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Maurice "The Rocket" Richard MP (1921 - 2000)

"The Rocket"

L'Émeute Maurice Richard L'honorable Joseph Henri Maurice Richard, C.P., O.C., O.Q. (né le 4 août 1921 à Montréal au Québec — mort le 27 mai...

9/27/2014 2/2/2016

Pat Tillman MP (1976 - 2004)

Patrick Daniel "Pat" Tillman (November 6, 1976 – April 22, 2004) was an American football player who left his professional career and enlisted in the United States Army in June 2002 in the aft...

2/1/2016 2/1/2016

Kevin Tillman (born January 24, 1978 in San Jose, California) is an American anti–Iraq War activist, a former U.S. Army soldier and former Minor League Baseball second baseman. In 2002, Tillma...

2/1/2016 2/1/2016
       

Timothy Richard Tebow (born August 14, 1987) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. In addition to his playing skills, he received considerable press attention for his publi...

3/18/2011 1/29/2016

Joseph "Joe" Montana, Jr., (born June 11, 1956), nicknamed Joe Cool, Golden Joe, The Golden Great and Comeback Joe, is a retired Hall of Fame football player in the National Football League (NFL) from ...

3/6/2011 1/28/2016

Mack Robinson (1914 - 2000)

Olympics silver medal winner Mack Robinson was the older brother of Baseball Hall of Fame member Jackie Robinson. He was born Matthew MacKenzie Robinson on July 18, 1914 in Cairo, Georgia. Robinson a...

6/15/2011 1/28/2016

Kevin Wesley Love (born September 7, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Love is one of the top rebounders...

1/26/2012 1/27/2016

Zacharias Bierk (born September 17, 1976 in Peterborough, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in 47 NHL games with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Minnesota Wild, and Ph...

11/9/2010 1/22/2016

Alfred Renfrew Richards MP (1867 - 1904)

"Alf"

Alfred Renfrew Richards (14 December 1867 – 9 January 1904), was a South African sportsman who represented his country at Test cricket and rugby union. He was capped three times for South Africa...

1/28/2008 10/23/2015

Haskell Cohen (1914 - 2000)

Haskell Cohen (March 12, 1914 – June 28, 2000) was the public relations director of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1950 to 1969. He is known as the creator of the NBA All-Star Ga...

7/11/2007 10/4/2015

Yogi Berra MP (1925 - 2015)

"Yogi"

Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (May 12, 1925 – September 22, 2015) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) catcher, manager, and coach. He played almost his entire 19-year baseball career (1946...

9/23/2015 9/23/2015

Mark David McGwire (born October 1, 1963), nicknamed "Big Mac", is an American former professional baseball player currently serving as the hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League B...

9/21/2015 9/22/2015

Don Mattingly MP

"Don"

Minckovech Donald Arthur Mattingly (born April 20, 1961) is an American professional baseball first baseman, coach and manager. Mattingly is currently the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major ...

9/18/2015 9/22/2015

Irma Mae Lucas (c.1908 - 1997)

At the 1927 Pan-Pacific Games in Japan, Irma Mae Lucas became the first foreign female athlete and swimmer to compete in Japan.

8/22/2015 8/22/2015

Vic Heyliger (1912 - 2006)

Victor Heyliger (September 26, 1912 – October 4, 2006) was a National Hockey League center and the head coach of the University of Michigan ice hockey team. Career Born in Concord, Massach...

8/20/2015 8/20/2015
       

Ronda Jean Rousey (born February 1, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist, judoka and actress. She is the first and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, as well as the last Strikeforce Women'...

8/16/2015 8/16/2015

Maxwell Woosnam (1892 - 1965)

Great English sportsman ~ in the 1920s he captained Manchester City, played tennis at Wimbledon, led the Davis Cup team, and scored a century at Lord's. Maxwell "Max" Woosnam (6 September 1892 ...

8/5/2015 8/6/2015

Ella Maillart (1903 - 1997)

"Kini"

"I am glad that I left home when I was young and followed the wake of the subtle Ulysses, glad to have lived the sea and the desert instead of helping father to air the silky softness of the deep seals...

7/8/2015 7/8/2015

JEM MACE (Boxing Champion) (1831 - 1910)

"The Gypsy"

Jem - James Mace Height 176 cm (5 ft 9.3 in) Born 8 April 1831 @ Beeston, Norfolk, England Died 30 November 1910 (aged 79) A middleweight, he succeeded in outboxing heavier opponents thanks to his da...

