🏆⚾Joe Lefebvre -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.2/22/1956
MLB Coach, MLB Player
🏆⚾Eric Yelding -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.2/22/1965
🏆⚾Sparky Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/22/1934 N.S. d.11/4/2010 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Player
Names/Places: RFMN:George Lee; b. in Bridgewater, S.D.
Misc: only manager to win World Series in each league--Cincinnati in NL (1975-76) and Detroit in AL (1984); moved past Joe McCarthy in 1994 to become 3rd-ranked skipper on all-time career list with 2,168 wins (2,134 regular season and 34 postseason); Tigers #11 retired, Reds #10 retired
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (1959), Cincinnatti Reds (manager 1970-1978), Detroit Tigers (manager 1979-1995)
🏆⚾Bill Baker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/22/1911 d.4/13/2006 (95)
🏆⚾Steve Barber -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/22/1939 d.2/4/2007 (67)
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees
🏆⚾Paul Duren -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/22/1929 d.1/6/2011 (81)
Misc: near-sighted pitcher
Sports Teams: New York Yankees
🏆⚾🏒Charles O. Finley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/22/1918 d.2/19/1996 (77)
MLB Owner, NHL Owner, Hockey Executive
Misc: moved his KC A's to Oakland in 1968; won 3 straight World Series from 1972-74; also owned teams in NHL and ABA.
Sports Teams: Kansas City / Oakland Athletics (owner)
🏆⚾Bill Klem -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/22/1874 d.9/16/1951 (77)
Hall of Famer, MLB Umpire
Misc: the first umpire elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
🏆⚾Charlie Peete -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/22/1929 d.11/27/1956 (27)
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🏆⚾Andy High -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/21/1897 d.2/22/1981 (83)
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