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Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for October 17

Last Updated 05-13-2022

🏆🥊James Donald Raschke -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.10/17/1940 N.S. or 10/16/1940 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Baron von Raschke

🏆🏈Dave Cutler -- is 77 in the year 2022 and 78 in the year 2023; b.10/17/1945
Hall of Famer, CFL Figure, Football Placekicker, Canadian
Misc: in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Edmonton Eskimos

🎭🏆Bob Seagren -- is 76 in the year 2022 and 77 in the year 2023; b.10/17/1946
Hall of Famer, Actor, Olympic Athlete, Pole Vaulter, Track and Field
Names/Places: FN:Robert Lloyd
Misc: won gold medal in pole vault at 1968 Olympics; broke world outdoor record 5 times, first American to clear 18 feet
TV Shows: Soap (as Dennis Phillips)

🏆🏁🏊Ross Elliott Wales -- is 75 in the year 2022 and 76 in the year 2023; b.10/17/1947 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

🏆🏒Ken Morrow -- is 66 in the year 2022 and 67 in the year 2023; b.10/17/1956
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 1980 U.S. Olympic Team; played 1980-1989
Sports Teams: New York Islanders (NHL), New England Whalers (WHA)

🏆🏈Steve Douglas McMichael -- is 65 in the year 2022 and 66 in the year 2023; b.10/17/1957
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player, Football Coach, Football Defensive Tackle
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Texas, New England Patriots (1980), Chicago Bears (1981-1993), Green Bay Packers (1994), Chicago Slaughter (coach, 2007-2013)

🎵Alan Jackson -- is 64 in the year 2022 and 65 in the year 2023; b.10/17/1958 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Song Titles: Don't Rock the Jukebox, Here in the Real World

🏆🏁Tommy Kendall -- is 56 in the year 2022 and 57 in the year 2023; b.10/17/1966
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, Auto Racer

🏆🏌Ernie Els -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.10/17/1969
Hall of Famer, Golfer, South African

🎵Eminem -- is 50 in the year 2022 and 51 in the year 2023; b.10/17/1972 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Rapper
Misc: The Real Slim Shady aka Marshall Mathers, whatever he calls himself
Movie Titles: 8 Mile

🏆🥊Holly Holm -- is 41 in the year 2022 and 42 in the year 2023; b.10/17/1981 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Mixed Martial Arts

🏆⚾William "Buck" Ewing -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/17/1859 N.S. d.10/20/1906 N.S. (47)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Catcher
Sports Teams: Troy Trojans (1880-1882), New York Gothams/Giants (1883-1889), New York Giants (PL 1890), New York Giants (1891-1892), Cleveland Spiders (1893-1894), Cincinnati Reds (1895-1897), New York Giants (PL manager 1890), Cincinnati Reds (manager 1895-1899), New York Giants (manager 1900)

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🏆Richard Leonard Young -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/17/1917 N.S. d.8/30/1987 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, Sports Writer

💰🏆🏈Ralph Wilson Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/17/1918 d.3/25/2014 (95)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, NFL Owner
Misc: 2x AFL champ, 4x AFC champ; Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame
Sports Teams: Buffalo Bills (founder and owner 1959-2014)

🏆🏈🏀Don Coryell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/17/1924 d.7/1/2010 (85)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, College Football Coach, College Basketball Player
Names/Places: NN:Air Coryell
Misc: in the Chargers and College Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Washington (defensive back 1949-1951), Whittier College (1957-1959), USC (assistant 1960), San Diego State (1961-1962), St. Louis Cardinals (1973-1977), San Diego Chargers (1978-1986)

🏆🎳Marvin "Bud" Stoudt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/17/1931 N.S. d.4/6/2021 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🏆⚽Johnny Haynes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/17/1934 d.10/18/2005 (71)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English

🏆🏈Herbert Vaughn Orvis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/17/1946 N.S. d.8/14/2020 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Colorado, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Colts

🎵🎸Michael Hossack -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/17/1946 N.S. d.3/12/2012 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, Percussionist, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Doobie Brothers

🏆⚾George Stacey Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1870 d.10/17/1940 (70)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Shortstop
Sports Teams: Cleveland Spiders (1890-1892), New York Giants (1893-1901), Chicago White Sox (1902), New York Giants (1903), Chicago White Sox (1904-1909), New York Giants (as manager, 1895, 1900-1901)

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🏆🎾Tom Pettitt -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1859 d.10/17/1946 (86)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🏆🏒John Georges "Buck" Boucher -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/19/1895 N.S. d.10/17/1960 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1915-1933
Sports Teams: Ottawa Senators, Montreal Maroons, Chicago Black Hawks

🏆🏒"Turk" Broda -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1914 d.10/17/1972 (58)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: playing career 1935-1943, 1946-1951
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs

🏆⚾🏈Cal Hubbard -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1900 d.10/17/1977 (76)
Hall of Famer, MLB Player, MLB Umpire, NFL Tackle
Names/Places: RFN:Robert
Misc: in the Pro Football, College Football and Baseball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1927-1928), Green Bay Packers (1929-1933, 1935), New York Giants (1936), Pittsburgh Pirates (1936)

🏆⚽Joseph "Joe" S. Carenza Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1924 N.S. d.10/17/1981 N.S. (56)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player
Misc: midfielder who played on numerous St. Louis teams in the 1940s and 50s. Coached Washington University's men's soccer team from 1959-1964

🎵Alberta Hunter -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/1/1895 d.10/17/1984 (89)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Blues Singer, African

🎭🎵Tennessee Ernie Ford -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/13/1919 d.10/17/1991 (72)
Hall of Famer, Variety Show Host, Songwriter, Radio Disc Jock, Gospel Singer, Pop Singer, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Bristol, TN; aka The Ol' peapicker and Ol' Ern; RFMN:Ernest Jennings
Misc: made 80+ albums
Song Titles: Mule Train, Shotgun Boogie, Mr. and Mississippi, Sixteen Tons, The Ballad of Davy Crockett
Album Titles: Hymns, Spirituals, Nearer The Cross, Star Carol
TV Shows: The Ford Show

🏆🏈Leo Nomellini -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/19/1924 d.10/17/2000 (76)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive, NFL Tackle
Misc: 10x Pro Bowl, 9x All-Pro; 49ers #73 retired
Group Names: San Francisco 49ers (1960-1963)

🏆🏌Harry Cooper -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1904 d.10/17/2000 (96)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Names/Places: NN:Lighthorse

🏆🏁🏊Aileen Riggin -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/2/1906 N.S. d.10/17/2002 N.S. (96)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: MN: Muriel; aka Aileen Soule or Aileen Riggin Soule

🎵Levi Stubbs -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1936 N.S. d.10/17/2008 N.S. (72)
Hall of Famer, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RLN:Stubbles
Group Names: The Four Tops

🏆⚽Howard Kendall -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1946 d.10/17/2015 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, English
Misc: midfielder and manager

🎭🎵Robert Gibson "Bob" Kingsley -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1939 N.S. d.10/17/2019 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Radio Host, Country Figure
Misc: host of American Country Countdown and Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40 radio shows

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