In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
Comedian & Actor: The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, Six of a Kind, International House, A Damsel in Distress, The Sunshine Boys, Oh God!, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Going in Style, 18 Again!, Radioland Murders
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
Author;'Just A Kid, A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials' 18 years old when drafted in 1944, into infantry. Found himself standing guard over Nazi war criminals, & watched as atrocities were described in detail throughout the Nuremberg Trails
NFL, Kicker. Atlanta Falcons. Formerly w/ Denver Broncos. Member of the Broncos' two Super Bowl champion teams. In 1998, Elam kicked a 63-yard field goal to tie Tom Dempsey's 1970 record for the longest field goal in NFL history
former college/NFL/WFL wide receiver/kick returner; played for South Carolina State University, Bears, Vikings, Cardinals, Saints, Falcons & Chicago Winds; 4X Pro Bowler; scored first TD in Saints franchise history; played in two Super Bowls
Actress - The Slime People, Pajama Party, Ride The Wild Surf, City Under The Sea, Dr. Goldfoot & The Bikini Machine, The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (title role). Wife of A.I.P. president James H. Nicholson from 1964 until his death in 1972
former college/NFL/CFL; wide receiver/kick returner; played for Widener University, Falcons, Redskins, Oilers & Montreal Alouettes; 3X Pro Bowler; member of College Football Hall of Fame; nicknamed 'White Shoes'
former college/NFL/AFL tackle; played for University of Washington, Falcons, Raiders and Tampa Bay Storm; All - American, 3X Pro Bowler, 2X All - Pro; College Football HOFer; #9 overall pick 1993 NFL Draft
NFL Offensive Coordinator Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Former QB Coach with Arizona Cardinals; formerly played with Steelers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons & Tampa Bay Buccaneers; College: Marshall University (quarterback)
Last surviving witness to 'The Sutton Hoo excavation' in 1939, considered to be one of the most important excavation's made in British archaeological history. She lives in Chester, UK and is now 84 years old
Australian WWII veteran and a member of Semut 1, a group of undercover allied operatives lead by the eccentric English Major Tom Harrisson in Borneo in 1945. Now lives in Bayswater, West Australia with his wife Margery
Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 33rd round of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft, the Washington Nats in the 48th round of the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft and the Washington Nationals in the 4th round of the 2012 MLB June Amateur Draft