Hutch Award 1969.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1968.

Alex Karras

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alexander George Karras
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Susan Clark, until he died.
Older than Susan Clark by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Tackle for the team:Movies:TV series:College Football Hall of Fame 1991.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
Outland Trophy 1957.
Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1977.
Indiana Football Hall of Fame.

Anthony Carter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Carter
Nickname(s):
AC
A.C.
the Darter
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver.
Teams:.
College Football Hall of Fame 2001.
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 2011.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2000.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 2002.

Benny Friedman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Friedman
Nickname(s):
Benny
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:

Considered the first great passer as a quarterback.
Teams:College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1980.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1961.

Billy Sims

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Billy Ray Sims
Nickname(s):
Kung Fu Billy Sims
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1978, team:as running back.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1995.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1990.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1988.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Walter Camp Award 1978.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Chic Harley Award 1978.
Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1985.

Black Jack Stewart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Sherratt Stewart
Also Known As:
J.S. Stewart
Jack Stewart
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame.
Hockey Hall of Fame 1964.
Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame 1997.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2000.

Bobby Layne

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lawrence Layne
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 18 days before his 60th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, Teams:Texas Longhorn Hall of Honor 1963.
Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1973.
College Football Hall of Fame 1968.
Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1998.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1966.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1960.
Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Branch Rickey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wesley Branch Rickey
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.

Bubba Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Aaron Smith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

6' 7" defensive end.
Teams:Movies:and its next five sequels. Miller Lite commercials.
College Football Hall of Fame 1988.
MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1988.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Bump Elliott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Chalmers W. Elliott
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Pete Elliott by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Halfback.
Team:and later coach.
College Football Hall of Fame 1989.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1986.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2002.
National Iowa Varsity Club Hall of Fame 1997.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1989.

Byron White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Byron Raymond White
Nickname(s):
Whizzer
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback.
Team:Associate Justice in the Supreme Court from 1962 to 1993.
College Football Hall of Fame 1954.
National High School Hall of Fame 1987.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2003.
Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1962.
Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame 1998.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1996.

Cazzie Russell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cazzie Lee Russell
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2011.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1978.

Chris Spielman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Christopher Spielman
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker.
Teams:Chic Harley Award 1987.
College Football Hall of Fame 2009.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 2000.
Rotary Lombardi Award 1987.
Sam B.
Nicola Trophy
1983.

Dan Dierdorf

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Lee Dierdorf
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro football team: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.

Denny McLain

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Dale McLain
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
Cy Young Award 1968.
Cy Young Award 1969.

Desmond Howard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Desmond Kevin Howard
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1991, team:as wide receiver.
NFL teams:Analyst for college football channel:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 2008.
Maxwell Award 1991.
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 2005.
Walter Camp Award 1991.
Paul Warfield Trophy 1991.
Chic Harley Award 1991.

Dick Enberg

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Alan Enberg
Also Known As:
Dick Breen
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster for baseball, basketball and football games.
Central Michigan University Athletics Hall of Fame 1993.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1995.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1996.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2011.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1997.
Dick Enberg Award 1997.
Ford C Frick Award 2015.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 24 February 1998.

Dick Lane

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Lane
Also Known As:
Dick "Night Train" Lane
Nickname(s):
Night Train
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Dinah Washington by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Defensive back.
Teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1988.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974.
Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006.

Doak Walker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ewell Doak Walker Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1948, team:as halfback.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1959.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1967.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1997.
Maxwell Award 1947.
Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1998.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1973.

Duffy Daugherty

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Duffy Daugherty
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach team:1954-1972.
College Football Hall of Fame 1984.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992.
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1965.
Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1985.

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.

Ernie Harwell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Earnest Harwell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster for team:American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1991.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1998.
Ford C Frick Award 1981.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1989.

Fielding Yost

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Fielding Harris Yost
Also Known As:
Fielding H. Yost
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach.
Teams:Coached in the 1902 Rose Bowl, the first college football bowl game.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1955.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1979.

