🏆🏀Harvey Grant -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.7/4/1965
Names/Places: Horace's twin
🏆🏀Horace Junior Grant -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.7/4/1965
Names/Places: Harvey's twin
🏆🏀Jawann Oldhem -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.7/4/1957
🎭🏆🏀Digger Phelps -- is 78 in the year 2019 and 79 in the year 2020; b.7/4/1941
Actor, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Notre Dame (1971-1991)
🏆🏀Lidiya Alekseyeva -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/4/1924 N.S. d.6/26/2014 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach, Russian
Misc: in the Women's Basketball, FIBA and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Halls of Fame
🏆🏀Henry Clifford "Doc" Carlson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/4/1894 N.S. d.11/1/1964 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: a coach who originated the figure 8 play; in the Basketball and College Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Pittsburgh (player of football, baseball and basketball 1915-1917, basketball coach 1922-1953)
🏆⚾🏈🏀Howard Andrew "Hobby" Hobson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/4/1903 N.S. d.6/9/1991 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, College Baseball Coach, College Football Coach, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the College Basketball and Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Oregon (basketball player 1923-1926, basketball coach 1935-1944, 1945-1947, baseball coach 1936-1947), Southern Oregon University (football coach 1932-1934, basketball coach 1932-1935), Yale University (basketball coach 1947-1956)
🏆🏀Caldwell Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/4/1950 d.9/21/2014 (64)
🏆🏀Arad McCutchan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/4/1912 N.S. d.6/16/1993 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Bosse High School (coach 1936-1943), University of Evansville (coach 1946-1977)
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🏆🏀Abraham M. "Abe" Saperstein -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/4/1902 N.S. d.3/15/1966 N.S. (63)
Hall of Famer, NBA Owner, NBA Coach, English
Misc: ABL; the earliest coach of the Harlem Globetrotters
Sports Teams: Savoy Big Five (which later became the Harlem Globetrotters in which he helped formed as owner and coach), Chicago Majors (owner)
🏆⚾🏀Gene Conley -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1930 d.7/4/2017 N.S. (86)
MLB Pitcher, NBA Player
Misc: played for World Series and NBA champions with Milwaukee Braves (1957) and Boston Celtics (1959-61); winning pitcher in 1954 All-Star Game; won 91 games in 11 seasons.
🏆🏀Mendy Rudolph -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/8/1926 d.7/4/1979 (53)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Referee
Misc: worked for the NBA for 22 years from 1953-1975; regarded as one of the greatest officials in NBA history; officiated 2,112 NBA games.
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