4/17/2011 6/15/2015

From Wikipedia (English) : Patrick Jacques Roy (French pronunciation: ​[ʁwa]; born October 5, 1965) is a Canadian former ice hockey goaltender and the current head coach and Vice Presid...

9/11/2014 6/13/2015

From Wikipedia (English) : Joseph Harry Guy Carbonneau (born March 18, 1960) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. He was also the president of the Quebe...

9/10/2014 6/13/2015

Reginald M. Cram (April 29, 1914 – August 6, 2004) was a United States Air Force officer who served as Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard. An accomplished biathlete, Cram is a me...

6/10/2015 6/10/2015

Elbridge Baker Ross, Jr. (1909 - 1980)

Elbridge Ross attended Colby College where he played both hockey and baseball. After graduating with a B.S. degree from Colby, Ross played amateur hockey before being selected for the 1936 Olympic team...

5/29/2015 5/30/2015

Bayard Tuckerman, Jr. (1889 - 1974)

. Bayard Tuckerman, Jr. (April 19, 1889 – April 14, 1974) was an American jockey, businessman, and politician. Early life Tuckerman was born on April 19, 1889 in Morristown, New Jersey to ...

5/22/2015 5/22/2015

Truxtun Hare (1878 - 1956)

Thomas Truxtun Hare (October 12, 1878 – February 2, 1956) was an American track and field athlete who competed in the hammer throw and All rounder events. He was also a college football player...

5/20/2015 5/21/2015
       

Sarah Devens (1973 - 1995)

Sarah McKnight Devens (November 17, 1973 – July 10, 1995) was an ice hockey player for the Dartmouth Big Green women’s ice hockey program. The Sarah Devens Award is named in her honor. ...

5/16/2015 5/16/2015

. Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. (August 8, 1919 – February 1, 2006) was an American politician and the 12th Governor of Arizona, serving from January 1965 till January 1967. He also remained act...

5/3/2015 5/3/2015

Arthur A. Seeligson, Jr. (1920 - 2001)

. Arthur Addison Seeligson, Jr. (October 29, 1920 - April 17, 2001) was an American oilman, rancher, and a Thoroughbred racehorse owner/breeder. Family Seeligson was born in San Antonio, Texas, t...

4/30/2015 4/30/2015

Aras Baskauskas (born September 26, 1981) is a reality TV personality who won Survivor: Panama and competed in Survivor: Blood vs. Water. Early life Baskauskas played collegiate NCAA Division I b...

4/29/2015 4/29/2015

Profile photo: Gladys Mills Phipps and her husband Henry Carnegie Phipps Gladys Livingston Mills Phipps (1883-1970) was an United States socialite, sportsperson, and a thoroughbred racehorse owner ...

2/11/2007 4/26/2015

Ogden Mills (1856 - 1929)

Ogden Mills (1857 - January 29, 1929) was an American financier and Thoroughbred racehorse owner. Life and career Born in Millbrae, California, he was the son of Jane Templeton Cunningham and her...

2/11/2007 4/26/2015

Jack Johnson (1878 - 1946)

John Arthur "Jack" Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), nicknamed the Galveston Giant was an American boxer, who—at the height of the Jim Crow era—became the first African A...

4/23/2015 4/23/2015

Robert Julian Frankel MP (1941 - 2009)

Robert Julian Frankel was an American thoroughbred race horse trainer whom ESPN called "one of the most successful and respected trainers in the history of thoroughbred racing." He was inducted into th...

4/14/2015 4/22/2015

Alexander Graham Bell Grosvenor (December 7, 1927 – April 7, 1978) was a United States Navy pilot, carrier officer, and avid yachtsman credited with promoting the resurgence of sailing at the ...

1/23/2012 4/21/2015

She is the clear proof that not all polo legends are made astride a horse. Louise Eustis Hitchcock was a passionate poloist long before women became equal to men on the field, and her legacy in the s...

1/14/2009 4/18/2015

Florieda Batson (1900 - 1996)

Florieda Batson was captain of the first American women's Olympic team. Florieda Batson (born November 20, 1900, New Orleans, Louisiana; died January 31, 1996, New Orleans) was an American hurdler ...

6/4/2014 4/16/2015

Bus Mosbacher (1922 - 1997)

"Bus Mosbacher"

Emil "Bus" Mosbacher, Jr. (born 1922 - August 13, 1997) was a two-time America's Cup-winning yachtsman, the founding chairman of Operation Sail, and Chief of Protocol of the United States during the ...

