Guess Who This Is

155 Persons in the Texas Sports Hall of Fame:

A.J. Foyt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The only driver to win the Indianapolis 500 (which he won four times), the Daytona 500, the 24 Hours of Daytona, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Also won the International Race of Champions all-star racing series in 1976 and 1977. National Sprint Car Hall of Fame 1990. National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame 1988. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 2001. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 2000. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1989. North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame 2009. Automotive Hall of Fame 2007. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Abe Lemons

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
A.E. Lemons
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:

Given initials-only name of "A.E.". Center /forward, college teams Hardin College, Oklahoma City. Coach, teams Oklahoma City University, Pan American University, University of Texas. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1994. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1999. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Albert Curtis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Curtis
Also Known As:
Albert "Abb" Curtis
Nickname(s):
Abb
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Team University of Texas. Also basketball guard. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1923. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1924. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Andre Ware

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andre Ware
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1989, team University of Houston, as quarterback. The first African-American quarterback to win the award. Teams Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars, Ottawa Rough Riders, BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts, Berlin Thunder. College Football Hall of Fame 2004. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Davey O'Brien Award 1989. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 2000. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Ella Didriksen
Also Known As:
Mildred Ella Didrikson
Babe Didrikson
Babe Zaharias
Nickname(s):
Babe
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called Babe by childhood friends who thought she batted like Babe Ruth. Name changed from Didriksen after it was accidentally spelled Didrikson. Olympic Gold Medal 1932 in Los Angeles in the javelin and hurdles events, second in high jump. Played semiprofessional women's basketball. Later became a pro golfer, co-founder of the LPGA tour. Considered the greatest female athlete of the 20th century. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Honored on an 18 cent US postage stamp. National Women's Hall of Fame 1976. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Colorado Women's Hall of Fame 2008. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1964. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Ben Crenshaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ben Daniel Crenshaw
Nickname(s):
Gentle Ben
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 19 events on the PGA Tour, including two major championships. World Golf Hall of Fame 2002. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1984. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Ben Hogan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Benjamin Hogan

Brief Facts:

World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. Irish American Hall of Fame 2015. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Bibb Falk

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bibb August Falk
Nickname(s):
Jockey
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:

Left field. Teams Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1962. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2007. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. ABCA Hall of Fame 1968.

Bill Bradley (football)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Calvin Bradley
Nickname(s):
Super Bill
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety, kick returner, punter. Teams University of Texas, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, St. Louis Cardinals. Eagles Hall of Fame 1993. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1985. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1988.

Bill Yeoman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bill Yeoman
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Team United States Military Academy ("Army"). Coach, teams Michigan State University, University of Houston. College Football Hall of Fame 2001. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2011. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Billy Sims

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

Brief Facts:

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

Bo McMillin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Nugent McMillin
Nickname(s):
Bo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Centre College, Milwaukee Badgers, Cleveland Indians. Coach, teams Centenary College of Louisiana, Kansas State University, Indiana University, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1952. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1964. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1985. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. IU Athletics Hall of Fame 1982.

Bob Hayes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Hayes
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bob
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic runner. Wide receiver. Team Dallas Cowboys. The only man to win both Olympic gold and a Super Bowl ring. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2001. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2009. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1997. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1976. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2017.

Bob Lilly

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lewis Lilly
Nickname(s):
Mr. Cowboy
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Cowboys. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1975. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2006. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bobby Dillon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Dan Dillon
Nickname(s):
The Hawk
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Blind in one eye. Teams University of Texas, Green Bay Packers. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1974. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1972. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bobby Labonte

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allen Labonte
Birth Date:
Age today:
54, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Terry Labonte by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Stock car NASCAR race driver. Talladega Walk of Fame 2008. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Bobby Layne

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

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, Teams University of Texas, Chicago Bears, New York Bulldogs, Detroit Lions, Pittsburgh Steelers. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1963. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1973. College Football Hall of Fame 1968. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1998. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1960. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bobby Morrow

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

Brief Facts:

Sprinter. Olympic Gold Medal 1956 in 100 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1956 in 200 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1956 in 4x100 meters relay. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1956. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Bruce Matthews

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bruce Rankin Matthews
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
son of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Clay Matthews Jr. by 5 years.
father of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Guard, center, tackle. Height 6' 5". Teams University of Southern California, Houston Oilers, Tennessee Titans. Morris Trophy 1982. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 2002.

