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Last Updated 10-22-2019

Gary Gabelich -- b.8/29/1940 N.S. d.1/26/1984 N.S. (43)
Auto Racer
Misc: set a world land speed record of 622.407 miles per hour (1,001.67 km/h) on Oct. 23, 1970 (broken by Stan Barrett in 1979).

Dan Gable -- b.10/25/1948
Wrestler, Olympic Athlete
Misc: coach; career college wrestling record of 118-1 at Iowa St., where he was a 2-time NCAA champ (1968,69) and tourney MVP in 1969 (137 lbs.); won gold medal (149 lbs) at 1972 Olympics; coach U.S. freestyle team in 1988; coached Iowa to 9 straight NCAA titles (1978-86) and has added three more from 1991-93.

Milt Gabler -- b.5/20/1911 d.7/20/2001 (90)
Music Producer
Misc: jazz aficionado

Peter Gabriel -- b.2/13/1950
Vegetarian, Music Producer, Songwriter, Flautist, Guitarist, Harmonicaist, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in London
Misc: some say b. May 3 or 13
Group Names: Genesis (lead 1966-75), soloist
Song Titles: Solsbury Hill (1977), Games Without Frontiers, Biko, Shock The Monkey, Sledgehammer, Don't Give Up (with Kate Bush), Big Time, In Your Eyes, Red Rain, Shakin' The Tree (with Youssou N'Dour), Digging in the Dirt, Steam
Album Titles: Nursery Cryme, Foxtrot, Selling England by the Pound, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (previous titles as lead of Genesis), Peter Gabriel (1977), Peter Gabriel (1978), Peter Gabriel (1980), Peter Gabriel/Security, So, Us, Up, Scratch My Back

Roman Gabriel -- b.8/5/1940
NFL Quarterback
Misc: 4x All Pro; most fumbles (105)
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams (1962-1972), Oakland Raiders (1973-1977)

Rosemarie Gabriel -- b.2/27/1956 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, East German

Bill Gadsby -- b.8/8/1927 d.3/10/2016 N.S. (88)
NHL Defensive, Canadian
Sports Teams: Chicago Black Hawks, New York Rangers, Detroit Red Wings

Joe Gaetjens -- b.3/19/1924 d.7/10/1964 (40)
Soccer Player, Haitian
Misc: presumed dead on July 10

John Gagliardi -- b.11/1/1926 N.S. d.10/7/2018 N.S. (91)
College Football Coach
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Saint John's University (MN) (football 1953-2012)

Laverne Clarence "Verne" Gagne -- b.2/26/1926 N.S. d.4/27/2015 N.S. (89)
Football Player, Wrestler
Misc: Wrestling promoter and trainer

Ambrose "Rowdy" Gaines -- b.2/17/1959
Sports Analyst, Sportscaster, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Ambrose Gaines IV
Misc: 100m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1984)

Clarence "Bighouse" Gaines -- b.5/21/1923 N.S. d.4/18/2005 N.S. (81)
College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: retired as coach of Div. II Winston-Salem after 1992-93 season with 828-446 record in 47 years; ranks second on all-time NCAA list behind Adolph Rupp's 876; in the College Basketball Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Morgan State University (player 1941-1945), Winston-Salem State University (coach 1946-1993)

Steve Gaines -- b.9/14/1949 d.10/20/1977 (28)
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Lynard Skynard

Bob Gainey -- b.12/13/1953
NHL Executive, NHL General Manager, NHL Coach, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1973-1989
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens (possibly 1973-1989)

Tommy Gaither -- b.??/??/1930 d.11/5/1950
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Orioles

Khaosai Galaxy -- b.5/15/1959
Boxer, Thailandian

Lauren "Laddie" Gale -- b.4/22/1917 N.S. d.7/29/1996 N.S. (79)
NBA Player, College Basketball Player
Misc: A leading figure in the development of West Coast basketball, Laddie Gale revolutionized the game by using a one-handed shot.

Victor Galíndez -- b.11/2/1948 d.10/25/1980 (31)
Boxer, Argentine

Rudy Galindo -- b.9/7/1969 N.S.
Figure Skater

Nikos Galis -- b.7/23/1957 N.S.
Basketball Player
Names/Places: aka Nikolaos Georgalis
Misc: an inaugural member of the FIBA Hall of Fame

Michael Riley "Mickey" Galitzen -- b.9/6/1909 N.S. d.6/6/1959 N.S. (49)
Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

Hughie Gallacher -- b.2/2/1903 d.6/11/1957 (54)
Soccer Center Forward, Scotish

Harry Gallagher -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, Australian
Misc: Swimming Coach

Jimmy Gallagher -- b.6/7/1901 d.10/7/1971 (70)
Soccer Player, Scotish

Harry J. Gallatin -- b.4/26/1927 d.10/7/2015 N.S. (88)
NBA Coach, NBA Forward
Misc: 7x NBA All-Star; NBA Coach of the Year (1963)
Sports Teams: New York Knicks (player 1948-1957, coach 1965-1966), Detroit Pistons (player 1957-1958), St. Louis Hawks (coach 1962-1965)

Claire Galligan -- b.9/24/1895 N.S. d.10/8/1978 N.S. (83)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Clifton E. "Cliff" Gallup -- b.6/17/1930 N.S. d.10/9/1988 N.S. (58)
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The Blue Caps (a backing band for Gene Vincent)

Simon Jonothan Gallup -- b.6/1/1960 N.S.
Punk Rock Bassist, English
Group Names: The Cure

"Pud" Galvin -- b.12/25/1856 d.3/7/1902 (45)
MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: St. Louis Brown Stockings (1875), Buffalo Bisons (1879-1885), Pittsburgh Alleghenys (1885-1889), Pittsburgh Burghers (1890), Pittsburgh Pirates (1891-1892), St. Louis Browns (1892)

Alessandro "Sandro" Gamba -- b.6/3/1932 N.S.
Basketball Coach, Basketball Player, Italian
Sports Teams: Olimpia Milano

