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Lists in this category:
Auto Racers
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
birthdayBobby Allison12/3/1937alive80

Mario Andretti2/8/1940alive77
deadDale Earnhardt4/29/1951dead2/18/2001(49)
birthdayA. J. Foyt1/16/1935alive82

Lewis Hamilton1/7/1985alive32
deadLee Petty3/14/1914dead4/5/2000(86)
birthdayRichard Petty7/2/1937alive80

Jackie Stewart6/11/1939alive78

Al Unser5/29/1939alive78
birthdayBobby Unser2/20/1934alive83

Baseball Players - Hall of Fame
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
Also see Living Members of the Baseball Hall of Fame
birthdayHank Aaron2/5/1934alive83
birthdayLuis Aparicio4/29/1934alive83

Jeff Bagwell5/27/1968alive49
deadErnie Banks1/31/1931dead1/23/2015(83)

Johnny Bench12/7/1947alive70
deadYogi Berra5/12/1925dead9/22/2015(90)

Craig Biggio12/14/1965alive52
deadLou Boudreau9/25/1917dead8/10/2001(83)

George Brett5/15/1953alive64

Lou Brock6/18/1939alive78
deadRoy Campanella11/19/1921dead6/26/1993(71)

Rod Carew10/1/1945alive72

Steve Carlton12/22/1944alive72
deadGary Carter4/5/1954dead2/16/2012(57)
deadJoe DiMaggio11/25/1914dead3/8/1999(84)
deadLarry Doby12/13/1924dead6/18/2003(78)
deadBobby Doerr4/7/1918dead11/13/2017(99)
deadDon Drysdale7/23/1936dead7/3/1993(56)
deadBob Feller11/3/1918dead12/15/2010(92)

Rollie Fingers8/25/1946alive71

Carlton Fisk12/26/1947alive69
birthdayWhitey Ford10/21/1928alive89
birthdayBob Gibson11/9/1935alive82

Tom Glavine3/25/1966alive51
deadHank Greenberg1/1/1911dead9/4/1986(75)

Ken Griffey Jr.11/21/1969alive48
deadTony Gwynn5/9/1960dead6/16/2014(54)
deadJim "Catfish" Hunter4/8/1946dead9/9/1999(53)
deadMonte Irvin2/25/1919dead1/11/2016(96)

Reggie Jackson5/18/1946alive71

Ferguson Jenkins12/13/1943alive74

Randy Johnson9/10/1963alive54
birthdayAl Kaline12/19/1934alive82
deadGeorge Kell8/23/1922dead3/24/2009(86)
deadHarmon Killebrew6/29/1936dead5/17/2011(74)
deadRalph Kiner10/27/1922dead2/6/2014(91)
birthdaySandy Koufax12/30/1935alive81
deadBob Lemon9/22/1920dead1/11/2000(79)

Greg Maddux4/14/1966alive51
deadMickey Mantle10/20/1931dead8/13/1995(63)

Pedro Martinez10/25/1971alive46
deadEddie Mathews10/13/1931dead2/18/2001(69)
birthdayWillie Mays5/6/1931alive86

Joe Morgan9/19/1943alive74
deadStan Musial11/21/1920dead1/19/2013(92)

Phil Niekro4/1/1939alive78

Paul O'Neill (athlete)2/25/1963alive54
deadSatchel Paige7/7/1906dead6/8/1982(75)

Jim Palmer10/15/1945alive72

Tony Perez5/14/1942alive75

Gaylord Perry9/15/1938alive79

Mike Piazza9/4/1969alive48
deadKirby Puckett3/14/1960dead3/6/2006(45)
deadPhil Rizzuto9/25/1917dead8/14/2007(89)
deadPee Wee Reese7/23/1918dead8/14/1999(81)

Cal Ripken Jr.8/24/1960alive57
deadRobin Roberts9/30/1926dead5/6/2010(83)
birthdayBrooks Robinson5/18/1937alive80
birthdayFrank Robinson8/31/1935alive82

Nolan Ryan1/31/1947alive70

Mike Schmidt9/27/1949alive68
birthdayRed Schoendienst2/2/1923alive94

Tom Seaver11/17/1944alive73
deadEnos Slaughter4/27/1916dead8/12/2002(86)

John Smoltz5/15/1967alive50
deadDuke Snider9/19/1926dead2/27/2011(84)
deadWarren Spahn4/23/1921dead11/24/2003(82)
deadWillie Stargell3/6/1940dead4/9/2001(61)

