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Friday, February 3, 2012

Blow Out the Candles February 3

Fred Lynn is celebrating birthday his 60th birthday today.
1975 Topps #622
July 7, 1975
Fred was the AL Rookie of the Year in 1975
He as also the AL MVP, the first player to garner both awards in the same season.

After seven successful years in Boston Fred was traded to the California Angels.
July 27, 1982
Fred was an All-Star in his first three years with the Halos as well as ALCS MVP in 1982.

Lynn, Baylor, Jackson and Carew

March 15, 1985
Free agent after the '84 season Fred signed with the Baltimore Orioles.

Lynn spent his last 2+ seasons with the Tigers and Padres before retiring at the end of 1990.  Overall he was a 9x All-Star, ROY, 1 time MVP, and won 4 Gold Gloves.

Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton turns 71 today.
1969 Topps #150

Another Hall of Fame QB, Bob Griese is 66 today.
1970 Topps #10

Jan 22, 1973

Hall of Famer Lynn Patrick was born on this date in 1912.

Singer/songwriter Melanie Safka is celebrating her 64th birthday today.

Melanie in 2010

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