87 Persons involved with baseball team “New York Yankees”

Alex Rodriguez
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez
Nickname(s):
A-Rod
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees. Shortstop. Suspended through 2014 for 211 games, subject to appeal, on August 4, 2013, for use of performance-enhancing drugs or steroids.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Allie Reynolds
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Allie Pierce Reynolds
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Archie Campbell (baseball)
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Archibald Stewart Campbell
Nickname(s):
Iron Man
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team New York Yankees 1928.

Babe Ruth
baseball

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

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and outfielder with 714 home runs - considered the best player ever. Team New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill McKechnie
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
William Boyd McKechnie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves, New York Yankees, Indianapolis Hoosiers/Newark Peppers, New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds. Manager, teams Newark Peppers, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves/Boston Bees, Cincinnati Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Virdon
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William Charles Virdon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 33 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates. As manager, teams Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Montreal Expos.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Martin
baseball, manager, accident, vehicle crash

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

Brief Facts:

Aggressive manager of the team New York Yankees. Name Billy from his grandmother calling him "Bello" in Italian. Name changed by his mother. Died in a car accident - he was a passenger.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Brown (NYY)
baseball, doctor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Brown
Also Known As:
Dr. Bobby Brown
Nickname(s):
Doc
Golden Boy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, team New York Yankees, World Series champs 1949, '50, '51. Cardiologist in Texas. 10 years as president of the American League.

Bobby Cox
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Joseph Cox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 14 days before his 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, team New York Yankees. Managed teams Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Shantz
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clayton Shantz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 6 inches (167.64 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Philadelphia Athletics, Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Houston Colt .45s, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buck Showalter
baseball, manager, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
William Nathaniel Showalter III
Also Known As:
Nat Showalter
Nickname(s):
Buck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64, 16 days before his 65th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manager for baseball teams Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, Texas Rangers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bucky Dent
baseball, manager, model, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Russell Earl O'Dey
Also Known As:
Russell Earl Dent
Nickname(s):
Bucky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Raised by his uncle and aunt. Shortstop. Teams Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Kansas City Royals, later managing the Yankees. Television movie Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bucky Harris
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Raymond Harris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second base. Teams Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers. As manager teams Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bud Metheny
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Beauregard Metheny
Also Known As:
Arthur Beauregard "Bud" Metheny
Gender:
Male
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:

Outfielder, team New York Yankees. Coach, team Old Dominion University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

C.C. Sabathia
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Carsten Charles Sabathia Jr.
Also Known As:
CC Sabatia
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Casey Stengel
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Dillon Stengel
Nickname(s):
The Old Perfessor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfield. Team Brooklyn Dodgers 1912-1917. Best known as manager of team New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chili Davis
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Theodore Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Battig coach. Former outfielder, teams San Francisco Giants, California Angels, Minnesota Twins, Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Winfield
baseball, activist, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
David Mark Winfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right fielder. Teams San Diego Padres, New York Yankees, California Angels, Toronto Blue Jays, Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

David Justice
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
David Christopher Justice
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Halle Berry by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Teams Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Deion Sanders
baseball, football, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Deion Luwynn Sanders
Nickname(s):
Prime Time
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Football teams Florida State University, Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens. Baseball teams New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants. The only man to play in both Super Bowl and World Series.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Derek Jeter
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Derek Sanderson Jeter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop for team New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Baylor
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Edward Baylor
Gender:
Male
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Larsen
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Don James Larsen
Nickname(s):
Gooneybird
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. The only perfect game in a World Series for the Yankees, 1956. Teams St. Louis Browns, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco Giants, Houston Colt .45's, Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dwight Gooden
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Dwight Eugene Gooden
Nickname(s):
Doc
Dr. K
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Mets, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Enos Slaughter
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Enos Bradsher Slaughter
Nickname(s):
Country
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Felipe Alou
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Felipe Rojas Alou
Also Known As:
Felipe Rojas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85, 5 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jesús Alou by 6 years.
older brother of
Older than Matty Alou by 3 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Teams San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee / Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Montreal Expos, Milwaukee Brewers. As manager, teams Montreal Expos, San Francisco Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Baker
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
John Franklin Baker
Nickname(s):
Home Run
Home Run Baker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman. Teams Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Howard (baseball)
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Oliver Howard
Nickname(s):
Hondo
The Washington Monument
The Capital Punisher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fielder, right and left. Teams Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Senators, Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers, Taiheiyo Club Lions. As coach, teams Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees, New York Mets, Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Gaylord Perry
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Gaylord Jackson Perry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jim Perry by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams San Francisco Giants, Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres, New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Scott
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
George Charles Scott Jr.
Nickname(s):
Boomer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First baseman. Teams Boston Red Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Steinbrenner
baseball, business

