🏆🏈Jerry Jones -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1942
Hall of Famer, NFL Owner, NFL General Manager
Names/Places: RN: Jerral Wayne Jones Sr.
Misc: owner-GM of Dallas Cowboys; bought declining team (3-13) and Texas Stadium for $140 million in 1989; hired old friend and Univ. of Arkansas teammate Jimmy Johnson to replace legendary Tom Landry as coach; their partnership led Cowboys to back-to-back Super Bowl titles in 1992 and '93 seasons.
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys (Owner, General Manager)
🏆🏌Hisako "Chako" Higuchi -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1945 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Japanese
🏆Jessica Saint George -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1946 N.S.
Misc: February 1965
🏆🏌Billy Payne -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1947 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Golf Figure
Misc: former chairman of Augusta National Golf Club
🏆⚾Randy Moffitt -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1948
🏆P. J. Lansing -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1949
Misc: February 1972
💰🎭🏆Beverly Johnson -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1952
Businessperson, TV/Movie Actress, Model
🏆🏁🏇Pat Alan Day -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1953
Hall of Famer, Jockey
🎭🏆🏀Reggie Theus -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1957
Actor, NBA Player, College Basketball Coach
TV Shows: Hang Time (as Coach Bill Fuller)
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🏆🏀Derek Harper -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1961
🏆🏀Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1961 N.S.
NBA Coach, NBA Guard
Sports Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics (coach), Los Angeles Clippers (coach)
🏆🏈Jerry Lee Rice -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1962
Hall of Famer, NFL Wide Receiver
Names/Places: b. in Crawford, Mississippi
Misc: 2-time Div. I-AA All-America at Mississippi Valley St. (1983-84); 6-time All-Pro, regular season MVP in 1987 and Super Bowl XXIII MVP in 1989 with San Francisco; opened 1994 season with 3 TDs (2 catches, 1 run), making him NFL's all-time touchdown leader with 139 as of 8-95; gained 13,275+ yards; caught over 1,000 receptions; SB XXIII, XXIV, XXIX.
Sports Teams: San Francisco 49ers (1985-2000), Oakland Raiders (2001-2004), Seattle Seahawks (2004)
🏆⚾Bryan Hickerson -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1963
🏆🏈Chris (Football) Petersen -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1964 N.S.
College Football Coach, College Football Player, Football Quarterback
🏆⚾Chris Gwynn -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1964
Names/Places: Tony's brother; RN: Christopher Karlton Gwynn
🏆🏈Paul Cavallini -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1965
NFL Defensive, Canadian
🏆Javier Sotomayor -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1967
Track and Field, Cuban
Misc: the first man to clear 8 feet (8-0) on July 29, 1989; won gold medal at 1992 Olympics with jump of only 7-ft, 8-in.; broke world record with leap of 8-0 1/2 in 1993.
🏆🏈Derrick Moore -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1967
🏆⚾Trevor Hoffman -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1967
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: 7x All-Star, Padres #51 retired, in the Baseball and San Diego Padres Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Florida Marlins (1993), San Diego Padres (1993-2008), Milwaukee Brewers (2009-2010)
🏆⚾Scoot Cooper -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1967
MLB Third Baseman
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox
🏆⚾Monty Fariss -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1967
🏆⚾Julio Valera -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1968
MLB Pitcher, Puerto Rican
🏆⛸Nancy Kerrigan -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1969
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete
Misc: b. in Woburn, MA; 1993 U.S. women's champion and '92 Olympic bronze medalist; victim of Jan. 6, 1994 assault at U.S. nationals in Detroit when Shane Stant clubbed her in right knee with a metal baton after a practice session; conspiracy hatched by Jeff Gillooly, ex-husband of rival Tonya Harding; unable to compete in nationals, she is granted a berth on the Olympic team by the U.S. Figure Skating Assn.; 7 weeks laterin Lillehammer, she wins the silver medal, losing to Oksana Baiul by a5-4 judges' vote.
🏆⚾Damian Miller -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1969
Misc: Would have won the All Star MVP in 2002 if his NL team won instead of tied
Sports Teams: Arizona Diamondbacks
🏆⚾Tim Crabtree -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1969
🏆🏈Steve Matthews -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1970
🏆🏈Irv Smith -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1971
NFL Tight End
🏆🏈Jay (Football) Williams -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1971
NFL Defensive End
🏆🏒Sean O'Donnell -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1971
NHL Defensive, Canadian
🎭🏆🏁🏊Summer Elisabeth Sanders -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1972 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Actress, TV Hostess, Sports Commentator, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆🏈Brian Dawkins -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1973
Hall of Famer, NFL Safety
Misc: 9x Pro Bowl, 5x First-Team All-Pro; Eagles #20 retired
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles (1996-2008), Denver Broncos (2009-2011), Philadelphia Eagles (administrator)
🏆🏈Edward Ellis -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1976
NFL Player, Football Offensive Tackle
🏆🏀Paul Pierce -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1977
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🏆🏀Jeramaine O'Neal -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1978
🏆🏈Ryan Clark -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1979 N.S.
🏆🥊David Haye -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1980 N.S.
