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145 Persons in the National Baseball Hall of Fame:

Location:
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
25 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Web Site:
Years Active:
1936 to present

Al Kaline

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert William Kaline
Nickname(s):
Mr. Tiger
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
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.

Al Simmons

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aloisius Szymanski
Nickname(s):
Bucketfoot Al
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder.
Teams:Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1953.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1981.

Arky Vaughan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Floyd Vaughan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, baseball team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1985.
Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1982.

Babe Ruth

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Herman Ruth
Nickname(s):
the Babe
the Bambino
the Sultan of Swat
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and outfielder with 714 home runs - considered the best player ever.
Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1936.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1949.
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.

Bid McPhee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Alexander McPhee
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:Considered the finest second baseman of the nineteenth century. Played barehanded defense until 1896.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2000.
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 2002.

Bob Feller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Andrew Feller
Nickname(s):
Heater from Van Meter
Bullet Bob
Rapid Robert
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1962.
Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1951.

Bob Gibson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gibson
Nickname(s):
Hoot
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team: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 Cox

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Joseph Cox
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, team:Manged teams:Braves Hall of Fame 2011.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2014.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1985.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1991.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2004.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2005.

Bowie Kuhn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bowie Kent Kuhn
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:

Commissioner of Major League Baseball from February 4, 1969 to September 30, 1984.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2008.

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.

Brooks Robinson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Brooks Calbert Robinson Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Human Vacuum Cleaner
Mr. Hoover
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman.
Team:Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1978.
Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame 1977.
Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1983.
Roberto Clemente Award 1972.
Babe Ruth Award 1970.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1966.

Bruce Sutter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Howard Bruce Sutter
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
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: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 Leonard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Fenner Leonard
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:

First baseman, Negro Leagues teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972.
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1973.

Bullet Rogan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Wilber Rogan
Also Known As:
Bullet Joe
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and outfielder for the team:in the Negro baseball leagues.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1998.

Cal Hubbard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Calvin Hubbard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 14 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle.
NFL football teams:Later became an umpire in MLB. The only person in both national football and baseball halls.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976.
College Football Hall of Fame 1962.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1966.

Cal Ripken

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr.
Also Known As:
Cal Ripken Jr.
Nickname(s):
Cal
Iron Man
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:Set record for consecutive games played.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2007.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1992.

Candy Cummings

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Arthur Cummings
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Credited as the inventor of the curve ball.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1939.

Carl Yastrzemski

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Carl Michael Yastrzemski
Nickname(s):
Yaz
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1989.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.
Hutch Award 1967.

Casey Stengel

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Dillon Stengel
Nickname(s):
The Old Perfessor
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:1912-1917.
Best known as manager of team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1966.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1952.
New York Mets Hall of Fame 1981.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1976.

Catfish Hunter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Augustus Hunter
Nickname(s):
Catfish
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died following a fall down the stairs at his home. Suffered from ALS.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1987.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1990.
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1974.
Cy Young Award 1974.

Chief Bender

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Albert Bender
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chipewa tribe.
Pitcher for team:Invented the slider ball, then called the "nickel curve".
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1953.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1991.
American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1972.

Christy Mathewson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Mathewson
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:

Pitcher for teams:In 1905 he pitched three shutouts in six days.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1936.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2007.

Connie Mack

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy
Nickname(s):
The Tall Tactician
Grand Old Man of Baseball.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Owner and manager of baseball team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1937.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1978.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2014.
Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2008.

Cool Papa Bell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Thomas Nichols
Also Known As:
James Thomas Bell
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 1995.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6265 Delmar Boulevard.

Cumberland Posey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cumberland Willis Posey Jr.
Nickname(s):
Cum
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:of the Negro Leagues, owner and player.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Cy Young

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Denton True Young
Also Known As:
Dent Young
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:

Pitcher. An award for pitchers is named for him.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1937.
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.

Damon Runyon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Damon Runyan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

International Boxing Hall of Fame.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1967. Awarded the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for baseball journalism.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1964.

Dave Winfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Mark Winfield
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right fielder.
Teams:California Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2001.
San Diego Padres Hall of Fame 2000.
National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 1998.
Roberto Clemente Award 1994.
Branch Rickey Award 1992.
Babe Ruth Award 1992.

Dazzy Vance

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Arthur Vance
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 16 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1955.
Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1952.