7/26/2009 4/12/2015

Robert Adam Mosbacher, Sr. (March 11, 1927 – January 24, 2010) was an American businessman, accomplished yacht racer, and a Republican politician. Early life Mosbacher was born in Mount Ve...

7/26/2009 4/12/2015

Sasha Cohen MP

"Sasha"

Alexandra Pauline "Sasha" Cohen (born October 26, 1984) is a U.S. figure skater. She is the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World Championship medalist, the 2003 Grand Prix Final Champion,...

10/25/2014 4/11/2015

Victor Elmaleh MP (1918 - d.)

Victor Elmaleh (pronounced el-MAHL-ay; November 27, 1918 – November 17, 2014) was a Moroccan-born American businessman. He was born in Mogador, now Essaouira, Morocco, the oldest of six brothe...

11/22/2014 4/11/2015

Bill Goldberg MP

"Bill"

William Scott "Bill" Goldberg (born December 27, 1966) is an American actor, former football player and former professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with World Championship Wres...

9/18/2012 4/10/2015

Zvi Nishri MP (1878 - 1973)

Zvi Nishri צבי נשרי (Orloff) (January 4, 1878 – July 22, 1973) was a pioneer in modern physical education in Palestine, and subsequently in Israe...

2/12/2010 4/10/2015

Loren Galler-Rabinowitz (born January 19, 1986, in Boston, MA) is an American ice dancer and pageant titleholder. She is the 2004 U.S. ice dancing bronze medalist with David Mitchell. Galler-Rabinowi...

4/21/2014 4/9/2015

Professional boxer. Featherweight Champion of the World from 1901 to 1912. Inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in 1955, the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990, the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame i...

11/24/2010 4/8/2015

William Endicott (deceased)

William Endicott was a director in the White House Office of Political Affairs.

4/6/2015 4/6/2015

Otis Chandler (1927 - 2006)

Otis Chandler (November 23, 1927 – February 27, 2006) was the publisher of the Los Angeles Times between 1960 and 1980, leading a large expansion of the newspaper and its ambitions. He was the...

4/6/2015 4/6/2015
       

Conchita Cintrón (1922 - 2009)

"La Diosa de Oro ('The Golden Goddess')"

Concepción Cintrón Verrill, also known as Conchita Cintrón or La Diosa de Oro ('The Golden Goddess') (August 9, 1922 in Antofagasta – February 17, 2009 in Lisbon), was a P...

3/27/2015 3/27/2015

Malcolm Webster Ford (1862 - 1901)

Malcolm Webster Ford (1862-1902), athlete and journalist. He was born in Brooklyn, the son of Gordon Lester Ford and Emily Fowler Ford (a granddaughter of Noah Webster, poet, and lifelong friend of E...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Robert Egerton Swartwout (1905 - 1951)

Robert Egerton Swartwout (July 2, 1905 – June 2, 1951) was an American-born author, poet, cartoonist, and coxswain. He was the only son of American architect Egerton Swartwout and British-born...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Skeeter Werner Walker (1933 - 2001)

Gladys Maxine "Skeeter" Werner Walker (December 22, 1933 – July 20, 2001) was an alpine ski racer and Olympian from the United States. Born and raised in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, "Skeeter"...

3/21/2015 3/21/2015
       

Jim Fixx (1932 - 1984)

James Fuller "Jim" Fixx (April 23, 1932 – July 20, 1984) was an American who authored the 1977 best-selling book The Complete Book of Running. He is credited with helping start America's fitne...

3/19/2015 3/19/2015

Sonny Carter (1947 - 1991)

Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter, Jr. (August 15, 1947 – April 5, 1991) was an American physician, professional soccer player, United States Navy officer, and NASA astronaut who flew on STS-33. ...

3/17/2015 3/17/2015

Diana Nyad /ˈnaɪˌæd/ (née Sneed; August 22, 1949) is an American author, journalist, motivational speaker, and long-distance swimmer. Nyad gained national attention...

3/17/2015 3/17/2015

William Porter "Bill" Lawrence (January 13, 1930 – December 2, 2005), was a decorated United States Navy vice admiral and naval aviator who served as Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy f...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

Gladys Fries Harriman (1896 - 1983)

Gladys Fries Harriman (1896–1983) was an American philanthropist, equestrian and big game hunter. She was an executive at the American Red Cross. She became one of the first female equestrian ...

3/9/2015 3/9/2015
       

Mickey Hargitay MP (1926 - 2006)

"Mickey"

He was an actor and Mr. Universe 1955. He was born in Budapest, Hungary. He also is noted for his marriage to Jayne Mansfield, and as the father of actress Mariska Hargitay. Early life and sports car...