Kenny Gamble -- b.8/11/1943 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter
Misc: wrote many hit songs with Leon Huff
Song Titles: Expressway To Your Heart, If You Don't Lnow Me By Now, Me and Mrs. Jones (composer), Love Train, TSOP, When Will I See You Again, I Love Music, You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine, Use Ta Be My Girl

Don Gambril -- b.1/2/1934 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: Swimming Coach

Gary Allan "Gubbio" Gambucci -- b.9/22/1946 N.S.
NHL Forward
Misc: played mainly in the WHA
Sports Teams: Minnesota North Stars (1971-1974), Minnesota Fighting Saints (WHA, 1973-74)

Peter Gammons -- b.4/9/1945
Journalist, Sports Writer

Floyd "Chip" Ganassi Jr. -- b.5/24/1958 N.S.
Auto Racer

Joe Gans -- b.11/25/1874 d.8/10/1910 (35)
Boxer
Misc: the first black lightweight boxing champion of the world

Harry Gant -- b.1/10/1940
Auto Racer
Names/Places: NN: Handsome Harry
Misc: NASCAR driver 1967-96

Mǐn Gāo -- b.9/7/1970 N.S.
Diver, Olympic Athlete, Chinese

Joe Garagiola -- b.2/12/1926 d.3/23/2016 N.S. (90)
TV Host, Game Show Host, Baseball Announcer, MLB Catcher
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis; RN:Joseph Henry
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 1991
TV Shows: NBC Sports, Baseball World of Joe Garagiola, Monday Night Baseball, Today Show, Joe Garagiola's Memory Game, He Said She Said, Sale of the Century, To Tell The Truth, Strike It Rich

Eleanor Garatti-Saville -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, American

Mary Garber -- b.4/19/1916 N.S. d.9/21/2008 N.S. (92)
Sports Writer
Misc: a pioneer among women sportswriters

Jerry Garcia -- b.8/1/1942 d.8/9/1995 (53)
Songwriter, Classic Rock Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco; RFMN:Jerome John
Group Names: The Grateful Dead (lead and co-founder)

Gino Gardassanich -- b.11/26/1922 d.2/12/2010 (87)
Soccer Goal Keeper
Names/Places: aka Gino Gard

Chuck Gardiner -- b.12/31/1904 d.6/13/1934 (29)
NHL Goaltender, Scotish
Misc: played 1927-1934
Sports Teams: Chicago Black Hawks (NHL)

Herb Gardiner -- b.5/8/1891 d.1/11/1972 (80)
NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1921-1929
Sports Teams: Calgary Tigers, Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks

Carl Gardner -- b.4/29/1928 d.6/12/2011 (83)
Tenor, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
Misc: some say b. 1927
Group Names: The Coasters (lead)

Jack (Basketball) Gardner -- b.3/29/1910 N.S. d.4/9/2000 N.S. (90)
College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the College Basketball and Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: USC (player 1928-1932), Kansas State University (coach 1939-1942, 1946-1953), University of Utah (coach 1953-1971)

James Henry "Jimmy" Gardner -- b.5/21/1881 N.S. d.11/7/1940 N.S. (59)
NHL Left Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: Played from 1899-1911
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Professionals, Montreal Wanderers, Montreal Shamrocks, Calumet Miners, New Westminster Royals, Montreal Canadiens

Randy Gardner -- b.12/2/1958
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete

Art Garfunkel -- b.11/5/1941
Jewish, Actor, Songwriter, Pop Singer, Folk Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Queens, NY or Newark, NJ; RFN:Arthur
Misc: 1958 grad, unlikely b. in 1942; Not b. Oct 13 (confused with Paul Simon's bday)
Group Names: Simon and Garfunkel, soloist
Song Titles: All I Know, My Little Town, I Only Have Eyes For You, Wonderful World
Album Titles: Angel Clare, Breakaway, Watermark, Fate For Breakfast

Chuck Garland -- b.10/29/1898 d.1/28/1971 (72)
Tennis Player

Don Garlits -- b.1/14/1932
Auto Racer
Names/Places: NN:The Father of Drag Racing; NN:Big Daddy
Misc: was credited with developing the rear engine dragster

James Garner -- b.4/7/1928 d.7/19/2014 (86)
Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in Norman, Ok.; RMLN:Scott Baumgardner
TV Shows: The Rockford Files (as Jim Rockford), Maverick (as Bret Maverick), Man of the People (as Jim Doyle), 8 Simple Rules (as Jim)
Movie Titles: Maverick, My Fellow Americans, Space Cowboy, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, The Notebook

Sherman Garnes -- b.6/8/1940 d.2/26/1977 (36)
Bass Singer/Basso, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers

Darrell Garretson -- b.3/18/1932 N.S. d.4/21/2008 N.S. (76)
Basketball Referee
Misc: Officiated in the NBA for 27 years from 1967 to 1994, and later served as NBA Supervisor of Officials for 17 years from 1981 to 1998.

Mike Garrett -- b.4/12/1944
NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1965), Garrett was an All-American RB for Southern California and played in the NFL's first AFL-NFL Championship game for Kansas City against the mighty Green Bay Packers; 2x AFL All-Star, 2x AFL champ, 1x Super Bowl champ; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Southern California, Kansas City Chiefs (1966-1970), San Diego Chargers (1970-1973)

John Garrison -- b.2/13/1909 N.S. d.5/13/1988 N.S. (79)
Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete

John Paul "Jack" Garrity -- b.4/1/1926 N.S. d.8/31/2015 N.S. (89)
Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete
Misc: played 1951-1955
Sports Teams: Worcester Warriors, Boston Olympics

Mike Gartner -- b.10/29/1959
NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1978-1998; 607+ goals
Sports Teams: Cincinnati Stingers (WHA), Washington Capitals, Minnesota North Stars, New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Phoenix Coyotes

Tim Garton -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, American

Ron Garvin -- b.3/30/1945 N.S.
Wrestler, Canadian
Names/Places: RN: Roger Barnes, Ring Name: Rugged Ronnie Garvin

Paul Gascoigne -- b.5/27/1967
Soccer Midfielder, English

George Gate -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, Canadian
Misc: Swimming Coach

