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34 Persons in the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame:

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.

Bert Bell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
De Benneville Bell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, team:Coach and co-owner, teams:Eagles Hall of Fame 1987.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Bob Brown (offensive lineman)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Stanford Brown
Nickname(s):
The Boomer
Boomer
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle, guard in college.
Teams:In six Pro Bowls.
College Football Hall of Fame 1993.
Eagles Hall of Fame 2004.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2013.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1994.

Bobby Jones

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Tyre Jones Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Highly successful amateur golfer and lawyer. Helped design the Augusta golf course and found the club, and co-founder of the Masters tournament there.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1964.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006.

Carl Lewis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Carlton Lewis
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Specializing in sprint and long jump. Won 10 Olympic medals including 9 Olympic Gold Medal wins. 10 World Championships medals, 8 of which were gold.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2001.
Jesse Owens Award 1982.
Jesse Owens Award 1991.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Charles Barkley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Wade Barkley
Nickname(s):
Sir Charles
The Round Mound of Rebound
Chuck
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward for teams:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor 2004.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Arizona Sports Hall of Fame 2015.

Chuck Bednarik

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Philip Bednarik
Nickname(s):
Concrete Charlie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The last two-way player in the National Football League. Linebacker and center.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1969.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967.
Maxwell Award 1948.
Eagles Hall of Fame 1987.

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.

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.

Greasy Neale

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Earle Neale

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, baseball team:Coach for football team:Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969.
College Football Hall of Fame 1967.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
Eagles Hall of Fame 1987.

Herb Adderley

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

Brief Facts:

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

Hobey Baker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hobart Amory Hare Baker
Nickname(s):
Hobey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26, 25 days before his 27th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College Football Hall of Fame 1975.
Hockey Hall of Fame 1945.
United States Hockey Hall of Fame 1973.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010.

Jersey Joe Walcott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Raymond Cream
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight boxer, and referee.
International Boxing Hall of Fame.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2013.

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.

Joe Frazier

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph William Frazier
Nickname(s):
Smokin' Joe
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964 and undisputed heavyweight boxing champion.
Defeated:on points in the highly-anticipated "Fight of the Century" in 1971.
Lost to:United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1989.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2013.

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.

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.

Julius Erving

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Julius Winfield Erving II
Nickname(s):
Dr. J
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Brief Facts:

Team:Movies:Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1993.

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.

Maxie Baughan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Maxie Callaway Baughan Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker.
Teams:Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1983.
College Football Hall of Fame 1988.
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1992.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2012.

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.

Moses Malone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Moses Eugene Malone
Nickname(s):
Big Mo
Chairman of the Boards
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center and power forward. The first to go pro basketball right after high school.
Teams:Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2001.

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.

Reggie White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Howard White
Nickname(s):
Minister of Defense
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end.
Teams:College Football Hall of Fame 2002.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 2006.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006.
Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2005.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Eagles Hall of Fame 2005.
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2003.

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.

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.

Steve Carlton

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

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1989.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1994.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Cy Young Award 1972.
Cy Young Award 1977.
Cy Young Award 1980.
Cy Young Award 1982.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1989.

Steve Van Buren

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stephen W. Van Buren
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback.
Teams:Eagles Hall of Fame 1987.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1976.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1964.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1961.

Tommy Lasorda

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Charles Lasorda
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 30 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.

Tommy McDonald

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Franklin McDonald
Birth Date:
Age today:
83, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NFL teams:College Football Hall of Fame 1985.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1981.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Maxwell Award 1956.
Eagles Hall of Fame 1988.

Tommy Thompson (football)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lurtis Pryor Thompson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback.
Teams:Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2012.

Tug McGraw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Edwin McGraw Jr.
Nickname(s):
Tug
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for teams:Excelled at the screwball.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1999.
New York Mets Hall of Fame 1993.
Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2008.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
Babe Ruth Award 1980.

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.

Wilt Chamberlain

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wilton Norman Chamberlain
Nickname(s):
Wilt The Stilt
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

7' 1" Center for team:Only NBA player to make 100 points in a single game.
Movie:California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1997.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1979.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
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