Real/Birth Name:
George Michael Steinbrenner III
Nickname(s):
The Boss
Manager George
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Principal owner of Major League Baseball team New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Goose Gossage
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Michael Gossage
Also Known As:
Rich Gossage
Nickname(s):
Goose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Herb Pennock
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jefferis Pennock
Nickname(s):
The Squire of Kennett Square
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 11 days before his 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Iván Rodríguez
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Iván Rodríguez Torres
Also Known As:
Ivan Rodriguez
Nickname(s):
Pudge
I-Rod
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher and designated hitter for team Texas Rangers. Also teams Florida Marlins, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Washington Nationals, Criollos de Caguas.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jackie Jensen
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Eugene Jensen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A two-sport collegian. First person to be in the Rose Bowl, World Series and All-Star games. Teams New York Yankees, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Coleman
military, aviator, baseball, manager, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Francis Coleman
Nickname(s):
The Colonel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second baseman. Team New York Yankees. TV show Game of the Week.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Abbott
baseball, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
James Anthony Abbott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, born with no right hand. Teams California Angels, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Milwaukee Brewers. Pitched a no-hitter in 1993. Book Imperfect: An Improbable Life.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Bouton
baseball, writer, sports analyst, politician, actor, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
James Alan Bouton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Yankees, Seattle Pilots, Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves. Book Ball Four. TV series Ball Four.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe DiMaggio
baseball

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

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Team New York Yankees. Outfielder. 56 game hitting streak set a record.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe McCarthy (baseball)
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Vincent McCarthy
Gender:
Male
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 New York Yankees from 1931 to 1946.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Niekro
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Franklin Niekro
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 11 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Phil Niekro by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Sewell
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Wheeler Sewell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Infielder. Teams New Orleans Pelicans, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees. Coach, team University of Alabama.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Torre
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Paul Torre
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher, first base, third base. Teams Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals. Manager same teams plus New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

John G. Olerud
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
John Garrett Olerud
Also Known As:
John Olerud
Nickname(s):
Johnny O
Big Rude
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Left-handed, first baseman, catcher. Teams Washington State University, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Mets, Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Mize
baseball, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
John Robert Mize
Nickname(s):
Big Jawn
The Big Cat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Oates
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Lane Oates
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 28 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher for MLB teams Baltimore Orioles, Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees. Manager for teams Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers. Died of a brain tumor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Jumbo Brown
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Walter George Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Relief pitcher. Weight 295 pounds. Teams Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, New York Giants.

Lance Berkman
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
William Lance Berkman
Nickname(s):
Big Puma
Fat Elvis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, first base. Teams Houston Astros, New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Larry MacPhail
baseball, lawyer, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Leland Stanford MacPhail
Also Known As:
Leland Stanford MacPhail Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Teams Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees as club president, general manager. One-third owner of the Yankees from 1945 through 1947.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lefty Gomez
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Louis Gomez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team New York Yankees from 1930 to 1942. Noted for his wit and his fastball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lefty O'Doul
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Joseph O'Doul
Nickname(s):
Frank
Lefty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left-handed pitcher, outfielder. Teams San Francisco Seals, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Robins. Now called the Dodgers. Record number of hits in a season, 1929. Instrumental in establishment of baseball in Japan, team Tokyo Giants. Restaurant owner in San Francisco. A non-alcoholic beer is named for him.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Leo Durocher
baseball, manager

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

Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, fielder. Teams New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers. Managed teams Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, Taiheiyo Club Lions. Over 2,000 career victories as a manager.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lew Burdette
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Selva Lewis Burdette Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Yankees, Boston / Milwaukee Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, California Angels.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lindy McDaniel
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Lindall Dale McDaniel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 29 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants, New York Yankees, Kansas City Royals. Died of COVID-19.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lou Gehrig
baseball

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

Brief Facts:

First base. Played 2,130 consecutive games. Team New York Yankees. Had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Lou Piniella
baseball, manager, sports analyst, actor, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Victor Piniella
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees. As manager, teams New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Chicago Cubs. Made television commercials.

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Mariano Rivera
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Mariano Rivera
Nickname(s):
Mo
Sandman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Relief pitcher. Team New York Yankees. Became a naturalized citizen of the US in October 2015.

