🏆⚾Jay Buhner -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1964
MLB Outfielder, American
Names/Places: NN: Bone
Misc: Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Seattle Mariners
🏆⚽Servando Carrasco -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1988 N.S.
Soccer Midfielder, American
🏆🏒Bobby Clarke -- is 70 in the year 2019 and 71 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1949
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Robert Earle
Misc: led the Philadelphia Flyers to consecutive Stanley Cups in 1974-75; 3-time regular season MVP (1973,75-76).
Sports Teams: Philadephia Flyers (1969-1984)
🏆🏒Shayne Corson -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1966
NHL Player, Canadian
🏆🏀DeMarcus Cousins -- is 29 in the year 2019 and 30 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1990 N.S.
Names/Places: NN: Boogie
🏆⚾Gerald Joseph Crawford -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1947
⚖💰🏆Gary Davidson -- is 85 in the year 2019 and 86 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1934 N.S.
Lawyer, Businessperson, Sports Figure
Misc: founder of alternative pro leagues in football (WFL), basketball (ABA), and hockey (WHA)
🏆🏁Shani Davis -- is 37 in the year 2019 and 38 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1982
Speed Skater, Olympic Athlete
🎭💻🏆Ray Diaz -- is 21 in the year 2019 and 22 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1998 N.S.
Actor, Internet Video Actor, Model
TV Shows: East Los High (as Nicolas Reyes)
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🏆🏈Cris Dishman -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1965
Misc: 2x Pro Bowl; in the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Houston Oilers, Washington Redskins, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings
🏆⚾Alex Fernandez -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1969
MLB Pitcher, American, Cuban
🏆🏒Johnny Gaudreau -- is 26 in the year 2019 and 27 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1993 N.S.
NHL Left Wing, American
🏆⚾Jim "Mudcat" Grant -- is 84 in the year 2019 and 85 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1935 N.S.
🏆🏈Elvis Grbac -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1970
🏆🥊Susan Tex "Sue" Green -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1953 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
🏆🏈Chris Hanburger -- is 78 in the year 2019 and 79 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1941
Hall of Famer, NFL Linebacker
Misc: 9x Pro Bowl selection, 4x First-team All-Pro selection, 2x Second-team All-Pro selection, 8x First Team All-Conference, 1972 NFL 101 NFC Defensive Player of the Year
Sports Teams: Washington Redskins (1965-1978)
🏆🏈Dan Hardeman -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1952
🏆🏀Dave Jamerson -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1967
🏆🥊Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1971 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Boxer
🏆🏌Betsy King -- is 64 in the year 2019 and 65 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1955
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: LPGA golfer (1990 Dinah Shore, 1990 US Women's Open)
🏆⚽Niko Kranjčar -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1984 N.S.
Soccer Midfielder, Croatian
🏆⚾Mark Lemke -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1965
Names/Places: NN: The Lemmer
🎭🏆Freya Mavor -- is 26 in the year 2019 and 27 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1993 N.S.
Actress, Model, Scotish
TV Shows: Skins (as Mini)
🏆⚾Tom Niedenfuer -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1959
🏆⚾Tom Prince -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1964
MLB Pitcher, American
🏆🏒Marcus Ragnarsson -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1971
NHL Defensive, Swedish
🏆🏈Tracy Rogers -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1967
🏆Alan Shearer -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1970
Hall of Famer, Soccer Striker, English
🎭🏆Pamela Jean Stein -- is 56 in the year 2019 and 57 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1963
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: November 1987; married Robin Zander
🏆🎯Phil Taylor -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1960 N.S.
Dart Thrower, English
Names/Places: NN: The Power
🏆🏈William Thomas -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1968
🏆⚾Andre Thornton -- is 70 in the year 2019 and 71 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1949
MLB First Baseman
🏆🏁🏍Ryan Villopoto -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1988 N.S.
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🏆⚾Jarrod Washburn -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1974
🏆🏈Sherman Williams -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/13/1973
🎭🏆🥊🏄Lord James Blears -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/13/1923 N.S. d.3/6/2016 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Sports Announcer, Wrestler, Surfer, English
Names/Places: RN: James Ranicar Blears
🏆🎾Jean Borota -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/13/1898 d.7/17/1994 (95)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, French
Misc: who played in thirty-five Wimbeldons between 1922 and 1964. In 1927, as one of the Four Musketeers (the others being Ren Lacoste, Henri Cochet, and Jacques Brugnon), he helped France win the Davis Cup for the first time.