Fritz Crisler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Orin Crisler
Nickname(s):
the father of two-platoon football
Fritz
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also coached basketball and baseball, and was an administrator.
End, team:Coach, teams:Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1979.
College Football Hall of Fame 1954.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1960.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1979.

Gar Wood

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Garfeld Arrthur Wood
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1956.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1990.

George Gipp

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Gipp
Nickname(s):
The Gipper
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Multiple roles, halfback, quarterback, punter.
Team:Mentioned in the movie:Died young of infected throat or pneumonia.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1957.

George Sisler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Harold Sisler
Nickname(s):
Gentleman George
Gorgeous George
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base.
Teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1960.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1939.
National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2010.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1979.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6651 Delmar Boulevard.

George Yardley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Harry Yardley III
Nickname(s):
Yardbird
Bird
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward/Guard.
Teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1997.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1981.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2007.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1996.

Gerald Ford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Lynch King Jr.
Also Known As:
Gerald R. Ford
Gerald R. Ford Jr.
Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr.
Gerald Rudolff Ford Jr.
Nickname(s):
Jerry
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Betty Ford, until he died.
Older than Betty Ford by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Vice president who became the 38th president when Nixon resigned. Changed his name legally in 1935.
See also:and:Michigan Walk of Fame 2006.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1999.
Congressional Gold Medal 1998.
Profile in Courage Award 2001.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1977.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1978.
Dick Enberg Award 2006.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 16 February 1999.

Goose Goslin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leon Allen Goslin
Nickname(s):
Goose
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder.
Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1968.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.

Gordie Howe

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Howe
Nickname(s):
Gordie
Mr. Hockey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Clubs:Canada's Walk of Fame 2000.
Michigan Walk of Fame 2007.
Hockey Hall of Fame 1972.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1957.

Gordon Johncock

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Johncock
Nickname(s):
Gordy
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, in 1973 and 1982.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.
International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1999.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1992.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2002.

Hank Greenberg

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hyman Greenberg
Also Known As:
Henry Benjamin Greenberg
Nickname(s):
Hammerin' Hank
Hankus Pankus
The Hebrew Hammer
Bruggy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First baseman.
Teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1958.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1956.
Jewish-American Hall of Fame.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Heinie Manush

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Emmett Manush
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1964.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1964.

Henry Ford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Ford
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ford Motor Company founder. Developed the Model T. Also the Ford trimotor airplane.
Automotive Hall of Fame 1967.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.
International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1993.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2011.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1978.
Michigan Walk of Fame 2006.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1996.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1984.

Herb Adderley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Allen Adderley
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback.
Teams:Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1981.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980.

Isiah Thomas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Isiah Lord Thomas III
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard.
Teams:As coach, teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2000.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Jerome Bettis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Abram Bettis
Nickname(s):
The Bus
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back.
Teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015.

Jim Kaat

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Lee Kaat
Nickname(s):
Kitty

Brief Facts:

Pitcher - 25 years in major leagues. Known for fielding ability.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2002.
Twins Hall of Fame 2001.

Joe Louis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Louis Barrow
Nickname(s):
the Brown Bomber

Brief Facts:

Champion heavyweight boxer.
Congressional Gold Medal 1982.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1969.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1955.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2007.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2002.
Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame 2014.

John Herrington

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Herrington
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: .
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001.

Jud Heathcote

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Melvin Heathcote
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College team was:Coached teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2000.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2009.
Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame.

Julie Krone

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Julieann Louise Krone
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first female jockey to win a Triple Crown race at the Belmont Stakes in 1993.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 2000.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1999.

Kiki Cuyler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hazen Shirley Cuyler
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder.
Team:Nickname pronounced "Kigh-kigh" from Cuy in his last name.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1968.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1963.

Lem Barney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lemuel Joseph Barney
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback.
Teams:Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame 1986.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992.
Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1992.
Jackson State University Sports Hall of Fame 1983.