William "Pop" Gates -- b.8/30/1917 N.S. d.12/1/1999 N.S. (82)
Basketball Player
Sports Teams: Harlem Renaissance, Harlem Globetrotters (player and coach)

Terrence "Terry" Stephen Gathercole -- b.11/25/1935 N.S. d.5/30/2001 N.S. (65)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian

Frank "Gunner" Gatski -- b.3/18/1921 d.11/22/2005 (84)
NFL Player
Misc: 4x NFL champ, 4x AAFC champ, 4x All Pro; AAFC and NFL All-Pro center
Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns (1946-1956), Detriot Lions (1957)

Arturo "Thunder" Gatti -- b.4/15/1972 N.S. d.7/11/2009 N.S. (37)
Boxer, Canadian, Italian

Bob Gaudio -- b.11/17/1942
Music Producer, Songwriter, Organist, Pianist, Pop Singer
Misc: AP says b. 1941
Group Names: The Four Seasons

James Gaughran -- b.7/5/1932 N.S.
Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, American

Marcel Gauthier -- b.7/21/1928 d.11/6/1998 (70)
Wrestler, Canadian
Names/Places: aka Sky Low Low

Kid Gavilan -- b.1/6/1926 d.2/13/2003 (77)
Boxer, Cuban

Dave Gavitt -- b.10/26/1937 d.9/16/2011 (73)
NBA Executive, College Basketball Coach
Misc: Dartmouth and Providence coach who formed Big East Conference in 1979; U.S. Olympic coach in 1980; chairman of NCAA tournament committee (1981-84); as president of USA Basketball (1988-92), he was primary force behind sending Dream Team to '92 Olympics
Sports Teams: Boston Celtics (executive, 1990-1994)

Connie B. Gay -- b.8/22/1914 d.12/3/1989 (75)
Music Executive, Country Performer
Misc: Country Music Association founder

Marvin Gaye -- b.4/2/1939 N.S. d.4/1/1984 N.S. (44)
Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Drummer, Keyboardist, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Washington. D.C.; RN:Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.
Misc: was shot to death by his father, Marvin Gay Sr., in Los Angeles.
Song Titles: How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You, I'll Be Doggone, Ain't That Peculiar, It Takes Two, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Your Precious Love, Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing, Let's Get It On, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, What's Going On, Mercy Mercy Me, Inner City Blues, Got To Give It Up, Sexual Healing
Album Titles: How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You, In The Groove, M.P.G., What's Going On, Trouble Man, Let's Get It On, I Want You, Here My Dear, In Our Lifetime, Midnight Love
Video Titles: Marvin Gaye: Live in Montreux 1980, The Real Thing in Performance 1964-1981, What's Going On

Lindsay Gaze -- b.8/16/1936 N.S.
Basketball Coach, Basketball Player, Olympic Athlete, South Australian
Misc: in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame, Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach and the FIBA Hall of Fame as a Player
Sports Teams: Melbourne Tigers (coach 1984-2005)

Anthony "Tony" Geary -- b.5/29/1947 N.S.
Actor, Producer
Misc: some say b. 1948
TV Shows: Genreal Hospital (as Lucas 'Luke' Lorenzo Spencer, then Bill Eckert)
Movie Titles: Fish Tank,UHF

David Geffen -- b.2/21/1943
Stage Producer, Music Figure, Gay
Misc: Geffen Records executive; stage: Cats

Lou Gehrig -- b.6/19/1903 d.6/2/1941 (37)
Movie Actor, MLB First Baseman
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RFN:Henry Louis
Misc: 7x All-Star, 6x World Series champ, 3x AL home run leader, 5x AL RBI leader; AL League Award Winner 1927; AL MVP 1936; 2,721 hits, 1,990 RBIs; Yankee played record 2130 consecutive games; a degenerative disease was named after him; 7x World Series; .341 avg., 493 HRs; Yankees #4 retired; d. in New York of a degenerative disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (player 1923-1939, captain 1935-1939)

Charlie Gehringer -- b.5/11/1903 d.1/21/1993 (89)
MLB Second Baseman
Names/Places: NN:Mechanical Man; RFN:Charles Leonard
Misc: AL MVP 1937, 6x All-Star; Tigers #2 retired
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (1924-1942)

Larry Gelbart -- b.2/25/1938 d.9/11/2009 (71)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Producer
TV Shows: M*A*S*H (developer)

Tommy Gemmell -- b.10/16/1943 d.??/??/2004 N.S. (0)
Soccer Player, Scotish
Misc: can't find date of death; full back and manager

Archibald "Archie" Gemmill -- b.3/24/1947
Soccer Player, Scotish

Frank "Frankie" Genaro -- b.8/26/1901 d.12/27/1966 (65)
Boxer, Olympic Athlete

James Gentle -- b.7/21/1904 d.5/22/1986 (81)
Soldier, Golfer, Soccer Player, Hockey Figure
Misc: in the National Soccer Hall of Fame

Teddy Wayne Gentry -- b.1/22/1952
Bassist, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Ft. Wayne, AL
Group Names: Alabama

Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion -- b.2/14/1931 d.3/11/2006 (75)
NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Montreal
Misc: played 1950-1968
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers

Bill George -- b.10/27/1929 d.9/30/1982 (52)
NFL Linebacker
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears (1952-1965), Los Angeles Rams (1966)

Ed Don George -- b.6/3/1905 d.9/18/1985 (80)
Wrestler
Misc: also a wrestling promoter

Eddie George -- b.9/24/1973
NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1995)
Sports Teams: Ohio State University, Houston Oilers/Tennessee Oilers/Tennessee Titans, Dallas Cowboys

Eddie Gerard -- b.2/22/1890 d.8/7/1937 (47)
NHL Defensive, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1910-1923
Sports Teams: Ottawa Senators, Toronto St. Patricks

Anne Gerli -- b.??/??/???? N.S. d.3/3/2016 N.S. (92)
Figure Skater

Russ Gersonde -- b.9/15/1907 d.3/14/1989 (81)
Bowler
Misc: one of the tallest leading bowlers at 6 foot 4 1/2.