Don Sutton4/2/1945alive72

Frank Thomas5/27/1968alive49

Joe Torre7/18/1940alive77
deadHoyt Wilhelm7/26/1923dead8/24/2002(79)
deadTed Williams8/30/1918dead7/5/2002(83)

Carl Yastrzemski8/22/1939alive78

Baseball Players - Other
topNameBornStatusDiedAge

Bob Boone11/19/1947alive70

Bill Buckner12/14/1949alive68
deadKen Caminiti4/21/1963dead10/10/2004(41)

Jose Canseco7/2/1964alive53

Dave Dravecky2/14/1956alive61
deadCurt Flood1/18/1938dead1/20/1997(59)

Tommy John5/22/1943alive74
deadDarryl Kile12/2/1968dead6/22/2002(33)
birthdayDon Larsen8/7/1929alive88
deadRoger Maris9/10/1934dead12/14/1985(51)
deadTug McGraw8/30/1944dead1/5/2004(59)
deadJoe Niekro11/7/1944dead10/27/2006(61)

J. R. Richard3/7/1950alive67

Pete Rose4/14/1941alive76
deadRon Santo2/25/1940dead12/2/2010(70)

Darryl Strawberry3/12/1962alive55
deadJohnny Vander Meer11/2/1914dead10/6/1997(82)

Baseball Managers & Executives
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
deadWalter Alston12/1/1911dead10/1/1984(72)
deadSparky Anderson2/22/1934dead11/4/2010(76)
deadGene Autry9/29/1907dead10/2/1998(91)
deadAl Campanis11/2/1916dead6/21/1998(81)

Bobby Cox5/21/1941alive76
deadLeo Durocher7/27/1905dead10/7/1991(86)
deadCharles 'Chub' Feeney8/31/1921dead1/10/1994(72)
deadCharles O. Finley2/22/1918dead2/19/1996(77)
deadBart Giamatti4/4/1938dead9/1/1989(51)
birthdayWhitey Herzog11/9/1931alive86
deadBowie Kuhn10/28/1926dead3/15/2007(80)

Tony La Russa10/4/1944alive73
birthdayTommy Lasorda9/22/1927alive90
deadAl Lopez8/20/1908dead10/29/2005(97)
deadLee MacPhail10/25/1917dead11/8/2012(95)
deadBilly Martin5/16/1928dead12/25/1989(61)
birthdayDrayton McLane7/22/1936alive81
deadMarvin Miller4/14/1917dead11/27/2012(95)
birthdayPeter O'Malley12/12/1937alive80
deadAl Rosen2/29/1924dead3/13/2015(91)
deadMarge Schott8/18/1928dead3/2/2004(75)

John Schuerholz10/1/1940alive77
birthdayBud Selig7/30/1934alive83
deadGeorge Steinbrenner7/4/1930dead7/13/2010(80)
deadChuck Tanner7/4/1928dead2/11/2011(82)

Joe Torre7/18/1940alive77

Ted Turner11/19/1938alive79
birthdayPeter Ueberroth9/2/1937alive80

Fay Vincent Jr.5/29/1938alive79
birthdayBill Virdon6/9/1931alive86
deadEarl Weaver8/14/1930dead1/18/2013(82)
deadDick Williams5/27/1929dead7/7/2011(82)
deadDon Zimmer1/17/1931dead6/4/2014(83)

Basketball Players - The Dream Team
topNameBornStatusDiedAge

Charles Barkley2/20/1963alive54

Larry Bird12/7/1956alive61

Clyde Drexler6/22/1962alive55

Patrick Ewing8/5/1962alive55

Earvin "Magic" Johnson8/14/1959alive58

Michael Jordan2/17/1963alive54

Christian Laettner8/17/1969alive48

Karl Malone7/24/1963alive54

Chris Mullin7/30/1963alive54

Scottie Pippen9/25/1965alive52

David Robinson8/6/1965alive52

John Stockton3/26/1962alive55

Basketball Players - Other
topNameBornStatusDiedAge

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar4/16/1947alive70
deadManute Bol10/16/1962dead6/19/2010(47)

Bill Bradley7/28/1943alive74
deadWilt Chamberlain8/21/1936dead10/12/1999(63)

Julius Erving2/22/1950alive67

John Havlicek4/8/1940alive77
deadMeadowlark Lemon4/25/1932dead12/27/2015(83)
deadMoses Malone3/23/1955dead9/13/2015(60)
deadPete Maravich6/22/1947dead1/5/1988(40)

