Pete Maravich

Dec 22 2015

Peter Press Maravich was perhaps the greatest creative offensive talent in basketball history. Born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania—a steel town outside … Continue reading “Pete Maravich”

Chris Evert

Dec 21 2015

Happy 61st birthday to the only tennis player in history—male or female–to reach 34 career Grand Slam singles finals. Christine … Continue reading “Chris Evert”

Mike Hessman

Dec 18 2015

Michael Steven Hessman is the real life Crash Davis, the character played by Kevin Costner in the film, Bull Durham. … Continue reading “Mike Hessman”

Frank Deford

Dec 16 2015

Happy 77th birthday to one of the greatest writers in the history of sports journalism. Benjamin Franklin Deford III was … Continue reading “Frank Deford”