🏆⚾Willie Mays -- is 90 in the year 2021 and 91 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1931
Hall of Famer, MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: b. in Westfield, AL; NN:Say Hey Kid
Misc: 12x Gold Glove (1957-1968); All Star MVP 1963 and 1968; NL MVP 1954, 1965; No. 24 led NL in HRs and stolen bases 4 times each; played in 24 All-Star Games; 660 HRs, 338 SBs and 3,283 hits in career; Rookie of the Year in '51, 1,903 RBIs; the 10th player to hit 3,000 hits!
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1951-1957, NL MVP 1954), San Francisco Giants (1958-1972, NL MVP 1965), New York Mets (1972-1973)
🏆🏌Grier Jones -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1946
🏆🏈Dennis Havig -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1949
🏆⚽Graeme Souness -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1953
Hall of Famer, Soccer Midfielder, Soccer Manager, Scottish
🏆⚾Larry Andersen -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1953
🏆🏌Tim Simpson -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1956
🎭🏆Julianne Phillips -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1960
TV/Movie Actress, Model
Names/Places: b. Evanston, Ill; Bruce Springsteen's ex-wife
TV Shows: Sisters (as Frankie Reed)
Movie Titles: Fletch Lives, Skin Deep, Big Bully
🏆🏒Keith (Hockey) Brown -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1960 N.S.
NHL Defensive, Canadian
🎭🏆Clay O'Brien -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1961 N.S.
Actor, Rodeo Cowboy
Misc: retired from acting in 1976; former child actor turned rodeo star, so rodeo killed the video star
TV Shows: The Cowboys
Movie Titles: Cahill U.S. Marshall, One Little Indian, The Apple Dumpling Gang
🏆⚾Tom Bolton -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1962
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🏆🏈Michael McGruder -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1964
🏆🏈Ken Harvey -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1965
Sports Teams: Washington Redskins
🏆🏒Bob Bassen -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1965
NHL Player, Canadian
🏆🏁🏍Chris (Motorcyclist) Carr -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1967 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Motorcyclist
🏆Linnea Marie Fayard -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1968
Beauty Pagent Winner
Misc: Miss Louisiana-America (1991-5th)
🏆🏈Clarence Jones -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1968
🏆🏈Rob Holmberg -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1971
🏆🏒Martin Brodeur -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1972
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: became the winningest goalie in NHL history in 2009
Sports Teams: New Jersey Devils (1994-Calder Trophy, 1996, 1997-Played in All-Star Game)
🎭🏆Laura Cover -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1977
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: October 1998
🏆⚾Benito Báez -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1977
MLB Player, Dominican Republican
🏆🏈Akbar Gbaja-Biamila -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1979 N.S.
NFL Defensive End
🏆🏁🏊Brooke Marie Bennett -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1980 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
🎭🏆Tiffany Coyne -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1982 N.S.
TV Shows: Let's Make a Deal
🏆🏈Jason Witten -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1982--3--
Sports Analyst, NFL Tight End
🏆⚽Daniel Alves -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1983 N.S.
Soccer Player, Brazilian
🏆🏀Chris Paul -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1985 N.S.
🏆🏀Goran Dragić -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1986 N.S.
NBA Guard, Slovakian
🏆⚾Gerardo Parra -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1987 N.S.
MLB Outfielder, Venezuelan
Misc: 2x Gold Glove; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: Arozona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, Baltimore Orioles
🏆🥊Cheree Crowley -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1988 N.S.
Wrestler, New Zealand
🏆⚾José Altuve -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1990 N.S.
MLB Second Baseman, Venezuelan
Misc: AL MVP 2017, 2x Silver Slugger, 2x AL stolen base leader, 3x All-Star, Gold Glove, ALCS MVP 2019; active as of 2019
🏆🏀Jonas Valančiūnas -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1992 N.S.
NBA Center, Lithuanian
🏆🏒Brendan Gallagher -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1992 N.S.
NHL Right Wing, Canadian
🏆🏉Roger Tuivasa-Sheck -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1993 N.S.
Rugby Player, Samoan
🏆⚽Mateo Kovačić -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.5/6/1994 N.S.
