🏆⚾Steve Bedrosian -- is 61 in the year 2018 and 62 in the year 2019; b.12/6/1957
Misc: NL Cy Young Award winner in 1987
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies
🏆⚾Larry Bowa -- is 73 in the year 2018 and 74 in the year 2019; b.12/6/1945
MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Shortstop
Names/Places: RN:Lawrence Robert
Misc: 5x All-Star, 2x Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs
🏆⚾Tony Horton -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.12/6/1944 N.S.
MLB First Baseman
🏆⚾Luis Rosado -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.12/6/1955 N.S.
MLB First Baseman, Puerto Rican
Names/Places: RN:Luis Rosado Robles
🏆⚾John "Jocko" Conlan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/6/1899 N.S. d.4/16/1989 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, MLB Umpire
🏆⚾Stan Hack -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/6/1909 d.12/15/1979 (70)
Names/Places: NN:Smiling Stan
🏆⚾Tony Lazzeri -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/6/1903 d.8/6/1946 (42)
Hall of Famer, MLB Player
Misc: some say b. on Dec 26
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (1926-1937), Chicago Cubs (1938), Brooklyn Dodgers (1939), New York Giants (1939)
🏆⚾Burleigh A. Grimes -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/18/1893 d.12/6/1985 (92)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: The last of the Spitballers
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (1916-1917), Brooklyn Robins (1918-1926), New York Giants (1927), Pittsburgh Pirates (1928-1929), Boston Braves (1930), St. Louis Cardinals (1930-1931), Chicago Cubs (1932-1933), St. Louis Cardinals (1933-1934), New York Yankees (1934), Pittsburgh Pirates (1934), Brooklyn Dodgers (manager, 1937-1938)
🏆⚾Amos Rusie -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/3/1871 d.12/6/1942 (71)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: fastball so intimidating that in 1893 the pitching mound is moved back 5'6" to its present 60'6"
Sports Teams: Indianapolis Hoosiers (1889), New York Giants (1890-1898), Cincinnati Reds (1901)
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🏆⚾Honus Wagner -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1874 d.12/6/1955 (81)
Hall of Famer, MLB Coach, MLB Shortstop, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:Flying Dutchman; RN: John Peter Wagner
Misc: Honus may have been the best "all-around" player in history; he could run, hit, field and play any position, but preferred shortstop where he played for 21 years. His 252 triples is still a record. He recorded 10,427 at-bats, won 8 NL batting titles, 5x stolen base leader, 3,430 hits; Pirates #33 retired
Sports Teams: Louisville Colonels (player 1897-1899), Pittsburgh Pirates (player 1900-1917, coach 1917, coach 1933-1951)
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