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 shortstop, 3rd and 2nd baseman from 1927-1946.for the Phillies, Giants, Cubs, Tigers, Pirates. Military 1944 & 45. 2x All-Star./1937 lead league - hit by pitch. Best known for 1936, 37, & 40 World Series, 10 RS, 6 doubles, HR, 7 RBI's & .294 BA
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
American Former Professional Baseball Player - Pitcher. Won The A.L. MVP & Cy Young Award In 1971; 3X World Series Champion. 6 X All-Star. . 'Oakland Athletics' (1969-1977), 'San Francisco Giants' (1978-1981, 1985-1986), 'Kansas City Royals' (1982-1983)
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
America Former Baseball Player And Coach -Pitcher -f ' San Diego Padres'(1983-89), 'Minnesota Twins'(1989) And 'The San Francisco Giants'(1990). Coach - 'Kinston Indians'(1993?2004), 'Canton?Akron Indians'(1995), 'San Diego Padres'(1997?2003) plus 2 more
American Baseball Player - First Baseman -'San Francisco Giants'(2008?10), 'Pittsburgh Pirates'(2010?11), 'Philadelphia Phillies'(2011), 'Yomiuri Giants'(2012?13), 'Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles'(2014), ' Pittsburgh Pirates'(2015), 'Fukushima Hopes'(2017)
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
former major league outfielder/coach; played for Cardinals, Angels, Giants, Brewers, Cubs, Mets, Royals, Phillies & Indians; former first base coach for Yankees, Reds, Rays & Cardinals; 3X World Series champion
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 Major League Pitcher for the San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants, lost his pitching arm to cancer, author of the best-selling books, 'Comeback', and 'When You Can't Comeback', director of the ministry, 'Outreach of Hope'
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
MLB pitcher from 1959-73 for White Sox, Angels, Giants, Orioles, Cardinals, Indians. An All - Star &
Fireman of the Year in 1965, going 15-7 with 24 saves and 2.40 ERA and in 1966 went 6-6 with 20 saves and 2.52 ERA
MLB outfielder from 1969-86 for Reds, Mets, Giants, White Sox. Known as 'Yahtzee'. 5x All - Star - MVP All - Star 1981, 1977 NL MVP, Sliver Slugger 1981. Led league in Runs score in 1977, HR's in 1977 and 78, RBI's in 1976, 77, and 78
Former MLB second baseman - Brooklyn Dodgers (1933-36), Chicago Cubs (1937,1947), Cincinnati Reds (1938-43,1946), New York Yankees (1947), New York Giants (1948). League leader in stolen bases in 1940 with 22 while scoring 102 runs
MLB shortstop from 1952-67 for 4 teams. Played Pro
Basketball with Pistons in 1952 and 53. MVP in 1960, runner-up to Koufax for MVP in 1963. Bat champ 1960. Best season was 1963 - 85 RS, 43 doubles, 11 triples, 6 HR's, 73 RBI's, and 3rd in batting .319
MLB pitcher and first baseman from 1952-60 for Giants, White Sox, Orioles, Red Sox, and Indians. Best seasons: 1953 14-8, save, and .295 ERA. 1956 15-11 3.10 ERA. 1958 12 wins, 4 saves, and 2.89 ERA. Hit 21 HR's in 424 at - bats
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 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
former MLB player - san francisco giants ('71-'74), new york mets ('75-'77), san diego padres ('77), california angels ('77), new york yankees ('77), chicago cubs ('78-'80), new york mets ('81-83), oakland athletics ('84-'86)
MLB shortstop, 3rd & 2nd baseman from 1925-36 for Yankees, Tigers, Cubs, Reds, Giants. Best season 1928 with 89 RS, 10 triples, 63 RBI's and .319 BA. Performed In 5 World Series. Played himself in the movie 'The Pride of the Yankees'.April 22, 1993
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'
former QB at the University of Michigan, was the 1979 Rose Bowl and Hula Bowl MVP. Played 1st base and DH for the Detroit Tigers (1981-83), Toronto Blue Jays (1984-88), Texas Rangers (1989), and San Francisco Giants (1990).
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
Pitcher for the N.Y. / S.F. Giants (1956-1962), Baltimore Orioles (1963-1964), Washington Senators (1965-1966), San Francisco Giants (1967-1970), New York Yankees (1970) and the Kansas City Royals (1971). 1967 NL Cy Young Award. 4Ã— All-Star