Kevin McHale12/19/1957alive59

Curly Neal5/19/1941alive76

Hakeem Olajuwon1/21/1963alive54

Shaquille O'Neal3/6/1972alive45
deadKim Perrot1/18/1967dead8/19/1999(32)
birthdayBill Russell2/12/1934alive83

Dennis Rodman5/13/1961alive56

Isiah Thomas4/30/1961alive56

Bill Walton11/5/1952alive65

Basketball Coaches & Executives
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
deadArnold "Red" Auerbach9/20/1917dead10/28/2006(89)
deadChuck Daly7/20/1930dead5/9/2009(78)

Phil Jackson9/17/1945alive72

Bobby Knight10/25/1940alive77
deadGuy V. Lewis3/19/1922dead11/26/2015(93)

Pat Riley3/20/1945alive72

David Stern9/22/1942alive75
deadPat Summitt6/14/1952dead6/28/2016(64)

Jerry West5/28/1938alive79
deadJohn Wooden10/14/1910dead6/4/2010(99)

Boxers - Heavyweight Champions
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
deadMax Schmeling9/28/1905dead2/2/2005(99)
deadJack Sharkey10/6/1902dead8/17/1994(91)
deadJoe Louis5/13/1914dead4/12/1981(66)
deadJoe Walcott1/31/1914dead2/25/1994(80)
deadRocky Marciano9/1/1923dead8/31/1969(45)
deadFloyd Patterson1/4/1935dead5/11/2006(71)
deadSonny Liston5/8/1932dead12/30/1970(38)
deadIngemar Johansson9/22/1932dead1/30/2009(76)
deadMuhammad Ali1/17/1942dead6/3/2016(74)
deadJoe Frazier1/12/1944dead11/7/2011(67)

George Foreman1/10/1949alive68
deadKen Norton8/9/1943dead9/18/2013(70)

Leon Spinks7/11/1953alive64

Larry Holmes11/3/1949alive68

Mike Tyson6/30/1966alive51

Evander Holyfield10/19/1962alive55

Lennox Lewis9/2/1965alive52

Boxers - Other
topNameBornStatusDiedAge

Julio Cesar Chavez7/12/1962alive55

Oscar de la Hoya2/4/1973alive44

Roberto Duran6/16/1951alive66

Marvin Hagler5/23/1952alive65

Thomas Hearns10/18/1958alive59

Bernard Hopkins1/15/1965alive52

Roy Jones Jr.1/16/1969alive48
deadJake LaMotta7/10/1921dead9/19/2017(96)

Sugar Ray Leonard5/17/1956alive61

Floyd Mayweather Jr.2/24/1977alive40

Manny Pacquiao12/17/1978alive39
deadSugar Ray Robinson5/3/1921dead4/12/1989(67)

Figure Skaters - U.S. Ladies' Singles Champions
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
birthdayTenley Albright7/18/1935alive82

Carol Heiss1/20/1940alive77

Peggy Fleming7/27/1948alive69

Janet Lynn4/6/1953alive64

Dorothy Hamill7/26/1956alive61

Linda Fratianne8/2/1960alive57

Rosalynn Sumners4/20/1964alive53

Tiffany Chin10/3/1967alive50

Debi Thomas3/25/1967alive50

Jill Trenary8/1/1968alive49

Tonya Harding11/12/1969alive48

Kristi Yamaguchi7/12/1971alive46

Nancy Kerrigan10/13/1969alive48

Michelle Kwan7/7/1980alive37

Tara Lipinski6/10/1982alive35

Sasha Cohen10/26/1984alive33

Figure Skaters - others
topNameBornStatusDiedAge

Oksana Baiul11/16/1977alive40

Brian Boitano10/22/1963alive54

Kurt Browning6/18/1966alive51
birthdayDick Button7/18/1929alive88

Ekaterina Gordeeva5/28/1971alive46

Scott Hamilton8/28/1958alive59

Sarah Hughes5/2/1985alive32

Evan Lysacek6/4/1985alive32

Evgeni Plushenko11/3/1982alive35

Johnny Weir7/2/1984alive33

Katarina Witt12/3/1965alive52

Football Players
topNameBornStatusDiedAge

Troy Aikman11/21/1966alive51
deadLyle Alzado4/3/1949dead5/14/1992(43)
deadGeorge Blanda9/17/1927dead9/27/2010(83)

