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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Blow Out the Candles January 21

Hall of Famer Georges Vezina the "Chicoutimi Cucumber", was born in Chicoutimi, Quebec on this date in 1887.
2008-09 UD Masterpieces #29

1972-73 Topps #173
Awarded every year since 1927 the Vezina Trophy honors the year's top goaltender.  Last season's winner was Tim Thomas of the Boston Bruins.

Hakeem Olajuwon turns 49 today.
 1990-91 NBA Hoops #127
This card came out the year before Olajuwon "corrected" the spelling of his first name to the proper Arabic way.

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus turns 72 today.
 1990 ProSet #93

1986 Masters
 Jack and Arnie

Actress Geena Davis is 56 today.

Geena co-starred in the baseball movie A League of Their Own.
 Geena with Tom Hanks
Geena with Rosie O'Donnell and Madonna


  1. Holy smokes... that's a lot of big name birthdays! and Geena is looking smoking hot in that black dress.

  2. Best NBA center that I have ever seen? Hakeem Olajuwon!!


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