Guess Who This Is

72 Persons in (baseball) team New York Yankees:

Alex Rodriguez

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez
Nickname(s):
A-Rod
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
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. Hank Aaron Award 2001. Hank Aaron Award 2002. Hank Aaron Award 2003. Hank Aaron Award 2007. Babe Ruth Award 2009.

Allie Reynolds

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. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1989. American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1972.

Archie Campbell (baseball)

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

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Team New York Yankees 1928.

Babe Ruth

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1936. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1949. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2018.

Bill McKechnie

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. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1967. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1962. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1968.

Billy Martin

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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1986. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Babe Ruth Award 1953.

Bobby Brown (NYY)

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Brown
Also Known As:
Dr. Bobby Brown
Nickname(s):
Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94, 26 days after his birthday
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

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Joseph Cox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
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. Braves Hall of Fame 2011. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2006. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2014. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1985. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1991. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2004. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2005. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.

Bobby Shantz

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clayton Shantz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Height 5' 6". Teams Philadelphia Athletics, Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Houston Colt .45s, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1978. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Phillies Wall of Fame 1994.

Buck Showalter

Real/Birth Name:
William Nathaniel Showalter III
Also Known As:
Nat Showalter
Nickname(s):
Buck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
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. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1994. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2004. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 2014. Mississippi State Sports Hall of Fame 2002.

Bucky Dent

Real/Birth Name:
Russell Earl O'Dey
Also Known As:
Russell Earl Dent
Nickname(s):
Bucky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66, 5 days before his 67th birthday
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. Babe Ruth Award 1978.

C.C. Sabathia

Real/Birth Name:
Carsten Charles Sabathia Jr.
Also Known As:
CC Sabatia
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
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. Cy Young Award 2007.

Casey Stengel

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1966. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1952. New York Mets Hall of Fame 1981. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1976. Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2017.

Chili Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Theodore Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
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. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011.

Dave Winfield

Real/Birth Name:
David Mark Winfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
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. California Sports Hall of Fame 2008. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2001. San Diego Padres Hall of Fame 2000. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2006. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1998. Roberto Clemente Award 1994. Branch Rickey Award 1992. Babe Ruth Award 1992.

David Justice

Real/Birth Name:
David Christopher Justice
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
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. Braves Hall of Fame 2007. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1990.

Deion Sanders

Real/Birth Name:
Deion Luwynn Sanders
Nickname(s):
Prime Time
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
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. Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011. College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Jim Thorpe Award 1988. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1994. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.

Derek Jeter

Real/Birth Name:
Derek Sanderson Jeter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop for team New York Yankees. Roberto Clemente Award 2009. Hank Aaron Award 2006. Hank Aaron Award 2009. Babe Ruth Award 2000. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 2010. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2017. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 2009. American League Rookie of the Year Award 1996.

Don Baylor

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. 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.

Dwight Gooden

Real/Birth Name:
Dwight Eugene Gooden
Nickname(s):
Doc
Dr. K
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54, 4 days after his birthday
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. New York Mets Hall of Fame 2010. Cy Young Award 1985. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1984.

Enos Slaughter

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1985. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1999. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1964. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.

Frank Baker

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1955. Phillies Wall of Fame 1993.

Frank Howard (baseball)

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Oliver Howard
Nickname(s):
Hondo
The Washington Monument
The Capital Punisher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
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. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1982. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1960. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Gaylord Perry

Real/Birth Name:
Gaylord Jackson Perry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
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, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2009. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1991. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2000. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1973. Cy Young Award 1972. Cy Young Award 1978. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 2012.

George Scott

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. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 2006. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 2007. Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor 2014.

George Steinbrenner

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. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1982. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Goose Gossage

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Michael Gossage
Also Known As:
Rich Gossage
Nickname(s):
Goose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2008. San Diego Hall of Champions 2007. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1993. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2007. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2014.

Herb Pennock

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. International League Hall of Fame 1948. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1948. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.

Iván Rodríguez

Real/Birth Name:
Iván Rodríguez Torres
Also Known As:
Ivan Rodriguez
Nickname(s):
Pudge
I-Rod
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46, 7 days before his 47th birthday
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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2017. Texas Rangers Hall of Fame 2013.

Jackie Jensen

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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 2000. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1986. College Football Hall of Fame 1984.