Terry Bradshaw9/2/1948alive69
birthdayJim Brown2/17/1936alive81

Dick Butkus12/9/1942alive75

Earl Campbell3/29/1955alive62

Larry Csonka12/25/1946alive70

Dan Dierdorf6/29/1949alive68

Mike Ditka10/18/1939alive78

Tony Dorsett4/7/1954alive63

John Elway6/28/1960alive57

Brett Favre10/10/1969alive48
deadFrank Gifford8/16/1930dead8/9/2015(84)
deadOtto Graham12/6/1921dead12/17/2003(82)
deadHarold "Red" Grange6/13/1903dead1/28/1991(87)

"Mean" Joe Greene9/24/1946alive71
deadDon Hutson1/31/1913dead6/26/1997(84)
deadDeacon Jones12/9/1938dead6/3/2013(74)
deadAlex Karras7/15/1935dead10/10/2012(77)

Ray Lewis5/15/1975alive42
birthdayTommy McDonald7/26/1934alive83
deadSteve McNair2/14/1973dead7/4/2009(36)
deadDon Meredith4/10/1938dead12/5/2010(72)

Joe Montana6/11/1956alive61
deadBronko Nagurski11/3/1908dead1/7/1990(81)

Joe Namath5/31/1943alive74
deadMerlin Olsen9/15/1940dead3/11/2010(69)

Dan Pastorini5/26/1949alive68
deadWalter Payton7/25/1954dead11/1/1999(45)

William "Refrigerator" Perry12/16/1962alive55

Jerry Rice10/13/1962alive55

Barry Sanders7/16/1968alive49

Deion Sanders8/9/1967alive50

Gale Sayers5/30/1943alive74
deadJunior Seau1/19/1969dead5/2/2012(43)

O. J. Simpson7/9/1947alive70

Emmitt Smith5/15/1969alive48

Roger Staubach2/5/1942alive75

Fran Tarkenton2/3/1940alive77

Lawrence Taylor2/4/1959alive58
deadY. A. Tittle10/24/1926dead10/8/2017(90)
deadJohnny Unitas5/7/1933dead9/11/2002(69)
deadDoak Walker1/1/1927dead9/27/1998(71)

Herschel Walker3/3/1962alive55
deadReggie White12/19/1961dead12/26/2004(43)

Football Coaches and Executives
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
birthdayBobby Bowden11/8/1929alive88
deadAl Davis7/4/1929dead10/8/2011(82)
birthdayBud Grant5/20/1927alive90
deadVictor Kiam12/7/1927dead5/27/2001(73)
deadTom Landry9/11/1924dead2/12/2000(75)
birthdayJohn Madden4/10/1936alive81
deadArt Modell6/23/1925dead9/6/2012(87)
deadChuck Noll1/5/1932dead6/13/2014(82)
deadJoe Paterno12/21/1926dead1/22/2012(85)
deadBum Phillips9/29/1923dead10/18/2013(90)
deadDarrell Royal7/6/1924dead11/7/2012(88)
deadPete Rozelle3/1/1926dead12/6/1996(70)

Jerry Sandusky1/26/1944alive73
deadTex Schramm6/2/1920dead7/15/2003(83)
birthdayDon Shula1/4/1930alive87
deadHank Stram1/3/1923dead7/4/2005(82)
deadBill Walsh11/30/1931dead7/30/2007(75)
deadRalph Wilson10/17/1918dead3/25/2014(95)

Golfers
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
deadSeve Ballesteros4/9/1957dead5/7/2011(54)

Ben Crenshaw1/11/1952alive65

John Daly4/28/1966alive51
deadBen Hogan8/13/1912dead7/25/1997(84)
deadByron Nelson2/4/1912dead9/26/2006(94)

Jack Nicklaus1/21/1940alive77

Greg Norman2/10/1955alive62
deadArnold Palmer9/10/1929dead9/25/2016(87)
birthdayGary Player11/1/1935alive82
birthdayJuan 'Chichi' Rodriguez10/23/1935alive82
deadSam Snead5/27/1912dead5/23/2002(89)
deadPayne Stewart1/30/1957dead10/25/1999(42)

Tiger Woods12/30/1975alive41

Fuzzy Zoeller11/11/1951alive66

Hockey Players
topNameBornStatusDiedAge

Wayne Gretzky1/26/1961alive56
deadGordie Howe3/31/1928dead6/10/2016(88)

Mario Lemieux10/5/1965alive52

Mark Messier1/18/1961alive56

Bobby Orr3/20/1948alive69
deadMaurice Richard8/4/1921dead5/27/2000(78)

Patrick Roy10/5/1965alive52

Tennis Players - Men
topNameBornStatusDiedAge

Andre Agassi4/29/1970alive47
deadArthur Ashe7/10/1943dead2/6/1993(49)

