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.
MLB - H.O.F.outfielder from 1948-62 for Phillies, Cubs, Mets. Known as 'Whitey' or 'Put Put'. 6x All - Star, 2x Batting Titles. Led league 2x triples, 4x walks, 1x stolen bases. Came in 3rd for R.O.Y. Award in 1948.Best season was 1958 with .350 BA
Bench Coach of the Cincinnati Reds, Former major league second baseman; played for Pirates, Diamondbacks, Indians, Mets & Royals; 1X World Series champion; 2X All-Star; Gold Glove winner (1993); former Diamondbacks bench coach
Former New York Mets, KC Royals, Toronto Blue Jays, San Francisco Giants, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers, and Atlanta Braves middle reliever. Member of the 1984 World Champion Detroit Tigers, & 1987 World Champion Minnesota Twins
Baseball HOF 1972 AL MVP 1951, 1954 and 1955 was in the world series 14 times and won the world series in 1947, 1949-1953, 1956, 1958, 1961-1962 baseball player for NY Yankees and played for the Mets in 1965. Managed the Mets and Yankees & coached, too
MLB first baseman from 1956-1962 for Phillies, Cubs, Mets. Best was in 1957 with 78 RS, 35 doubles, 8 triples, 17 HR's, 76 RBI, .293 BA. Led league that season with 14 HBP.(Hit by pitcher). Was runner - up for R.O.Y. Award in 1957
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
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
MLB pitcher, 1951-66 for Pirates, Yankees, Mets.
'Warrior'.- first to win ERA Title (1955) for last place team. 4x All-Star. Led league: Wins (58), complete games 3x, IP 2x. Won 17-18 games 4x. Best in 58 with 22-14, 3.68 ERA. 1960 W.S. 0-2, 13.50 ERA
former major league infielder; played for Mets, Expos & Cardinals; member of NY Mets 1969 World Series championship team; brother Adrian played in major leagues also; played two seasons in Japan for Chunichi Dragons
MLB pitcher from 1969-75 for the Mets, Braves. Best known for winning a game in 1969 World Series for Mets Championship with 6 2/3 IP, allowing 3 hits & no runs. Best season was 1971 going 12-11, 3.23 ERA
while getting 155 K's in 203 1/3 IP
former MLB player - detriot tigers (1948-53), cleveland indians (1953-54), baltimore orioles (1956-60), kansas city athletics (1956), chicago white sox (1960-61), boston red sox (1961), new york mets (1962)
former MLB pitcher - new york mets (1981), new york yankees (1994), cincinnati reds (1982-83), montreal expos (1984, 95), san diego padres (1984), texas rangers (1985-87), philadelphia phillies (1988,89), boston red sox (1989, 94)
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
Played for the New York Mets National League champions in 1973, debuting as a pinch hitter for the Mets on September 15, 1973 at Shea Stadium against the Chicago Cubs. He has the distinction of getting a hit in his first major league at bat
Former Yankee, Met, White Sox, Expo, and Diamondback.
won world series with Yankees in 1998-2000 and White Sox in 2005. Currently attempting comeback at age 44 with the Nationals, brother of MLB Pitcher Livan Hernandez
Patrick O'Neal Howell (born August 31, 1968) is a former professional baseball player. He played part of one season in Major League Baseball for the New York Mets in 1992, primarily as a center fielder.
MLB pitcher 1973-82 for Padres, Mets. After losing the most games 22 in the league in 1974, the next 3 seasons were superb. 1975 went 20-12 with ERA Title of 2.24, 1976 got Cy Young for most wins 22, losing 14 with 2,74 ERA. & 1978 went 13-14, 2.88 ERA
MLB pitcher from 1967-85 for Mets, Phillies, Twins, White Sox. 'Koos' was 2x All-Star. Twice won 20 or more in 1976 & 79. Best season - 1968 going 19-12, 2.08 ERA. Led league - K's per 9-innings in 1977. Went 3-0, 2.39 ERA in 2 World Series (69,73)
former MLB pitcher - new york mets (1981-84), milwaukee brewers (1985-86), los angeles dodgers (1987-88), cincinnati reds (1989), new york yankees (1990-92), seattle mariners (1992-93), texas rangers (1994)
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
former MLB pitcher - detroit tigers (1984), san francisco giants (1985-87), houston astros (1989), pittsburg pirates (1991-92), philadelphia phillies (1993,94), new york mets (1994), san diego padres (1993)
MLB shortstop from 1951-66 for Reds, Braves, Giants. 2x All - Star. 3 Gold Gloves. Led league in games played in 1952 and 1954. Most productive season was in 1952 with 60 RS, 32 doubles, 2 triples, 7 HR's, 57 RBI's and .244 BA
MLB outfielder, 3rd baseman from 1984-98 for 8 teams. 'Boogie Bear or Mitchell Monster' was MVP/ML P.O.Y. in 1989 & led league in HR 47, RBI 125 with 100 RS, 34 doubles, 6 triples, .291 BA. 2x All-Star. Silver Slugger. 2 W.S. (80,89) HR, 2 RBI, .280 BA