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Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for October 3

Last Updated 05-13-2022

🏆🏒Glenn Hall -- is 91 in the year 2022 and 92 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1931
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Names/Places: NN:Mr. Goalie
Misc: played 1951-1971
Sports Teams: Indianapolis Capitals (AHL), Detroit Red Wings (NHL), Chicago Black Hawks (NHL), St. Louis Blues (NHL)

🏆🎾Neale Fraser -- is 89 in the year 2022 and 90 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1933
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Australian
Misc: won many doubles tourneys

🏆🏒Jean Ratelle -- is 82 in the year 2022 and 83 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1940
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Names/Places: FN:Joseph Gilbert Yvon Jean
Misc: played 1960-1981
Sports Teams: New York Rangers, Boston Bruins

🎭🎵🎸Chubby Checker -- is 81 in the year 2022 and 82 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1941 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Dancer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia; RN:Ernest Evans
Misc: Did impersonations of famous singers; in the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame
Song Titles: The Twist, The Hucklebuck, Pony Time, The Fly, Jingle Bell Rock, Slow Twisting, Dancin' Party, Twistin' Round The World, Limbo Rock, Popeye The Hitchhiker, Twist It Up, Loddy Lo, The Twist (Yo Twist with the Fat Boys)

🎵🎸Lindsey Buckingham -- is 73 in the year 2022 and 74 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1949
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, American
Misc: some say b. 1947
Group Names: Fleetwood Mac, soloist
Song Titles: Trouble, Go Insane
Album Titles: Law and Order, Go Insane

🏆⚾Dave Winfield -- is 71 in the year 2022 and 72 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1951
Hall of Famer, MLB Outfielder
Names/Places: RN:David Mark
Misc: 7x Gold Glove; selected in 4 major sports league drafts in 1973--NFL, NBA, ABA, and MLB; chose baseball and has played in 12 All-Star Games over 20-year career; at age 41, helped lead Toronto to World Series title in 1992; N.Y. Yankee, Toronto Blue Jay, Twins, Cleveland Indians (1995), first player over 40 to drive in over 100 runs in a season (108 RBIs in 1992), 19th player to hit 3,000; 432+ HRs; 3098+ hits, 1,833+ RBIs
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (1973-1980), New York Yankees (1981-1990), California Angels (1990-1991), Toronto Blue Jays (1992), Minnesota Twins (1993-1994), Cleveland Indians (1995)

🎵William Earl "Billy" Branch -- is 71 in the year 2022 and 72 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1951 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Harmonicaist, Blues Singer

🏆⚾Dennis Lee Eckersley -- is 68 in the year 2022 and 69 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1954
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:Eck
Misc: AL Cy Young Award winner in 1992, AL LCS MVP 1988, relief ace with 324 saves; AL MVP 1992
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1975-1977), Boston Red Sox (1978-1984), Chicago Cubs (1984-1986), Oakland Athletics (1987-1995), St. Louis Cardinals (1996-1997), Boston Red Sox (1998)

🏆🏌Fred Couples -- is 63 in the year 2022 and 64 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1959
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: Masters champ 1992

🏆⛸Tiffany Chin -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1967 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

🎵🎸Josh Klinghoffer -- is 43 in the year 2022 and 44 in the year 2023; b.10/3/1979
Hall of Famer, Alternative Rock Guitarist
Misc: some say b. 1981
Group Names: Red Hot Chili Peppers

✍📰⚖George Bancroft -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1800 N.S. d.1/17/1891 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, Author, Historian, Statesman
Names/Places: NN:The Father of American History

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William Crawford Gorgas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1854 d.7/3/1920 (65)
Hall of Famer, Scientist, Doctor
Misc: fought yellow fever and malaria with mosquito control

🏆⚾Fred Clifford Clarke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1872 d.8/14/1960 (87)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Left Fielder
Sports Teams: Louisville Colonels (1894-1899), Pittsburg/Pittsburgh Pirates (1900-1911, 1913-1915), Louisville Colonels (manager, 1897-1899), Pittsburg/Pittsburgh Pirates (manager, 1900-1915)

🏆🎳Harry Steers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1880 d.2/13/1963 (82)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: the first man to bowl in 50 ABC Tournaments.

