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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Blow Out the Candles June 15

Hall of Fame Cubs legend Billy Williams is celebrating his 75th birthday today.
1961 Topps #141

Billy was the NL's ROY in 1961, was a six time All-Star and finished his career with 426 home runs and 2,711 hits.  His consecutive games played streak of 1,167 is sixth all time.
1962 Spring Training left to right Banks, Williams, Altman, Santo
Leo's Boys

"This, That and the Other Old Cub"
What a core group - Glenn, Fergie, Ernie, Billy, Ronnie and Randy

Hall of Famer Wade Boggs is celebrating his 55th birthday today.
1983 Topps #498

Wade was a 12 time All-Star who won 5 batting titles on his way to a career batting average of .328 and   3, 010 hits.
 Um, 1986.

Hall of Fame defenseman Marcel Pronovost is celebrating his 83rd birthday today.
Marcel, along with Dave Keon, celebrates one of his 5 Stanley Cup Championships.

Singer, songwriter Harry Nillson was born in Brooklyn, New York on this date in 1951.

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