🏆⚾Greg Colbrunn -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1969
🏆🏈Andre (B. 1984) Coleman -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1984 N.S.
NFL Defensive End, CFL Figure, American
💰🏆James Easton -- is 84 in the year 2019 and 85 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1935 N.S.
Businessperson, Philanthropist, Archery, Olympic Athlete
Misc: archer and sporting goods manufacturer (Easton softball bats); one of 2 American delegates to the International Olympic Committee; president of International Archery Federation (FITA); ember of LA Olympic Organizing Committee in 1984.
🎭🏆Ana Patricia Gamez -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1987 N.S.
TV Hostess, Beauty Pagent Winner, Model, Mexican
TV Shows: Despierta America!
🏆🏌Wayne Grady -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1957
🎭🏆⛸Dorothy Hamill -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1956
Hall of Famer, Commercial Actress, Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: Dean Paul Martin's ex-wife
Misc: Short & Sassy commercials; won Olympic gold medal and world championship in 1976; Ice Capades headliner from 1977-84; bought financially strapped Ice Capades in 1993.
🏆Micki J. King -- is 75 in the year 2019 and 76 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1944 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Maxine Joyce King
Misc: Diving Coach; springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1972)
🎨🏆🏈Bob Lilly -- is 80 in the year 2019 and 81 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1939
Hall of Famer, Photographer, NFL Defensive, NFL Tackle
Names/Places: NN: Mr. Cowboy
Misc: 11x Pro Bowl, 5 NFC title games, 2 Super Bowls, 7x First Team All-Pro; Super Bowl V, VI; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Texas Christian University, Dallas Cowboys (1961-1974)
🏆⚾Mike Mohler -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1968
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🏆⚾Jody Reed -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1962
MLB Second Baseman
🏆🏒Bobby Rousseau -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1940
NHL Right Wing, Canadian
🏆⚽Maicon Sisenando -- is 38 in the year 2019 and 39 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1981 N.S.
Soccer Player, Brazilian
Names/Places: NN: Maicon
🏆🏀Joe Smith -- is 44 in the year 2019 and 45 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1975
🏆🏈Marcus (B. 1976) Spriggs -- is 43 in the year 2019 and 44 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1976 N.S.
NFL Player, Football Defensive Tackle
🏆🏌Bobby Wadkins -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1951
🏆🏀Bubba Wells -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1974
🏆🏈Tydus Winans -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1972
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆🎾Vitas Gerulaitis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1954 d.9/18/1994 (40)
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn
Misc: By means of his court-sweeping speed, precision shots, and dependable forehand, ranked among the top 10 professional tennis players from 1977 to 1982; he won only one Grand Slam event, however, the 1977 Australian Open singles title.
🏆🏁🏊Ernst Hoppenberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1878 N.S. d.9/29/1937 N.S. (59)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, German
🏆⚾"Sad" Sam Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1892 d.7/6/1966 (73)
🏆🏒Rick Martin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1951 d.3/13/2011 (59)
NHL Player, Canadian
Names/Places: FN:Richard Lionel
🏆🏈Thomas Franklin "Tommy" McDonald -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1934 N.S. d.9/24/2018 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl; in the Eagles, Philadephia Sports, College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Oklahoma, Philadelphia Eagles (1957-1963) Dallas Cowboys (1964) Los Angeles Rams (1965-1966) Atlanta Falcons (1967) Cleveland Browns (1968)
🏆⚾Sibby Sisti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1920 d.4/24/2006 (85)
🏆🏈Bob Waterfield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1920 d.3/25/1983 (62)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Quarterback
Misc: 2x Pro Bowl; Rams #7 retired
Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns (player 1945), Los Angeles Rams (player 1946-1952), Los Angeles Rams (coach 1960-1962)
🏆⚾Hoyt Wilhelm -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1922 d.8/23/2002 (80)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: the first relief pitcher inducted into Hall of Fame (1985); knuckleballer and all-time leader in games pitched (1,070), games finished (651) and games won in relief (124); had career ERA of 2.52 and 227 saves; threw no-hitter vs NY Yankees (1958); also hit one and only HR of career in first major league at bat (1952).
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1952-1956), St. Louis Cardinals (1957), Cleveland Indians (1957-1958), Baltimore Orioles (1958-1962), Chicago White Sox (1963-1968), California Angels (1969), Atlanta Braves (1969-1970), Chicago Cubs (1970), Atlanta Braves (1971), Los Angeles Dodgers (1971-1972)
🎨⚛💰🏆🏁🚲Frederick Duesenberg -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1876 d.7/26/1932 (55)
Designer, Inventor, Manufacturer, Bicyclist, German
Misc: Auto Manufacturer
🏆⚾Rubén Gómez -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/1/1927 d.7/26/2004 (77)
MLB Player, Puerto Rican
🏆Christy Heinrich -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1972 d.7/26/1994 (22)
🏆🏈Mike Kostiuk -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1919 O.S. d.7/26/2015 N.S. (95)
NFL Linebacker, Canadian
🏆🏒Leo Charles Reise Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1922 N.S. d.7/26/2015 N.S. (93)
NHL Player, Canadian
🏆⚾John Robert "Bob" Savage -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/1/1921 d.7/26/2013 (91)
🏆🏒Gordon Allan "Phat" Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1895 d.7/26/1970 (74)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: played 1917-1932
Sports Teams: Port Arthur Bearcats
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