Names/Places: NN:The Hayemaker
🏆⚽🏁🏊Ian Thorpe -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1982
Soccer Player, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian, Gay
🏆🏒Natalie Darwitz -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1983 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆🏈Brian Hoyer -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1985 N.S.
Sports Teams: New England Patriots, Cleveland Browns
🏆⚽Gabriel Agbonlahor -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1986 N.S.
Soccer Player, English
🏆🏀Norris Cole -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1988 N.S.
Sports Teams: Miami Heat
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🏆Sam Mikulak -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.10/13/1992 N.S.
Gymnast, Olympic Athlete
🏆🥊Kid McCoy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1873 d.4/18/1940 (66)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
🏆⚾Rube Waddell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1876 d.4/1/1914 (37)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: RFMN:George Edward
Sports Teams: Louisville Colonels (1897, 1899), Detroit Tigers (1898), Pittsburgh Pirates (1900-1901), Chicago Orphans (1901), Philadelphia Athletics (1902-1907), St. Louis Browns (1908-1910)
🏆⚽Charles Harry "Dick" Spalding -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1893 d.2/3/1950 (56)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player
🏆🏒Hago Harrington -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1903 N.S. d.7/1/1959 N.S. (55)
Hall of Famer, NHL Forward, American
Names/Places: RN: Leland Kitteridge Harrington
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins
🏆🏈Lou Saban -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1921 d.3/29/2009 (87)
NFL Coach, NFL Player
🏆🏀Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1922 N.S. d.8/31/1990 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, NBA Player
Misc: an NBA first black player
Sports Teams: New York Rens (1945-1947), Harlem Globetrotters (1947-1950), New York Knicks (1950-1956), Detroit Pistons (1956-1957), Chicago Majors (1961)
🏆🥊Walter "Killer" Kowalski -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1926 N.S. d.8/30/2008 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Canadian, Polish
Names/Places: aka Wladek (later Walter) Killer Kowalski; RN:Edward Wladyslaw Sputnik
🏆⚾Eddie Yost -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1926 d.10/16/2012 (86)
🏆🎳Bill Lillard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1927 N.S. d.7/30/2017 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
🏆⚾Eddie Matthews -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1931 N.S. d.2/18/2001 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, MLB Third Baseman
Misc: hit 512 HRs, led NL in HRs twice (1953,59); hit 30 or more home runs 9 straight years
Sports Teams: Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves (1952-1966), Houston Astros (1967), Detroit Tigers (1967-1968), Atlanta Braves (manager 1972-1974)
🏆🏈Tommy Davis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1934 d.4/4/1987 (52)
Misc: kicked 234 extra points, 82 yard punt
🎭🏆⛸Judi Meredith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1936 d.4/30/2014 N.S. (77)
Actress, Figure Skater
TV Shows: Burns & Allen Show
🏆🏈Moe Racine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1937 N.S. d.3/4/2018 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, CFL Figure, Football Linebacker
Misc: in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Ottawa Rough Riders
🏆🏈Larry Bowie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1939 N.S. d.12/31/2012 N.S. (73)
NFL Guard, AFL Figure
Sports Teams: Purdue University, Minnesota Vikings
🏆🏈Greg Latta -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/13/1952 d.9/28/1994 N.S. (41)
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🏆🏈🏀Arthur Schabinger -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1889 N.S. d.10/13/1972 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach, College Basketball Coach
Misc: Schabinger is credited (although disputed) with throwing the first forward pass in college football history.
Sports Teams: Ottawa (football coach 1915-1919, basketball coach 1916-1920), Emporia State (basketball coach 1920-1922), Creighton (basketball coach 1922-1935)
🏆⚾Sam Rice -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1890 d.10/13/1974 (84)
Hall of Famer, MLB Right Fielder, MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: Washington Senators (1915-1933), Cleveland Indians (1934)
🏆⚾George Kelly -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/10/1895 d.10/13/1984 (89)
Hall of Famer, MLB First Baseman
Names/Places: MN:Lange; NN:High Pockets
Misc: 1915-32 great
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1915-1917), Pittsburgh Pirates (1917), New York Giants (1919-1926), Cincinnati Reds (1927-1930), Chicago Cubs (1930), Brooklyn Dodgers (1932)
🏆🏈Shannon Wright -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1971 d.10/13/1993 (22)
🏆🏀Alec Kessler -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/13/1967 d.10/13/2007 N.S. (40)
NBA Center, NBA Forward
🏆🏈Cullen Bryant -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1951 d.10/13/2009 (58)
NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Names/Places: aka William Cullen Bryant
Misc: Super Bowl XIV
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams
🏆🥊Don Leo Jonathan -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1931 N.S. d.10/13/2018 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Don Heaton; aka The Mormon Giant
🏆🏈Jim Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/20/1935 N.S. d.10/13/2018 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, NFL Fullback
Misc: Super Bowl I, II; AP NFL Player of the Year 
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers (1958-1966), New Orleans Saints (1967)
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🏆🏈Otis Armstrong -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/15/1950 N.S. d.10/13/2021 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Misc: AFC Leading Rusher: : Super Bowl XII; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Purdue University, Denver Broncos (1973-1980)
🏆⚾Ray Fosse -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1947 N.S. d.10/13/2021 N.S. (74)
Misc: 2x Gold Glove
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