🎵🎸Randy Bachman -- is 75 in the year 2018 and 76 in the year 2019; b.9/27/1943
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, Canadian
Misc: some say b. 1946
Group Names: Bachman-Turner Overdrive, The Guess Who
🏆🏀Van Chancellor -- is 75 in the year 2018 and 76 in the year 2019; b.9/27/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Sports Analyst, NBA Coach, College Basketball Coach
Misc: one of the few males to be inducted to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, also in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Louisiana State University, Houston Comets
🏆⚾Mike Schmidt -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.9/27/1949
Hall of Famer, MLB Third Baseman
Names/Places: b. in Dayton, OH; RN:Michael Jack
Misc: NL MVP 1980, 1981, 1986, World Series MVP in 1980, 8x NL home run leader, 548 HRs, 10x Gold Glove, 4x NL RBI leader, 6x Silver Slugger, 12x All-Star, WS MVP, hit four home runs in one game in 1976; Phillies #20 retired
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (1972-1989)
🏆🏌Kathy Whitworth -- is 79 in the year 2018 and 80 in the year 2019; b.9/27/1939
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: women's leading money winner; most LPGA wins (8); the first woman to earn over $300,000; 7-time LPGA Player of the Year (1966-69,71-73); won 6 Majors; 88 tour wins most on LPGA or PGA tour.
🏆🎳Buddy Bomar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/27/1916 d.11/17/1989 (73)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: Three BPAA titles and 38 other tournament titles.
🏆🎾William Clothier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/27/1881 d.9/4/1962 (80)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🏆🥊"Professor" Mike Donovan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/27/1847 d.3/24/1918 (70)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
📰🏆Dick Schaap -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/27/1934 d.12/21/2001 (67)
Hall of Famer, Journalist, Sports Commentator
🏆🏒Thomas Joseph "Tommy" Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/27/1885 d.8/1/1966 (80)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: NHL Rover
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Professionals, Pittsburgh Lyceum, Pittsburgh Bankers, Ottawa Hockey Club, Brantford Indians, Galt Professionals, Moncton Victorias, Quebec Bulldogs, Toronto Shamrocks, Montreal Canadiens
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🏆🏈George Frederick Blanda -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/17/1927 d.9/27/2010 (83)
Hall of Famer, NFL Kicker
Names/Places: NN:Iron Man
Misc: QB/placekicker; NFL's all-time leading scorer (2,002 points); led Houston to 2 AFL titles (1960-61); played 26 pro seasons; retired at 48.
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears (1949), Baltimore Colts (1950), Chicago Bears (1950-1958), Houston Oilers (1960-1966), Oakland Raiders (1967-1975)
🎵🎸Cliff Burton -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1962 d.9/27/1986 (24)
Hall of Famer, Heavy Metal Bassist
Group Names: Metallica
💰🏆🏒Graham Drinkwater -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1875 d.9/27/1946 (71)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Philanthropist, NHL Defensive, Canadian
🏆🏌Jack Fowler "Jock" Hutchison -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1884 N.S. d.9/27/1977 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Scotish
⚖🏆🏀Lawrence F. "Larry" O'Brien -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/7/1917 d.9/27/1990 (73)
Hall of Famer, Politician, NBA Executive
Names/Places: RN:Lawrence Francis "Larry" O'Brien, Jr.
Misc: Democratic National Committee leader for two decades; NBA Commisioner 1975-1984
💰🏆🏁William Ralph Seagraves -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/21/1929 d.9/27/1998 (69)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Drag Racer
Misc: initiated R.J. Reynolds sponorship of motorsports
🏆🏈Doak Walker -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1927 d.9/27/1998 (71)
Hall of Famer, NFL Halfback, College Football Player
Misc: won Heisman Trophy as SMU junior in 1948; led Detroit to 2 NFL titles (1952-53); All-Pro 5 times in 6 years; Lions #37 retired
Sports Teams: Southern Methodist University, Detroit Lions (1950-1955)
🎭🏆🏌"Babe" Didrikson Zaharias -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/26/1911 d.9/27/1956 (45)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actress, Golfer, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: Javelin; Jumper; Hurdle; won two '32 Olympic gold medals; won numerous golf tournaments; greatest female athlete
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