Bubba Smith

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

Brief Facts:

6' 7" defensive end. Teams University of Michigan, Baltimore Colts, Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers. Movies Stroker Ace, Silence of the Hams, Police Academy and its next five sequels. Miller Lite commercials. College Football Hall of Fame 1988. MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1993. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1988. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. UPI Lineman of the Year 1966.

Bud McFadin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Pate McFadin
Also Known As:
Lewis "Bud" McFadin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle and linebacker on defense, as well as tackle and guard on offense. Teams University of Texas, Los Angeles Rams, Denver Broncos, Houston Oilers. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1950. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1973. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bulldog Turner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Douglas Turner
Also Known As:
Clyde Turner
Nickname(s):
Bulldog
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Six time all-pro center. Team Chicago Bears, from 1940 to 1952. As coach, team New York Titans. College Football Hall of Fame 1960. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1961.

Burt Hooton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Burt Carlton Hooton
Nickname(s):
Happy
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams University of Texas, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1981. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2008. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas 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.

Byron Nelson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Byron Nelson Jr.
Nickname(s):
Lord Byron
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 11 consecutive tournaments and 18 total tournaments. World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. Congressional Gold Medal 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

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:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Carol Lewis by 2 years.

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. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Carroll Shelby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Carroll Hall Shelby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Automotive designer and racing driver. Known for the AC Motors-based Shelby American Cobra and later the Mustang-based performance cars for Ford Motor Company known as Mustang Cobras. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1991. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1992. Cruisin' Hall of Fame 1997. Automotive Hall of Fame 1992. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Charles Aldrich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Collins Aldrich
Also Known As:
Charles "Ki" Aldrich
Nickname(s):
Ki
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center, linebacker. Teams Texas Christian University, Chicago Cardinals, Washington Redskins. College Football Hall of Fame 1960. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1983. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Charley Taylor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Robert Taylor
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver, halfback, defensive back. Teams Arizona State University, Washington Redskins - also as coach. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1984. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2009.

Charlie Krueger

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Andrew Krueger
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Texas A&M University, San Francisco 49ers. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Chuck Howley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Louis Howley
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 33 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams West Virginia University, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1977. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2000. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. West Virginia University Athletics Hall of Fame 1991. Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2005.

Cliff Gustafson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cliff Gustafson
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, baseball team University of Texas. ABCA Hall of Fame 1992. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1983. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2006. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Clyde Drexler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Austin Drexler
Nickname(s):
The Glide
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 27 days before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shooting guard / small forward. Teams University of Houston, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Dream Team. Coach, team University of Houston. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2004. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Olympic Gold Medal 1992.

Clyde Littlefield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Littlefield
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Track and field coach, later football coach, team University of Texas. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1981. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1961. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Craig Biggio

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Craig Alan Biggio
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second baseman and catcher. Team Houston Astros. Branch Rickey Award 1997. Hutch Award 2005. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2015. Roberto Clemente Award 2007. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Dan Reeves

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Edward Reeves
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Dallas Cowboys as a safety and halfback. As a coach, teams Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, New York Giants, Atlanta Falcons. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2012. University of South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame 1977. Denver Broncos Ring of Fame 2014. Paul Brown Trophy 1993. Paul Brown Trophy 1998. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Dana X. Bible

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dana Xenophon Bible
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Mississippi College, Louisiana State University, Texas A&M University, University of Nebraska, University of Texas. Athletic director. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1954. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1960. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Nebraska Football Hall of Fame 1971. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Darrell Green

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Darrell Ray Green
Nickname(s):
Ageless Wonder
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Teams Texas A&M-Kingsville, Washington Redskins. College Football Hall of Fame 2004. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Division II Football Hall of Fame 2003. Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor 1998. Javelina Hall of Fame 1989. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1996.

