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Sports Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name for January 17

Last Updated 06-08-2018

🏆🥊Marco Antonio Barrera -- is 44 in the year 2018 and 45 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1974 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Sports Analyst, Boxer, Mexican
Names/Places: NN: The Baby Faced Assassin

⚖🏆⚽Cuauhtémoc Blanco -- is 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1973 N.S.
Politician, Soccer Player, Mexican

🏆🏁🏍Everett Brashear -- is 91 in the year 2018 and 92 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1927 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Motorcyclist

🏆Maia Chiburdanidze -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1961
Chess Player, Russian
Misc: women's world chess champ

🏆🏒Al Conroy -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1966
NHL Center, Canadian

🏆⚾Chili Davis -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1960
MLB Outfielder, Jamaican

🏆⚾Denny Doyle -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1944
MLB Second Baseman

🏆🏈Wendall Gaines -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1972
NFL Player, Football Defensive Lineman
Misc: Arena Football League Figure

🏆⚽Edwin "Eddie" Gray -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1948
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scotish
Misc: winger

🏆Toini Gustafson -- is 80 in the year 2018 and 81 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1938
Olympic Athlete, Swedish
Misc: 5K/10K cross country skier (Oly-gold-1968)

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🎭🎵🏆Françoise Hardy -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1944
Actress, Singer/Guitarist, Model, French

🏆🏁🎿Heini Hemmi -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1949
Skier, Olympic Athlete, Swiss
Misc: giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1976)

🏆⚾Tyler Houston -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1971
MLB Player

🏆🏒Ryan Hughes -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1972
NHL Center, Canadian

🏆🏁🏃Kipchoge Keino -- is 78 in the year 2018 and 79 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1940
Runner, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field, Kenyan
Misc: 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1968, 72); young policeman who beat USA's Jim Ryun to win 1,500m gold medal at 1968 Olympics; won again in steeplechase at 1972 Summer Games; his success spawned long line of international distance champions from Kenya.

🏆Heather Knox -- is 33 in the year 2018 and 34 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1985
Playmate
Misc: January 2012

🏆Kari Knudsen -- is 79 in the year 2018 and 80 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1939
Model, Playmate, Norweigan
Misc: February 1962

🏆⚾Pete LaCock -- is 66 in the year 2018 and 67 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1952
MLB Player
Names/Places: Peter Marshall's son

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🏆🏈Derrick Mason -- is 44 in the year 2018 and 45 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1974
NFL Wide Receiver

🏆🏀Erik Meek -- is 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1973
NBA Forward, College Basketball Player

🏆🏈Preston Pearson -- is 73 in the year 2018 and 74 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1945
NFL Runningback
Misc: Baltimore Colts: Super Bowl III, Pittsburgh Steelers: Super Bowl IX, Dallas Cowboys: Super Bowls X, XII, XIII
Sports Teams: Baltimore Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys

🏆🏒Derek Plante -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1971
NHL Coach, NHL Player, American

🏆🏌Jimmy (Golf) Powell -- is 83 in the year 2018 and 84 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1935
Golfer

🏆🏒Jeremy Roenick -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1970
Hall of Famer, NHL Center
Names/Places: RN:Jeremy Shaffer "J.R." Roenick
Misc: played 1988-2009
Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks, Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks

🏆Karissa Rushing -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1966
Beauty Pagent Winner
Misc: Miss Arkansas-America (1991)

🎭🏆Kimberly A. Spicer -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1980
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: June 1999

🏆⚾Jeff Tabaka -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1964
MLB Pitcher, American

🏆🏁🎿Roland Thoeni -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1951
Skier, Olympic Athlete, Italian
Names/Places: aka Roland Thöni
Misc: slalom (Olympic-bronze-1972)

🏆🏀Dwayne Wade -- is 36 in the year 2018 and 37 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1982
NBA Player

🏆🏈Darnell Walker -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1970
NFL Cornerback

🏆🏒Aaron Ward -- is 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1973
Hockey Announcer, NHL Defensive, Canadian

🏆Nile Wilson -- is 22 in the year 2018 and 23 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1996 N.S.
Gymnast, English

🎨🏆Aliya Wolf -- is 43 in the year 2018 and 44 in the year 2019; b.1/17/1975
Photographer, Model, Playmate
Misc: February 2004

