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Sports Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for July 28

Last Updated 06-17-2021

🏆🏒Willard Ikola -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1932 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete, American

🏆⚾Marty Brennaman -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1942 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 2000; in the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Cincinnatti Reds

🏆🏈Lawrence Elkins -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1943
Hall of Famer, NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Baylor University, Houston Oilers

✍⚖🏆🏀William W. "Bill" Bradley -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Author, Senator, NBA Coach, NBA Forward, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: RN:William Warren Bradley
Misc: 3-time All-America at Princeton, captain of gold medal-winning 1964 U.S. Olympic team; Three-time All-American at Princeton (1963-65); Olympic gold medal (1964); USBWA College Player of the Year (1965); NCAA Tournament MOP (1965); Sullivan Award as top amateur athlete in the U.S. (1965); Rhodes Scholar; European Champions Cup (now Euroleague) title with Simmenthal Milan (1966); two NBA titles (New York Knicks, 1970, 1973); first player ever to win Olympic gold medal, Euroleague title, and NBA title; U.S. Senator (D,NJ) since 1979.
Sports Teams: New York Knicks (1967-1977)

🏆🏁🏃Barbara Ann Ferrell -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1947
Hall of Famer, Runner, Track and Field
Misc: National Track & Field Hall of Famer: Olympic medalist: silver: 100 meter dash, gold: 4x100 meter relay [1968]; gold medalist: Pan American Games: 100 meters [1967]; tied world record twice: 100 meters [11.1 seconds [1967]

🏆⚾Vida Blue -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1949
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Mansfield, LA; MN:Rochelle
Misc: AL Cy Young Award winner and AL MVP 1971
Sports Teams: Oakland A's

🏆🏀Doug Collins -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1951
Hall of Famer, Sports Analyst, Basketball Announcer, NBA Coach, NBA Player, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: RN: Paul Douglas Collins
Misc: 3x NBA All-Star; in the College Basketball Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Illinois State (player 1967-1970), Philadelphia 76ers (player 1973-1981, coach 2010-2013), Chicago Bulls (coach 1986-1989), Detroit Pistons (coach 1995-1998), Wshington Wizards (coach 2001-2003)

🏆🏈Clint Longley -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1952
NFL Quarterback, CFL Figure

✍🏆John Feinstein -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1956 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Author, Sports Commentator, Sports Writer

🏆⚾Carmelo Martínez -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1960
MLB First Baseman, Puerto Rican

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🏆🏈Bruce Wilkerson -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1964
NFL Player

🏆🏈David Alexander -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1964
NFL Player

🏆⚾Bob Milacki -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1964
MLB Pitcher

💰🏆🥊Dana White -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1969 N.S.
Entrepreneur, Fighting Figure
Misc: played a major role in the rise of the popularity of the mixed martial arts organization known as the UFC.

🏆🏒Garth Snow -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1969
NHL General Manager, NHL Goaltender, American

🎭🏆Nicole Narain -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1974
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: January 2002

🏆🏈Chris Samuels -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1977
NFL Player, College Football Player

🏆🏈Dexter Jackson -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1977 N.S.
NFL Safety
Misc: Super Bowl XXXVII MVP

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🏆🏀Manu Ginobili -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1977 N.S.
NBA Guard, Argentine

🏆🏒Aki Berg -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1977
NHL Player, Olympic Athlete, Finnish

🏆🏈Julian Peterson -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1978
NFL Linebacker

🏆🥊Cain Velasquez -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1982 N.S.
Mixed Martial Arts, American

🏆🏈DeMeco Ryans -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1984
NFL Linebacker

🏆🏒Zach Parisé -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1984
NHL Player, American

🏆⚽Ali Krieger -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1984 N.S.
Soccer Player, American

🎭🏆Nolan Gerard Funk -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1986
Actor, Producer, Gymnast, Canadian
Misc: stage: Bye Bye Birdie
TV Shows: Aliens in America, Glee (as Hunter Clarington), Awkward (Collin Jennings)
Movie Titles: X2, House at the End of the Street, Riddick, The Canyone

🏆🏈Ryan Tannehill -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1988 N.S.
NFL Quarterback

🏆🥊Adrien Broner -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1989 N.S.
Boxer

🏆⚽Harry Kane -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.7/28/1993 N.S.
Soccer Player, English

🏆⚾Charles Wilber "Bullet Joe" Rogan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/28/1893 N.S. d.3/4/1967 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: Kansas City Monarchs (1917)

🏆🥊Memphis Pal Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/28/1894 N.S. d.3/15/1953 N.S. (58)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆⚾Fat Freddie Fitzsimmons -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/28/1901 d.11/18/1979 (78)
MLB Pitcher
Misc: famous for his windup in which he rotated his pitching arm while twisting his body so that he faced second base before turning to deliver the pitch to home plate.