George "The Iceman" Gervin -- b.4/27/1952 N.S.
NBA Player
Misc: leading NBA scorer 1978-80,82; 9x NBA All-Star (1977-1985); NBA All-Star Game MVP (1980); 5x All-NBA First Team (1978-1982); 2x All-NBA Second Team (1977, 1983); 3x ABA All-Star (1974-1976); 2x All-ABA Second Team (1975-1976); ABA All-Rookie Team (1973); ABA All-Time Team; 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); in the College and Pro Basketball Halls of Fame; Spurs #44 retired
Sports Teams: Virginia Squires (ABA 1972-1974), San Antonio Spurs (ABA and NBA 1974-1985), Chicago Bulls (1985-1986), Banco Roma (Italy 1986-1987), Quad City Thunder (CBA 1989), TDK Manresa (Spain 1989-1990)

Marjorie Gestring -- b.11/18/1922 N.S. d.4/20/1992 N.S. (69)
Diver, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: 1936 Olympic Springboard Diving Gold Medalist; Marjorie was at the time the youngest woman to win a gold medal.

Rudy Getzinger -- b.4/9/1943
Soccer Player, Yugoslav

Eddie Giacomin -- b.6/6/1939
NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: played 1959-1978
Sports Teams: New York Rangers, Detroit Red Wings

Joey Giardello -- b.7/16/1930 d.9/4/2008 (78)
Boxer
Misc: World Middleweight Champion [1963-65]

Sir Barry Gibb -- b.9/1/1946 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in Isle Of Man; Andy, Maurice & Robin's brother
Group Names: The Bee Gees
Song Titles: I Started a Joke, Lonely Days, How Can You Mend a Broken Heart, Jive Talkin', Nights on Broadway, Fanny, You Should Be Dancing, Love So Right, How Deep is Your Love, Stayin' Alive, Night Fever, Too Much Heaven, Tragedy, Love You Inside Out, One
Album Titles: Bee Gees' 1st, Main Course, Children of the World, Saturday Night Fever, Spirits Having Flown, Best of the Bee Gees, Bee Gees Greatest

Maurice Gibb -- b.12/22/1949 d.1/12/2003 (53)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Bassist, Pop Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in Isle of Man; Andy & Barry's brother, Robin's twin
Group Names: The Bee Gees
Song Titles: I Started a Joke, Lonely Days, How Can You Mend a Broken Heart, Jive Talkin', Nights on Broadway, Fanny, You Should Be Dancing, Love So Right, How Deep is Your Love, Stayin' Alive, Night Fever, Too Much Heaven, Tragedy, Love You Inside Out, One
Album Titles: Bee Gees' 1st, Main Course, Children of the World, Saturday Night Fever, Spirits Having Flown, Best of the Bee Gees, Bee Gees Greatest

Robin Gibb -- b.12/22/1949 d.5/20/2012 (62)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in Isle of Man; Andy & Barry's brother, Maurice's twin
Group Names: The Bee Gees
Song Titles: I Started a Joke, Lonely Days, How Can You Mend a Broken Heart, Jive Talkin', Nights on Broadway, Fanny, You Should Be Dancing, Love So Right, How Deep is Your Love, Stayin' Alive, Night Fever, Too Much Heaven, Tragedy, Love You Inside Out, One
Album Titles: Bee Gees' 1st, Main Course, Children of the World, Saturday Night Fever, Spirits Having Flown, Best of the Bee Gees, Bee Gees Greatest

Billy Gibbons -- b.12/16/1949
Songwriter, Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Houston, TX
Misc: some say b. Mar 4, 1948
Group Names: ZZ Top

Mike Gibbons -- b.7/20/1887 d.8/31/1956 (69)
Boxer

Joe Jackson Gibbs -- b.11/25/1940
NFL Coach, College Football Coach
Misc: 2x Pro Football Weekly Coach of the Year, 3x Sporting News Coach of the Year, 2x AP Coach of the Year, 4x NFC Conference Championships, 3x Super Bowl Champion; he coached Washington to 140 victories and 3 Super Bowl titles in 12 seasons before retiring on Mar. 5, 1993; owner of NASCAR racing team that won 1993 Daytona 500; AP says b. 1940
Sports Teams: San Diego State University (1964-1966), Florida State University (1967-1968), University of Southern California (1969-1970), University of Arkansas (1971-1972), St. Louis Cardinals (1973-1977), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1978), San Diego Chargers (1979-1980), Washington Redskins (1981-1992), Washington Redskins (2004-2007) (head coach)

Josiah Willard Gibbs -- b.2/11/1839 d.4/28/1903 (64)
Scientist, Chemist, Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist, Theologian

Althea Gibson -- b.8/25/1927 d.9/28/2003 (76)
Tennis Player
Misc: 2X U.S. & Wimbledon singles champ; won both Wimbledon and U.S. championships in 1957 and '58; first black to play in either tourney and first to win each title.

Bob "Hoot" Gibson -- b.11/9/1935
Sportscaster, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Omaha, NE
Misc: 9x All-Star, 2x NL Cy Young Award, 9x Gold Glove, World Series MVP in 1964 and 1967, NL MVP 1968; struck out 3117 batters; Baseball RHP; won 20 or more games 5 times; won 2 NL Cy Young Awards in 1968 and 1970; led St. Louis to 2 World Series titles; 251 career wins; lowest ERA in N.L. history (1.12), only man to pitch 7 consecutive complete World Series games; Cardinals #45 retired and in Cardinals Hall of Fame; played one year with the Globetrotters.
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1959-1975)
TV Shows: Monday Night Baseball (announcer)

Don Gibson -- b.4/3/1928 d.11/17/2003 (75)
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist, American
Names/Places: b. in Shelby, NC
Misc: some say b. Mar 3, AP says b. 1932; some say b. 1928; in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

Josh Gibson -- b.12/21/1911 d.1/20/1947 (35)
MLB Catcher
Names/Places: NN:The Negro Babe Ruth
Misc: hit 800+ home runs
Sports Teams: Homestead Grays (1930-1931), Pittsburgh Crawfords (1932-1936), Dragones de Ciudad Trujillo (1937), Homestead Grays (1937-1939), Azules de Veracruz (1940-1941), Homestead Grays (1942-1946)