Soccer Player, Austrian
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🏆🏒Thomas "Tommy" Dunderdale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1887 N.S. d.12/15/1960 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Australian
Misc: played 1906-1924
Sports Teams: Winnipeg Strathconas (MPHL), Winnipeg Maple Leafs (MPHL), Winnipeg Shamrocks (MPHL), Montreal Shamrocks (CHA, NHA), Quebec Bulldogs (NHA), Victoria Cougars (PCHA), Portland Rosebuds (PCHA), Saskatoon Crescents (WCHL), Edmonton Eskimos (WCHL)
🏆⚽Peter Renzulli -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1895 d.3/14/1980 (84)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player
🏆🏀Edward S. "Ned" Irish -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1905 N.S. d.1/21/1982 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, NBA Owner, NBA Executive
Misc: a basketball promoter and one of the key figures in popularizing professional basketball
Sports Teams: New York Knickerbockers (founder and president 1946-1974)
🏆🏈"Weeb" Ewbank -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1907 d.11/17/1998 (91)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Player
Misc: led Baltimore to 2 NFL titles (1958-59); coached NY Jets to AFL'S 1st SuperBowl win in 1969; he was the only coach to win both the American and National Football League championships.
Sports Teams: Van Wert High School (coach 1928-1929), McGuffey High School (coach 1930-1943), Naval Station Great Lakes, Asst. (coach 1943-1945), Brown University, Asst. (coach 1946), Washington University (coach 1947-1948), Cleveland Browns, Asst. (coacch 1949-1953), NFL Baltimore Colts (coach 1954-1962), AFL New York Jets (coach 1963-1969), NFL New York Jets (coach 1970-1973), Columbia University, Asst. (1975)
🏆🏒"Black Jack" Stewart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1917 N.S. d.5/25/1983 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1937-1953
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL), Chatham Maroons (OHASr)
🏆⚾Dick Wakefield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1921 d.8/25/1985 (64)
🏆🏈Pat Harder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1922 d.9/6/1992 (70)
Misc: shared NFL individual game record: points after touchdowns 
Sports Teams: Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions
🏆🏒Harry Watson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1923 d.11/19/2002 (79)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1941-1957
Sports Teams: Brooklyn Americans, Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Black Hawks
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✍🏆Dave Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1929 N.S. d.10/4/2018 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Author, Sports Writer
🏆🏒Garry "Duke" Edmundson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1932 N.S. d.9/20/2016 N.S. (84)
NHL Player, Canadian
🏆🥊Ruben "Hurricane" Carter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1937 N.S. d.4/20/2014 N.S. (76)
Misc: wrongly convicted of a triple murder in New Jersey in the 1960s
🏆⚾Bill Hands -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1940 d.3/9/2017 N.S. (76)
🏆🏈Fred McNeil -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/6/1952 d.11/3/2015 N.S. (63)
Misc: Super Bowl IX, XI
Sports Teams: Minnesota Vikings
🏆🏁🏊Ethelda Bleibtrey -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/27/1902 N.S. d.5/6/1978 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: aka Ethelda Schlatke
🏆Ulise Joseph "Pete" Desjardins -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1907 N.S. d.5/6/1985 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆⚾Kirby Higbe -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1915 d.5/6/1985 (70)
🏆🏈Earl H. "Red" Blaik -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/15/1897 N.S. d.5/6/1989 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: a United States Army officer
Sports Teams: Miami University (in Oxford, Ohio, player 1915-1917), Army (player 1918-1919), Miami University (coach 1924-1925), University of Wisconsin-Madison (coach 1926), Army (coach 1927-1933), Dartmouth College (coach 1934-1940), Army (coach 1941-1958)
🏆🏈Chucky Mullins -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/8/1969 d.5/6/1991 (21)
College Football Player
🏆🏈Mark Tuinei -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1960 d.5/6/1999 (39)
NFL Player, Football Offensive Tackle
Misc: helped lead the Dallas Cowboys to three Super Bowl championships during his 15-year career
🏆⚾Robin Evan Roberts -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/30/1926 d.5/6/2010 (83)
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, MLB Pitcher
Misc: won 28 in 1952, 286 in 19 seasons, 1950 World Series
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (1948-1961), Baltimore Orioles (1962-1965), Houston Astros (1965-1966), Chicago Cubs (1966)
🏆🥊Jimmy Ellis -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1940 d.5/6/2014 (74)
Misc: WBA heavyweight boxing champ (1968-70)
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