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Sports Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for May 8

Last Updated 03-02-2021

🏆🏈Bob Christiansen -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1949
NFL Player

🏆Claire Rambeau -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1951 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: October 1971

🏆🏈Bill Cowher -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1957 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Linebacker
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles (player), Cleveland Browns (player and later coach), Kansas City Chiefs (coach), Pittsburgh Steelers (coach)
TV Shows: The NFL Today (commentator)

🏆🏁🏊Deana Deardruff -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1957
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 4 X 100m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)

🏆🏈Ronnie Lott -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1959
Hall of Famer, NFL Safety, College Football Player
Misc: 4x Super Bowl Champion, 10x Pro Bowl, 8x AP First Team All-Pro, 4x NFC champion; 49ers #2 retired; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: USC, San Francisco 49ers (1981-1990), Los Angeles Raiders (1991-1992), New York Jets (1993-1994), Kansas City Chiefs (1995)

🏆🏒Rick Zombo -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1963
NHL Player

🏆🏁Robert Allen "Bobby" Labonte -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1964 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer

🏆⚾Dave Rohde -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1964
MLB Player

🏆⚾Dave Mlicki -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1968
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏈Brad Culpepper -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1969
NFL Player, College Football Player

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🏆⚽Luis Enrique -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1970 N.S.
Soccer Player, Spanish

🏆🏈Carlos Brooks -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1971
NFL Player

🏆🏈Stephen Ingram -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1971
NFL Player

🏆⚾Todd Greene -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1971
MLB Catcher

🏆🏈Chris Sanders -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1972
NFL Wide Receiver

🏆🏒Ray Whitney -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1972
NHL Player, Canadian
Names/Places: NN: The Wizard

🎭🏆Jennifer Walcott -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1977
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: August 2001

🏆⚽Cindy Parlow -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1978 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Coach, American
Names/Places: RN: Cynthia Marie Parlow; aka Cindy Parlow Cone

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🏆Josie Maran -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1979

🏆⚾Adrián González -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1982 N.S.
MLB Player
Misc: 5x All-Star, 2x Silver Slugger, 4x Gold Glove; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers

🏆⚽Mark Noble -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1987 N.S.
Soccer Player, English

🏆🏀Kemba Walker -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1990 N.S.
NBA Player

🎭🏆Olivia Culpo -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1992 N.S.
Actress, Beauty Pagent Winner, Model
Misc: Miss USA 2012, Miss Universe 2012

🏆🏀Sam Dekker -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1994 N.S.
NBA Player, College Basketball Player

🏆⚾Dennis Joseph "Big Dan" Brouthers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1858 N.S. d.8/2/1932 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, MLB First Baseman
Sports Teams: Troy Trojans (1879-1880), Buffalo Bisons (1881-1885), Detroit Wolverines (1886-1888), Boston Beaneaters (1889), Boston Reds (1890-1891), Brooklyn Grooms (1892-1893), Baltimore Orioles (1894-1895), Louisville Colonels (1895), Philadelphia Phillies (1896), New York Giants (1904)

🏆🏒Herb Gardiner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1891 d.1/11/1972 (80)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1921-1929
Sports Teams: Calgary Tigers, Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks

🏆⚾Chet "Red" Hoff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1891 N.S. d.9/24/1998 N.S. (107)
MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (1911-15)

🏆🏌Francis DeSales Quimet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1893 d.9/2/1967 (74)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: in 1913 he ended regulation play tied with golf legends Harry Vardon and Edward Ray; He beat them both in an 18-hole playoff to win the U.S. Open title. Quimet was from a poor family and caddied as a youngster to earn extra money.

🏆⚾Edd Roush -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1893 d.3/21/1988 (94)
Hall of Famer, MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: RFN:Edward
Misc: World Series champ (1919), 2x NL batting champ
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox (1913), Indianapolis Hoosiers (1914), Newark Peppers (1915), New York Giants (1916), Cincinnati Reds (1916-1926), New York Giants (1927-1929), Cincinnati Reds (1931)

🏆🥊José Gómez -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1895 d.5/16/1920 (25)
Bullfighter, Spanish
Names/Places: RN: Joselito el Gallo

🏆⚾Turkey Stearnes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1901 d.9/4/1979 (78)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Figure
Misc: was an African American outfielder in the Negro Leagues.
Sports Teams: Nashville Giants (1920), Montgomery Grey Sox (1921), Detroit Stars (1923-1931, 1937), New York Lincoln Giants (1930), Kansas City Monarchs (1931, 1934, 1938-1940), Chicago American Giants (1932-1935, 1937-1938), Philadelphia Stars (1936)