🎭🏆🥊Muhammad Ali -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1942 d.6/3/2016 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actor, Boxer, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in Louisville, Ky.; RN:Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
Misc: He floats like a butterfly, & stings like a bee, he was the greatest, Muhammad Ali; 1960 Olympic lightheavyweight champion; only 3-time world heavyweight champ (1964-67,1974-78,1978-79); defeated Sonny Liston (1964), George Foreman (1974) and Leon Spinks (1978) for title; fought Joe Frazier in 3 memorable bouts (1971-75), winning twice; adopted Black Muslim faith in 1964 and changed name; stripped of title in 1967 after conviction for refusing induction into U.S. Army; verdict reversed by Supreme Court in 1971; career record of 56-5 with 37 KOs and 19 successful title defenses for $69 million in earnings.

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🏆🥊Sammy Angott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1915 d.10/22/1980 (65)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆🥊Fred Beell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1876 N.S. d.8/5/1933 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, German

🏆William Curtis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1837 d.6/30/1900 (63)
Sports Figure
Misc: acknowledged to be the "father" of American amateur sports and American rowing

🏆🏁Harry Hyde -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1925 d.5/13/1996 (71)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: leading crew chief in NASCAR stock car racing in the 1960s through the 1980s

🏆🏒Ralph "Buster" Jackson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1911 d.6/25/1966 (55)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1929-1944
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Americans, Boston Bruins

🏆🥊Jack O'Brien -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1878 d.11/12/1942 (64)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Names/Places: NN:Philadelphia

🏆🏒Jacques Plante -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1929 d.2/27/1986 (57)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Names/Places: NN:Jake The Snake
Misc: 7 Vezina trophies; the first goalie to wear a mask in a game
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens (1952-1963), New York Rangers (1963-1965), St. Louis Blues (1968-1970), Toronto Maple Leafs (1970-1973), Boston Bruins (1973), Edmonton Oilers (WHA) (1974-1975)

🏆⚾Darrell Porter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1952 d.8/5/2002 (50)
MLB Catcher
Misc: NL LCS MVP and World Series MVP in 1982
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals

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🏆⚾Louis Santop -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1890 d.1/22/1942 (52)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Figure
Misc: was an African-American baseball catcher in the Negro leagues. He became "one of the earliest superstars" and "black baseball's first legitimate home-run slugger" (Riley).

🏆⚾Don Zimmer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/17/1931 d.6/4/2014 (83)
MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Player
Names/Places: NN:Popeye
Misc: Rays #66 retired

🏆⚾Harry "The Cat" Brecheen -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1914 d.1/17/2004 (89)
MLB Pitcher

💰🏆Walter Briggs -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/27/1877 d.1/17/1952 (74)
Manufacturer, Sports Owner
Names/Places: NN:Spike
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (owner over 30 years)

⛪🏆Bobby Fischer -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/9/1943 d.1/17/2008 (64)
Christianity convert, Chess Player, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
Misc: the youngest international grand master chess champ in history, only American to hold world championship (1972-75); resigned title in 1975 and became recluse; re-emerged to defeat old foe and former world champion Boris Spassky in 1992 (Yes, chess IS a sport!)

🏆Robert Lee "Big Daddy" Herron -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/13/1926 d.1/17/1994 (67)
Sports Figure
Misc: Negro League Baseball player

🏆🏈Ernie Jolmes -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/11/1948 d.1/17/2008 (59)
NFL Defensive, NFL Tackle
Names/Places: NN: Fats
Misc: Super Bowl IX, X
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers

🏆⚾John McHale -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1921 d.1/17/2008 (86)
MLB Executive, MLB First Baseman

🏆🎾Lindley Murray -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1892 d.1/17/1970 (77)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Names/Places: RFMN:R. Lindley

🏆Gene Olaff -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/23/1920 d.1/17/2017 N.S. (96)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Goal Keeper, American

🏆⛸Marjorie Parker Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1917 d.1/17/2009
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

🏆Helen Stephens -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/3/1918 d.1/17/1994 (75)
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field

🏆⛸Arthur Vaughn Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/13/1924 d.1/17/2007 (82)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

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