🏆🥊Hisashi Shinma -- is 87 in the year 2022 and 88 in the year 2023; b.3/22/1935 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Misc: a former on-screen authority at the World Wrestling Federation, from 1978 to 1984
🏆🏒Dave Keon -- is 82 in the year 2022 and 83 in the year 2023; b.3/22/1940
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1960-1982
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs, Hartford Whalers, Minnesota Fighting Saints (WHA), Indianapolis Racers (WHA), New England Whalers (WHA)
🏆🏁🏊Lynn Edythe Burke -- is 79 in the year 2022 and 80 in the year 2023; b.3/22/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: aka Lynn McConville
🎭🏆Bob Costas -- is 70 in the year 2022 and 71 in the year 2023; b.3/22/1952
Hall of Famer, TV Talk Show Host, Sportscaster
Names/Places: b. in Queens, N.Y.
Misc: NBC anchor for NBA, NFL and Summer Olympics as well as baseball play-by-play man; 5-time Emmy winner and 5-time Sportscaster of Year; Ford C. Frick Award 2018.
TV Shows: NFL Live, NBA Showtime, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Later with Bob Costas
🎭🎵Stephanie Mills -- is 65 in the year 2022 and 66 in the year 2023; b.3/22/1957 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Stage Actress, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn
Misc: stage: The Wiz
Song Titles: Home, I Have Learned To Respect the Power of Love, I Feel Good All Over, You're Puttin' a Rush on Me, Something in the Way You Make Me Feel, Never Knew Love Like This Before
🏆🏈James Paul "Jimbo" Covert -- is 62 in the year 2022 and 63 in the year 2023; b.3/22/1960 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NFL Tackle, College Football Player
Misc: in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears
🏆⚾🏈🏀Ernest Cosmos "Ernie" Quigley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/22/1880 N.S. d.12/10/1960 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, MLB Umpire, Football Coach, Basketball Referee
Misc: Football Official; in the Basketball Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Kansas Wesleyan (football coach 1919), University of Kansas (administrator 1944-1950)
🏆🎾Jack Crawford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/22/1908 d.9/10/1991 (83)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Australian
🏆🏀"Easy" Ed Macauley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/22/1928 d.11/8/2011 (83)
Hall of Famer, NBA Center
Names/Places: RN:Charles Edward Macauley; NN:Easy Ed
Misc: All-America (Saint Louis, 1948-49); Associated Press College Player of the Year (1949); MVP, NIT championship team (1949); All-NBA First-Team (1951-53); Celtics #22 retired
Sports Teams: St. Louis Bombers (1949-1950), Boston Celtics (1950-1956), St. Louis Hawks (player 1956-1959, coach 1958-1960)
🏆🏈Billy Vessels -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/22/1931 d.11/17/2001 (70)
Hall of Famer, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1952)
Sports Teams: University of Oklahima, Edmonton Eskimos (1953), Baltimore Colts (1956)
🎵🎸Keith Relf -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/22/1943 d.5/14/1976 (33)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Misc: some say b. 1944; he died by electrocution while he was tuning his guitar
Group Names: The Yardbirds (lead), Renaissance
🏆🏈Ross Browner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/22/1954 N.S. d.1/4/2022 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive, College Football Player, USFL Figure
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Notre Dame, Cincinnatti Bengals (1978-1986), Houston Gamblers (1985), Green Bay Packers (1987)
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✍⛪Jonathan Edwards -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1703 d.3/22/1758 (54)
Hall of Famer, Philosopher, Religionist, Theologian, Preacher, American
🏆🥊Terrible Terry McGovern -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/9/1880 d.3/22/1918 (38)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
🎵Uncle Dave Macon -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/7/1870 d.3/22/1952 (81)
Hall of Famer, Banjoist, Country Singer
Names/Places: NN:King of the Hillbillies or The Dixie Dewdrop
Misc: the first Grand Ole Opry singing star
🎵🎸Billy Williamson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/9/1925 d.3/22/1996 (71)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The Comets (steel guitar player for backing band for Bill Haley)
🎨💰🎭William Hanna -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1910 d.3/22/2001 (90)
Hall of Famer, Animator, Founder, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Melrose, NM
Misc: Hanna-Barbera cartoon empire co-king with Joseph Barbera
🏆🎳Bill Beach -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1929 N.S. d.3/22/2010 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: Won five ABC titles including the Masters crown.
🏆🎳Bill Bunetta -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1919 d.3/22/2010 (90)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
🏆🏀Elgin Baylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1934 N.S. d.3/22/2021 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, NBA Executive, NBA Coach, NBA Forward, College Basketball Player
Misc: career 134 games, 3623 points, 27.0 ppg, 23,149 points and 11,463 points; legend who had a game scoring average of 27.4 points for his 14-year pro basketball career; MVP of NCAA tournament in 1958; led Minneapolis-Los Angeles Lakers to 8 NBA Finals; first 10-time All-NBA 1st team (1959-65,67-69). Singlehandedly carried the U. of Seattle to NCAA title game in 1958. Overcame racism in the playgrounds of Washington D.C.
Sports Teams: Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers (1958-1971), New Orleans Jazz (coach 1974, 1976-1979)
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