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Friday, June 14, 2013

Blow Out the Candles June 14

 Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe is celebrating his 87th birthday today.
Newk was the 1949 ROY, 1956 NL MVP and Cy Young winner, and went 20-5 in the Bums 1955 Championship season.

Newcombe and Campy
Robinson, Newcombe and Campanella
Newcombe with Drysdale and Koufax

Tennis great Stephanie Graf is celebrating her 44th birthday today.

Steffi ended her career having won 4 Australian Opens, 6 French Opens, 5 US Opens and 7 Wimbledons.  She also brought home an Olympic Gold Medal.

Steffi married another tennis star, Andre Agassi on on October 22, 2001.  Andre documented their courtship in his outstand memoir, Open.  They are the parents of two children, Jaden and Jaz.

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