Dat Nguyen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dat Tan Nguyen
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. As player and later coach, teams Texas A&M University, Dallas Cowboys. Chuck Bednarik Award 1998. College Football Hall of Fame 2017. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2007. Jack Lambert Trophy 1998. Rotary Lombardi Award 1998. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2017.

Dave Parks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Wayne Parks
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver/end. Teams Texas Technological College, San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Southern California Sun. College Football Hall of Fame 2008. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Tech Football Ring of Honor 2012. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Davey O'Brien

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert David O'Brien
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1938, team Texas Christian University, as quarterback. Team Philadelphia Eagles. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame 1969. Maxwell Award 1938. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1993. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

David Robinson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Maurice Robinson
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 7' 1". Center. Teams Navy, The Dream Team, San Antonio Spurs. 20,790 points as a pro. Olympic Gold Medal 1992 with the US team. . Olympic Gold Medal 1996 with the US team. Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1987. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2009. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1995. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2008. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2015. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 2003. FIBA Hall of Fame 2013. John R Wooden Award 1987.

Dean Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dean Edwards Smith
Also Known As:
Dean E. Smith
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball head coach, team University of North Carolina Tarheels. Recruited the university's first African-American scholarship basketball player. Pushed for equal treatment for African Americans by local businesses. Supporter of Democratic party causes. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013. Dick Enberg Award 1999. FIBA Hall of Fame 2007. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1983. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Henry Iba Award 1979. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1998. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1997. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2015. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1980. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. John R Wooden Legends of Coaching Award 1999.

Dick Lane

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

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Teams Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006.

Doak Walker

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

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1948, team Southern Methodist University, as halfback. Team Detroit Lions. College Football Hall of Fame 1959. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1967. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1997. Maxwell Award 1947. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1998. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1973. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2011. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Don Baylor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Edward Baylor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Designated hitter and left fielder. Teams Baltimore Orioles, California Angels, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins, Oakland Athletics. Manager, teams Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2013. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1995. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Roberto Clemente Award 1985. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. International League Hall of Fame 2010. Angels Hall of Fame 1990.

Don Maynard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Rogers Maynard
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Texas Western College, New York Giants, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, New York Titans / Jets, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Texans/Shreveport Steamer. New York Jets Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Don Meredith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Don Meredith
Nickname(s):
Dandy Don
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for team Dallas Cowboys, threw for 17,199 yards and 111 touchdowns. TV program Monday Night Football. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1976. College Football Hall of Fame 1982. Bert Bell Award 1966. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Don Perkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Anthony Perkins
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams University of New Mexico, Dallas Cowboys. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1976. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1980. New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. UNM Athletics Hall of Honor 1986.

Don Trull

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Dean Trull
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Baylor University, Houston Oilers, Boston Patriots, Edmonton Eskimos, Houston Texans, Shreveport Steamer. College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1962. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1963. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

Donny Anderson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gary Don Anderson
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, punter. Teams Texas Tech University, Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 1989. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1983. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Tech Football Ring of Honor 2012. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Doug English

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lowell Douglas English
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Height 6' 5". Teams University of Texas, Detroit Lions. College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1986. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1997. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

Drew Brees

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Drew Christopher Brees
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams San Diego Chargers, New Orleans Saints. The only player in NFL history to surpass 40+ touchdowns and 5,000+ yards in consecutive seasons. Maxwell Award 2000. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2016. Bert Bell Award 2009. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2011. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 2008. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 2011. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 2009. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 2010. NFL Player of the Year 2006. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 2012. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 2006.

Drew Pearson (football)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Drew Pearson
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver, team Dallas Cowboys. Coach, team Dallas Texans. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2011. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

E.J. Holub

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Emil Joseph Holub
Also Known As:
E. J. Holub
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center and linebacker. Teams Texas Tech University, Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1976. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1987. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Tech Football Ring of Honor 2012. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2008. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Eddie Mathews

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Lee Mathews
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman. Teams Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers. Braves Hall of Fame 1999. Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2007. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1978. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1976.