Dizzy Dean

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jay Hanna Dean
Also Known As:
Jerome Hanna Dean
Jerome Herman Dean
Nickname(s):
Dizzy
Diz
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:His name and date and place of birth are controversial - multiple sources differ.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1953.
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame 1990.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1976.
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.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6643 Delmar Boulevard.

Don Drysdale

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Scott Drysdale
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 20 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Ann Meyers, until he died.
Older than Ann Meyers by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1984.
Cy Young Award 1962.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Duke Snider

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Donald Snider
Nickname(s):
The Silver Fox
The Duke of Flatbush
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:Center field. Eight-time All-Star.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1980.

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.

Eddie Plank

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Stewart Plank
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1946.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1972.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2012.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1985.

Enos Slaughter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Enos Bradsher Slaughter
Nickname(s):
Country
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: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.

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.

Ernie Lombardi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernesto Natali Lombardi
Nickname(s):
Schnozz
Lumbago
Bocci
The Cyrano of the Iron Mask
Lom
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher.
Teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982.
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1958.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1986.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Ferguson Jenkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ferguson Arthur Jenkins Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:The first Canadian to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame 1991.
Canada's Walk of Fame 2001.
Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 1987.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Texas Rangers Hall of Fame 2004.
Cy Young Award 1971.

Ford Frick

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ford Christopher Frick
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The 3rd Baseball Commissioner from 1951 to 1965.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1970.

Frank Baker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Franklin Baker
Also Known As:
Home Run Baker
Nickname(s):
Home Run
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:

Third baseman.
Team:Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1993.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1955.

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.

Frank Robinson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Robinson
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder and manager.
Teams:The first African-American hired as manager.
As manager, teams:As coach, teams:Babe Ruth Award 1966.
Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame 1977.
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1978.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1989.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1982.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

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.

Gaylord Perry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gaylord Jackson Perry
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
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: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.

George Brett

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Howard Brett
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

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.

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.

Goose Gossage

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Michael Gossage
Also Known As:
Rich Gossage
Nickname(s):
Goose
Birth Date:
Age today:
65, 10 days before his 66th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 2008.
San Diego Hall of Champions 2007.
Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 2007.

Greg Maddux

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Alan Maddux
Nickname(s):
Mad Dog
The Professor
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Braves Hall of Fame 2009.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2014.
Cy Young Award 1992.
Cy Young Award 1993.
Cy Young Award 1994.
Cy Young Award 1995.
Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame 2002.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Hack Wilson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Robert Wilson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 6".
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1979.

Hank Aaron

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Louis Aaron
Nickname(s):
Hammer
Hammerin' Hank
Bad Henry
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:From Mobile AL. Long time record of 755 home runs - finally broken.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1982.
Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1988.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1988.
Presidential Citizens Medal 2001.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
Braves Hall of Fame 1999.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2001.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2005.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2002.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1970.

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.

Happy Chandler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Benjamin Chandler Sr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 30 days before his 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Senator and governor from Kentucky.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1982.

Harmon Killebrew

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harmon Clayton Killebrew
Nickname(s):
Killer
Hammerin' Harmon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base, third base, left field.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1984.
Twins Hall of Fame 2000.
DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1971.

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.

Honus Wagner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Johannes Peter Wagner
Nickname(s):
The Flying Dutchman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop for baseball team:He hit .344 during his rookie year of 1897, and batted over .300 for 17 consecutive seasons, winning eight National League batting titles. Retired in 1917 with more hits, runs, RBIs, doubles, triples and steals than any NL player.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1936.

Ivan Rodriguez

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ivan Rodriguez Torres
Nickname(s):
Pudge
I-Rod

Brief Facts:

Catcher and designated hitter for team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 2017.

Jackie Robinson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack Roosevelt Robinson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African-American to play in the major leagues, for the team:Subject of movie:California Hall of Fame 2007.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1962.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984.
Congressional Gold Medal 2003.
National High School Hall of Fame 1993.
Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 1991.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2007.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2008.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.
Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2005.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Jeff Bagwell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Robert Bagwell

Relationships:

ex-husband of

Brief Facts:

First baseman for team:NL Rookie of the Year 1991.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2017.

Jim Palmer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Alvin Palmer
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
19 years with team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1990.
Cy Young Award 1973.
Cy Young Award 1975.
Cy Young Award 1976.
Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame 1986.

Jimmie Foxx

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Emory Foxx
Nickname(s):
The Beast

Brief Facts:

Team:The second batter to top 500 home runs.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1951.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1979.
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.

