🏆⚾Doug Johns -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.12/19/1967
🏆⚾Albert "Al" Kaline -- is 85 in the year 2019 and 86 in the year 2020; b.12/19/1934
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, MLB Right Fielder
Names/Places: NN:Mr. Tiger
Misc: 18x All-Star, 10x Gold Glove; youngest player (at age 20) to win batting title (led AL with .340 in 1955); had 3,007 hits, 399 HRs in 22 years with Detroit; Tigers #6 retired
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (1953-1974)
🏆⚾Chito Martínez -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.12/19/1965
MLB Player, Belize
🏆⚾Tony Taylor -- is 84 in the year 2019 and 85 in the year 2020; b.12/19/1935
MLB Player, Cuban
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies
🏆⚾Bill Wegman -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.12/19/1962
📰🏆⚾Ford C. Frick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1894 d.4/8/1978 (83)
Hall of Famer, Journalist, Sports Executive, MLB Player
Misc: 3rd MLB Commissioner 1951-65
🏆⚾🏈🏀Paul D. "Tony" Hinkle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1899 N.S. d.9/22/1992 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Coach, Baseball Player, Football Coach, Football Player, Basketball Coach, Basketball Player
Misc: he's in both the College Basketball and Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Chicago (where he won varsity letters in three sports)
🏆⚾Dock Phillip Ellis -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1945 d.12/19/2008 N.S. (63)
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (1968-1975), New York Yankees (1976-1977), Oakland Athletics (1977), Texas Rangers (1977-1979), New York Mets (1979), Pittsburgh Pirates (1979)
🏆⚾Phil Gagliano -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1941 d.12/19/2016 N.S. (74)
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox
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🏆⚾Evelio Hernandez -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/24/1931 N.S. d.12/19/2015 N.S. (83)
MLB Pitcher, Cuban
🏆⚾John Preston "Pete" Hill -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/12/1882 d.12/19/1951 (69)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Figure
Misc: some say b. 1880; was an American outfielder and manager in baseball's Negro Leagues from 1899 to 1925.
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