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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Blow Out the Candles September 18

Hall of Fame Cubs 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg is celebrating his 54th birthday today.
 1983 Topps #83


Career highlights and awards
10× All-Star selection (1984, 1985, 1986, 1987,1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993)
9× Gold Glove Award winner (1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991)
7× Silver Slugger Award winner (1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992)
1984 NL MVP
1990 Home Run Derby winner
Chicago Cubs #23 retired
 
Sandberg finally got his chance to manage in the bigs as interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies.






Hall of Fame coach Scotty Bowman is celebrating his 80th birthday today.
 2008 UD Masterpieces #44

Scotty Bowman is the winningest coach in NHL history with 1,244 victories and an astounding .654 winning percentage. His nine Stanley Cup bench wins ranks first all-time.   He also was in the front office for 4 more winners.




Voice actress June Foray is celebrating her 96th birthday today.

Of her many characters I most associate June with:




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