🏆🏁🏊Albert Joseph "Al" Vande Weghe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/28/1916 N.S. d.8/13/2002 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

🏆⚾Thaddeus Stanley "Ted" Lepcio -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/28/1929 N.S. d.12/11/2019 N.S. (90)
MLB Player

🏆🏒Charles Hodge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/28/1933 d.4/16/2016 N.S. (82)
NHL Goaltender, Canadian

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🏆🏁🏃Terrence Stanley "Terry" Fox -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/28/1958 N.S. d.6/28/1981 N.S. (22)
Runner
Misc: cancer fighter; ran "Marathon of Hope" across Canada

🏆⚾James Bagby -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1889 d.7/28/1954 (64)
MLB Player

🏆🥊Mike O'Dowd -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1895 d.7/28/1957 (62)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆⚾🏈🏀"Doggie" Julian -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1901 d.7/28/1967 (66)
Hall of Famer, College Baseball Player, College Baseball Coach, Baseball Player, College Football Coach, College Football Player, NBA Coach, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Names/Places: RN: Alvin Fred Julian
Sports Teams: Bucknell (football player 1920-1922, basketball player 1921-1922, baseball player 1922-1923), Pottsville Maroons (football player 1924), Reading Keystones (baseball player 1923), Harrisberg Senators (baseball player 1924), York White Roses (baseball player 1924-1925), Chambersburg Maroons (baseball player 1926), Lawrence Merry Macks (baseball player 1926), Albright (football coach 1929-1930), Ashland HS (PA) (football coach 1933-1935), Muhlenberg College (football coach 1936-1944, basketball coach 1936-1945, baseball coach 1942-1944), Holy Cross (basketball coach 1945-1948), Boston Celtics (coach 1948-1950), Dartmouth College (basketball coach 1950-1967)

🎭🏆Truman Bradley -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1905 d.7/28/1974 (69)
TV Host, Announcer, Narrator, Sportscaster
Misc: b. Feb 8?
TV Shows: Science Fiction Theater (host)

🏆🏈Don McCafferty -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1921 d.7/28/1974 (53)
NFL Coach

🎭🏆⚾Jeff Richards -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1922 d.7/28/1989 (66)
Actor, MLB Player
TV Shows: Jefferson Drum

🎭🏆🏈🏀Jaime Cardriche -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/20/1968 d.7/28/2000 (32)
Actor, College Football Player, College Basketball Player
Sports Teams: OSU
TV Shows: Malcolm and Eddie (as Tim)

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🏆🥊Karl Gotch -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1924 d.7/28/2007 (82)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, German
Names/Places: RN:Karl Charles Istaz
Misc: Wrestling Trainer

⚛🏆🏁William F. Milliken -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1911 d.7/28/2012 (101)
Engineer, Auto Racer
Misc: was an aerospace engineer, automotive engineer and racecar driver.

🏆⚾Frank Castillo -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/1/1969 d.7/28/2013 (44)
MLB Pitcher

🏆⚾George C. Scott Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1944 d.7/28/2013 (69)
MLB First Baseman
Misc: 8x Gold Glove

🏆🏈Edward Alexander Sprinkle -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/3/1923 N.S. d.7/28/2014 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, Football Figure
Names/Places: NN: The Meanest Man in Pro Football
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears (player), New York Jets (coach, 1962)

🏆🏁🏊Jon Erikson -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1954 N.S. d.7/28/2014 N.S. (59)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, American

🏆Clive Rice -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/23/1949 O.S. d.7/28/2015 N.S. (66)
Cricket Player, South African

🏆🏁🏊Kenneth Monfore "Monte" Nitzkowski -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/7/1929 N.S. d.7/28/2016 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, American
Misc: Water Polo Coach

🏆🏌Ian (Golf) Stanley -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1948 N.S. d.7/28/2018 N.S. (69)
Golfer, Australian

🏆🏌Bruce Lietzke -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1951 N.S. d.7/28/2018 N.S. (67)
Golfer

🏆⚾John McNamara -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/4/1932 N.S. d.7/28/2020 N.S. (88)
MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Catcher, MLB Pitcher

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