🏆Geoffrey Boycott -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1940
Cricket Player, English
🏆🥊Watanbe Osamu -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1940
Misc: freestyle featherweight wrestler who was the undefeated world champion in 1962 and 1963 and an Olympic gold medalist in 1964. He competed in more than 300 matches and never lost a bout in his career.
🏆🏈Bill Curry -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1942
NFL Coach, NFL Player, College Football Coach
🏆🏒Louis A. "Lou" Lamoriello -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1942 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NHL Executive, NHL General Manager
Sports Teams: New Jersey Devils (general manager), Toronto Maple Leafs (general manager)
🏆🥊Butch Miller -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1944 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
🏆🏈James Hill -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1946
🏆⚾Bill Russell -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1948
🏆🏒Mike Keenan -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1949
Misc: Hockey, coach who finally led NY Rangers to 1994 Stanley Cup title after 54 unsuccessful years; quit a month later in pay dispute and signed with St. Louis as coach-GM; entered 1994-95 season with 476 wins (including playoffs); also reached Stanley Cup finals with Philadelphia (1987) and Chicago (1992); coached Team Canada to Canada Cup wins in 1987 and '91.
🏆🎾Linda Tuero -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1954
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🏆⚾George Bell -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1959
MLB Outfielder, Dominican Republican
Misc: 1987 AL MVP
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox, Toronto Blue Jays
🏆🏈Lionel Washington -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1960
🏆⚾Franklin Stubbs -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1960
🏆🏌Tommy Tolles -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1966
🏆🏀Everette Stephens -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1966
🏆🏈Stanley Richard -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1967 N.S.
Names/Places: NN: Sheriff
Misc: Free Safety
🏆⚾John Flaherty -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1967
🏆🏒Bill Berg -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1967
NHL Player, Canadian
🏆🏈Mo Lewis -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1969
🏆⚾Marc Wilkins -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1970
🏆🏁🏇Corey Nakatani -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1970
🏆Jade Jagger -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1971
Names/Places: Bianca & Mick's daughter; Piers Jackson's wife
🏆🏈Shane Hannah -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1971
🏆🏀Damon Bailey -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1971
🏆🏈Dan Neil -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1973
Misc: Superbowl XXXII
Sports Teams: Denver Broncos
🏆🏈Joey Harrington -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1978
🏆🏈Willis McGahee -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1981
🏆⚽Nemanja Vidić -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1981 N.S.
Soccer Player, Yugoslav
🏆Lee Chong Wei -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1982 N.S.
Badminton Player, Olympic Athlete, Malaysia
🏆🏀James White -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1982 N.S.
🏆Amber Rose -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1983 N.S.
🏆⚾Zack Greinke -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1983 N.S.
Names/Places: RFMN:Donald Zackary
Misc: AL Cy Young Award winner in 2009, 4x All-Star, 2x MLB ERA leader, 6x Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
Sports Teams: Kansas City Royals, Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers
🏆⚾Danny Herrera -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1984
🏆🏀Festus Ezeli -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1989 N.S.
NBA Player, Nigerian
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🏆🏀Ricky Rubio -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1990 N.S.
NBA Player, Spanish
🏆Katie Vernola -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.10/21/1991
Misc: June 2010
🏆🏒Ernie Russell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1883 d.2/23/1963 (79)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: played 1904-1914; NHL Rover
Sports Teams: Montreal Hockey Club, Montreal Wanderers
📰🏆🏌Robert Karlow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1889 d.11/15/1954 (65)
Hall of Famer, Journalist, Golfer
Misc: an important figure in the development of professional golf in the USA
🏆🏌Bob Harlow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1899 d.11/15/1954 (55)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: promoter who played a key role in the early development of the PGA Tour
🏆⚾Eddie Carnett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1916 N.S. d.11/4/2016 N.S. (100)
🏆⚽Ed McIlvenny -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1924 d.5/18/1989 (64)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
🏆🏌Bob Rosburg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1926 d.5/14/2009 (82)
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🏆🏀Vern Mikkelsen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1928 d.11/21/2013 (85)
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward
Names/Places: RN:Arlid Verner Agerskov Mikkelsen
Misc: was one of the NBA's first power forwards in the 1950s and was known for his tenacious defense.
Sports Teams: Minneapolis Lakers (1949-1959), Minnesota Pipers (coach 1968-1969)
🏆⚾Edward Charles "Whitey" Ford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1928 N.S. d.10/8/2020 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:the Chairman of the Board
Misc: not to be confused with comedian Whitey Ford; he won record 10 World Series games; overall record of 236-106 with a .690 percentage; led AL in wins 3 times; won both Cy Young Award and World Series MVP in 1961 with the New York Yankees; 10x All-Star, 6x World Series champ; Yankees #16 retired
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (1950, 1953-1967)
✍📰🏆🏁Brock Yates -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1933 N.S. d.10/5/2016 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Author, Screenwriter, Journalist, Racing Figure
Misc: longtime executive order of Car and Driver magazine
🏆⚾Ted Uhlaender -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1940 d.2/12/2009 (68)
🏆🥊Masao Ohba -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1949 N.S. d.1/25/1973 N.S. (23)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Japanese
Misc: he was the WBA flyweight champion at the time of his death
🏆🏈Orlando Thomas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/21/1972 d.11/9/2014 (42)
🏆⚾Vada Pinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/11/1938 d.10/21/1995 (57)
MLB Center Fielder
Misc: 4x All-Star, Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Cincinnatti Reds
🏆⚾Dolph Camilli -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1907 d.10/21/1997 (90)
Misc: NL MVP 1941
Sports Teams: Brooklyn Dodgers (MVP), Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Red Sox
🏆🎾John Bromwich -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1918 d.10/21/1999 (80)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Austrian
🏆🏈Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/3/1923 d.10/21/2013 (90)
Sports Teams: Tennessee Titans (owner, the team was originally known as the Houston Oilers)
🏆🏈John Hill -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/16/1950 N.S. d.10/21/2018 N.S. (68)
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