🏆⚾Greg Riddoch -- is 73 in the year 2018 and 74 in the year 2019; b.7/17/1945
MLB Manager, MLB Coach
🏆⚾Bobby Thigpen -- is 55 in the year 2018 and 56 in the year 2019; b.7/17/1963
MLB Coach, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: RFN: Robert Thomas
Misc: individual record for saves  in one season 
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox
🏆⚾Lou Bourdeau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1917 d.8/10/2001 (84)
Hall of Famer, MLB Shortstop
Misc: AL MVP 1948
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1938-1950), Boston Red Sox (1951-1952), Cleveland Indians (manager, 1942-1950), Boston Red Sox (manager, 1952-1954), Kansas City Athletics (manager, 1955-1957), Chicago Cubs (1960)
🏆⚾Roy McMillan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1930 d.11/2/1997 (67)
Misc: 3x Gold Glove; played over 2,000 games from 1951-66
Sports Teams: Cincinnatti Reds, Milwaukee Braves, New York Mets
🎭🏆⚾Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1886 d.7/17/1961 (74)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: NN:The Georgia Peach
Misc: AL Chalmers Award Winner 1911; played in 3000 games, batted a record .367, stole 892 bases, and 4,191 hits. He was with the Detroit Tigers for 22 years starting in 1905. He set more records than any other player and his career average of .367 is still the best. He won the A.L batting title 12 times and scored a record 2,244 runs, 1,960 RBIs.
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (player 1905-1926, manager 1921-1926), Philadelphia Athletics (player 1927-1928)
🏆⚾"Dizzy" Dean -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/16/1911 d.7/17/1974 (63)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Lukas, AR; RFN:Jerome Jan Hannah
Misc: 4x All-Star, 4x MLB strikeout leader, 2x MLB wins leader, NL MVP 1934; St. Louis Cardinal "Gashouse Gang" colorful pitcher; Dean won 163 games and lost 101. His lifetime ERA was 3.03. He once struck out 17 batters in a single game, then a record, but since bettered (Roger Clemens fanned 20); mentioned in "Who's On First?"; Cardinals #17 retired and in Cardinals Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1930, 1932-1937), Chicago Cubs (1938-1941), St. Louis Browns (1947)
🏆⚾Lee Maybe -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1934 d.7/17/2002 (67)
🏆⚾Ed Reulbach -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/1/1882 d.7/17/1961 (78)
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