Hall of Fame shortstop George Wright was born on this date in 1847.
Wright was a member of the 1869, 57-0, Cincinnati Red Stockings known to be the first "all-professional" baseball team.
Artist Jackson Pollock was born on this date in 1912.
Pollock at work
Here are a few of my own photos of a Pollock work from the Art Institute of Chicago.
Singer/songwriter Sam Phillips is celebrating her 51st birthday today.
Singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan celebrates her 45th birthday today.
This is my favorite of her songs.