🏆Pat McCormick -- is 90 in the year 2020 and 91 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1930 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete
Misc: won women's platform and springboard gold medals in both 1952 and '56 Olympics.
🏆🏒John Paul "Chief" Bucyk -- is 85 in the year 2020 and 86 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1935 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, Canadian, Ukrainian
Misc: played 1955-1978
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins
🏆⚾Felipe Alou -- is 85 in the year 2020 and 86 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1935
MLB First Baseman, Dominican Republican
Misc: one of 3 MLB brothers
🏆🥊Jerry Roth -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1941 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Boxing Figure
Misc: was one of boxing's leading judges who officiated 225 world title bouts
🎭🏆Marya Carter -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1942
Actress, Model, Playmate
Names/Places: RN:Zella Maria Grajeda
Misc: May 1962
🏆⚾Ted Kubiak -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1942
Misc: 3x World Series champ
🏆⚾Pat Darcy -- is 70 in the year 2020 and 71 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1950
🏆🏁🏊Gunnar Larsson -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1951 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Swedish
🏆🏀George Karl -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1951
NBA Coach, NBA Player, ABA Figure
Misc: the seventh coach in NBA history to record 1,000 wins
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🏆🏁🏊Gunnar Larrson -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1951
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Swedish
Misc: 200m/400m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)
🏆🏈Max Montoya -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1956
🏆🏒Bernie Federko -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1956
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1976-1980
Sports Teams: St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings
🏆⚾Louis Rodman Whitaker -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1957
MLB Second Baseman
Names/Places: NN: Sweet Lou
Misc: 3x Gold Glove; over 2300 hits, scored 6 runs in the 1984 World Series.
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers
🏆🏒David William "Dave" Christian -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1959 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing, Olympic Athlete
Misc: played 1980-1996; 1980 Olympic Hockey team
Sports Teams: Winnipeg Jets, Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins, St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks
🏆⚾Kevin Bass -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1959
🏆🏁🏃Lisa Martin -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1960
Runner, Olympic Athlete, Australian
Misc: marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988)
🏆⚽Thomas Dooley -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1961
Hall of Famer, Soccer Defender, West German
🏆🏌Amy Benz -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1962
🏆🏁🏊Anne Ottenbrite -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1966 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
🏆⚾Rafael Bournigal -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1966
MLB Player, Dominican Republican
🏆🏈Robert Blackmon -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1967
🏆🏒Warren Rychel -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1967
NHL Player, Canadian
🎭🏆🏁Tony Hawk -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1968
Actor, Skate Boarder
Names/Places: NN: The Birdman
🏆⚾Mark Clark -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1968
🏆🏈Stevie Anderson -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1970
🏆🏌Jim Furyk -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1970
🏆🏁🏊Mark (Swimmer) Foster -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1970 N.S.
🏆🏈Craig Novitsky -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1971
🏆🏈Jason Kyle -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1972
🏆⚾Cliff Floyd -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1972
🏆⚾Wes Helms -- is 44 in the year 2020 and 45 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1976
🎭🏆Malin Akerman -- is 42 in the year 2020 and 43 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1978 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Model, Canadian, Swedish
TV Shows: Trophy Wife, Childrens Hospital (as Dr. Valerie Flame), Billions
Movie Titles: Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, Watchmen, The Proposal, The Heartbreak Kid, Couples Retreat
🏆🏈Steve (Football B. 1979) Smith -- is 41 in the year 2020 and 42 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1979
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆⚾Felipe López -- is 40 in the year 2020 and 41 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1980
MLB Player, Puerto Rican
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🏆Erica Campbell -- is 39 in the year 2020 and 40 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1981 N.S.
🏆⚽Marcelo Vieira -- is 32 in the year 2020 and 33 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1988 N.S.
Soccer Player, Brazilian
🏆⚽Erik Durm -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.5/12/1992 N.S.
Soccer Player, German
🏆🎾Theodore Pell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1879 d.8/18/1967 (88)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🏆⚽Robert Millar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1890 d.2/22/1967 (76)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
Misc: forward, coach
🏆🏀Harold Olsen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1895 d.10/29/1953 (58)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Wisconsin (player 1914-1917), Bradley (coach 1918-1919), Ripon (coach 1919-1922), Ohio State (coach 1922-1946), Chicago Stags (NBA coach 1946-1949), Northwestern (coach 1950-1952)
🏆🏈🏀Everett Shelton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1898 N.S. d.4/16/1974 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, College Football Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the Basketball and College Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Philips University (football player), University of Wyoming (basketball coach 1939-1959), Sacramento State (basketball coach 1959-1968)
🏆🥊William Landon "Gorilla" Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1906 N.S. d.1/4/1982 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
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🏆⚾🥊James Dudley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1910 N.S. d.6/1/2004 N.S. (94)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Player, Wrestling Manager
Misc: ran Turner's Arena in Washington D.C.