🏆🥊Fritzie Zivic -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1913 d.5/16/1984 (71)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆🏁🏊John Herbert Higgins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1916 N.S. d.8/1/2004 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, American
Misc: Swimming Coach

🏆🏒John Mariucci -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1916 O.S. d.3/23/1987 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Coach, Hockey Player
Misc: coached 1938-1952
Sports Teams: University of Minnesota, Providence Reds, Chicago Black Hawks, U.S. Coast Guard Cutters, St. Louis Flyers, Minneapolis Millers

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⚖💰🏆⚽João Havelange -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1916 d.8/16/2016 N.S. (100)
Lawyer, Businessperson, Soccer Player, Brazilian
Misc: president of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) from 1974-1988; also a member of International Olympic Committee.

🏆🏁🏇Laz Barrera -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1924 d.4/25/1991 (66)
Hall of Famer, Horse Trainer

🏆🏁A. J. Watson -- Birth 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.

🏆🏈Doug Atkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1930 d.12/30/2015 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive
Names/Places: b. r. Humboldt, TN
Misc: 8x Pro Bowl,, 4x First Team All-Pro; Saints #81 retired, Tennessee Volunteers #91 retired; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Tennessee, Cleveland Browns (1953-1954), Chicago Bears (1955-1966), New Orleans Saints (1967-1969)

🏆Robert Lynn "Bob" Clotworthy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1931 N.S. d.6/1/2018 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

🎭🏆🥊Sonny Liston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1932 d.12/30/1970 (38)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Boxer
Misc: heavyweight boxer champ (1962-64)

🏆⚽Jack Charlton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1935 N.S. d.7/10/2020 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: OBE, DL; centre-half and manager

🏆⚾Mike Cuellar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1937 d.4/2/2010 (72)
MLB Player
Misc: AL Cy Young Award winner in 1969
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles

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🏆🏁🏃Otis Paul Drayton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1939 d.3/2/2010 (70)
Runner, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1964)

🏆🏁🏊Andrea Pollack -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1961 N.S. d.3/13/2019 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, East German

🏆🏈Korey Stringer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1974 d.7/31/2001 (27)
NFL Player

🏆🏒George S. Dudley -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/19/1894 d.5/8/1960 (66)
NHL Player, Canadian
Misc: hockey pioneer

🏆🥊Freddie Miller -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1911 d.5/8/1962 (51)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆🏌Fred McLeod -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1882 d.5/8/1976 (94)
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Scottish

🏆🏀Charles D. "Chuck" Hyatt -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/28/1908 d.5/8/1978 (70)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player
Misc: National championship (Pittsburgh, 1928, 1930); College All-America (1929, 1930); Helms Foundation Player of the Year (1930)
Sports Teams: University of Pittsburgh

🏆🏁Gilles Villeneuve -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1950 d.5/8/1982 (32)
Auto Racer, Canadian
Misc: 6x Grand Prix champ

🏆🥊Domingo Ortega -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1906 d.5/8/1988 (82)
Bullfighter, Spanish

🏆🏈James Edward "Jim" Finks -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1927 N.S. d.5/8/1994 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, NFL Executive, NFL Coach, NFL Player
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers (1949-1955), Calgary Stampeders (CFL, 1957), Notre Dame (coach 1956), Calgary Stampeders (CFL, coach 1960), Calgary Stampeders (CFL, administrator 1957-1964), Minnesota Vikings (administrator 1964-1973), Chicago Bears (administrator 1974-1982), Chicago Cubs (administrator 1983-1984), New Orleans Saints (administrator 1986-1992)

🏆🥊Luis Miguel Dominguín -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1926 d.5/8/1996 (69)
Bullfighter, Matador, Spanish
Names/Places: RN:Luis Miguel Gonzalez Lucas

🏆🏁🚲Beryl Burton -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1937 d.5/8/1996 (58)
Bicyclist, English
Misc: won record (7) women's cycling titles

📰🏆Samuel Harold "Sam" Lacy -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1903 N.S. d.5/8/2003 N.S. (99)
Hall of Famer, Editor, Columnist, Sports Commentator, Sports Writer

🏆⚽Patrick Ntsoelengoe -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1952 d.5/8/2006 (54)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, South African

🏆⚾Dominic "Dom" DiMaggio -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1917 N.S. d.5/8/2009 N.S. (92)
MLB Outfielder
Names/Places: NN:The Little Professor; Joe's brother
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox

🏆Joaquín Capilla Pérez -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/23/1928 N.S. d.5/8/2010 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, Mexican

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