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Sports Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for May 9

Last Updated 03-02-2021

🏆⚾Floyd (Baseball) Robinson -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1936
MLB Player
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnatti Reds, Oakland A's

🏆Ralph Boston -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1939
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: Long Jumper; medaled in 3 consecutive Olympic long jumps--gold (1960), silver (1964), bronze (1968).

🏆Kenneth Warby -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1939
Sports Figure, Australian
Misc: motorboat racer; the fastet man on water at 300 knots (345 mph).

🏆🏌Jim Dent -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1939
Golfer

🏆🏁David Hobbs -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1939
Auto Racer, English

🏆🏌John Mahaffey -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1948
Golfer

🏆🏀Calvin J. Murphy -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1948
Hall of Famer, Basketball Announcer, NBA Player
Misc: NBA All-Star (1979); NBA All-Rookie First Team (1971); J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1979); 2x Consensus NCAA All-American First Team (1969-1970); Consensus NCAA All-American Second Team (1968); Rockets #23 retired
Sports Teams: San Diego/Houston Rockets (1970-1983)

🏆James A. Butts -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1950
Olympic Athlete
Misc: triple jumper (Olympic-silver-1976)

🏆⚾Ron Jackson -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1953
MLB Coach, MLB Player

🏆🏁🚲Fred Markham -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1957
Bicyclist
Misc: the first man to pedal a bike 65 mph.

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🏆⚾John Stuper -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1957
MLB Pitcher, College Baseball Coach

🏆🏒Joe Cirella -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1963
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Marc Logan -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1965
NFL Runningback

🏆🏒Steve Yzerman -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1965
Hall of Famer, NHL General Manager, NHL Center, Canadian
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings (possibly 1983-2006)

🏆🏒Mark Tinordi -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1966
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Bruce Pickens -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1968
NFL Player

🏆⚽Carla Overbeck -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1968
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

🏆🏀David (Basketball) Benoit -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1968
NBA Forward
Names/Places: not to be confused with musician David Benoit

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🏆🏒Tony Twist -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1968
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏒Brent Grieve -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1969
NHL Coach, NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏀Doug Christie -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1970
NBA Forward, NBA Guard

🏆🏈Dave Barr -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1972
NFL Quarterback

🏆🏀Dragan Tarlac -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1973
Basketball Player, Serbian

🏆🏒Stéphane Yelle -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1974
NHL Center, Canadian

🏆⚾Brandon Webb -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1979
MLB Pitcher
Misc: NL Cy Young Award winner in 2006
Sports Teams: Arizona Diamondbacks

🏆🏁🏊Grant Hackett -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1980 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian

🏆⚾Chase Headley -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1984 N.S.
MLB Third Baseman
Misc: Silver Slugger, Gold Glove; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres, New York Yankees

🏆⚾Prince Fielder -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1984
MLB Player
Misc: All Star MVP 2011
Sports Teams: Milwaukee Brewers

🎭🏆Bonnie Rotten -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1993 N.S.
XXX-rated actress, Model
Names/Places: her name rhymes with Johnny Rotten

🏆🏀Yogi Ferrell -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1993 N.S.
NBA Guard

🏆Alexandra Tyler -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1994
Model, Playmate
Misc: April 2015

🏆🏌Harry Vardon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1870 d.3/20/1937 (66)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: the first of the great modern golfers; Golf's most prestigous award, the Vardon Trophy, was named in his honor. The trophy is given to the golfer with the best scoring average in both the U.S. and Great Britain.

🏆🎳Bill Hargrove -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1901 d.5/5/2008 (106)
Bowler

🏆⚾William F. Jurges -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1908 d.3/3/1997 (88)
MLB Player
Names/Places: MN:Frederick

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🏆⚽James Scotland "Scot" Symon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1911 N.S. d.4/30/1985 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Cricket Player, Scottish
Misc: wing half and manager

🏆⛸Barbara Ann Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1928 d.9/30/2012 (84)
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
Misc: (Olympic-gold-1948)

🏆🎾Richard "Pancho" González -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1928 N.S. d.7/3/1995 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles, CA
Misc: had a bad temper; won consecutive U.S. Championships in 1947-48 before turning pro at 21; dominated pro tour from 1950-61; in 1969 at age 41, played longest Wimbledon match ever (5:12) beating Charlie Pasarell 22-24,1-6,16-14,6-3,11-9.

