🏆🏈Earl Edwards -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1946
🏆🏈Don Griffin -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1964
🏆🏈Barry Krauss -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1957
🏆🏈Eric Lane -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1974
🏆🏈Cordarrelle Patterson -- is 29 in the year 2020 and 30 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1991 N.S.
NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: set a record for the longest-ever kickoff return: 109 yards against the Green Bay Packers on October 27, 2013
🏆🏈Emmanuel Sanders -- is 33 in the year 2020 and 34 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1987 N.S.
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆🏈Jerome Woods -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1973
🏆🏈Johnny Bailey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/17/1967 d.8/20/2010 (43)
🏆🏈"Slingin'" Sammy Baugh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/17/1914 d.12/17/2008 (94)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Quarterback
Misc: held numerous records after 16 pro seasons; QB-DB-P; led Washington to NFL titles in 1937 (his rookie year) and '42; led league in passing 6 times, punting 4 times and interceptions once; record 85 yard punt
Sports Teams: Washington Redskins (player 1937-1952), Hardin-Simmons (coach 1955-1959), New York Titans (coach 1960-1961), Houston Oilers (coach 1964)
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🏆🏈Thomas William "Tom" Bettis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/17/1933 N.S. d.2/28/2015 N.S. (81)
NFL Coach, NFL Player
Misc: in the Purdue University Athletic Hall of Fame and the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Purdue University, Green Bay Packers (1955-1961), Pittsburgh Steelers (1962), Chicago Bears (1963)
🏆🏈"Chuck" Muncie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/17/1953 d.5/13/2013 (60)
🏆🏈Joe Stydahar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/17/1912 d.3/23/1977 (65)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Tackle
Misc: 6x All Pro; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears (player 1936-1943, 1945-1946), Los Angeles Rams (coach 1950-1951), Chicago Cardinals (coach 1953-1954)
🏆🏈David Little -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/3/1959 d.3/17/2005 (46)
🏆⚾🏈🏀Amos Alonzo Stagg -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/16/1862 d.3/17/1965 (102)
Hall of Famer, College Baseball Coach, College Football Coach, NBA Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: Grand Old Man of Football; 57-yr coach; coached Univ. of Chicago ftbl team 41 yrs incl 5 undefeated seasons; introduced the huddle, tackling dummy, man-in-motion, and end-around play; in the College Football and Basketball Halls of Fame.
Sports Teams: Yale (1885-1889), University of Chicago (as player, 1892, as football coach, 1892-1932), Pacific (football coach, CA, 1933-1946), Susquehanna (associate football HC, 1947-1952), Chicago (basketball coach, 1920-1921, Chicago (baseball coach, 1893-1905, 1907-1913)
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