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 catcher from 1953-66 with Reds, Giants, Braves, Cubs, and Angels. Hit a home run in 1962 World Series.
Best season was 1956, getting 28 home runs in 383 at - bats with 75 RBI's and .300 batting average
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
Venezuelan Former Professional Baseball Player -
Colorado Rockies, Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks, Toronto Blue Jays.
Seattle Mariners (20
American Male Former Baseballer - Catcher - 'Toronto Blue Jays'(1988?1994,1999), 'Kansas City Royals'(1995), 'Houston Astros'(1995), 'St. Louis Cardinals'(1996), 'California Angels'(1996), 'Chicago White Sox(1996), 'Cleveland Indians(1997?1999) & Seattle
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
former major league catcher/manager; played for Boston/Milwaukee Braves, Indians, Pirates & Giants; managed Brewers & Mariners; 8X All-Star; 4X Gold Glove winner; member of Braves 1957 World Series championship team; former broadcaster,White Sox & Brewers
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
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)
Catcher for the Cincinnati Reds (1953, 1962-1963), Cleveland Indians (1953, 1955-1956, 1960), Pittsburgh Pirates (1956-1959), Kansas City Athletics (1960)
Detroit Tigers (1960), Baltimore Orioles (1961) and the California Angels (1963-1964)
former major league catcher/college quarterback; played for University of Mississippi & New York Yankees; assistant football/ head baseball coach at Mississippi; All-SEC; All-American; National Championship (1960); drafted by both Houston & Cleveland
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)
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
Actor: Annie, The Lost Boys, Death Valley, Gilmore Girls, Nixon, M*A*S*H, Born Yesterday, Pandora's Clock, Law & Order, Hero, My Boyfriends Back, The Town That Dreaded Sundown, The Good Wife, Harry's Law, OZ, The Practice