🏆🏁Charles "Red" Farmer -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.10/15/1928 N.S. or 10/15/1932 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR; birthdate is disputed, born sometime between 1928 and 1932
🏆🎳Les Zikes -- is 88 in the year 2022 and 89 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1934
Hall of Famer, Bowler
🏆🏒Willie O'Ree -- is 87 in the year 2022 and 88 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1935
NHL Forward, Canadian
🏆🏌Dick Lotz -- is 80 in the year 2022 and 81 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1942
🎭🏆Sharon Clark -- is 79 in the year 2022 and 80 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1943 N.S.
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: August 1970; Playboy Playmate of the Year 1971
🏆⚾James Alvin "Jim" Palmer -- is 77 in the year 2022 and 78 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1945 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: 4x Gold Glove, 3-time AL Cy Young Award winner (1973, 1975 and 1976); won 20 or more games 8 times with Baltimore; 1991 comeback attempt at age 45 scrubbed in spring training; Orioles #22 retired.
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles (1965-1984)
TV Shows: Monday Night Baseball
🏆🎾Roscoe Tanner -- is 71 in the year 2022 and 72 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1951
Names/Places: RFN:Leonard III
🎭🏆Jayne Modean -- is 65 in the year 2022 and 66 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1957
Misc: retired from acting in 1991
🏆🏀Ron Anderson -- is 64 in the year 2022 and 65 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1958
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🏆🏈Stephone Paige -- is 61 in the year 2022 and 62 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1961
NFL Wide Receiver
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs
🏆🏈Lee Williams -- is 60 in the year 2022 and 61 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1962
NFL Defensive End
🏆⚽Jorge Campos -- is 56 in the year 2022 and 57 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1966
🏆⚾Carlos García -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1967
MLB Infielder, Venezuelan
🏆🏈George Koonce -- is 54 in the year 2022 and 55 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1968
🏆🏈Curtis Cotton -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1969
🏆🏈Lonnie Palelei -- is 52 in the year 2022 and 53 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1970
NFL Player, Football Offensive Lineman, American Samoan
🏆🏀Mike Peplowski -- is 52 in the year 2022 and 53 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1970
🏆🏈Bernardo Harris -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1971
🏆⚾Chad Mottola -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1971
🏆🏀Fred Hoiberg -- is 50 in the year 2022 and 51 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1972
NBA Coach, NBA Player
🎭🏆Natalia Sokolova -- is 46 in the year 2022 and 47 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1976
Actress, Model, Playmate, Russian
Misc: April 1999
🏆Christina Santiago -- is 41 in the year 2022 and 42 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1981
Misc: August 2002; Playboy Playmate of the Year 2003
🏆Guo Jingjing -- is 41 in the year 2022 and 42 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1981 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, Chinese
🏆🎾Elena Dementieva -- is 41 in the year 2022 and 42 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1981
Tennis Player, Russian
🏆🏀Arron Afflalo -- is 37 in the year 2022 and 38 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1985 N.S.
🏆⚽Mesut Özil -- is 34 in the year 2022 and 35 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1988 N.S.
Soccer Player, West German
🏆🥊Anthony Joshua -- is 33 in the year 2022 and 34 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1989 N.S.
Boxer, Olympic Athlete, English
🏆🏈Blaine Gabbert -- is 33 in the year 2022 and 34 in the year 2023; b.10/15/1989 N.S.
🏆🥊John Lawrence Sullivan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1858 N.S. d.2/2/1918 N.S. (59)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Misc: the last bareknuckle heavyweight champ 1882-92 and the first heavyweight champ of gloved boxing
🏆🏁🚲Henri Contenet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1875 d.??/??/1962
Misc: 1962 is the estimated death year
🏆🥊Louis "Kid" Kaplan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1901 N.S. d.10/26/1970 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
🏆⚾George "Mule" Haas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1903 N.S. d.6/30/1974 N.S. (70)
🏆⚾Melvin Harder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1909 d.10/20/2002 (93)
Misc: team record for the most games, played longer than anyone else for the Tribe, Beemer, Nebr.
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1928-47)
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🏆🏁🏊Yasuji Miyazaki -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1916 N.S. d.12/30/1989 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese
📰🏆Chris Economaki -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1920 d.9/28/2012 (91)
Journalist, Sports Commentator, Sportscaster
TV Shows: ABC Sports
🏆🏁Bobby Morrow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1935 N.S. d.5/30/2020 N.S. (84)
Sprinter, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: won 3 gold medals at 1956 Olympics (100m, 200m and 4x400m relay).
🏆🏁🏊Shelley Mann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1937 N.S. d.3/24/2005 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆🥊Kay Noble -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1940 N.S. d.4/27/2006 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Mary Charlene Noble
Misc: Her career spanned from the 1950s to the 1980s, during which time she was known for her toughness in the ring.
🏆🏈Jim Beirne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1946 N.S. d.5/28/2021 N.S. (74)
NFL Tight End, NFL Wide Receiver, AFL Figure
🏆⚾Mitchell Page -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1951 d.3/12/2011 (59)
🏆Kristine Winder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1955 d.??/??/2011
Misc: October 1977
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🏆🏈Antonio Armstrong -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1973 d.7/29/2016 N.S. (42)
🏆🥊Stanley Ketchel -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1887 d.10/15/1910 (23)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Names/Places: NN:Midnight Assassin
Misc: heavyweight champ 1908-10; b. 1886?
🏆🎾Karl Behr -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1885 d.10/15/1949 (64)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🏆🏌Horton Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1908 d.10/15/1963 (55)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: PGA President
🏆Márton Homonnai -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1906 N.S. d.10/15/1969 N.S. (63)
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Hungarian
🏆🎾Lawrence Baker Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/20/1890 N.S. d.10/15/1980 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🏆🏈Jerry Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/19/1943 d.10/15/1986 (43)
🏆🏈Chris Mims -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/29/1970 d.10/15/2008 (38)
🏆⚾Tom Tresh -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/20/1938 N.S. d.10/15/2008 N.S. (70)
MLB Shortstop, MLB Outfielder
Misc: Gold Glove, 1962 AL Rookie of the year
Sports Teams: New York Yankees
🏆🏈Dennis Byrd -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1966 N.S. d.10/15/2016 N.S. (50)
🏆🏌Shelley Hamlin -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/28/1949 N.S. d.10/15/2018 N.S. (69)
💰💻🏆🏈🏀⚽Paul Allen -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/21/1953 N.S. d.10/15/2018 N.S. (65)
Philanthropist, Investor, Computer Company Owner, NFL Owner, NBA Owner, Soccer Owner
Misc: Microsoft co-founder
Sports Teams: Portland Trail Blazers (owner), Seattle Seahawks (owner), Seattle Sounders FC (owner)
🏆🏁🎿Sonja Ruthström -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/18/1930 d.10/15/2020 N.S. (89)
Skier, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: aka Sonja Edstrom
Misc: cross country relay skier (Olympic-gold-1960)
🎭🏆JoAnna Cameron -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/20/1948 N.S. d.10/15/2021 N.S. (73)
Actress, Director, Cameraperson, Model
Misc: retired from acting in 1980
TV Shows: The Secrets of Isis (as Andrea Thomas)/Isis (note: this children's series was created in 1975, decades before another ISIS was created which has nothing to do with the character she played).
Movie Titles: B.S. I Love You, How to Commit Marriage, Pretty Maids All in a Row
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