🏆⚾Roger Cedeño -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1974
MLB Player, Venezuelan
🏆⚾Steve Foster -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1966
🏆⚾Xavier Hernandez -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1965
🏆⚾Al Holland -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1952
🏆⚾Damian Jackson -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1973
MLB Second Baseman
🏆⚾Mike Jorgensen -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1948 N.S.
MLB Manager, MLB First Baseman
Misc: Gold Glove
Sports Teams: New York Mets, Montreal Expos
🏆⚾Nick Leyva -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1953
MLB Manager, MLB Coach
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (1988-91)
🏆⚾Martín Maldonado -- is 33 in the year 2019 and 34 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1986 N.S.
MLB Catcher, Puerto Rican
Misc: 1x Gold Glove
🏆⚾Quinton McCracken -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1970
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🏆⚾Rick Reed -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1964
🏆⚾Bob "Buck" Rodgers -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1938 N.S.
MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Catcher
🏆⚾Terry Shumpert -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/16/1966
🏆⚾🏈🏀Amos Alonzo Stagg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1862 d.3/17/1965 (102)
Hall of Famer, College Baseball Coach, College Football Coach, NBA Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: Grand Old Man of Football; 57-yr coach; coached Univ. of Chicago ftbl team 41 yrs incl 5 undefeated seasons; introduced the huddle, tackling dummy, man-in-motion, and end-around play; in the College Football and Basketball Halls of Fame.
Sports Teams: Yale (1885-1889), University of Chicago (as player, 1892, as football coach, 1892-1932), Pacific (football coach, CA, 1933-1946), Susquehanna (associate football HC, 1947-1952), Chicago (basketball coach, 1920-1921, Chicago (baseball coach, 1893-1905, 1907-1913)
🏆⚾Gene Woodlin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1922 d.6/2/2001 (78)
🏆⚾Tommie Lee Aaron -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1939 d.8/16/1984 (45)
🏆⚾Earl Howard Averill -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/21/1902 d.8/16/1983 (81)
Hall of Famer, MLB Center Fielder
Misc: some say b. 1903 or 1915; Cleveland Indians all-time home run champ
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1929-1939), Detroit Tigers (1939-1940), Boston Braves (1941)
🏆⚾Raymond Johnson Chapman -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/15/1891 d.8/16/1920 (29)
Misc: only major league fatality
Sports Teams: Cleveland Naps/Indians (1911-1920)
🏆⚾Jerry Lumpe -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1933 d.8/16/2014 (81)
Sports Teams: Kansas City Royals, Detriot Tigers
🎭🏆⚾Babe Ruth -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1895 d.8/16/1948 (53)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, MLB Right Fielder, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, MD; 2873 hits; No. 3; The Bambino Sultan of Swat; RFN:George Herman, d. in New York
Misc: AL League Award Winner 1923; hit 60 HR's '27; 714 home runs; led AL 11x's; although his home run record was broken, the "Babe" is still considered by many to be the greatest to ever play the game; His lifetime Batting Average was .342 and he still holds pitching records for the World Series, 2,211 RBIs
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox (1914-1919), New York Yankees (1920-1934), Boston Braves (1935)
🏆⚾Bobby Thomson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1923 d.8/16/2010 (86)
MLB Outfielder, Scotish
Misc: career .270 hitter who won the 1951 NL pennant for the NY Giants with a 1-out, 3-run HR in the bottom of the 9th inning of Game 3 of a best-of-3 playoff with Brooklyn; the pitcher was Ralph Branca, the count was 0-1 and the Dodgers were ahead 4-2; the Giants had trailed Brooklyn by 13 games on Aug. 11th.
Sports Teams: New York Giants
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