Therman Gibson -- b.1/30/1917 d.3/28/1969 (52)
Bowler

Frank Gifford -- b.8/16/1930 N.S. d.8/9/2015 N.S. (84)
Football Announcer, NFL Quarterback, NFL Runningback
Names/Places: b. in Santa Monica, CA; Kathie Lee's husband
Misc: Monday Night Football 1971-97; 78 TDs, 5434 yds passing; 4-time All-Pro (1955-57,59); NFL MVP in 1956; led NY Giants to 3 NFL title games; TV sportscaster since 1958, beginning career while still a player.
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1952-1960, 1962-1964)

Kathie Lee Gifford -- b.8/16/1953
Dramatist/Playwright, Jewish, Correspondent, Actress, Soap Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Producer, Songwriter, Singer, French
Names/Places: Hebrew-Christian; RLN:Epstein; Paul Johnson's, then Frank's wife
Misc: Carnival Cruise Lines spokesperson
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives, Hee Haw Honeys, Good Morning America (correspondent), Regis & Kathie Lee, Today

Ryan Giggs -- b.11/29/1973
Soccer Coach, Soccer Midfielder, Soccer Manager, Welsh (Wales)
Misc: assistant manager of Manchester United

Rod Gilbert -- b.7/1/1941
NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Rodrique
Misc: played 1960-1978
Sports Teams: New York Rangers

Johnny Giles -- b.11/6/1940
Soccer Midfielder, Soccer Manager, Irish

Warren C. Giles -- b.5/28/1896 d.2/7/1979 (82)
MLB Executive, MLB Player
Misc: National League President 1951-70
Sports Teams: Cincinnatti Reds (General Manager and Club President 1937-1951)

Amory Tingle "Slats" Gill -- b.5/1/1901 N.S. d.4/5/1966 N.S. (64)
College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the Basketball and College Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Oregon State University (player 1921-1924, coach 1928-1964)

Vince Gill -- b.4/12/1957
Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Norman, Oklahoma
Group Names: Pure Prarie League, soloist
Song Titles: I Still Believe in You, Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away, One More Last Chance, Tryin' to Get You (previous titles are some of his singles that hit #1 on the country singles chart)
Album Titles: When I Call Your Name, Pocket Full of Gold, I Still Believe in You, When Love Finds You, High Lonesome Sound, The Key, Let's Make Sure We Kiss Goodbye, Next Big These Days

Ian Gillan -- b.8/19/1945
Stage Actor, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, British
Misc: Jesus Christ Superstar lead
Group Names: Deep Purple (lead), Black Sabbath

Lawrence Patrick David "Pat" Gillick -- b.8/22/1937 N.S.
MLB Executive, MLB Manager
Sports Teams: Toronto Blue Jays (1978-1994), Baltimore Orioles (1996-1998), Seattle Mariners (2000-2003), Philadelphia Phillies (2006-2008), Philadelphia Phillies (president since 2014)

Clark Gillies -- b.4/7/1954
NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1974-1988
Sports Teams: New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres

Sid Gillman -- b.10/26/1911 d.1/3/2003 (91)
NFL Executive, NFL Coach, NFL Player
Misc: Football innovator; only coach in both College and Pro Football halls of fame; led college teams at Miami-OH and Cincinnati to combined 81-19-2 record from 1944-54; coached LA Rams (1955-59) in NFL, then led Los Angeles and San Diego Chargers of AFL to 5 Western titles and 1 championship in the league's 1st six years; developed wide open, pass oriented offense, introduced situational player substitution and the study of game films; Chargers Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Cleveland Rams (player 1936), Miami (1942-1947), Cincinnatti (1949-1954), Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers (1960-1971), Houston Oilers (1973-1974)

Artis Gilmore -- b.9/21/1949
NBA Center
Misc: top scorer & rebounder; ABA All-Time Team (1997); ABA MVP (1972); ABA Rookie of the Year (1972); 5x ABA All-Star (1972-76); 5x All-ABA First Team (1972-76); 5x ABA All-Defensive First Team (1972-76); ABA All-Star Game MVP (1974); ABA Playoff MVP (1975); 6x NBA All-Star (1978, 1979, 1981-83, 1986); NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1978); NBA career leader in field goal percentage
Sports Teams: Kentucky Colonels (ABA, 1971-1976), Chicago Bulls (1976-1982), San Antonio Spurs (1982-1987), Chicago Bulls (1987), Boston Celtics (1988), Arimo Bologna (Italy, 1988-1989)

"Billy" Gilmour -- b.3/21/1885 d.3/13/1959 (73)
NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1903-1916
Sports Teams: Ottawa Hockey Club, Montreal Victorias

David Gilmour -- b.3/6/1946
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Rock & Roll Performer, English
Group Names: Pink Floyd, soloist

Doug Gilmour -- b.6/25/1963
NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1983-2003
Sports Teams: St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs, Rapperswil-Jona Lakers, New Jersey Devils, Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres, Montreal Canadiens

Alan John Gilzean -- b.10/22/1938 N.S. d.7/8/2018 N.S. (79)
Soccer Player, Scotish

Johnny Gimble -- b.5/30/1926 N.S. d.5/9/2015 N.S. (88)
Country Fiddler
Group Names: Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

Andrés Gimeno -- b.8/3/1937
Tennis Player, Spanish

Carlos Girón -- b.11/3/1954 N.S.
Diver, Olympic Athlete, Mexican
Names/Places: RN: Carlos Armando Giron Gutierrez

Lionel Giroux -- b.??/??/1935 d.12/4/1995 (60)
Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Little Beaver

Harrison Smith "Harry" Glancy -- b.9/17/1904 N.S. d.9/22/2002 N.S. (98)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Bill Glass -- b.8/16/1935
NFL Defensive End, College Football Player, CFL Figure
Sports Teams: Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL, 1957) Detroit Lions (1958-1961), Cleveland Browns (1962-1968)