Elvin Bethea

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elvin Lamont Bethea
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams North Carolina A&T State University, Houston Oilers. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2013. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 1999.

Elvin Hayes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elvin Ernest Hayes
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hright 6' 9". Power forward / Center. Teams San Diego / Houston Rocket, Baltimore / Capital / Washington Bullets, Houston Rockets. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2003. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1990. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1974. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Emmitt Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Emmitt James Smith III
Birth Date:
Age today:
49, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. NFL teams Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals. Group The Triplets (Dallas Cowboys). TV show winner Dancing with the Stars. Gator Football Ring of Honor 2006. University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2005. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2006. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2012. Sam B. Nicola Trophy 1986. Bert Bell Award 1993. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Emmitt Thomas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Emmitt Earl Thomas
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 8 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Team Kansas City Chiefs. Assistant coach and defensive coordinator at various teams. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1986. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2016.

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 Chicago Cubs 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.

Fred Akers

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

Brief Facts:

Halfback, kicker, punter. Team University of Arkansas. Head coach, teams University of Wyoming, University of Texas, Purdue University. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2016. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1966.

Fred Couples

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Steven Couples
Nickname(s):
Boom Boom
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 64 professional tournaments, including the 1992 Masters. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 2000. World Golf Hall of Fame 2013. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Fred Wolcott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Fred Wolcott
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hurdles, world records in early 1040s. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2005. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1958. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame. Snyder Athletic Hall of Fame 2005. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Gene Upshaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football team Oakland Raiders as a guard. Executive director of the NFL Players' Association (union leader for NFL players.) Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor 1997. Javelina Hall of Fame 1976. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1980. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2000.

George Foreman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Edward Foreman
Nickname(s):
Big George
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight champion. Sells electric grills on TV. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1990. Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame 2014. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

George Gervin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Gervin
Nickname(s):
The Iceman
Birth Date:
Age today:
66, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, small forward. Height 6' 7". Teams Eastern Michigan University, Virginia Squires, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Banco Roma, Quad City Thunder, TDK Manresa. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1996. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Gil Steinke

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gilbert Erwin Steinke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, teams Texas A&I University, Philadelphia Eagles. Coach at Texas A&I. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Javelina Hall of Fame 1972. Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor 1996. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Grant Teaff

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Grant Garland Teaff
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker in college. Coach, teams McMurry University, Angelo State University, Baylor University. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2006. College Football Hall of Fame 2001. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1974. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1998. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Guy Lewis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Guy Vernon Lewis II
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center, forward, the coach, team University of Houston. Henry Iba Award 1968. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2013. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2007. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1971. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Hakeem Olajuwon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Akeem Olajuwon
Also Known As:
Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon
Nickname(s):
The Dream
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams University of Houston, Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors. Became a US citizen April 1993. Olympic Gold Medal 1996. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2008. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1994. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. FIBA Hall of Fame 2016. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Harrison Stafford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Harrison Stafford
Nickname(s):
Harry
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Texas, New York Giants. College Football Hall of Fame 1975. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1959. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1987. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Hayden Fry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Hayden Fry
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Baylor University as a quarterback. Head coach for teams Southern Methodist University, North Texas State University, University of Iowa. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2004. College Football Hall of Fame 2003. Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2010. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1997. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2005. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Jack Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Arthur Johnson
Nickname(s):
Galveston Giant
Birth Date:
Death Date:
1946
Age:
68 or 69
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First black heavyweight boxing champion (1908-1915.) Invented an adjustable wrench and other inventions. Served time for Mann Act violation. International Boxing Hall of Fame. Died in a car crash. Utah Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Jack Pardee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Perry Pardee
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 18 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker and fullback. Teams Texas A&M University, Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins. Coach for multiple leagues, teams Florida Blazers, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, San Diego Chargers, Houston Gamblers, University of Houston, Houston Oilers, Birmingham Barracudas. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1988. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. NFL Player of the Year 1971. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

James Street

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Lowell Street
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Team University of Texas. Also pitcher on baseball team, pitched a no-hitter. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1999. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1999. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1982. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

James Williams

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Williams
Nickname(s):
Froggy
Froggie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left end and kicker. Team Rice University. College Football Hall of Fame 1965. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1971. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Jeff Bagwell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Robert Bagwell

Relationships:

ex-husband of

Brief Facts:

First baseman for team Houston Astros. NL Rookie of the Year 1991. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2017. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1991.