Boris Becker11/22/1967alive50

Bjorn Borg6/6/1956alive61

Jimmy Connors9/2/1952alive65

John McEnroe2/16/1959alive58

Ilie Nastase7/19/1946alive71
deadBobby Riggs2/25/1918dead10/25/1995(77)

Pete Sampras8/12/1971alive46

Tennis Players - Women
topNameBornStatusDiedAge

Tracy Austin12/12/1962alive55

Chris Evert Lloyd12/21/1954alive62

Steffi Graf6/14/1969alive48

Martina Hingis9/30/1980alive37

Billie Jean King11/22/1943alive74

Martina Navratilova10/18/1956alive61

Monica Seles12/2/1973alive44

Track Athletes
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
birthdayRoger Bannister3/23/1929alive88

Usain Bolt8/21/1986alive31

Sebastian Coe9/29/1956alive61
deadFlorence Griffith-Joyner12/21/1959dead9/21/1998(38)

Bruce Jenner10/28/1949alive68

Ben Johnson12/30/1961alive55

Michael Johnson9/13/1967alive50

Jackie Joyner-Kersee3/3/1962alive55

Carl Lewis7/1/1961alive56

Oscar Pistorius11/22/1986alive31

Edwin Moses8/31/1955alive62

Wrestlers
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
deadAndre the Giant5/19/1946dead1/27/1993(46)
birthday"Stone Cold" Steve Austin12/18/1964alive53
deadChyna12/27/1969dead4/20/2016(46)

Ric Flair2/25/1949alive68

Hulk Hogan8/11/1953alive64

Jerry Lawler11/29/1949alive68
dead"Rowdy" Roddy Piper4/17/1954dead7/30/2015(61)

Jake "The Snake" Roberts5/30/1955alive62
dead"Macho Man" Randy Savage11/15/1952dead5/20/2011(58)

Other Athletes & Sports Figures
topNameBornStatusDiedAge
deadEarl Anthony4/27/1938dead8/14/2001(63)

Lance Armstrong9/18/1971alive46

Bonnie Blair3/18/1964alive53

Nadia Comaneci11/12/1961alive56

Bela Karolyi9/13/1942alive75
deadEvel Knievel10/17/1938dead11/30/2007(69)

Olga Korbut5/16/1956alive61
deadJack LaLanne9/26/1914dead1/23/2011(96)

Greg Louganis1/29/1960alive57

Pelé1/23/1940alive77

Michael Phelps6/30/1985alive32

Mary Lou Retton1/24/1968alive49

Cathy Rigby12/12/1952alive65
deadWillie Shoemaker8/19/1931dead10/12/2003(72)

Mark Spitz2/10/1950alive67
deadEsther Williams8/8/1921dead6/6/2013(91)

Sports Announcers
topNameBornStatusDiedAge

Marv Albert6/12/1941alive76
deadMel Allen2/14/1913dead6/16/1996(83)

Chris Berman5/10/1955alive62
deadJack Buck8/21/1924dead6/18/2002(77)

Joe Buck4/25/1969alive48

Michael Buffer11/2/1944alive73
deadHarry Caray3/1/1914dead2/18/1998(83)
deadRed Barber2/17/1908dead10/22/1992(84)
deadHoward Cosell3/21/1920dead4/23/1995(75)

Bob Costas3/22/1952alive65

Peter Gammons4/6/1945alive72
deadJoe Garagiola2/12/1926dead3/23/2016(90)
deadFrank Gifford8/16/1930dead8/9/2015(84)
deadCurt Gowdy7/31/1919dead2/20/2006(86)

Bryant Gumbel9/29/1948alive69
deadMilo Hamilton9/2/1927dead9/17/2015(88)
deadChick Hearn11/27/1916dead8/5/2002(85)
deadHarry Kalas3/26/1936dead4/13/2009(73)
birthdayJohn Madden4/10/1936alive81

Tim McCarver10/16/1941alive76
deadJim McKay9/24/1921dead6/7/2008(86)
deadDon Meredith4/10/1938dead12/5/2010(72)

Al Michaels11/12/1944alive73

Joe Morgan9/19/1943alive74

Brent Musburger5/26/1939alive78

Jim Nantz5/17/1959alive58
birthdayVin Scully11/29/1927alive90
deadPat Summerall5/10/1930dead4/16/2013(82)
birthdayBob Uecker1/26/1934alive83

Dick Vitale6/9/1939alive78

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