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.
former major league second baseman; played for Cubs, Indians, Red Sox, Senators, Braves & Angels; also played in Japan from 1964-66; brother of former major leaguer, Bob Aspromonte; managed Indians from 1972-74
MLB catcher from 1987-97 for Cubs, Braves, Red Sox, Reds, Giants. Hit a home run, 3 RBI's in 1992 World Series. Best season was 1994. In 276 at - bats had 30 RS, 17 doubles, 2 triples, 6 home runs, 34 RBI's and .263 BA
MLB thirid and second baseman from 1942-46 for the Cubs. In 1942 batted .364 with a double, triple in 33 at - bats. Wrote a baseball book called 'So you want to be a Major Leaguer?' Did play in one game of the 1945 World Series
MLB outfielder from 1968-81 for 8 different teams. Ten seasons hitting over 25 home runs. Led league in 1969 with 120 RS and 1973 with 131 RS. Three time All - Star and three time Gold Gloves. First base coach for Giants. Father of Barry Bonds
Baseball / 1971-75 - Cubs & Expos / One of Only 2 Players to Hit a Pinch Hit Homer in Both Games of Doubleheader - 7/13/73. Best season was 1973 hitting 15 home runs in 258 at - bats with .275 batting average
MLB first baseman from 1958-65 for the Pirates, Senators, Reds, Yankees, and Cubs. Best season was 1962 hitting 17 home runs and 67 RBI's in 392 at - bats with .273 batting average. Manager of Sacramento of Pacific Coast League
MLB H.O.F. outfielder from 1961-79 for Cubs, Cardinals. 1974 Player of the Year. 6x All-Star. 7x stolen base leader. Known as 'The Franchise' & 'The Rocket'. Stole 118 bases in 1974. World Series in 64, 67, 68 with .391 BA, 13 extra base hits (4 HR's)
MLB relief pitcher with 4 teams 1954-1963, wrote 'The Long Season' and 'The Pennant Race'. Best seasons 1960 with 7-2 record with 12 saves and 2.36 ERA and 1961 with a 10-4 record with 16 saves and 3.34 ERA
MLB shortstop, outfielder, pinch hitter,1944-53 for Dodgers, Cubs, Phillies; Youngest player in MLB history to hit a homer run (17) & get first hit at the age of 16 and 241 days. Best season was 1952 with .302 in 243 at-bats. Played in 1949 World Series
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
MLB first baseman and outfielder Cubs and White Sox from 1934-55. MVP 1945. 4x All - Star. Batting title in 1945 with .355 / Also Managed in the Major Leagues. Youngest MLB player to get over 160 hits in a season at the age of 18 in 1935
MLB pitcher from 1969-78 for Cubs, Brewers, Royals & Mariners / Won 20 Games and one save, 3.18 ERA in 1973. Tossed a no - hitter on May 14th, 1977. An All - Star in 1973. Former Dodgers pitching coach
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
Baseball Player: Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers // Actor: The Rifleman, Branded, Soylent Green, Flipper, Old Yeller, Big Country, Geronimo, Vendetta, Airplane, Designing Woman, South Sea Woman, Summer Camp Nightmare, Support Your Local Gunfighter
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
former major league shortstop; played for Reds, Expos, Dodgers, Orioles and Cubs; managed Reds minor league teams; Dayton Dragons, Pensacola Blue Wahoos and Louisville Riverbats; current Reds 1st base coach
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
Played in 163 games over 8 seasons with the Cleveland Indians (1987), California Angels (1988), New York Yankees (1989-1990), San Diego Padres (1991), Cincinnati Reds (1992-1993), and Chicago Cubs (1994)
MLB shortstop & outfielder from 1985-2002 for Cubs, Pirates, Giants, Indians, Cardinals, Mets. 2x All-Star.
Hit HR in 2002 World Series with 3 RBI's. Best season with over 450 at-bats was scoring 71 runs, 22 doubles, 5 triples, 14 HR's with .300 BA
Baseball player for the Cubs (1927-36) and Dodgers (1937-38). Played in the first All Star Game in 1933. Best season 1930 with 36 doubles, 17 triples, 14 home runs and scored 152 runs with a .335 batting average
Former MLB pitcher - chicago cubs (1982), toronto blue jays (1985), milwaukee brewers (1986-90), new york mets (1992)former pitching coach for the Altoona Curve; Current Indianapolis Indians pitching coach
former major league pitcher; played for Colt 45's, Cubs, A's, Pirates & Cardinals; played college baseball at Syracuse University; 1X All-Star; led AL in saves (30) in 1971; member of Pirates 1971 World Series championship team
MLB 2nd baseman, pitch hitter, & 3rd baseman from 1957-64 for Cubs & Twins. Managed the Twins in 2nd half of 1980 & 1st half of 1981. Also a coach for Twins. Best playing season was 1963 - batting .287 in 150 at-bats with 5 doubles, 3 triples, & 9 HR's
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
MLB third baseman from 1946-60/coach/scout; played for Cubs, Reds, Cardinals, White Sox & Red Sox; managed Astros from 1966-68; also managed in minor leagues; scout for Astros & Giants. Best season was 1946 with 16 HR's, 91 RS, 77 RBI's & .281 BA
MLB outfielder , first baseman from 1965-80 for 7 teams. Known as 'Skitch'. Best seasons in 1970 with 104 RS, 35 doubles, 3 triples, 17 HR's, 88 RBI's and .294 BA & in 1974 with 35 doubles, 5 triples, 20 HR's, 96 RBI's, .292 BA. 1971 NLCS hit .313
Baseball pitcher 1971- 85 for Cubs, Dodgers, Rangers. Known as 'Happy'.12 straight wins in 1975. Pitched no hitter in 1972. 1x All-Star. 2nd in Cy Young Award in 78 with 19-10, 2.71 ERA. !981 NLCS MVP. Was in 1977,78, 81 World Series with 3-3 record
Set designer who worked on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Voyager. He designed the interiors of the USS Enterprise-D from the second to the final seasons. He also designed the Danube-class aft compartment (seen only in 'Timescape')
MLB 2nd & 1st baseman from 1965-78 for Orioles, Braves, Plillies, Cubs. 4x All-Star & 3x Gold Gloves.
1997 AL & 2012 NL Manager of Year Awards. Best season 1973 84 RS, 25 doubles, 43 HR's, 99 RBI's and .270 BA. 1970 - ALCS 2 HR's, World Series .313 BA
former MLB pitcher - chicago cubs (1976-81), philadelphia phillies (1982), san francisco giants (1983-89), Currently commentators for EA SPORTS MVP Baseball Games, announcer for the San Francisco Giants, has 'majestic hair'
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
MLB pitcher from 1951-62 for Cubs, Reds, White Sox.
Led league in saves with 15 in 1959 going 9-2 with 2.89 ERA. Pitched in 3 games of the 1959 World Series going 3 1/3 innings while allowing two hits and no runs