Jess Neely

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jess Claiborne Neely
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head football coach at teams Southwestern University, Clemson University, Rice University. Also head baseball coach at the University of Alabama, Clemson University and Rice University. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1967. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Jim Hall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jim Hall
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Race driver and car builder. Formula One and CART. Chaparral cars. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1997. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1994. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Jim Swink

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James E. Swink
Nickname(s):
The Rusk Rambler
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Later a surgeon. Halfback. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Texans. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1989. College Football Hall of Fame 1980. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2000. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1989. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Jimmy Johnson (coach)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James William Johnson
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach teams Oklahoma State University, University of Miami, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins. Analyst for TV show Fox NFL Sunday. College Football Hall of Fame 2012 as a coach. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2000. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2000 1996. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1996.

Jody Conradt

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Addie Jo Conradt
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 13 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also volleyball. College team Baylor University. Coach, teams Sam Houston State University, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 1999.

Joe Greene

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Greene
Also Known As:
"Mean" Joe Greene
Nickname(s):
Mean Joe
Mean
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. One member of the group Steel Curtain. Subject of a famous Coca-Cola commercial. Team Pittsburgh Steelers. As a coach, teams Pittsburgh Steelers, Miami Dolphins, Arizona Cardinals. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2017. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1984. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1972. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1974. NFL Player of the Year 1974. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2006. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 1986. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1979.

Joe Morgan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joe Leonard Morgan
Nickname(s):
Little Joe
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Oakland Athletics 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. International League Hall of Fame 2008.

John David Crow

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John David Crow
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1957, team Texas A&M University, as halfback. Teams Chicago Cardinals, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers. College Football Hall of Fame 1976. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Chic Harley Award 1957. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

John H. Vaught

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Howard Vaught
Also Known As:
Johnny Vaught
Nickname(s):
Johnny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, team Texas Christian University. Head coach, team University of Mississippi, winning 10 bowls. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame 1987. University of Mississippi Alumni Hall of Fame 1990. College Football Hall of Fame 1979. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

John Kimbrough

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Kimbrough
Nickname(s):
Haskell Hurricane
Jarrin' John
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback / quarterback. Teams Texas A&M University, New York Americans, Los Angeles Dons. Head coach, teams Baylor University, West Texas A&M University. Member of the Texas Legislature as a Democrat. Fighter pilot in the Pacific during World War II. Movies Sundown Jim, The Lone Star Ranger. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2000. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

John Randle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Randle
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Texas A&M-Kingsville, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks. College Football Hall of Fame 2008. Division II Football Hall of Fame 2006. Javelina Hall of Fame 1997. Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor 2008. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 2008. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Judy Rankin

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Judy Torluemke
Also Known As:
Judy Torluemke Rankin
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer, won 26 events on the LPGA Tour. Analyst for the LPGA Tour telecasts on channel Golf Channel. LPGA Tour Hall of Fame 2000. World Golf Hall of Fame 2000. Texas Women's Hall of Fame 2000. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6146 Delmar Boulevard.

Kathy Whitworth

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kathrynne Ann Whitworth
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 88 tournaments on the LPGA tour, more that any other golfer including the men's PGA tour. LPGA Tour Hall of Fame. World Golf Hall of Fame 1975. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame 2006.

Ken Houston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Ray Houston
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams Houston Oilers, Washington Redskins. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 1999. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1981.

Kim Mulkey

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kimberley Duane Mulkey
Also Known As:
Kim Mulkey-Robertson
Birth Date:
Age today:
56, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Women's basketball coach at team Baylor University. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2003.