🏆🎾W. E. "Slew" Hester -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1912 N.S. d.2/8/1993 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🏆🏒Robert John "Golden Boy" Goldham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1922 N.S. d.9/6/1991 N.S. (69)
Sports Announcer, NHL Player, Canadian
Names/Places: aka Bob
🏆⚾"Yogi" Berra -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1925 d.9/22/2015 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Catcher
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis, Mo.; RFMN:Lawrence Peter or RFN:Larry
Misc: AL MVP 1951, 1954, 1955; once played 148 error-less games in a row; played on 14 World Series winners with NY Yankees; managed both Yankees (1964) and NY Mets (1973) to pennants.
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (player 1946-1963, manager 1964 and 1984-1985, coach 1976-1983), New York Mets (player 1965, manager 1972-1974, coach 1965-1971), Houston Astros (coach 1986-1989)
🏆🎳Les Schissler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1930 d.9/9/2013 (83)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
🏆🏁🚲Beryl Burton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1937 d.5/8/1996 (58)
Misc: won record (7) women's cycling titles
🏆⚽Alan Ball Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1945 d.4/25/2007 (61)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
🏆🏁🏊Carl Robie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1945 N.S. d.11/29/2011 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Carl Joseph Robie III
🏆🏉Jonah Lomu -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/12/1975 N.S. d.11/18/2015 N.S. (40)
Rugby Player, New Zealand
🏆🎾Bertha Townsend Toulmin -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/7/1869 d.5/12/1909 (40)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🏆Edward P. Weston -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/15/1839 d.5/12/1929 (90)
🏆🏁Tony Bettenhausen -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1916 d.5/12/1961 (44)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: Indianapolis 500
🏆⚾Henry "Heinie" Manush -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1901 N.S. d.5/12/1971 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, MLB Left Fielder
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (1923-1927), St. Louis Browns (1928-1930), Washington Senators (1930-1935), Boston Red Sox (1936), Brooklyn Dodgers (1937-1938), Pittsburgh Pirates (1938-1939)
🏆🏁Art Pollard -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/5/1927 d.5/12/1973 (46)
🏆🏒Walter Earl Seibert -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/7/1911 d.5/12/1990 (78)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1931-1947
Sports Teams: New York Rangers, Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings
🏆Giorgio Belladonna -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1923 d.5/12/1995 (71)
Bridge Player, Italian
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🏆🏁Adam Petty -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1980 d.5/12/2000 (19)
Names/Places: Richard's grandson, Kyle's son, Lee's greatgrandson
🏆🏈Sam Walton -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/3/1943 d.5/12/2002 (59)
Sports Teams: New York Jets
🏆🥊Mary Ann Kostecki -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/11/1934 N.S. d.5/12/2008 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Penny Banner
🏆🏈Gary Bushert -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1953 N.S. d.5/12/2013 N.S. (59)
College Football Player
🏆🏁A. J. Watson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1924 d.5/12/2014 (90)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: in the Motorsports Hall of Fame though not a racer but a car builder and chief mechanic from 1949 to 1984 in the Indianapolis 500, winning the race seven times.
🏆🏀Bill Guthridge -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/27/1937 d.5/12/2015 (77)
College Basketball Coach
Names/Places: born in Parsons, Kansas
Misc: served 30 years as assistant to Dean Smith until promotion to head coach on Oct. 9, 1997. Became winningest rookie head coach in NCAA history (34-4 record).
Sports Teams: North Carolina University
🏆🏈Michael (Football) Jackson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1969 d.5/12/2017 N.S. (48)
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆🏈Yale Lary -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1930 d.5/12/2017 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player
Misc: 74 yard punt, 9x Pro Bowl, 5x First Team All-Pro, 3x NFL champ
Sports Teams: Detroit Lions (1952-1953, 1956-1964)
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🏆🏈Homer E. "Billy" Brewer -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/8/1934 N.S. d.5/12/2018 N.S. (83)
College Football Coach, Football Player
Sports Teams: Southeastern Louisiana, Louisiana Tech, Ole Miss (all as coaches)
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