Jocko Conlan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Bertrand Conlan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder for team:Became an umpire.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1974.

Joe DiMaggio

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Paul Dimaggio
Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio Jr.
Nickname(s):
Joltin' Joe
the Yankee Clipper
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Dom DiMaggio by 2 years.
husband of
ex-husband of
Older than Marilyn Monroe by 11 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Vince DiMaggio by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Team:Outfielder. 56 game hitting streak set a record.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1955.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1969.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1979.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Joe McCarthy (baseball)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Vincent McCarthy
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:

Manger team:from 1931 to 1946.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1957.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Joe Morgan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joe Leonard Morgan
Nickname(s):
Little Joe
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:from 1963 to 1984.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 2006.
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1987.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1990.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

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.

Joe Torre

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Paul Torre
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 23 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher, first base, third base.
Teams:Manager same teams plus:National Baseball Hall of Fame 2014.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Hutch Award 1971.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1996.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1998.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

John Smoltz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Andrew Smoltz
Nickname(s):
Smoltzie
Marmaduke
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Minor league teams:Teams:Branch Rickey Award 2007.
Braves Hall of Fame 2012.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 2005.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.
Roberto Clemente Award 2005.
Cy Young Award 1996.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2012.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Johnny Bench

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Lee Bench
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outstanding catcher.
Team:NL Rookie of the Year 1968.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1989.
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1986.
National High School Hall of Fame 1986.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1984.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Babe Ruth Award 1976.
Hutch Award 1981.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1975.

Johnny Evers

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Joseph Evers
Also Known As:
John J Evers
Nickname(s):
Trojan
The Crab
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Tinkers to Evers to Chance" - see also:Second base.
Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1946.

Josh Gibson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joshua Gibson
Nickname(s):
the black Babe Ruth
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Negro League catcher.
Teams:Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2003.
Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame 1971.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Juan Marichal

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Juan Antonio Marichal y Sanchez
Nickname(s):
The Dominican Dandy

Brief Facts:

Pitcher who used unusual delivery styles, confusing batters.
Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1983.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982. San Francisco Giants 2008.
San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011.

Judy Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Julius Johnson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman - Negro Leagues, teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1975.
Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame 1976.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2009.

Ken Griffey Jr.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Kenneth Griffey Jr.
Nickname(s):
Junior
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Outfield.
Teams:Named one of the 20th Century top 25 players by fans.
Mariners Hall of Fame 2013.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2016.

Kenesaw Mountain Landis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Federal judge from 1905 to 1922, then the first Commisioner of Major League Baseball. Named for a battleground (Kennesaw Mountain) in Georgia in the Civil War, where his father was wounded. However, the name was spelled as a variant.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1944.

Kid Nichols

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Augustus Nichols
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:

Pitcher.
Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1949.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.
Braves Hall of Fame 2004.

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.

King Kelly

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Kelly
Nickname(s):
Mike
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book:was the first baseball autobiography.
Outfield and catcher for teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1945.

Larry Doby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Eugene Doby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The second player to integrate Major League Baseball at Cleveland.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1998.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Lefty Gomez

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Louis Gomez
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:

Pitcher for team:from 1930 to 1942. Noted for his wit and his fastball.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1981.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1987.

Lefty Grove

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Moses Grove
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:In 1928, he struck out the side on nine pitches twice, the only pitcher to do this in one season.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1947.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1980.
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965.

Leo Durocher

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leo Ernest Durocher
Nickname(s):
Leo the Lip
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Laraine Day by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, fielder.
Teams:Managed teams:Over 2,000 career victories as a manager.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1994.

Lou Brock

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Clark Brock
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left Field.
Teams:938 stolen bases, beating the record by: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.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6602 Delmar Boulevard.

Lou Gehrig

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ludwig Heinrich Gehrig
Also Known As:
Henry Louis Gehrig
Nickname(s):
The Iron Horse
Biscuit Pants
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37, 17 days before his 38th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Played 2,130 consecutive games.
Team:Had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - known as ALS, or "Lou Gehrig's disease." National Baseball Hall of Fame 1939. Monument at the Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1941.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1980.
National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2007.

Luke Appling

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Luke Benjamin Appling
Nickname(s):
Old Aches and Pains
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

Mel Ott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Thomas Ott
Nickname(s):
Master Melvin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right Fielder.
Player and manager for team:Died in car accident.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1951.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1951.
Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1971.