Kyle Rote

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

Relationships:

father of
first cousin of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, wide receiver. Teams Southern Methodist University, New York Giants. College Football Hall of Fame 1964. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2003. New Rochelle Walk of Fame 2017. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1969. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Kyle Rote Jr.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kyle Rote Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
first cousin once removed of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Forward. Teams Dallas Tornado, Houston Hurricane, US National Team. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2011. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

LaDainian Tomlinson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson
Nickname(s):
LT
L.T.
LDT
The President
Birth Date:
Age today:
38, 28 days before his 39th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Texas Christian University, San Diego Chargers, New York Jets. In commercials for Nike, Campbell Soup and Vizio. College Football Hall of Fame 2014. Doak Walker Award 2000. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2015. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 2015. Bert Bell Award 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2016. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 2006. Jim Brown Award 2000. NFL Player of the Year 2006. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 2006.

Lamar Hunt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lamar Hunt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Promoter of American football, soccer, basketball, tennis and ice hockey. Co-founder of the American Football League. Hall of Famous Missourians 2008. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1970. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1993. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972. Reds Bagnell Award 1992. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. National Soccer Hall of Fame 1982. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Larry Allen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Christopher Allen Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams Butte College, Sonoma State University, Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2011. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2013. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2005. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Larry Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Alphonso Johnson Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Kansas City Chiefs, Cincinnati Bengals, Washington Redskins, Miami Dolphins. Multiple assault charges against women. Probation sentence. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2010. Maxwell Award 2002. Walter Camp Award 2002. Doak Walker Award 2002. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Jim Brown Award 2002. Indiana Football Hall of Fame. Nebraska Football Hall of Fame 1987.

Lee Roy Jordan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lee Roy Jordan
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Alabama, Dallas Cowboys. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1980. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1989. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1988. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Lovie Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lovie Lee Smith
Birth Date:
Age today:
60, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Cubs. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2017.

Mack Brown

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Mack Brown
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Vanderbilt University, Florida State University. Coach, teams Appalachian State University, University of Oklahoma, Tulane University, University of North Carolina, University of Texas. Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 2008. Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame 2016. Paul "Bear" Bryant Award 2005. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 2006.

Malcolm Kutner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm James Kutner
Nickname(s):
Mal
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:

End, defensive back. Teams University of Texas, Chicago Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1965. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Mary Lou Retton

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Lou Retton
Also Known As:
Mary Lou Retton Kelley
Nickname(s):
America's Sweetheart
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 9". Olympic Gold Medal 1984. International Gymnastics Hall of Fame 1997. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1993. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1984.

Mel Renfro

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Lacy Renfro
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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

Mia Hamm

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mariel Margaret Hamm
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of

Brief Facts:

American Women's Soccer Team player. Olympic Gold Medal 2004. National Soccer Hall of Fame. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2008.

Michael Carter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael D'Andrea Carter
Nickname(s):
Mike
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Nose Tackle. Teams Southern Methodist University, San Francisco 49ers. Shot put in track meets. National High School Hall of Fame 2010. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2011.

Michael Irvin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Jerome Irvin
Nickname(s):
The Playmaker
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Team Dallas Cowboys. Group The Triplets (Dallas Cowboys). TV show Dancing with the Stars. Probation for drug charges. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2005. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2011. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2017.

Michael Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Duane Johnson
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1992 in the 4x400 relay, Olympic Gold Medal 1996 in the 200m and 400m dash, Olympic Gold Medal 2000 in the 400m event. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2004. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Jesse Owens Award 1994. Jesse Owens Award 1995. Jesse Owens Award 1996. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Mike Munchak

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Anthony Munchak
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive lineman, college team Pennsylvania State University. Pro team Houston Oilers. Coach, teams Houston Oilers, Tennessee Oilers/Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 1999.

Nolan Richardson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nolan Richardson
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward, team Texas Western College. Coach, teams University of Tulsa, University of Arkansas, Tulsa Shock. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2014. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2008. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Nolan Ryan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lynn Nolan Ryan Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Ryan Express
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Mets, California Angels, Houston Astros, Texas Rangers. 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. Little League Hall of Excellence 1991. Angels Hall of Fame 1992.

