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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Blow Out the Candles September 25

Hall of Fame Yankees shortstop and longtime broadcaster Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto was born in Brooklyn, New York on this date in 1917.
Career highlights and awards
5× All-Star (1942, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953)
7× World Series champion (1941, 1947, 1949,1950, 1951, 1952, 1953)
1950 AL MVP
1951 Babe Ruth Award
New York Yankees #10 retired


Chicago Bulls great, Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen is celebrating his 47th birthday today.

Career highlights and awards
6× NBA champion (1991–1993, 1996–1998)
7× NBA All-Star (1990, 1992–1997)
NBA All-Star Game MVP (1994)
3× All-NBA First Team (1994–1996)
2× All-NBA Second Team (1992, 1997)
2× All-NBA Third Team (1993, 1998)
8× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1992–1999)
2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1991, 2000)
#33 Retired by the Chicago Bulls
NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team


Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo is celebrating his 61st birthday today.
Career highlights and awards
2× NBA champion (1982, 1985)
NBA Most Valuable Player (1975)
5× NBA All-Star (1974–1978)
3× NBA scoring champion (1974–1976)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1973)
All-NBA First Team (1975)
All-NBA Second Team (1974)
NBA All-Rookie First Team (1973)
Euroleague Final Four MVP (1988)
Consensus NCAA All-American First Team (1972)
50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors


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