Tom Glavine -- b.3/25/1966
MLB Pitcher
Misc: 3-time 20-game winner with Atlanta; NL Cy Young Award winner in 1991 and 1998; World Series MVP in 1995, 10x All-Star, 4x Silver Slugger, 5x NL wins leader; Braves #47 retired
Sports Teams: Atlanta Braves (1987-2002), New York Mets (2003-2007), Atlanta Braves (2008)

Jackie Gleason -- b.2/26/1916 N.S. d.6/24/1987 N.S. (71)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host, Variety Show Host, Composer, Bandleader
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RFN:Herbet John; NN: The Great One
TV Shows: Life of Riley (as Chester A. Riley), Cavalcade of Stars (M.C.), The Jackie Gleason Show, The Honeymooners (as Ralph Kramden)
Movie Titles: The Toy, The Hustler (as Minnesota Fats), Smokey and the Bandit (series)

Mercedes Gleitze -- b.11/18/1900 N.S. d.2/9/1981 N.S. (80)
Swimmer, English

Marty Glickman -- b.8/14/1917 d.1/3/2001 (83)
Football Announcer, Basketball Announcer, Track and Field
Sports Teams: New York Knicks (announcer), New York Giants (announcer), New York Jets (announcer)

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

Henry Glover -- b.5/21/1921 d.4/7/1991 (69)
Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Trumpeter
Misc: major R&B figure in the Blues Hall of Fame.

Melvin "Melle Mel" Glover -- b.5/15/1961 N.S.
Songwriter, Rapper, Hip Hop Performer
Names/Places: aka Melle Mell or Grandmaster Melle Mel
Misc: one of the pioneers of rap as lead rapper and main songwriter for Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five; the first rapper to call himself "MC" (Master of Ceremonies)
Group Names: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

Nathaniel "Kid Creole" Glover -- b.8/12/1950 N.S.
Hip-Pop Singer, Rap Music Performer
Names/Places: RN:August Darnell Browder
Group Names: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Kid Creole and The Cocoanuts

Roger Glover -- b.11/30/1945
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Bassist, Welsh (Wales)
Group Names: Deep Purple, Rainbow

Teddy Glover -- b.4/7/1902 d.2/8/1993 (90)
Soccer Player, English

Donna Godchaux -- b.8/22/1947
Singer, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: The Grateful Dead

Keith Godchaux -- b.7/19/1948 d.7/23/1980 (32)
Pianist, Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Group Names: The Grateful Dead

Kathleen McKane "Kitty" Godfree -- b.5/7/1896 N.S. d.6/19/1992 N.S. (96)
Tennis Player, English
Misc: Wimbledon 1924, 26

Arthur Godfrey -- b.8/31/1903 d.3/16/1983 (79)
Radio Actor, Variety Show Host, Vaudevillan, Singer, Banjoist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; NN:The Old Redhead
Misc: 1950s TV giant
Song Titles: Too Fat Polka
TV Shows: Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts, Arthur Godfrey and His Friends, Arthur Godfrey Time, Arthur Godfrey and His Ukulele

Eldon Godfrey -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, Canadian

George Godfrey -- b.1/25/1897 d.8/13/1947 (50)
Boxer
Names/Places: NN:The Leiperville Shadow

Jim Godman -- b.1/5/1946 d.5/3/2001 (55)
Bowler
Misc: one of the most prolific bowlers during the 1970s.

Norris Goff -- b.5/30/1906 d.6/7/1978 (72)
Actor, Comedian
Misc: comedian in film and radio best known as Abner Peabody in the rural radio comedy "Lum and Abner."

Gerry Goffin -- b.2/11/1939 d.6/19/2014 (75)
Music Producer, Lyricist, Songwriter
Misc: with ex-wife Carole King

Francis Xavier "Moose" Goheen -- b.2/8/1894 d.11/13/1979 (85)
NHL Defensive, NHL Left Wing, NHL Forward
Misc: played 1914-1932
Sports Teams: Buffalo Majors, St. Paul Saints

Bob Goike -- b.12/6/1953
Bowler

Glenn Lamont Goins -- b.1/2/1954 d.7/29/1978 (24)
Rhythm and Blues Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Parliament-Funkadelic

Danny Gokey -- b.4/24/1980
Country Singer
Album Titles: My Best Days

Thomas J. "Tom" Gola -- b.1/13/1933 d.1/26/2014 N.S. (81)
Politician, NBA Forward, College Basketball Player
Misc: 4-time All-America and 1955 Player of Year at La Salle; MVP in 1952 NIT and '54 NCAA tournaments, leading Pioneers to both titles; won NBA title as rookie with Philadelphia Warriors in 1956; 4-time NBA All-Star.
Sports Teams: Philadelphia/Golden State Warriors (1955-1962), New York Knicks (1962-1966)

Leonard Goldberg -- b.1/24/1934
TV Producer
Misc: co-produced with Aaron Spelling
TV Shows: The Rookies, Family, Starsky and Hutch, S.W.A.T., T.J. Hooker, Paper Dolls, Gavilan, Fantasy Island, Blue Bloods, Unknown, Charlie's Angels, Hart to Hart

William Scott Goldberg -- b.12/27/1966 N.S.
Actor, Football Player, Wrestler
Names/Places: NN:Bill Goldberg

Harry Golden -- b.??/??/???? d.12/??/2003
Bowler

William Lee Golden -- b.1/12/1939
Baritone, Country Singer
Group Names: Oak Ridge Boys

Leonard Harry Goldenson -- b.12/7/1905 d.12/27/1999 (94)
TV Executive, Film Executive

Paul Goldsmith -- b.10/2/1925
Auto Racer, Motorcyclist
Misc: former USAC and NASCAR driver

Billy Golembiewski -- b.7/31/1929 d.1/25/1998 (68)
Bowler
Names/Places: aka Billy G.

