🏆⚽Shannon Boxx -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1977 N.S.
Soccer Midfielder, Olympic Athlete
🏆Troy Deeney -- is 30 in the year 2018 and 31 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1988 N.S.
Soccer Striker, English
🏆🏈Dan Dierdorf -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1949
Hall of Famer, Sports Commentator, Sports Analyst, Football Announcer, NFL Player
Names/Places: b. in Canton, Ohio
Misc: Pro Bowl 6x
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1971-1983)
TV Shows: ABC Sports; Monday Night Football (analyst)
🏆🏈Troy Drayton -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1970
✍🏆🏒Theoren Fleury -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1968
Author, NHL Player, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
🏆⚾Pedro Guerrero -- is 62 in the year 2018 and 63 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1956
MLB Outfielder, Dominican Republican
Misc: World Series MVP 1981
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers
🏆🏈Steven Hauschka -- is 33 in the year 2018 and 34 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1985 N.S.
🏆⚾Rick Honeycutt -- is 64 in the year 2018 and 65 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1954
MLB Coach, MLB Pitcher
🏆🏈Claude Humphrey -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1944
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive End, American
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl, 5x First-team All-Pro, 3x Second-team All-Pro
Sports Teams: Atlanta Falcons (1968-1974, 1976-1978), Philadelphia Eagles (1979-1981)
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🏆⛸David Jenkins -- is 82 in the year 2018 and 83 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1936
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater
Misc: brother of Hayes; 3-time world champion (1957-59); won gold medal at 1960 Olympics.
🏆🏈Pepper Johnson -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1964
NFL Coach, NFL Linebacker
Sports Teams: New York Giants
🏆🏀Joe (Basketball) Johnson -- is 37 in the year 2018 and 38 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1981 N.S.
NBA Forward, NBA Guard
🏆🏈Jordan Jones -- is 28 in the year 2018 and 29 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1990 N.S.
Australian Rules Football Player, Australian
🏆🏁🚲Sergey Kopylov -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1960
Bicyclist, Olympic Athlete, Soviet
🏆Lada Kravchenko -- is 28 in the year 2018 and 29 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1990 N.S.
Misc: May 2017 Playmate
🏆🏀Kawhi Leonard -- is 27 in the year 2018 and 28 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1991 N.S.
🏆⚾Tony McKnight -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1977
🏆🏒Lawrence Winslow "Larry" Pleau -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1947 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NHL General Manager, NHL Coach, NHL Center
Misc: played 1968-1979
Sports Teams: New England Whalers (WHA), Springfield Indians (AHL), Montreal Canadiens (NHL), Nova Scotia Voyageurs, Jersey Devils (EHL)
🏆🏒Mike Sillinger -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1971
NHL Player, Canadian
🏆🏒Rick Smith -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1948
NHL Player, Canadian
🏆Alyssa Valdez -- is 25 in the year 2018 and 26 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1993 N.S.
Volleyball Player, Phillipean
🏆⚾John Wehner -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1967
Baseball Announcer, MLB Player
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (broadcaster)
🎭🏆Cara Williams -- is 93 in the year 2018 and 94 in the year 2019; b.6/29/1925
TV/Movie Actress, Poker Player
Names/Places: John Drew Barrymore's ex-wife
Misc: she says b. 1933; a high stakes poker champ
TV Shows: Pete & Gladys (as Gladys Porter), Cara Williams Show (as Cara Bridges Wilton), Rhoda (as Mae)
🏆🏈Benny Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/29/1948 d.8/10/1988 (40)
⛪🏆⚾Harmon Killebrew -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/29/1936 d.5/17/2011 (74)
Hall of Famer, Mormon, MLB First Baseman
Misc: 13x All-Star, AL MVP 1969; slugger who led AL in HRs 6 times and RBI 3 times; 573 career HRs; Twins #3 retired
Sports Teams: Washington Senators / Minnesota Twins (1954-1974), Kansas City Royals (1975)
🏆⚾Wilbert Robinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/29/1863 d.8/8/1934 (71)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Catcher
Names/Places: NN:Uncle Robbie
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Athletics (1886-1890), Baltimore Orioles (AA/NL, 1890-1899), St. Louis Cardinals (1900), Baltimore Orioles (AL, 1901-1902), Baltimore Orioles (manager, AL, 1902), Brooklyn Robins (manager, 1914-1931)
🏆Craig Sager -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/29/1951 N.S. d.12/15/2016 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, Sports Journalist
Misc: Sports Reporter; in the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame
🏆⚾"Dizzy" Trout -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/29/1915 d.2/28/1972 (56)
🏆🥊Primo Carnera -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/26/1906 d.6/29/1967 (60)
Misc: heaviest heavyweight-boxing champion of the world (270 lbs) from June 29, 1933, when he knocked out Jack Sharkey in six rounds in New York City, until June 14, 1934, when he was knocked out by Max Baer in 11 rounds, also in New York City.
🏆🏈Jack Christiansen -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1928 d.6/29/1986 (57)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Defensive, College Football Coach
Misc: returned 1,084 yards in punt returns with 8 TDs
Sports Teams: Colorado State, Detroit Lions (player 1951-1958), San Francisco 49ers (coach 1963-1967), Stanford University (coach 1972-1976), Kansas City Chiefs (coach 1977), Seattle Seahawks (coach 1978-1982), Atlanta Falcons (coach 1983)
🏆🎾Clarence Clark -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/27/1859 d.6/29/1937 (77)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🏆🏈Willie Daniel -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1937 d.6/29/2015 (77)
🏆🏈Joe Alton Delaney -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1958 d.6/29/1983 (24)
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🏆🏈John "Paddy" Driscoll -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/11/1895 N.S. d.6/29/1968 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Quarterback, College Football Coach
Misc: in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Hammond Pros (1919), Decatur Staleys (1920), Chicago Cardinals (player 1920-1925, coach 1920-1922), Chicago Bears (player 1926-1929, coach 1956-1957), Marquette (college coach 1937-1940)
🏆🏈Walter Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1942 d.6/29/1999 (56)
🎭🏆Jayne Mansfield -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/19/1933 d.6/29/1967 (34)
Movie Actress, Panelist, Model, Playmate
Names/Places: RN:Vera Jane Palmer
Misc: February 1955 Playmate; Marilyn Monroe takeoff, 40-18-36; some say b. 1932; d. in a car crash
TV Shows: Down You Go
🏆🏒Frank Patrick -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1885 d.6/29/1960 (74)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Executive, Hockey Player, Canadian
Misc: played 1904-1924
Sports Teams: Vancouver Maroons (PCHA), Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), Nelson Hockey Club (WKHL), Renfrew Creamery Kings (NHA), Montreal Victorias (ECAHA)
🏆🏁Irena Szewińska -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/24/1946 N.S. d.6/29/2018 N.S. (72)
Sprinter, Olympic Athlete, Polish
Misc: she held the world record in the 100m, the 200m and the 400m
🏆🏀Jackson Vroman -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1981 d.6/29/2015 (34)
NBA Player, American, Lebanese
🏆🏈Arnie Weinmeister -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1923 d.6/29/2000 (77)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive, NFL Tackle, CFL Figure
Misc: AAFC figure; 4x Pro Bowl, 6x All-Pro
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (AAFC, 1948-1949), New York Giants (1950-1953), British Columbia Lions (CFL, 1954-1955)
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