Payne Stewart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Payne Stewart
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Wore classic style golf clothing. Died when his private jet apparently lost cabin pressure and later crashed. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. World Golf Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Rafer Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rafer Lewis Johnson
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
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 UCLA. Movie Licence to Kill. Helped Rosey Grier capture Sirhan Sirhan at Robert Kennedy's assassination. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. California Hall of Fame 2009. 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. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1958. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. National High School Hall of Fame 1990. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1994.

Randy Matson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Randel Matson
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot put. Olympic Gold Medal 1968. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1990. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2012. National High School Hall of Fame 1988. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Randy White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Randall Lee White
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Maryland, Dallas Cowboys. Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame 1994. College Football Hall of Fame 1994. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994. Outland Trophy 1974. Rotary Lombardi Award 1974. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2002. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1974. UPI Lineman of the Year 1974. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2007.

Rayfield Wright

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Rayfield Wright
Nickname(s):
Big Cat
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle, tight end, defensive lineman. Team Dallas Cowboys. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2004. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Fort Valley Georgia Hall of Fame. Griffin Georgia Hall of Fame.

Ricky Williams

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Errick Lynne Williams Jr.
Nickname(s):
Texas Tornado
Birth Date:
Age today:
41, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1998, team University of Texas, as running back. Commercials for a drug company. Pro teams New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins, Toronto Argonauts, Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens. Maxwell Award 1998. Walter Camp Award 1998. College Football Hall of Fame 2015. Doak Walker Award 1997. Doak Walker Award 1998. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2016. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2015. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Chic Harley Award 1998. Jim Brown Award 1997. Jim Brown Award 1998. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 2010.

Roger Clemens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Roger Clemens
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, New York Yankees. Accused of steroid use. Tried for perjury, found not guilty. Cy Young Award 1986. Cy Young Award 1987. Cy Young Award 1991. Cy Young Award 1997. Cy Young Award 1998. Cy Young Award 2001. Cy Young Award 2004. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1994. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 2014.

Roger Staubach

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roger Thomas Staubach
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1963, team Naval Academy, as quarterback. Pro football team Dallas Cowboys after service in the Navy. Real estate business. Part owner NASCAR racing group. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1983. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985. Maxwell Award 1963. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2000. Dick Enberg Award 2016. Bert Bell Award 1971. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1991. Chic Harley Award 1963. NFL Player of the Year 1976. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2000. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1979. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1983. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1978.

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 St. Louis Browns, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds. 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.

Roosevelt Leaks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roosevelt Leaks Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Texas, Baltimore Colts, Buffalo Bills. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2002. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1985. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Rudy Tomjanovich

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

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 8". Forward, team University of Michigan, San Diego / Houston Roclets. Coach teams Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers. Olympic Gold Medal 1992. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1979.

Sammy Baugh

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Adrian Baugh
Nickname(s):
Slingin' Sammy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, defensive back and punter. Teams Texas Christian University, Washington Redskins. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2010. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008. NFL Player of the Year 1947. NFL Player of the Year 1948. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Shaquille O'Neal

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal
Nickname(s):
Shaq
The Diesel
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center for basketball teams Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, Miami Heat. Movies Kazaam, Blue Chips, Steel. Album Shaq Diesel. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. LSU Athletic Hall of Fame 2000. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2014. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 2000. Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1991. FIBA Hall of Fame 2017.

Sheryl Swoopes

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sheryl Denise Swoopes
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College teams South Plains College, Texas Tech University. Pro teams Houston Comets, Seattle Storm, Tulsa Shock. Coach, teams Mercer Island High School, Loyola University (Chicago). Olympic Gold Medal 1996. Olympic Gold Medal 2000. Olympic Gold Medal 2004. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Women's Hall of Fame 2004. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 2017. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Honda Sports Award 1993.

