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40 Persons in the National High School Hall of Fame:

Al Oerter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Oerter Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Discus throw athlete, Won Olympic Gold at four consecutive games in 1956, 1960, 1964 and 1968.
Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
National High School Hall of Fame 1987.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974.

Ann Meyers

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ann Elizabeth Meyers
Also Known As:
Ann Meyers Drysdale
Ann Meyers-Drysdale
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 1 day before her 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Don Drysdale, until his death.
Younger than Don Drysdale by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Team:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1988.
National High School Hall of Fame 1995.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 1999.
Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1987.
Dick Enberg Award 2014.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2007.

Archie Griffin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Archie Mason Griffin
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1974, team:as running back. Also Heisman Trophy 1975. The only two-time winner and the first player ever to start in four Rose Bowls.
Pro football team:College Football Hall of Fame 1986.
National High School Hall of Fame 1996.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1981.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1990.
Maxwell Award 1975.
Walter Camp Award 1974.
Walter Camp Award 1975.
Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1991.

Arnold Palmer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Daniel Palmer
Nickname(s):
The King
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won seven major golf championships: The Masters: 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 , the U.S. Open: 1960, and the Open Championship: 1961, 1962.
Congressional Gold Medal 2009.
National High School Hall of Fame 1986.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1988.

Bart Conner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bart Wayne Conner
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 3 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Nadia Comăneci by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984.
Movie:International Gymnastics Hall of Fame 1997.
National High School Hall of Fame 1986.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2012.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Bart Starr

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bryan Bartlett Starr
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, football team at:Later coach and general manager.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977.
National High School Hall of Fame 1989.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1977.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1981.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1986.

Bill Walton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Theodore Walton III
Nickname(s):
Bill
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

College basketball, team:Pro teams:Played drums with group:in Egypt. In college, an anti-Viet Nam activist.
Movie:TV game analyst.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1993.
Oregon Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
San Diego Hall of Champions 1990.
National High School Hall of Fame 1997.
Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 1990.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1994.

Billy Mills

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Mervin Mills
Also Known As:
Makata Taka Hela
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Native American, a member of the Ogala Lakota (Sioux) Tribe.
Olympic Gold Medal 1964 games at Tokyo, in the 10,000 meter event.
San Diego Hall of Champions 1970.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1984.
National Distance Running Hall of Fame 1999.
Kansas Hall of Fame.
South Dakota Hall of Fame 1980.
National High School Hall of Fame 1990.
American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1978.
Presidential Citizens Medal 2012.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 1970.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1976.

Bob Mathias

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Bruce Mathias
Nickname(s):
Bob
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:

US Representative from California 1967-1975.
Olympic Gold Medal in the decathlon two consecutive times.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1981.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
National High School Hall of Fame 1989.
DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1989.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974.

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.

Cheryl Miller

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Cheryl D. Miller
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 2".
Forward and coach for team:Olympic gold at 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Scored 105 points in a high school game in 1982.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1995.
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 1999.
National High School Hall of Fame 1990.
Riverside Sport Hall of Fame 2006.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2010.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1995.

Chris Evert

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Christine Marie Evert
Also Known As:
Chris Evert-Lloyd
Chrissie Evert
Nickname(s):
Chris
Chrissie
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Andy Mill by 1 year.
ex-wife of
Older than Greg Norman by less than 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than John Lloyd by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Dominant female professional tennis star. Won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, in the 1970s and 1980s.
International Tennis Hall of Fame 1995.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981.
National High School Hall of Fame 1992.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Curley Culp

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Curley Culp
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive and defensive lineman, nose tackle.
Teams:Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
Chiefs Hall of Fame 2008.
National High School Hall of Fame 1997.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2013.

Debbie Meyer

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Deborah Elizabeth Meyer
Also Known As:
Deborah Webber
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1968 three events.
National High School Hall of Fame 2004.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1977.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Earl Campbell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl Christian Campbell
Nickname(s):
The Tyler Rose
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 4 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1977, team:as running back.
Teams:College Football Hall of Fame 1990.
National High School Hall of Fame 1994.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1991.
Bert Bell Award 1979.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Herschel Walker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herschel Junior Walker
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1982, team:as running back.
Pro teams:College Football Hall of Fame 1999.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2000.
National High School Hall of Fame 2003.
Maxwell Award 1982.
Walter Camp Award 1982.