Alexander Gomelsky -- b.1/18/1928 N.S. d.8/16/2005 N.S. (77)
Basketball Coach, Russian

Vernon "Lefty" Gomez -- b.11/26/1908 d.2/17/1989 (80)
MLB Pitcher
Misc: 1930s Yankee led league in Shutouts, Strikeouts, Complete Games, & Innings; won 189 games
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (1930-1942), Washington Senators (1943)

Wilfredo Gómez -- b.10/29/1956
Boxer, Puerto Rican

Thomas Eugen "Tom" Gompf -- b.3/17/1939 N.S.
Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

Billy Gonsalves -- b.8/10/1908 d.7/17/1977 (68)
Soccer Player

Humberto González -- b.3/25/1966
Boxer, Mexican

Richard "Pancho" González -- b.5/9/1928 N.S. d.7/3/1995 N.S. (67)
Tennis Player
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles, CA
Misc: had a bad temper; won consecutive U.S. Championships in 1947-48 before turning pro at 21; dominated pro tour from 1950-61; in 1969 at age 41, played longest Wimbledon match ever (5:12) beating Charlie Pasarell 22-24,1-6,16-14,6-3,11-9.

Tony González -- b.2/27/1976 N.S.
NFL Tight End
Names/Places: RN: Anthony David Gonzalez
Misc: an all-time leader in touchdowns and yards amongst tight ends; 14x Pro Bowl, 6x First Team All-Pro, 4x Second Team All-Pro
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs (1997-2008), Atlanta Falcons (2009-2013)

Brian Stuart Goodell -- b.4/2/1959 N.S.
Politician, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: 400m/1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1976)

Sam Gooden -- b.9/2/1934 N.S.
Actor, Soul Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
Group Names: The Impressions

Ebbie Goodfellow -- b.4/9/1906 d.9/10/1985 (79)
NHL Center, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played from 1929-1943
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings

Frank Donald Goodish -- b.6/18/1946 N.S. d.7/17/1988 N.S. (42)
Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Brusier Brody and King Kong Brody

Benny Goodman -- b.5/30/1909 d.6/13/1986 (77)
Songwriter, Bandleader, Jazz Clarinetist
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; NN:The King of Swing

Gail Goodrich -- b.4/23/1943
NBA Player
Misc: NBA Champion (1972), 5x NBA All-Star (1969, 1972-1975); UCLA #25 retired, Lakers #25 retired
Sports Teams: UCLA (1962-1965), Los Angeles Lakers (1965-1968, 1970-1976), Phoenix Suns (1968-1970), New Orleans Jazz (1976-1979)

Mark Goodson -- b.1/24/1915 d.12/18/1992 (77)
TV Producer
Misc: Game Show producer sometimes co-produced with Bill Todman; over 10,000 hours
TV Shows: What's My Line?, Price Is Right, Match Game, To Tell The Truth, Password, Family Feud, Concentration, I've Got a Secret

Leo Joseph Goodwin -- b.11/13/1883 N.S. d.5/25/1957 N.S. (73)
Swimmer, Diver, Water Polo Player, American

Evonne Fay Goolagong-Cawley -- b.7/31/1951
Tennis Player, Australian
Misc: won the Australian Open 4 times, Wimbledon twice (1971-79), French once.

Retief Goosen -- b.2/3/1969 N.S.
Golfer, South African

Adoor Gopalakrishnan -- b.7/3/1941
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer, Movie Director, India

Andrew Lewis "Andy" Goram -- b.4/13/1964 N.S.
Soccer Goal Keeper, English

George Gordienko -- b.1/7/1928 N.S. d.5/13/2002 N.S. (74)
Artist, Wrestler, Canadian

Jeff Gordon -- b.8/4/1971 N.S.
Sports Announcer, Auto Racer, American
Names/Places: RN: Jeffrey Michael Gordon
Misc: NASCAR

Joe Gordon -- b.2/18/1915 d.4/14/1978 (63)
MLB Player
Names/Places: NN:Flash
Misc: 9x All-Star, 5x World Series champ, AL MVP 1942
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (player 1938-1943, 1946), Cleveland Indians (player 1947-1950), Cleveland Indians (manager 1958-1960), Detroit Tigers (manager 1960), Kansas City Athletics (manager 1961), Kansas City Royals (manager 1969)

Malcolm Gordon -- b.1/10/1868 N.S. d.11/13/1964 N.S. (96)
Hockey Coach

Berry Gordy Jr. -- b.11/28/1929
Businessperson, Executive, Music Producer, Songwriter
Names/Places: b. in Detroit
Misc: Motown Records founder

Terry Gordy -- b.4/23/1961 N.S. d.7/16/2001 N.S. (40)
Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Terry Ray Gordy Sr.
Misc: a member of The Fabulous Freebirds

Arthur Gore -- b.1/2/1868 d.12/1/1928 (60)
Tennis Player

Sylvia Gore -- b.11/25/1944 d.9/9/2016 N.S. (71)
Soccer Midfielder, Soccer Manager, English
Misc: MBE

William Crawford Gorgas -- b.10/3/1854 d.7/3/1920 (65)
Scientist, Doctor
Misc: fought yellow fever and malaria with mosquito control

Horst Goritz -- b.??/??/???? N.S. d.??/??/???? N.S. (0)
Swimmer, German
Misc: Swimming Coach

Frank Gorman -- b.11/11/1937 N.S.
Diver, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Francis Xavier "Frank" Gorman

Tommy Gorman -- b.6/9/1886 d.5/15/1961 (74)
NHL Manager, NHL Player, NHL Center, Lacrosse Player, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
Misc: founded NHL, won several Stanley Cups as a manager with four teams

Robert "Bob" Gormley -- b.8/3/1918 N.S. d.12/11/2003 N.S. (85)
Soccer Forward

Freeman F. Gosden -- b.5/5/1899 d.12/10/1982 (83)
Actor, Radio Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: Amos 'n Andy's Amos star & co-creator
TV Shows: Calvin & the Colonel (as Colonel)

Leon "Goose" Goslin -- b.10/16/1900 N.S. d.5/15/1971 N.S. (70)
MLB Left Fielder
Sports Teams: Washington Senators (1921-1930), St. Louis Browns (1930-1932), Washington Senators (1933), Detroit Tigers (1934-1937), Washington Senators (1938)

Joe Goss -- b.11/5/1838 d.3/24/1885 (46)
Boxer, English

Richard "Goose" Gossage -- b.7/5/1951 N.S.
MLB Pitcher
Misc: relief pitcher, 9x All-Star, 3x AL saves leader, World Series champ (1978)
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox (1972-1976), Pittsburgh Pirates (1977), New York Yankees (1978-1983), San Diego Padres (1984-1987), Chicago Cubs (1988), San Francisco Giants (1989), New York Yankees (1989), Fukuoka Daiei Hawks (1990), Texas Rangers (1991), Oakland Athletics (1992-1993), Seattle Mariners (1994)

Stone Gossard -- b.7/20/1966
Alternative Rock Guitarist
Group Names: Pearl Jam

Susanne "Sue" Gossick -- b.11/12/1947 N.S.
Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

Frank Gotch -- b.4/27/1878 d.12/16/1917 (39)
Wrestler
Misc: professional freestyle, or catch-as-catch-can, wrestler, considered one of the greatest in the history of the sport.

