Guess Who This Is

58 Persons in the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame:

A. Bartlett Giamatti

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Bartlett Giamatti
Nickname(s):
Bart
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
husband of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

President of Yale University.
Commissioner of Major League Baseball who banned:for life.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Alan Ameche

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lino Dante Ameche
Nickname(s):
The Iron Horse
The Horse
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:

Heisman Trophy 1954, team:as fullback.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1975.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1967.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2004.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1992.
University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991.

Andy Granatelli

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Granatelli
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Race car owner. CEO of STP. Owner of TuneUp Masters. Did television commercials.
International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1992.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2001.
Cruisin' Hall of Fame 2002.
National Sprint Car Hall of Fame 2011.
National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame 2013.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Automotive Hall of Fame 2003.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.
Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2003.

Angelo Bertelli

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Bortolo Bertelli
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1943, team:as quarterback.
Teams:College Football Hall of Fame 1972.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2000.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Angelo Dundee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Mirena Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Boxing promoter and trainer of many champions, including:International Boxing Hall of Fame 1994.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Billy Martin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Manuel Martin Jr.
Also Known As:
Alfred Manuel Pesano
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Aggressive manager of the team:Name Billy from his mother calling him "bella" in Italian. Died in a car accident - he was a passenger.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1997.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1986.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Babe Ruth Award 1953.

Brian Boitano

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Brian Anthony Boitano
Birth Date:
Age today:
53, 32 days before his 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1988 Olympic champion, 1986 & 1988 World Champion, and 1985-1988 US National Champion in figure skating.
United States Skating Hall of Fame 1996.
World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1996.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2008.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Brian Piccolo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Brian Piccolo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back for team:Died of cancer.
Subject of movie:starring:National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Charles Atlas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Siciliano
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Legally changed his name in 1922. Ads in comic books - "I was a 95 lb. weakling" - to sell an exercise program.
National Fitness Hall of Fame 2005.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Charley Trippi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Louis Trippi
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/quarterback.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1959.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968.
Maxwell Award 1946.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1991.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006.

Dan Marino

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Constantine Marino Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
56, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback.
Team:Analyst for TV show:Owner in NASCAR racing.
College Football Hall of Fame 2002.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2003.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1992.
Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 2000.
Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Bert Bell Award 1984.

Dick Vermeil

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Albert Vermeil
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach at teams:Eagles Hall of Fame 1994.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2014.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 2000.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Paul Brown Trophy 1979.
Paul Brown Trophy 1999.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010.

Dom DiMaggio

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dominic Paul DiMaggio
Nickname(s):
the Little Professor
the Prof
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Joe DiMaggio by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Vince DiMaggio by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Center fielder, team:Seven times on All-Star team. Served in the military in World War II.
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1992.

Ed Marinaro

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Francis Marinaro
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:TV shows:College Football Hall of Fame 1991.
Maxwell Award 1971.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Eddie Arcaro

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Edward Arcaro
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won more American classic races than any other jockey in history and is the only rider to have won the U.S. Triple Crown twice. Spokesman for Buick commercials.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1958.
National Italian American 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.

Franco Harris

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Franco Harris
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback.
Teams:New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2011.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1989.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1992.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Frank Viola

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank John Viola Jr.
Nickname(s):
Sweet Music
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Babe Ruth Award 1987.
Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Twins Hall of Fame 2005.
Cy Young Award 1988.

Gary Beban

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gary Joseph Beban
Nickname(s):
The Great One
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1967, team:as quarterback.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1988.
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1995.
Maxwell Award 1967.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Chic Harley Award 1967.

Harry Caray

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

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

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

Jennifer Capriati

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jennifer Maria Capriati
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

3-time Gland Slam winner.
International Tennis Hall of Fame 2012.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Joe Bellino

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

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1960, team:as halfback.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1977.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1992.
Maxwell Award 1960.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Chic Harley Award 1960.

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 Garagiola

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Henry Garagiola
Also Known As:
Joseph Henry Garagiola Sr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher for team:Sports analyst for NBC.
Books:Ford C Frick Award 1991.
Missouri Wall of Fame.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 2004.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1970.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1972.
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6328 Delmar Boulevard.

Joe Montana

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Clifford Montana Jr.
Nickname(s):
Joe Cool
The Comeback Kid
Bird Legs
Golden Joe
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quaterback.
Teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2000.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2010.
49ers Hall of Fame 2009.
Bert Bell Award 1989.