🏆⚾Tony Cloninger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/13/1940 N.S. d.7/24/2018 N.S. (77)
Misc: only player from National League and only pitcher to have two grand slams in a game [July 3, 1966]
🏆⚾Sid Gordon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/13/1917 d.6/17/1975 (57)
✍🏆🏌Ben Hogan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/13/1912 d.7/25/1997 (84)
Hall of Famer, Author, Golfer
Names/Places: b. in Dublin, Texas
Misc: 4-time PGA Player of Year; one of only four players to win all four Grand Slam titles (others are Nicklaus, Player and Sarazen); won 4 U.S. Opens, 2 Masters, 2 PGAs and 1 British Open between 1946-53; only player to win three majors in one year when he won Masters, U.S. Open and British Open in 1953; nearly killed in Feb. 13, 1949 car accident, but came back to win U.S. Open in '50; third on all-time list with 63 career wins.
🎵🏆🥊Jimmy McCracklin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/13/1921 d.12/20/2012 (91)
Hall of Famer, Singer, Harmonicaist, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Performer, Boxer
Names/Places: RN:James David Walker
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🏆⚾Vinegar Bend (Wilmer) Mizell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/13/1930 d.2/21/1999 (68)
🏆🏀Bill Musselman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/13/1940 d.5/5/2000 (59)
NBA Coach, NBA Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: was a basketball coach in the NCAA, ABA, WBA, CBA, and the NBA
🏆🏒Harold Edward Joseph "Bullet Joe" Simpson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/13/1893 d.12/25/1973 (80)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Sports Teams: Winnipeg Strathconas, Selkirk Fishermen, Winnipeg Victorias, Winnipeg 61st Battalion, Edmonton Eskimos, New York Americans
🏆🏁Clifford Allison -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1964 d.8/13/1992 (27)
Names/Places: Bobby's son
🏆⚾Fred W. Brocklander III -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1940 d.8/13/2009
🏆🏀John Bunn -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/26/1898 N.S. d.8/13/1979 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Unversity of Kansas (player 1917-21, assistant coach 1921-1930), Stanford University (coach 1930-1946), Springfield College (coach 1946-1956), Colorado State College (coach 1956-1963)
🏆🥊George Godfrey -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/25/1897 d.8/13/1947 (50)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Names/Places: NN:The Leiperville Shadow
🏆🏀Luther Halsey Gulick Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/4/1865 d.8/13/1918 (52)
Hall of Famer, Educator, Basketball Figure
Misc: founded Camp Fire Girls of America; he is in the Basketball Hall of Fame because he persuaded James Naismith, an instructor, to create an indoor game that could be played during the offseason of baseball called basketball.
🏆⚾Mickey Mantle -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1931 d.8/13/1995 (63)
Hall of Famer, MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: b. in Spavinaw, OK; No. 7; NN:The Mick; MN:Charles
Misc: Gold Glove 1962, AL MVP 1956, 1957, 1962; N.Y. Yankees slugger; triple crown '56; Holds World Series records: 18 HR's, 40 RBI's, 42 runs scored, 43 walks, 54 strikeouts; 536 HRs, 3x MVP, 4 AL Home Run Titles; played on 7 World Series winners with NY Yankees.
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (1951-1968)
🏆🥊Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/8/1955 N.S. d.8/13/2018 N.S. (63)
🏆⚾Johnny Pesky -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/27/1919 d.8/13/2012 (92)
MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Player
Misc: Spent a six-decade-long association with the Red Sox as player, manager, broadcaster, coach, and executive became one of the most popular figures in the history of the team.
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox
🏆Tigran Petrosian -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1929 d.8/13/1984 (55)
Chess Player, Russian
Misc: world chess champion (1963-69)
🏆Willy Rey -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/25/1949 N.S. d.8/13/1973 N.S. (23)
Model, Playmate, Canadian, Dutch (Netherlands)
Names/Places: RN:Wilhelmina Rietveld
Misc: February 1971
🏆🏁Tim Richmond -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1955 N.S. d.8/13/1989 N.S. (34)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: winner of 13 NASCAR races; d. of AIDS.
🏆🥊Chris Tolos -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1929 d.8/13/2005 (75)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Canadian, Greek
🏆🏁🏊Albert Joseph "Al" Vande Weghe -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/28/1916 N.S. d.8/13/2002 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
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🏆⚾George M. Weiss -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1895 d.8/13/1972 (77)
Hall of Famer, MLB Executive
⚖🏆🏈Edward Bennett Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/31/1920 d.8/13/1988 (68)
Attorney/Lawyer, NFL Owner
Sports Teams: Washington Redskins/Baltimore Orioles (owner)
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