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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Blow Out the Candles May 18

Hall of Fame Baltimore Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson is celebrating his 76th birthday today.
1968 Topps #20
Career highlights and awards
18× All-Star (1960, 1960², 1961, 1961², 1962,1962², 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969,1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974)
2× World Series champion (1966, 1970)
16× Gold Glove Award (1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975)
AL MVP (1964)
World Series MVP (1970)
MLB All-Star Game MVP (1966)
Roberto Clemente Award (1972)
Babe Ruth Award (1970)
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award (1966)
Baltimore Orioles #5 retired
Major League Baseball All-Century Team




The straw that stirs the drink, Reggie Jackson is celebrating his 67th birthday today.
1969 Topps #260

Career highlights and awards
14× All-Star (1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975,1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984)
5× World Series champion (1972, 1973, 1974,1977, 1978)
2× Silver Slugger Award (1980, 1982)
AL MVP (1973)
2× World Series MVP (1973, 1977)
Babe Ruth Award (1977)
Oakland Athletics #9 retired
New York Yankees #44 retired




Hall of Fame right winger Jari Kurri is celebrating his 53rd birthday today.


Tennis great Fred Perry was born in Stockport, England on this date in 1909.
 
Perry is still the last British Men's Wimbledon Champ.  His 1936 win was his third in a row and one of eight overall Grand Slam titles.

Film director Frank Capra was born in Bisacquina, Sicily, Italy on this date in 1897.
Some of Capra's films:



MAD magazine cartoonist Don Martin was born in Petterson, New Jersey on this date in 1931.


Actor, director and TV exec and artist Dwayne Hickman is celebrating his 79th birthday today.

Actress, comedian, writer and producer Tina Fey is celebrating her 43rd birthday today.


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