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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Blow Out the Candles May 30

Bears great Gale Sayers is celebrating his 70th birthday today.
 1993 Classic Pro Line Profiles #578



Some big names here
Gale in 2008, still "supporting the team".


Hall of Famer Amos Rusie was born in Mooresville, Indiana on this date in 1871.

The Giants without Rusie would be like Hamlet without the Melancholy Dane.
O.P. Caylor, NY Herald


Former Chicago Cubs fan favorite Tony Campana is celebrating his 27th birthday today.







The "King of Swing" Benny Goodman was born in Chicago, Illinois of this date in 1909.








The man of a thousand voices, Mel Blanc was born in San Francisco, California on this date in 1908.




1 comment:

  1. I'm just a shade too young to remember Gale Sayers as an active player, but hearing his name always makes me think of the movie "Brian's Song", which I'd seen a couple of times on TV. Billy Dee Williams played Sayers and James Caan played teammate Brian Piccolo.

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