Roone Arledge

July 8, 2015 0

Roone Pinckney Arledge, Jr. revolutionized news and sports on American television. Born in Queens, New York on this date in 1931, he wrestled and played baseball at…

Satchel Paige

July 7, 2015 0

Leroy Robert Paige is the oldest rookie ever to play major league baseball. Born is Mobile, Alabama on this date in 1906, “Satchel” was arrested…

Roger Federer

July 6, 2015 0

Roger Federer may be the greatest tennis player of all time. Born in Basil, Switzerland on August 8, 1981, he took up tennis at the…

Mark Messier

July 3, 2015 0

Mark Douglas Messier [pronounced messy-A] is the only player to captain two different professional hockey teams to championships. Born in Edmonton, Alberta on January 18,…

Honus Wagner

July 1, 2015 0

Johannes Peter Wagner is the finest shortstop to ever play Major League Baseball and he hasn’t fielded a ground ball in nearly 100 years. Born…

Mike Tyson

June 30, 2015 0

“Iron Mike” celebrates his 49th birthday today. Michael Gerard Tyson was born in Brooklyn, New York on this date in 1966.  He won the gold medal…

Stewart and Valenzuela

June 29, 2015 0

Major League Baseball defines a no hitter as “a game in which a pitcher, or pitchers, gives up no hits while pitching at least 9…

Bill Bradley

June 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…

John Elway

June 26, 2015 0

John Albert Elway, Jr. is one of the finest quarterbacks ever to play the game of football. Born in Port Angeles, Washington on June 28,…

Erik Compton

June 25, 2015 0

It takes heart to be successful in professional golf and Erik Harald Compton has had three of them. Born in Miami, Florida on November 11,…