Joe Paterno

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Vincent Paterno
Nickname(s):
Joe
JoePa
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long-time (almost 46 years) coach for team:Fired mid-season 2011 after a scandal involving an assistant coach.
College Football Hall of Fame 2007.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1987.
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 2000.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Woody Hayes Trophy 1978.
Woody Hayes Trophy 1982.
Woody Hayes Trophy 1986.
Woody Hayes Trophy 2005.
Dick Enberg Award 2012.
Paul "Bear" Bryant Award 1986.
Reds Bagnell Award 1999.
Home Depot Coach of the Year Award 2005.

Joe Torre

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Paul Torre
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
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.

Ken Venturi

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

Brief Facts:

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

Leo Nomellini

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leo Joseph Nomellini
Nickname(s):
The Lion
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive and defensive tackle. Grew up in Chicago.
Teams:49ers Hall of Fame 2009.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
College Football Hall of Fame 1977.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969.

Louis Zamperini

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Silvie Zamperini
Nickname(s):
Louie
Torrance Tornado
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1035 Olympics in Berlin. Joined the Army Air Forforce in World War II. His plane crashed at sea. He was later captured and made a prisoner of war.
Subject of the movie:National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Mario Andretti

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mario Gabriele Andretti
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
The same age as Aldo Andretti.
grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NASCAR and Indianapolis 500 and other auto racing. Became a naturalized United States citizen in 1964.
Hoosier Auto Racing Hall of Fame 1970.
International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2000.
Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame 2008.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1990.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1986.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Automotive Hall of Fame 2005.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.

Mary Carillo

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Carillo
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won the 1977 French Open mixed-doubles. Coverage of tennis events and Olympic games.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Matt Biondi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Nicholas Biondi
Birth Date:
Age today:
51, 18 days before his 52nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 7".
Olympic Gold Medal 1984. Won Olympic Gold Medal 1988 5 times.
Olympic Gold Medal 1992 twice.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1997.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1997.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Michael Andretti

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Mario Andretti
Birth Date:
Age today:
54, 15 days before his 55th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

nephew of
father of
son of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

CART Indycar race driver.
Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame 2010.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2008.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.

Mike Piazza

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Piazza
Birth Date:
Age today:
49, 16 days after his birthday
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.

Mike Scioscia

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Lorri Scioscia
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced SOH-sha.
Catcher and coach team:Manager team:Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2002.
Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2009.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Nick Buoniconti

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

Brief Facts:

Middle Linebacker.
Teams:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1995.
Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1991.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001.
Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Phil Esposito

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Anthony Esposito

Brief Facts:

Club:(1963-1967), club:(1967-1975) and club:(1975-1981.) Movie:Hockey Hall of Fame 1984.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Phil Mickelson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Alfred Mickelson
Nickname(s):
Lefty
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer. Left-handed swing, though he is right-handed.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2012.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 2002.

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.

Ping Bodie

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francesco Stephano Pezzolo
Also Known As:
Frank Stephen Bodie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed name. Birth name was Francesco Stephano Pezzolo. Outfielder.
Teams:National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Ralph Branca

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Westchester County Sports Hall of Fame.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Ray Mancini

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Michael Mancini
Also Known As:
Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini
Nickname(s):
Boom Boom

Brief Facts:

Professional lightweight boxer.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Rocky Marciano

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rocco Francis Marchegiano
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 1 day before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990. Heavyweight. Never defeated. Died in a plane crash.
Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame 1976.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1979.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

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.

Ted Hendricks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Paul Hendricks
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born in Guatemala where his father was working.
Linebacker, teams:1980.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
College Football Hall of Fame 1987.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2003.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1980.

Tommy Lasorda

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Charles Lasorda
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 2 days before his 90th birthday
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 Canadeo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Robert Canadeo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and quarterback.
Teams:Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1973.
Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1973.

Tony Conigliaro

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Richard Conigliaro

Brief Facts:

Team:Recorded song:Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Hutch Award 1970.

Vince DiMaggio

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Paul DiMaggio
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Dom DiMaggio by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Joe DiMaggio by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Outfielder.
Teams:National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Willie Mosconi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Joseph Mosconi
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:Technical consultant and uncredited appearance for movie:Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1968.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

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.
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