7/12/2010 2/25/2015

Tim Horton MP (1930 - 1974)

Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton (January 12, 1930 – February 21, 1974) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player, a defenceman for 24 seasons in the National Hockey League. He played for the Toro...

6/16/2008 2/12/2015

Urban Frank Meyer, III (born July 10, 1964) is an American college football coach and former player, currently the head football coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes. Meyer served as the head coach of the ...

1/13/2015 1/13/2015

Alfred Carlton Gilbert (February 15, 1884 – January 24, 1961) was an American inventor, athlete, toy-maker and businessman. Born in Salem, Oregon and died in Boston, Massachusetts, Gilbert is ...

12/28/2014 12/28/2014

Jim Reeder (1924 - 1972)

James Bartlett Reeder was an Ohio State University All American who was a member of the 1943 Big Ten championship baseball team. Reeder was named a charter member of the California State University H...

12/26/2014 12/26/2014

H. Eugene Leigh (1860 - 1937)

Hiram Eugene Leigh (1860 - December 10, 1937) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer/owner and breeder who had a highly successful career in the United States as well as in Europe. Born in ...

12/18/2014 12/18/2014

Gary Hill (1941 - 2009)

) Gary Weir Hill (October 7, 1941 – January 17, 2009) was an American professional basketball player. Before playing professional basketball in the NBA, Hill came from Rocky, Oklahoma, where B...

12/14/2014 12/14/2014

Ty Monroe Murray (born October 11, 1969) is an American nine-time World Champion rodeo cowboy and co-founder and board adviser of the Professional Bull Riders.

3/17/2013 12/12/2014

Homer Pettigrew (1915 - 1997)

Homer Pettigrew holds the steer wrestling record for both total and consecutive world titles at six and four, respectively. He won his six within eight years, and in 1947 and 1949-50, he was second i...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

MGen William Maynadier Miley (1897 - 1997)

"Bud"

* Major General William Maynadier "Bud" Miley (26 December 1897 - 24 September 1997) was a United States Army major general and a professor of military science. Early life William M. Miley was ...

5/18/2012 12/2/2014

Cordy Milne (1914 - 1978)

Cordy Milne (April 14, 1914 – 15 October 1978) was an American international motorcycle speedway rider who finished third in the 1937 Speedway World Championship final, behind his brother Jack...

11/30/2014 11/30/2014

Preston Cloud (1912 - 1991)

Preston Ercelle Cloud, Jr. (September 26, 1912 – January 16, 1991) was an eminent American earth scientist, biogeologist, cosmologist, and paleontologist. He served in the United States Navy (...

11/28/2014 11/28/2014
       

Jack Hupp (1914 - 2001)

Jack Hupp was born on June 19, 1914 in San Diego, California, USA as Jack Rodney Hupp. He was a member of the 1936 U.S. Olympic basketball team which won the gold medal. Hupp was posthumously inducte...

11/24/2014 11/24/2014

Gary J. Garland (born October 12, 1957), also known as Gary Houston, is a former professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one seas...

4/13/2011 11/23/2014

Sybil Bauer (1903 - 1927)

Sybil Lorina Bauer (September 18, 1903 – January 31, 1927) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. Bauer graduated from Schurz High School in...

11/19/2014 11/19/2014

Tod Sloan (1874 - 1933)

James Forman "Tod" Sloan (August 10, 1874 - December 21, 1933) was one of the greatest jockeys in the history of Thoroughbred racing. Competed in the United States and England. On its formation in 1955...

11/15/2014 11/15/2014

Chuck Norris MP

"Chuck", "Ground Chuck"

Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist and actor. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial artist and has since founde...

7/10/2009 11/7/2014

Joe Benjamin (1898 - 1983)

"The San Joaquin Sheik Benjamin"

Lightweight boxer. Plagued with small brittle hands prevented him from possibly being a world lightweight champion., but he did have 225 fights in the ring, 38 wins, 13 knockouts and 5 draws during his...

10/26/2014 11/7/2014

Jack LaLanne (1914 - 2011)

Francois Henri "Jack" LaLanne (September 26, 1914 – January 23, 2011) was an American fitness, exercise, and nutritional expert and motivational speaker who is sometimes called "the godfather ...

10/25/2014 10/25/2014

Jack Westrope MP (1918 - 1958)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jack Gordon Westrope (January 18, 1918 - June 19, 1958) was an American Hall of Fame jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing. Born in Baker, Montana, Westrope was ...