Jerry Coleman

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. Babe Ruth Award 1950. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Ford C Frick Award 2005. National Radio Hall of Fame 2007. San Diego Padres Hall of Fame 2001.

Jim Abbott

Real/Birth Name:
James Anthony Abbott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
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. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 2004. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2007. Hutch Award 1995. James E. Sullivan Award 1987.

Joe DiMaggio

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1955. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1969. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977. Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1979. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Joe McCarthy (baseball)

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1957. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Joe Niekro

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. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2010.

Joe Sewell

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. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 1951. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1977. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2007.

Joe Torre

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Paul Torre
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2014. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Hutch Award 1971. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1996. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1998. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2014. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

John G. Olerud

Real/Birth Name:
John Garrett Olerud
Also Known As:
John Olerud
Nickname(s):
Johnny O
Big Rude
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
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. Hutch Award 1993. Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2007. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Washington State University Athletic Hall of Fame 2001.

Johnny Mize

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. Babe Ruth Award 1952. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1981. St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.

Johnny Oates

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. Texas Rangers Hall of Fame 2003. Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame 2010. Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award 1996. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Jumbo Brown

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

Lefty Gomez

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1987.

Lefty O'Doul

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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame 2002.

Leo Durocher

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1994.

Lew Burdette

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. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Babe Ruth Award 1957. Braves Hall of Fame 2001. Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2010.

Lou Gehrig

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." National Baseball Hall of Fame 1939. Monument at the Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1941. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2007. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame 2006. NSMA Hall of Fame 1980.

Mel Allen

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. Ford C Frick Award 1978. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1985. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1974. National Radio Hall of Fame 1989. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1998. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1986. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1979. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995. NSMA Hall of Fame 1972.

Mickey Mantle

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1974. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1969. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1964. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Hutch Award 1965.

Mike McCormick

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Francis McCormick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
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. Cy Young Award 1967.

Phil Niekro

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Henry Niekro
Nickname(s):
Knucksie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
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. Braves Hall of Fame 1999. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1985. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1997. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Roberto Clemente Award 1980. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1979. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame. Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2006.

Phil Rizzuto

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1994. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1985. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Babe Ruth Award 1951.

Ping Bodie

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. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Ralph Branca

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. Westchester County Sports Hall of Fame. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Randy Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Randall David Johnson
Nickname(s):
The Big Unit
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 10". Pitcher. Teams Montreal Expos, Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros, Arizona Diamondbacks, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants. Mariners Hall of Fame 2012. Cy Young Award 1995. Cy Young Award 1999. Cy Young Award 2000. Cy Young Award 2001. Cy Young Award 2002. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2015. Babe Ruth Award 2001.

Red Barber

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. Ford C Frick Award 1978. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1984. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Radio Hall of Fame 1995. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986. NSMA Hall of Fame 1973.

Red Ruffing

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. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1967. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2004.

Reggie Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Martinez Jackson
Nickname(s):
Mr. October
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1993. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1993. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2002. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Babe Ruth Award 1977. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Sports fame.

Roger Clemens

Real/Birth Name:
William Roger Clemens
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
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.

Ron Guidry

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Ames Guidry
Nickname(s):
Louisiana Lightning
Gator
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams New York Yankees. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2003. Cy Young Award 1978. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1992. Roberto Clemente Award 1984.

Rube Oldring

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. Phillies Wall of Fame 2003.

Snuffy Stirnweiss

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

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Walter Lyle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
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. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Cy Young Award 1977.

Stan Coveleski

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. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 1966. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1969. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.

Steve Howe

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. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1980. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Thurman Munson

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. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1980. American League Rookie of the Year Award 1970.

Tim Raines

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Raines
Also Known As:
Timothy Raines Sr.
Nickname(s):
Rock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
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. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 2013. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1987. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2017.

Tommy John

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Edward John Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
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. Hutch Award 1976. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1981. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Urban Shocker

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

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. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1985.

Whitey Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Charles Ford
Nickname(s):
Whitey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 30 days after his 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. Country Music Hall of Fame 1986. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1974. Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1987. Cy Young Award 1961. Babe Ruth Award 1961.

Yogi Berra

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. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972. Missouri Wall of Fame 1972. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1970. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1988. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6322 Delmar Boulevard.
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