J.C. Watts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Julius Caesar Watts Jr.
Also Known As:
J. C. Watts
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback.
Teams:Ordained as a Baptist minister in 1993. U.S. House of Representatives from Oklahoma 4th district 1995 - 2003.
National High School Hall of Fame 2002.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 2014.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1991.
Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame 2004.
Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1997.

Jack Nicklaus

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack William Nicklaus
Nickname(s):
The Golden Bear
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

18 major championship wins in golf. Golf course designer.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1977.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005.
National High School Hall of Fame 1984.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1972.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Joyner
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 22 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1988.
Olympic Gold Medal 1992. Won in heptathlon and long jump. Also competed in 1984 and 1996.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2003.
National High School Hall of Fame 1989.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1996.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.
Dick Enberg Award 2011.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2004.
Jesse Owens Award 1986.
Jesse Owens Award 1987.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6683 Delmar Boulevard.

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.

Jerry West

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Alan West
Nickname(s):
Mr. Outside
Mr. Clutch
The Logo
Zeke from Cabin Creek
Tweety Bird
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
National High School Hall of Fame 1990.
Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2009.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1980.

Jesse Owens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Cleveland Owens
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1936 in the 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump and 4100 meter relay events.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1977.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1978.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977.
Congressional Gold Medal 1988.
National High School Hall of Fame 1983.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1970.
Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1984.

Jim Plunkett

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

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1970, team:as quarterback.
Pro football for teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1992.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
College Football Hall of Fame 1990.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1989.
National High School Hall of Fame 2007.
Maxwell Award 1970.
Walter Camp Award 1970.

Jim Ryun

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Ronald Ryun
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 35 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Held world record times for long distances of one mile, 1500 meters, 880 yards. Republican. United States House of Representatives from 1996 to 2007, from the 2nd District in Kansas.
National Distance Running Hall of Fame 2003.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1977.
National High School Hall of Fame 1983.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1980.

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.

Larry Bird

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Joe Bird
Nickname(s):
the Hick from French Lick
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 9".
Basketball center, team:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1998.
National High School Hall of Fame 1995.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Len Dawson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Ray Dawson
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback.
Teams:Chiefs Hall of Fame 1979.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994.
National High School Hall of Fame 1988.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987.

Mel Renfro

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Lacy Renfro
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back, team:for 14 years.
University of Oregon Athletics Hall of Fame 1992.
College Football Hall of Fame 1986.
Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1981.
National High School Hall of Fame 1995.
Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Merlin Olsen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Merlin Jay Olsen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lineman, football team:the Fearsome Foursome.
TV shows:Spokesmodel on television commercials. Sports analyst.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982.
College Football Hall of Fame 1980.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
National High School Hall of Fame 1987.
St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame.
Outland Trophy 1961.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1988.
Bert Bell Award 1974.

Pat Haden

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Capper Haden
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football quarterback for teams:3 times played in the Rose Bowl. Television college football commentator.
National High School Hall of Fame 1995.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1995.
USC Athletic Hall of Fame 2003.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1988.

Pat Summerall

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

Brief Facts:

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

Paul Hornung

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Vernon Hornung
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1956, team:as quarterback.
Team:Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1990.
College Football Hall of Fame 1985.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975.
National High School Hall of Fame 1989.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986.
Bert Bell Award 1961.

Phil Jackson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Douglas Jackson

Brief Facts:

Coached teams:Played on team:Wrote book:about difficulties on Los Angeles team. Has 11 NBA championship rings.
National High School Hall of Fame 1994.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2007.

Rafer Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rafer Lewis Johnson
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jimmy Johnson (cornerback) by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Decathlon athlete. Olympic Gold in 1960.
Also basketball team:Movie:Helped:capture Sirhan Sirhan at Robert Kennedy's assassination.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
California Hall of Fame 2009.
National High School Hall of Fame 1990.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Red Grange

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

Brief Facts:

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

Sam Huff

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Huff
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker.
Teams:WVU Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
National High School Hall of Fame 1999.
College Football Hall of Fame 1980.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1992.
Washington Redskins Ring of Fame.

Steve Prefontaine

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steve Roland Prefontaine
Nickname(s):
Pre
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Once held the American record in seven different distance track events.
National Distance Running Hall of Fame 2000.
National High School Hall of Fame 2000.
Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1976.

Tom Landry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Wade Landry
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach.
Invented the now-popular "4-3 defense" as well as the "Flex defense." Team:Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1993.
National High School Hall of Fame 1991.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1993.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1990.
Paul Brown Trophy 1987.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1991.
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