Secretariat

June 9, 2016 1

There is an old expression in horse racing that there is no such thing as a sure thing.  That certainly did not apply to Secretariat…

As a former major league pitcher, James Phillip Rooker always did hate walks. Jim Rooker was a left-handed pitcher born in Lakeview, Oregon, in 1942. …

Jenny Thompson

June 7, 2016 0

Jennifer Elisabeth Thompson could swim before she could walk. Born in Danvers, Massachusetts—17 miles north of downtown Boston—February 26, 1973, she and her three siblings…

Rafael Nadal

June 6, 2016 0

Rafael Nadal Parera is the greatest clay court player in tennis history. Born in Manacor—the largest of the Balearic Islands off the coast of Spain—on…

This Day in Baseball

June 3, 2016 3

June 3 is a historic date in major league baseball history. On this date in 1925, Eddie Collins, a second baseman for the Chicago White…