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.

Mickey Mantle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mickey Charles Mantle
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder, team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1974.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1969.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1964.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Hutch Award 1965.

Mike Piazza

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Piazza
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced pee-AHT-sah. Catcher.
Teams:National League Rookie of the Year 1993.
New York Mets Hall of Fame 2013.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2016.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Mordecai Brown

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown
Nickname(s):
Three Finger
Three-Fingerer
Miner
Brownie
Mort
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Lost part of his index finger in a farm machine as a youth.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1949.

Mule Suttles

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Suttles
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First baseman and outfielder in Negro league baseball.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.

Nap Lajoie

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nap Lajoie
Also Known As:
Larry Lajoie
Nickname(s):
The Frenchman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1937.

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.

Nolan Ryan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lynn Nolan Ryan Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Ryan Express
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Pitched for 27 years.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1999.
Texas Rangers Hall of Fame 2003.
Texas Trail of Fame 2009.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2011.

Orlando Cepeda

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Orlando Manuel Cepeda Pennes
Nickname(s):
Peruchin
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First Baseman.
Teams: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.

Oscar Charleston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Oscar McKinley Charleston
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 9 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder.
Negro League teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976.

Ozzie Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Osborne Earl Smith
Nickname(s):
Wizard of Oz
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop.
Team:TV show: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.

Paul Molitor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Leo Molitor
Nickname(s):
Molly
The Ignitor
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop and second base.
Teams:Babe Ruth Award 1993.
Branch Rickey Award 1998.
Hutch Award 1987.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1997.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2001.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2004.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1999.

Pedro Martínez

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Pedro Jaime Martínez
Also Known As:
Pedro Martinez
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Became a U.S. citizen in the spring of 2014.
Cy Young Award 1997.
Cy Young Award 1999.
Cy Young Award 2000.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Pee Wee Reese

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Henry Reese
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:shortstop. NBC play-by-play.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1984.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1956.

Phil Niekro

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Henry Niekro
Nickname(s):
Knucksie
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Joe Niekro by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. 318 career victories, the most by a knuckleball pitcher.
Teams:Braves Hall of Fame 1999.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1997.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.
Roberto Clemente Award 1980.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1979.

Phil Rizzuto

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Francis Rizzuto
Nickname(s):
The Scooter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, team:for 13 years.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1994.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1985.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Babe Ruth Award 1951.

Pie Traynor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Joseph Traynor
Nickname(s):
Pie
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:

Team:third base. Never drove a car. Fondness for eating pie - origin of his nickname.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1948.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.

Pud Galvin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Galvin
Nickname(s):
The Little Steam Engine
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:as a pitcher.
Also teams:(now the Pirates.) Baseball's first 300-game winner.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1965.

Rabbit Maranville

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter James Vincent Maranville
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 5". Shortstop.
Teams:Known for his antics. Considered excellent at defensive play. Barbershop quartet tenor.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1954.
Braves Hall of Fame 2014.

Ralph Kiner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ralph McPherran Kiner
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder teams:Announcer for the New York Mets.
New York Mets Hall of Fame 1984.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1975.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Randy Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Randall David Johnson
Nickname(s):
The Big Unit
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 10". Pitcher.
Teams:Mariners Hall of Fame 2012.
Cy Young Award 1995.
Cy Young Award 1999.
Cy Young Award 2000.
Cy Young Award 2001.
Cy Young Award 2002.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.
Babe Ruth Award 2001.

Red Ruffing

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Herbert Ruffing
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1967.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2004.

Red Schoendienst

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Fred Schoendienst
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced "Shane-deenst." Team: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.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6634 Delmar Boulevard.

Reggie Jackson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Martinez Jackson
Nickname(s):
Mr. October
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right field.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1993.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2002.
Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1989.
Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
Babe Ruth Award 1977.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star for Sports fame.

Roberto Alomar

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Alomar Velázquez
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Major League second base, teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 2011.
Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame 2013.

Roberto Clemente

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Walker Clemente
Also Known As:
Roberto Clemente (Walker)
Nickname(s):
Arriba
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Puerto Rican. Right field. Over 3,000 hits.
Team:Died in a plane crash helping deliver relief supplies to victims of an earthquake in Nicauraga.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1973.
Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame 1973.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2003.
Congressional Gold Medal 1973.
Presidential Citizens Medal 1973.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1973.
Babe Ruth Award 1971.

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.