🏆🥊Terry Downes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1936 d.10/6/2017 N.S. (81)
Boxer, British

🏆🏀Howie Komives -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1941 d.3/22/2009 (67)
NBA Player
Sports Teams: New York Knicks, Buffalo Braves

🏆Mirko Sandic -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1942 N.S. d.12/24/2006 N.S. (64)
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Serbian

🏆⛸Laurence Owen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1944 N.S. d.2/15/1961 N.S. (16)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

🏆⚾Tony Gwynn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1960 d.6/16/2014 (54)
Hall of Famer, MLB Right Fielder
Misc: amassed over 3,100 hits; 8x NL Batting Champion, 15x All-Star, 5x Gold Glove, 7x Silver Slugger; Padres #19 retired
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (1982-2001)

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🏆🏈Rusty Hilger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1962 N.S. d.12/24/2019 N.S. (57)
NFL Quarterback

🏆🎾Anthony Wilding -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1883 d.5/9/1915 (31)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🏆🏁🏊John Arthur Jarvis -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1872 N.S. d.5/9/1933 N.S. (61)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English
Misc: won 108 titles

🎭🏆Graham McNamee -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1888 d.5/9/1942 (53)
Hall of Famer, Radio Broadcaster, Sports Commentator, Sportscaster
Misc: a pioneering broadcaster in American radio; he was the medium's most recognized national personality in its first international decade. He's in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame; Ford Frick 2016 award for NBC Radio

🎭🏆🥊Canada Lee -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1907 d.5/9/1952 (45)
Movie Actor, Boxer
Names/Places: RN:Leonard Lionell Cornelius Canegata

🏆🎳Pat Patterson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1925 d.5/9/1972 (46)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🏆🏀John Nucatola -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/17/1907 N.S. d.5/9/2000 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach, Basketball Player, Basketball Referee

🎨🏆🏁🏍Henry "Smokey" Yunick -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1923 N.S. d.5/9/2001 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Designer, Auto Racer, Motorcyclist
Misc: was an American mechanic and car designer associated with motorsports. Yunick was deeply involved in the early years of NASCAR, and he is probably most associated with that racing genre. Also motorcycle racing.

🏆🏈Dan Devine -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1924 d.5/9/2002 (77)
NFL Coach, College Football Coach
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers, Notre Dame

🏆⚽Tom "Tiny" Wharton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1927 N.S. d.5/9/2005 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
Misc: referee in the 50s-70s; one of the most iconic and respected officials of his generation.

🏆Gino Pariani -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/21/1928 d.5/9/2007 (79)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Striker, American

🏆🏀Chuck Daly -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1930 d.5/9/2009 (78)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: coached Detroit to two NBA titles (1989-90) before leaving in 1992 to coach New Jersey; retired after 1993-94 season with 638 career wins (including playoffs) in 12 years; coached NBA "Dream Team" to gold medal in 1992 Olympics.
Sports Teams: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (coach 1950-1952), Punxsutawney Area High School (coach 1955-1963), Duke (coach 1963-1969), Boston College (coach 1969-1971), Penn (coach 1971-1977), Philadelphia 76ers (coach 1978-1981), Cleveland Cavaliers (coach 1981-1982), Detroit Pistons (coach 1983-1992), New Jersey Nets (coach 1992-1994), Orlando Magic (coach 1997-1999)

🎨🏆Ottavio Missoni -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1921 N.S. d.5/9/2013 N.S. (92)
Fashion Designer, Olympic Athlete, Italian

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