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Monday, August 20, 2012

Blow Out the Candles August 20

Hall of Fame catcher and manager Al Lopez was born in Tampa, Florida on this date in 1908.
From 1949-1964 his were the only two teams to beat out the Yankees to win win the American League pennant.
 Van Lingle Mungo, Babe, Al
 A Hall of Fame manager with a future Hall of Fame Manager (Tony LaRussa)

Actor Alan Reed was born in New York City, New York on this date in 1907.
Reed was the original voice of Fred Flintstone.

Jazz great "Big T", Jack Teagarden was born in Vernon, Texas on this date in 1905.
Jack and Louis

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