Rod Carew

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rodney Cline Carew
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame 2005.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1991.
Twins Hall of Fame 2000.
Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1988.
Roberto Clemente Award 1977.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star for Sports fame.

Rogers Hornsby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rogers Hornsby
Nickname(s):
The Rajah
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: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.

Rollie Fingers

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roland Glen Fingers
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1992.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
San Diego Hall of Champions 2000.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2001.
Cy Young Award 1981.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 2000.

Roy Campanella

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Campanella
Nickname(s):
Campy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher.
Teams:Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame 1971.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1969.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.

Rube Waddell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Edward Waddell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Probably had a mental disorder such as autism or ADD. Would leave the dugout to follow fire trucks. Died of tuberculosis.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1946.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1986.

Ryne Sandberg

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ryne Dee Sandberg
Nickname(s):
Ryno
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second base.
Team:Manager team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 2005.
Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame.

Sandy Koufax

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sanford Braun
Also Known As:
Sanford Braun Koufax
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Anne Widmark by 9 or 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher with team:Took last name of stepfather as a small child.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972.
Cy Young Award 1963.
Cy Young Award 1965.
Cy Young Award 1966.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
Babe Ruth Award 1963.
Babe Ruth Award 1965.
Hutch Award 1966.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

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.

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.

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.

Tom Glavine

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Michael Glavine
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Babe Ruth Award 1995.
Braves Hall of Fame 2010.
Cy Young Award 1991.
Cy Young Award 1998.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2014.

Tom Seaver

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Thomas Seaver
Nickname(s):
The Franchise
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

3 time winner.
Pitcher team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1992.
USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1995.
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 2006.
New York Mets Hall of Fame 1988.
Cy Young Award 1969.
Cy Young Award 1973.
Cy Young Award 1975.

Tommy Lasorda

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Charles Lasorda
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and manager - best known as manager of team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1997.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1982.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1983.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1988.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star for Sports fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Tony Gwynn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Keith Gwynn
Also Known As:
Anthony Keith Gwynn Sr.
Nickname(s):
Mr. Padre
Captain Video
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Righ field.
Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 2007.
San Diego Padres Hall of Fame 2002.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 2002.
Roberto Clemente Award 1999.
Branch Rickey Award 1995.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1998.

Tris Speaker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Tristram E. Speaker
Nickname(s):
The Grey Eagle
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder. Later manager.
Teams:Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1937.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

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.

Wade Boggs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wade Anthony Boggs
Birth Date:
Age today:
59, 10 days after his birthday
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.

Walter Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Perry Johnson
Nickname(s):
The Big Train
Barney
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Known for good sporrtsmanship. Record all-time career leader in shutouts with 110.
Teams:Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1961.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1936.
Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1981.

Warren Spahn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Warren Spahn
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.
Teams:Braves Hall of Fame 1999.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1973.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1973.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2007.
Cy Young Award 1957.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1993.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1961.

Whitey Ford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Charles Ford
Nickname(s):
Whitey
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Team:1950, 1953-67. Led them to 11 Pennant wins and 6 World Series Championships. During his career, led them in these categories: games pitched, innings pitched, wins, strikeouts and shutouts.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1986.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1974.
Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2003.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1987.
Cy Young Award 1961.
Babe Ruth Award 1961.

Willie Keeler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Keeler
Also Known As:
Wee Willie Keeler
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 4".
Team:Used the smallest bat in MLB history. 1897 had a .424 batting average, lifetime average .341.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1939.

Willie Mays

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Howard Mays Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Say Hey Kid
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Baseball teams:Retired with a lifetime batting average of .302 and 660 home runs.
California Hall of Fame 2007.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1979.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980. San Francisco Giants 2008.
San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1977. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003.
Roberto Clemente Award 1971.

Willie McCovey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Willie Lee McCovey
Nickname(s):
Mac
Big Mac
Stretch
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base.
Team:Two years probation for tax charges. Pardoned 2017 by president Obama.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1986.
Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1989.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1987.
San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Hutch Award 1977.

Willie Stargell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wilver Dornel Stargell
Also Known As:
Wilver Stargell
Nickname(s):
Pops
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1988.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1989.
Roberto Clemente Award 1974.
Babe Ruth Award 1979.
Hutch Award 1978.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1974.

Yogi Berra

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Peter Berra
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: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

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Zachary Davis Wheat
Nickname(s):
Buck
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:Left field from 1909-1926.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1959.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1958.
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