Slater Martin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Slater Nelson Martin Jr.
Also Known As:
Slater N. Martin
Nickname(s):
Dugie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 4 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Teams Minneapolis Lakers, New York Knicks, St. Louis Hawks. As coach, teams St. Louis Hawks, Houston Mavericks. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1982. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1962. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Steve Worster

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

Brief Facts:

Halfback, fullback. Teams University of Texas, Hamilton Tiger-Cats. One of the original participants in the wishbone formation. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2003. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1986. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1992. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Terry Labonte

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Terrance Lee Labonte
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Bobby Labonte by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Stock car NASCAR race driver. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2008. NASCAR Hall of Fame 2016. Talladega Walk of Fame 2007. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Tex Schramm

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Texas Earnest Schramm Jr.
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:

President and general manager of team Dallas Cowboys. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1991. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2003. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1990.

Thurman Thomas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thurman Lee Thomas
Birth Date:
Age today:
52, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Oklahoma State University, Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins. Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame 2005. College Football Hall of Fame 2008. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1998. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1992. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1991. NFL Player of the Year 1991. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 2003.

Tim Brown

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Donell Brown
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1987, team University of Notre Dame, as wide receiver. Teams Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. College Football Hall of Fame 2009. Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame 1969. Walter Camp Award 1987. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 2008.

Tobin Rote

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Tobin Cornelius Rote
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of
first cousin once removed of

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Rice Institute, Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions, Toronto Argonauts, San Diego Chargers, Denver Broncos. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Tom Kite

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Oliver Kite Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

19 PGA Tour victories. World Golf Hall of Fame 2004. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1984. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

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. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1993. 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. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1988. National High School Hall of Fame 1991. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1971. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1986.

Tommy Kramer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Francis Kramer
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Rice University, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints. College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1984. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1976. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

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 Americans/Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators, Philadelphia Athletics. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1937. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 1951.

Troy Aikman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Troy Kenneth Aikman
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for teams UCLA, Dallas Cowboys. Group The Triplets (Dallas Cowboys). Part owner in auto racing. College Football Hall of Fame 2008. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2005. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1999. Davey O'Brien Award 1988. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2005. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1997.

Ty Detmer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ty Hubert Detmer
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1990, team Brigham Young University, as quarterback. Teams Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Atlanta Falcons. College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Maxwell Award 1990. Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. Davey O'Brien Award 1990. Davey O'Brien Award 1991. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1991. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1997. National High School Hall of Fame 2005.

Ty Murray

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ty Monroe Murray
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Jewel by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Professional rodeo performer, winning a record number of championships. Arizona Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Warren Woodson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Warren Brooks Woodson
Also Known As:
Warren B. Woodson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 2 days before his 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head football coach for teams University of Central Arkansas, Hardin-Simmons University, University of Arizona, New Mexico State University, Trinity University. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1979. College Football Hall of Fame 1989. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Weldon Humble

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Weldon Gaston Humble
Nickname(s):
Hum
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 10 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams Cleveland Browns, Dallas Texans. College Football Hall of Fame 1961. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1986. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. South Texas Football Hall of Fame 1969. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Willie Shoemaker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Lee Shoemaker
Also Known As:
Bill Shoemaker
Nickname(s):
The Shoe
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:

Jockey. Height 4' 11", weight 95 pounds. Won 11 Triple Crown races during his career. National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1958. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Y.A. Tittle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Yelberton Abraham Tittle
Also Known As:
Y. A. Tittle
Nickname(s):
Yat
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, teams Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants. Movie Any Given Sunday. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1972. LSU Athletic Hall of Fame 1948. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1987. NFL Player of the Year 1962. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1988.

Yale Lary

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Yale Lary
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety, punter, return specialist. Teams Texas A&M University, Detroit Lions. Texas House of Representatives, as a Democrat, from 1959 to 1963. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2010. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Zelmo Beaty

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Zelmo Beaty
Nickname(s):
Big Z
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:

Pronounced BAY-tee. Height 6' 9". Center. Teams Prairie View A&M University, St. Louis / Atlanta Hawks, Utah Stars, Los Angeles Lakers. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2014. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1995. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
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