Leon Hart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leon Joseph Hart
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1949, team:as end.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1973.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1997.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
Maxwell Award 1949.
Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1949.

Lloyd Carr

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Henty Carr Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team:College Football Hall of Fame 2011.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
Paul "Bear" Bryant Award 1997.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2013.
Woody Hayes Trophy 1997.
George Munger Award 1997.
Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 2007.

Lou Creekmur

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Creekmur
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left offensive tackle/guard.
Team:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2003.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1989.

Magic Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earvin Johnson Jr.
Also Known As:
Earvin 'Magic' Johnson
Nickname(s):
Magic
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Cookie Johnson by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 9".
Team:Prucer, movies:Contracted HIV, revealed in 1991. Co-owner of the L.A. Dodgers.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2009.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2002.
California Hall of Fame 2011.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1980.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1987.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1989.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 June 2001.

Mauri Rose

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Rose
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Indianapolis 500 racer, won 3 times.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1994.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1972.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1996.

Mickey Cochrane

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Stanley Cochrane
Nickname(s):
Black Mike
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher.
Teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1956.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1947.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1982.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2007.

Micki King

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Maxine Joyce King
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Competitive diver and diving coach. Olympic gold medal winner at the 1972 Summer Olympics in the three meter springboard event. Retired from the US Air Force with the rank of colonel.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1978.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1986.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1992.

Muddy Waters

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
McKinley Morganfield
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987.
Blues Hall of Fame 1980.
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.
Guitar Center RockWalk 2005.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1992.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Paul Krause

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul James Krause
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety.
Teams:Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 1998.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1999.

Pete Dawkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Peter Miller Dawkins
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1958, team:as halfback. Ran for the Senate as a Republican, failed. Brigadier General in the Army.
College Football Hall of Fame 1975.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1987.
Maxwell Award 1958.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1988.

Pete Elliott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Peter R. Elliott
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bump Elliott by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Head coach for teams:University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1986.
College Football Hall of Fame 1994.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1983.

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.

Roger Penske

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roger S. Penske
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner of IndyCar, NASCAR, and American Le Mans Series teams.
Automotive Hall of Fame 2015.
International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1998.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1995.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.
National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 2010.

Ron Kramer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronald J. Kramer
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:College Football Hall of Fame 1978.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1971.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1979.

Rudy Tomjanovich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rudolph Tomjanovich Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 6 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 8".
Forward, team:Coach teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1992.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1995.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1979.

Schoolboy Rowe

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lynwood Thomas Rowe
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50, 3 days before his 51st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 4".
Pitcher, team:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1961.
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1962.

Sparky Anderson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Lee Anderson
Nickname(s):
Sparky
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Managed teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 2000.
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 2000.
Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2007.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1992.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1984.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1987.

Tom Harmon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Dudley Harmon
Nickname(s):
Old 98
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Elyse Knox, until he died.
Younger than Elyse Knox by 1 year.
grandfather of
father of
father of
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1940, team:as halfback. Pilot in World War II.
NFL team:Sports announcer/commentator.
Movies:College Football Hall of Fame 1954.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1978.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1962.
Maxwell Award 1940.

Turkey Stearnes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Norman Thomas Stearnes
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Negro Leagues team:Prolific home run hitter. Led his league in home runs 6 seasons.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2000.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2007.

Ty Cobb

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Tyrus Raymond Cobb
Nickname(s):
the Georgia Peach
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:

Record setting outfielder for team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1936. First man inducted 1936.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1964.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1955.

Virgil Trucks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Virgil Oliver Trucks
Also Known As:
Fire Trucks
Nickname(s):
Fire
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 34 days before his 96th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and coach.
Teams:Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1974.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1985.

Wish Egan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aloysius Jerome Egan

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, team:1905-1906.
Scout and coach for team:1910-1950. Nickname from Aloysius.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1960.
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