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Hall of Fame Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 18

Last Updated 10-06-2019

🏆🏀Joan Joyce -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.8/18/1940 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure
Misc: softball pitcher, 509-33 record

🏆🏈Greg Pruitt -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.8/18/1951
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback
Misc: Super Bowl XVIII, 5x Pro Bowl; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Oklahoma, Cleveland Browns (1973-1981), Los Angeles Raiders (1982-1984)

🏆🏁🏊Arne Borg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/18/1901 N.S. d.11/7/1987 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Swedish

🏆⚾Roberto Walker Clemente -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/18/1934 d.12/31/1972 (38)
Hall of Famer, MLB Right Fielder, Puerto Rican
Names/Places: NN:Bob
Misc: NL MVP 1966, World Series MVP in 1971; 15x All-Star, 4x NL batting champion, won 12x Gold Glove; 3000 hits; Pirates #21 retired
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (1955-1972)

🏆🏁Bob Glidden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/18/1944 d.12/17/2017 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Drag Racer
Misc: NHRA pro stock car drag racing champion

🏆⚾Burleigh A. Grimes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/18/1893 d.12/6/1985 (92)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: The last of the Spitballers
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (1916-1917), Brooklyn Robins (1918-1926), New York Giants (1927), Pittsburgh Pirates (1928-1929), Boston Braves (1930), St. Louis Cardinals (1930-1931), Chicago Cubs (1932-1933), St. Louis Cardinals (1933-1934), New York Yankees (1934), Pittsburgh Pirates (1934), Brooklyn Dodgers (manager, 1937-1938)

🎵Marvin Isley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/18/1953 d.6/6/2010 (56)
Hall of Famer, Pop Singer
Group Names: Isley Brothers

⚖🏆Maurice Podoloff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/18/1890 d.11/24/1985 (95)
Hall of Famer, Lawyer, Sports Figure
Misc: He served as the president of the Basketball Association of America (BAA) in 1946-1963, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1949-1963

🎵Sonny Til -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/18/1928 d.12/9/1981 (53)
Hall of Famer, Tenor, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN:Earlington Tilgham
Group Names: The Orioles

🏆Dezső Gyarmati -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1927 N.S. d.8/18/2013 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Hungarian
Misc: water polo player, one of five men to win three Olympic gold medals in Water Polo.

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🎵Pervis Jackson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1938 N.S. d.8/18/2008 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Spinners

🏆🏁🏊Phil Moriarty -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1914 N.S. d.8/18/2012 N.S. (0)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: Swimming and Diving Coach

🎭Don Pardo -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1918 d.8/18/2014 (96)
Hall of Famer, Announcer
Misc: of NBC staff since 1944; for Saturday Night Live, Jeopardy, 50s prime time TV, daytime game shows, etc

🏆🎾Theodore Pell -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1879 d.8/18/1967 (88)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

📰🏆Jack Whitaker -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/18/1924 N.S. d.8/18/2019 N.S. (95)
Hall of Famer, Commentator, Sportscaster
TV Shows: The NFL Today (1971-1974), CBS Sports, ABC Sports

✍🎭Bud Yorkin -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1926 N.S. d.8/18/2015 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Producer/Director

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