Curt Gowdy

July 31, 2015 0

Curtis Edward Gowdy was the voice of sports for the middle part of the 20th century. Born in Green River, Wyoming on this date in…

Ralph Boston

July 30, 2015 2

Ralph Herald Boston broke the last track and field record owned by the great Jesse Owens. Born in Laurel, Mississippi on May 9, 1939, he…

Willie McCovey

July 29, 2015 2

The San Francisco Giants gave opponents “The Willies” from 1959 -72, when Willie Mays and Willie Lee McCovey comprised the heart of their offensive attack.…

Bill Bradley

July 28, 2015 0

William Warren Bradley may be the smartest man ever to play professional basketball. Born in Crystal City, Missouri on this date in 1943, he was…

Emil Zatopek

July 27, 2015 0

Emil Zapotek may very well be the greatest runner of all time. Born in Koprivnice, Czechoslovakia on September 19, 1922 he was the sixth child…