Search This Blog

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Blow Out the Candles

Happy Birthday to HOF'er, Whiz Kid, Robin Roberts. The Phillies great turns 83 today. The seven time all-star finished his career with 286 wins. In 1952 Robin racked up 28 wins. Denny McLain (31 in 1968) is the only man to reach this mark since.

Phil Rizutto was not the only ballplayer to appear on "What's My Line". In this 1957 episode Mr. Roberts appeared but not as a mystery guest. He has something in common with Forrest Gump.

Brooklyn Dodgers hero Johnny Podres was born on this date in 1932. Johnny won two games in the the 1955 World Series against the rival New York Yankees including a 2-0 shutout in the 7th game. It gave the Brooklyn Dodgers their only WS Championship.

Happy Birthday to Fifth Dimension member Marilyn McCoo who is turning 66 today. When she sang the words "I love you Bill, I always will", to her husband Bil(ly) Davis Jr., she really meant them. Marilyn and Billy celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary this past July. Congratulations!

No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...