🏆🎳George Young -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1909 d.8/30/1959 (49)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🎵Joe Allison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1924 d.8/2/2002 (77)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Musician

🏆🏁Chuck Hulse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1927 N.S. d.7/13/2020 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer

🎵🎸Eddie Cochran -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1938 N.S. d.4/17/1960 N.S. (21)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Oklahoma City; RN:Ray Edward Cochrane
Song Titles: C'mon Everybody, Somethin' Else, Summertime Blues

🏆🥊Joseph Melton James -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1939 N.S. d.8/27/2020 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Bullet Bob Armstrong

🏆🏁🏊Michael Francis "Mike" Troy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1940 N.S. d.8/3/2019 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

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🎵Ben Cauley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1947 d.9/21/2015 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Trumpeter, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: The Bar-Kays

🎵🎸Stevie Ray Vaughan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/3/1954 N.S. d.8/27/1990 N.S. (35)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Blues Singer, Blues Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Triple Threat (lead), Double Trouble, soloist
Album Titles: Texas Flood, Couldn't Stand The Weather, Soul To Soul, In Step, Family Style, The Sky is Crying

Elias Howe -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1819 d.10/3/1867 (48)
Hall of Famer, Inventor
Names/Places: b. in Spencer, MA
Misc: The Sewing Machine

🏆🥊Thomas "Tom" King -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/14/1835 N.S. d.10/3/1888 N.S. (53)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, English
Names/Places: NN:The Fighting Sailor

🏆⚾Harry Wright -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/10/1835 d.10/3/1895 (60)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Player, English
Names/Places: RN:William Henry
Sports Teams: New York Knickerbockers (National Association of Base Ball Players, 1858-1862), Gotham of New York (National Association of Base Ball Players, 1863-1865), Cincinnati Red Stockings (National Association of Base Ball Players, 1866-1870), Boston Red Stockings (League player, 1871-1875), Boston Red Caps (League player, 1876-1877), Boston Red Stockings (League manager, 1871-1875), Boston Red Caps (League manager, 1876-1881), Providence Grays (League manager, 1882-1883), Philadelphia Quakers/Phillies (League manager, 1884-1893)

🏆🥊Young Stribling -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1904 d.10/3/1933 (28)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆🏈John William Heisman -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1869 d.10/3/1936 (66)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: The Heisman Trophy established in his name (1935); The first athletic director of NY's downtown athletic club; 36-year coach; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Brown (football player, 1887-1889), Penn (football player, 1890-1891), Oberlin (football coach, 1892), Buchtel (football coach, 1893-1894), Oberlin (football coach, 1894), Auburn (football coach, 1895-1899), Clemson (football coach, 1900-1903), Georgia Tech (football coach, 1904-1919), Penn (football coach, 1920-1922), Washington & Jefferson (football coach, 1923), Rice (football coach, 1924-1927), Georgia Tech (basketball coach, 1908-1909), Georgia Tech (basketball coach, 1912-1914), Buchtel (baseball coach, 1894), Clemson (baseball coach, 1899-1904), Georgia Tech (baseball coach, 1904-1917)

🏆🏀Robert "Bobby" McDermott -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1914 d.10/3/1963 (49)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach, Basketball Player
Misc: 3x NBL champ, 2x NBA Coach of the Year; star scoring guard and player coach for the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons during The Wars Years of the 1940s.
Sports Teams: Brooklyn Visitations (player 1934-1936), Baltimore Clippers (player 1939-1941), Fort Wayne Pistons (player 1941-1946), Chicago American Gears (player 1946-1947), Sheboygan Red Skins (player 1947), Hammond Calumet Buccaneers (player 1949), Wilkes-Barre Barons (player 1949-1950), Grand Rapids Hornets (player 1950), Fort Wayne Pistons (coach 1943-1946), Chicago American Gears (coach 1946-1947), Sheboygan Red Skins (coach 1947-1948), Tri-Cities Blackhawks (coach 1947-1949), Grand Rapids Hornets (coach 1950)

🎵Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1912 N.S. d.10/3/1967 N.S. (55)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Songwriter, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Okemah, OK; Arlo's dad
Song Titles: This Land is Your Land

🎵"Skip" James -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/9/1902 d.10/3/1969 (67)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer/Guitarist

🎵Victoria Spivey -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/15/1906 N.S. d.10/3/1976 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, Pianist, Blues Singer

🏆🥊Fidel LaBarga -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/29/1905 d.10/3/1981 (76)
Hall of Famer, Sports Writer, Boxer

🏆🏁🏊Charlotte Duggan Boyle -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1899 N.S. d.10/3/1990 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: aka Charlotte Clune

🎵🎸Benjamin Orr -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1947 d.10/3/2000 (53)
Hall of Famer, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer
Misc: some say b. 1950, AP gives 1955
Group Names: The Cars

🏆🏀Sergey Belov -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/23/1944 d.10/3/2013 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach, Basketball Player, Olympic Athlete, Russian
Misc: First international player to be inducted; With the Soviet national team; 4x EuroBasket Gold: 1967, 1969, 1971, 1979; EuroBasket MVP 1969; 2x FIBA World Championship Gold: 1967, 1974; FIBA World Championship MVP 1970; Summer Olympics Gold: 1972; With CSKA Moscow; 11 USSR League championships: 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980; 2 USSR Cup championships: 1972, 1973; 2 Euroleague championships 1969, 1971; FIBA's 50 Greatest Players 1991; FIBA Hall of Fame 2007; 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors 2008

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