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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Blow Out the Candles July 31

Yankees right fielder Hank Bauer was born in East St. Louis, Illinois on this date in 1922.

Hank was a member of 7 New York Yankees World Championship teams.
 Scooter and Yogi showing their appreciation.
 A pretty fair group of players.
Bauer and Joltin' Joe
Hank was part of the  the trade to the KC Athletics that brought Roger Maris to New York.
 As manager, Hank led the Baltimore Orioles to their first World Series Championship in 1966.

Tennis great Evonne Goolagong Cawley is celebrating her 61st birthday today.
Evonne won 7 Grand Slam singles titles from 1971-80.  She was inducted into the International Tennis hall of Game in 1988.

Legendary sports broadcaster Curt Gowdy was born in Green river, Wyoming on this date in 1919.

Chicago legend Irv Kupcinet was born in North Lawndale, Illinois on this date in 1912.

Here's Kup with the ecleptic group of guests, Don Rickles, Chicago sportscaster Tim Weigel, Robert Goulet, and Tommy Lasorda.

Irv and Essie were married for 62 years.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Blow Out the Candles July 30

Hall of Famer Casey Stengel was born in  on this date in  Kansas City, Missouri on this date in 1890.

"The secret of managing a club is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the five who are undecided."
 Casey managed the Yankees to 10 AL Pennants and 7 World Series Championships from 1949-1960.
 Casey and Moose
 Stengel, Turley and Berra
 Mick and Casey
 Talking to Ed Kranepool

Beloved Cincinnati Reds pitcher and broadcaster Joe Nuxhall was born in Hamilton, Ohio on this date in 1928.
 Nuxie with Big Klu
Joe and Marty

Singer, songwriter Kate Bush is celebrating her 55th birthday today.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Blow Out the Candles July 29

Hall of Fame left winger Ted Lindsay is celebrating his 88th birthday today.
His nickname was "Terrible Ted".
The Production Line--Lindsay, Abel and Howe
Ted after  one (1954) of his four Stanley Cup wins.

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