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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Blow Out the Candles July 13

Hall of Fame  pitcher Stan Coveleski was born in Shamokin, Pa on this date in 1889.
2006 SP Legendary Cuts #85
"It's tomorrow that counts, so you worry all the time. It never ends. Lord, baseball is a worrying thing."
 1992 Conlon Collection #462

The relatively diminutive Spud Webb is celebrating his 48th birthday today.
1990-91 NBA Hoops #35
At 5'7" Spud was the shortest man to ever play in the NBA when he joined the Atlanta Hawks in 1985.

In 1986 Webb won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest:

Spud and Manute Bol

Co-founder of The Byrds Roger McGuinn is 69 today.
The Byrds on Ed Sullivan

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