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 college/NFL linebacker; played for Michigan State University, Browns, Giants & Redskins; 1X Pro Bowler; member of Giants Super Bowl XXI & XXV championship teams; #3 pick overall 1984 NFL Draft; NFL 1980s All-Decade Team
Irish Male Soccer Player - Leicester City (2010-2013), Bristol Rovers (Loan) (2011-2013), Bolton Wanderers (2013-2014), Colchester United (loan) (2013), Southend United (2014-2016), Bury (loan) (2016), Fleetwood Town (2016- )
Quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings (1985-1986),
Pittsburgh Steelers (1987-1988), San Francisco 49ers (1989-1993), Kansas City Chiefs (1994-1996), Green Bay Packers (1997), St. Louis Rams (1998) and the
Carolina Panthers (1999)
Argentine Former Rugby Union Player - Flanker Or Number 8 - 'Duendes' (2005), 'Harlequins' (2005-2006), 'Leeds Carnegie' (2006-2008). Argentina 37 Tests (1996-2007). Argentina National Sevens Team (1994-2001)
Canadian Former Ice Hockey Player - 'Philidelphia Flyers', ' Philadelphia Phantoms', 'Edmonton Oilers', ' Hamilton Bulldogs', ' Hershey Bears', ' Saint John Flames', 'Belfast Giants', 'Scottish Eagles', 'Guildford Flames'
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
Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL) Defenseman - Formerly Played for the New Jersey Devils, Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes, Ottawa Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets & Detroit Red Wings - Stanley Cup Champion: '06
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