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Matty Alou
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Mateo Rojas Alou
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Felipe Alou by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Jesús Alou by 3 years.
uncle of

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Taiheiyo Club Lions.

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Mel Allen
radio, sports analyst, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Allen Israel
Nickname(s):
Voice of the Yankees
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called games for baseball team New York Yankees.

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Mel Stottlemyre
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Leon Stottlemyre
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team New York Yankees. As coach: teams New York Mets, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners.

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Mickey Mantle
baseball

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

Brief Facts:

Center fielder, team New York Yankees.

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Mike McCormick
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Francis McCormick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Giants, San Francisco Giants, Baltimore Orioles, Washington Senators, New York Yankees, Kansas City Royals.

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Phil Niekro
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Henry Niekro
Nickname(s):
Knucksie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Joe Niekro by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. 318 career victories, the most by a knuckleball pitcher. Teams Milwaukee Braves, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves.

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Phil Rizzuto
baseball, sports analyst

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

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, team New York Yankees for 13 years.

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Ping Bodie
baseball

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

Brief Facts:

Changed name. Birth name was Francesco Stephano Pezzolo. Outfielder. Teams Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees.

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Ralph Branca
baseball

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

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees.

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Randy Johnson
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Randall David Johnson
Nickname(s):
The Big Unit
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 10 inches (208.28 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Montreal Expos, Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros, Arizona Diamondbacks, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants.

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Red Barber
baseball, sports analyst, radio, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lanier Barber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called baseball games for teams Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees. Considered the definer of radio game commentary style.

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Red Ruffing
baseball

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

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox.

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Reggie Jackson
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Martinez Jackson
Nickname(s):
Mr. October
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 11 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right field. Teams New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, California Angels, Baltimore Orioles.

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Rocky Colavito
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Rocco Domenico ColavitoJr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, right field. Eleven consecutive 20-home run seasons. Teams Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Roger Clemens
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
William Roger Clemens
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
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.

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Ron Guidry
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Ames Guidry
Nickname(s):
Louisiana Lightning
Gator
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Yankees.

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Rube Oldring
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Reuben Henry Oldring
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams New York Highlanders, Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees.

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Snuffy Stirnweiss
baseball, accident

Real/Birth Name:
George Henry Stirnweiss
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Second base for team New York Yankees. 1958 died in a train wreck when it ran off an open drawbridge into a river.

Sparky Lyle
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Walter Lyle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Relief pitcher, team New York Yankees. Known as a practical joker.

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Stan Coveleski
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Stanislaus Kowalewski
Also Known As:
Stanley Anthony Coveleski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, primarily threw the spitball. It was outlawed in 1920, but he was one of 17 pitchers permitted to continue throwing the pitch. Teams Lancaster Red Roses, Atlantic City Lanks, Spokane Indians, Portland Beavers, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators, New York Yankees.

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Steve Howe
baseball, accident, writer, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Roy Howe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and Rookie of the Year, team Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees. Died in a car crash - his pickup rolled over. Known also for his alcohol and cocaine problems.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Thurman Munson
baseball, accident, aviator, air crash

Real/Birth Name:
Thurman Lee Munson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team New York Yankees. Died in a plane crash. He was pilot.

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Tim Raines
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Raines
Also Known As:
Timothy Raines Sr.
Nickname(s):
Rock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left fielder. Teams Montreal Expos, Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, Florida Marlins.

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Tino Martinez
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Constantino Martinez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First baseman. Teams Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tommy John
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Edward John Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 15 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left-handed pitcher. A surgical technique is named for him. Teams Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, California Angels, Oakland Athletics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Tony Lazzeri
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Michael Lazzeri
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second base. Teams New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants.

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Urban Shocker
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Urbain Jacques Shockcor
Also Known As:
Urban James Shocker
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams St. Louis Browns, New York Yankees. Allowed to use spitball after outlawed in 1921.

Virgil Trucks
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Virgil Oliver Trucks
Also Known As:
Fire Trucks
Nickname(s):
Fire
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 34 days before his 96th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and coach. Teams Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees.

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Whitey Ford
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Charles Ford
Nickname(s):
Whitey
The Chairman of the Board
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 13 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team New York Yankees 1950, 1953-67. Led them to 11 Pennant wins and 6 World Series Championships. During his career, led them in these categories: games pitched, innings pitched, wins, strikeouts and shutouts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Yogi Berra
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Peter Berra
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. "It ain't over till it's over". Teams New York Yankees, New York Mets, Houston Astros, Norfolk Tars, Newark Bears.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6322 Delmar Boulevard
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