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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Blow Out the Candles July 18

Long time player and manager Joe Torre is celebrating his 73rd birthday today.
 1968 Topps 30

 1971 Topps #370

LA Joe
Career highlights and awards
9× All-Star selection (1963, 1964, 1965, 1966,1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973)
4×World Series champion (1996, 1998, 1999,2000)
Gold Glove Award winner (1965)
1971 NL MVP
1971 Hutch Award
2× AL Manager of the Year (1996, 1998)

Two time Gold medalist and five time World Champion figure skater, Dick Button is celebrating bis 84th birthday today.
 1991 Impel Olympics #12

Dick's 1952 Olso Gold Medal
I can't think of figure skating without thinking of Dick. Seriously though, certain commentators are just synonymous with their sport and Button is that when it comes to figure skating.

1 comment:

  1. Button is one of the commentators you wish more existed. He doesn't waste time when he talks - he does his job very well and his knowledge is 2nd to none.


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