12/3/2012 10/25/2014

Billie Jean King MP

"Wilhelmi J Moffitt King"

Billie Jean King is best known for her long and successful tennis career and as an advocate for sexual equality. Billie Jean King was born November 22, 1943 in Long Beach, California. Billie Jean beg...

9/25/2014 9/25/2014

Rebecca Rose Lobo-Rushin (born October 6, 1973) is an American television basketball analyst and former women's basketball player in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) from 1997 to 2003...

9/24/2014 9/25/2014

Ben Johnson (1918 - 1996)

)) Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. (June 13, 1918 – April 8, 1996) was an American stuntman, world champion rodeo cowboy and actor. The son of a rancher, Johnson arrived in Hollywood to deliver a con...

9/6/2014 9/6/2014

Helen Gibson (1892 - 1977)

"Helen Gibson"

Helen Gibson (August 27, 1892 – October 10, 1977) was an American film actress, vaudeville performer, radio performer, film producer, trick rider and rodeo performer; and is considered to be t...

9/1/2014 9/1/2014

Hoot Gibson (1892 - 1962)

Hoot Gibson (August 6, 1892 – August 23, 1962) was an American rodeo champion and a pioneer cowboy film actor, director and producer. Early life and career Born Edmund Richard Gibson in Te...

9/1/2014 9/1/2014

Bud Palmer (1921 - 2013)

John S. "Bud" Palmer (September 14, 1921 in Hollywood, California – March 19, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida) was an American professional basketball player. He was a member of the original ...

8/27/2014 8/27/2014

Kitty Canutt (1897 - d.)

"Kitty Wilks"

Kitty Canutt, stage name Kitty Wilks (born Katherine Derre at New York City, New York), was a professional bronc rider, and the All-Around Champion Cowgirl at the 1916 Pendleton Round-Up in Pendleton...

8/26/2014 8/26/2014

Yakima Canutt MP (1895 - 1986)

"Yakima Canutt", "Yak Canutt"

Yakima Canutt (November 29, 1895 – May 24, 1986), also known as Yak Canutt, was an American rodeo rider, actor, stuntman and action director. Filmography Selected filmography

8/26/2014 8/26/2014

Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson MP

"Phil", "The Zenmaster"

Montana, USA

Montana, USA

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson (born September 17, 1945) is a retired American professional basketball coach and former player. Jackson is widely considered one o...

2/18/2013 8/26/2014

Art Acord (1890 - 1931)

Arthemus Ward "Art" Acord (April 17, 1890 – January 4, 1931) was an American silent film actor and rodeo champion. Early life and career Art (Artumus Ward) Acord was born to Mormon parents...

8/23/2014 8/23/2014

George Armistead Smathers (November 14, 1913 – January 20, 2007) was an American lawyer and politician who represented the state of Florida in the United States Senate for eighteen years, from...

8/16/2014 8/16/2014

Robert Stack (1919 - 2003)

"Robert Stack"

Robert Stack (January 13, 1919 – May 14, 2003) was a multilingual American actor and television host. In addition to acting in more than 40 feature films, he starred in the 1959–63 tele...

6/23/2012 8/13/2014

Lt. General Thomas J. H. Trapnell (1902 - 2002)

"Trap"

Thomas John Hall "Trap" Trapnell (November 23, 1902 - February 13, 2002) was a United States Army general. Trapnell survived the Bataan Death March and the sinking of two transportation ships during ...

8/7/2014 8/7/2014

General George Brown (USAF) (1918 - c.1980)

Courtesy of the United States Air Force: GENERAL GEORGE SCRATCHLEY BROWN Retired June 21, 1978. Died December 5, 1978 General George Scratchley Brown was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ...

5/9/2008 8/6/2014

Jürgen Klinsmann (born 30 July 1964) is a German football manager and former player who is currently the head coach of the United States national team. As a player, Klinsmann played for several ...

6/26/2014 6/29/2014

Strother Martin (1919 - 1980)

Strother Douglas Martin, Jr. (March 26, 1919 – August 1, 1980), was a popular American character actor who often appeared in support of superstars John Wayne and Paul Newman and was memorabl...

6/28/2014 6/28/2014

Geoffrey Scott "Geoff" Cameron (born July 11, 1985) is an American soccer player who plays for Premier League side Stoke City and the United States national team.

6/27/2014 6/27/2014

Kyle Robert Beckerman (born April 23, 1982) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer and the United States national team. He is a holding midfielder an...

6/16/2014 6/17/2014