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Saturday, November 21, 2009

Blow Out the Candles Nov 21

2006 SP Legendary Cuts #63

HOFer Freddie Lindstrom was born on this date in 1905. The Chicago native was and still is the youngest, at 18, to play in a World Series (1924).

1948 Bowman #36

Stan "the Man" Musial turns 89 today. Stats Here.

September 5, 1949

October 24, 1938

The great Sid Luckman was born in Brooklyn on this date in 1916. The last great Chicago Bears quarterback, he led the team to four NFL Championships in the 1940's. He was elected to the HOF in 1965.

This was taken on October 5, 1940 at the Polo Grounds in New York.

Surrealist artist Rene Magritte was born in Lessines, Belgium on this date in 1898.

The following two works are at the Art Institute of Chicago and I took the pictures just last week:

The Tune and Also the Words 1964
Time Transfixed 1938

A few others from the web:

Marlo Thomas, That Girl, turns 72 today.

Musician, Dr. John (Malcolm John Rebbenack, Jr.) is celebrating his 69th birthday today.

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