Karl Gotch -- b.8/3/1924 d.7/28/2007 (82)
Wrestler, German
Names/Places: RN:Karl Charles Istaz
Misc: Wrestling Trainer

Edward "Eddie" Gottlieb -- b.9/15/1898 N.S. d.12/7/1979 N.S. (81)
NBA Owner, NBA Manager, NBA Coach
Names/Places: NN:Mr. Basketball and The Mogul
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Warriors (first coach and manager and former owner 1951-1962)

Charles Richard Gough -- b.4/5/1962
Soccer Player, Swedish

Shane Gould -- b.11/23/1956 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
Names/Places: MN: Elizabeth
Misc: 200m swimmer; set world records in 5 different freestyle events between July,1971 and Jan,1972; won 3 gold medals, a silver and bronze in 1972 Olympics then retired at age 16.

Ray Goulding -- b.3/20/1922 d.3/24/1990 (68)
Comedian, Commercial Actor, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: b. in Lowell, MA
Misc: Bob (Elliott) & Ray radio satarist comedy duo, Piels Beer & other funny commercials

Michel Goulet -- b.4/21/1960
NHL Left Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: played 1978-1994
Sports Teams: Quebec Nordiques, Chicago Blackhawks, Birmingham Bulls

"Little" Anthony Gourdine -- b.1/8/1941 N.S.
Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: some say b. 1940
Group Names: The Imperials, soloist

Sheldon Govier -- b.1/11/1876 d.5/20/1951 (75)
Soccer Player, Scotish

Curt Gowdy -- b.7/31/1919 d.2/20/2006 (86)
Author, TV Host, Sportscaster, Baseball Announcer, Football Announcer, Basketball Announcer
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 1984; Basketball Hall of Fame prez, former radio voice of NY Yankees and then Boston Red Sox from 1949-66; TV play-by-play man for AFL, NFL and major league baseball; has broadcast World Series, All-Star Games, Rose Bowls, Super Bowls, Olympics and NCAA Final Fours for all 3 networks; in the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: New York Giants (baseball, broadcaster), Boston Red Sox (baseball, broadcaster)
Book Titles: Cowboy at the Mike, Seasons to Remember: The Way It Was in American Sports 1945-1960, The Golden Boy (foreword for author Dr. George I. Martin)
TV Shows: The American Sportsman, Saturday Night Basketball, Monday Night Baseball, ABC Sports, NBC Sports

Danielle Goyette -- b.1/30/1966 N.S.
Hockey Player, Canadian

Joyce Grable -- b.11/9/1952 N.S.
Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Betty Wade-Murphy

Judy Grable -- b.8/21/1935 N.S. d.5/11/2008 N.S. (72)
Wrestler
Names/Places: NN:The Barefoot Contessa; RN:Nellya Baughman

Dario Gradi -- b.7/8/1941
Soccer Defender, Soccer Manager, English
Misc: MBE

Jed Richard Graef -- b.5/1/1942 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Steffi Graf -- b.6/14/1969
Tennis Player, Olympic Athlete, West German
Misc: won Grand Slam and Olympic gold medal in 1988 at age 19; won three of four majors in 1993 and Australian Open in '94; her 15 Grand Slam titles include 6 at Wimbledon, 4 Australian, 4 U.S., and 3 French Opens.

Herb Graffis -- b.5/31/1893 d.2/13/1989 (95)
Publisher, Golf Figure
Misc: Golfing magazine founder; golf writer and founder of the U.S. National Golf Foundation.

Bill Graham -- b.1/8/1931 d.10/25/1991 (60)
Music Producer, German
Names/Places: RN:Wolfgang Grajonca
Misc: rock impresario and promoter

Billy (Boxer) Graham -- b.9/9/1922 d.1/22/1992 (69)
Boxer

David Graham -- b.5/23/1946
Golfer, Australian

Eddie Graham -- b.1/15/1930 N.S. d.1/21/1985 N.S. (55)
Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Edward F. Gossett
Misc: Wrestling Promoter

George Graham -- b.11/30/1944 N.S.
Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, Scotish

Hugh C. Graham Jr. -- b.??/??/????
Figure Skater

Johnny Graham -- b.8/3/1951
Guitarist, Percussionist, Rhythm and Blues Performer
Group Names: Earth Wind & Fire

Larry Graham Jr. -- b.8/14/1946
Music Producer, Songwriter, Bassist, Drummer, Harmonicaist, Keyboardist, Saxophonist, Soul Singer
Group Names: Sly & the Family Stone, Graham Central Station, soloist

Nancy Ludington Graham -- b.7/25/1939
Figure Skater

Otto Everett Graham -- b.12/6/1921 d.12/17/2003 (82)
NFL Coach, NFL Quarterback, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: Football QB and basketball All-America at Northwestern; in pro ball, led Cleveland Browns to 7 league titles in 10 years, winning 4 AAFC championships (1946-50) and 3 NFL (1950,54-55); 5-time All-Pro; 2-time NFL MVP (1953,55).
Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns (player 1946-1955), NCAA Coast Guard (coach 1959-1965), Washington Redskins (coach 1966-1968), NCAA Coast Guard (coach 1974-1975)

Ricky Graham -- b.6/21/1946
Soccer Player, Australian
Misc: in the Motor Sports Hall of Fame

Superstar Billy Graham -- b.6/7/1943
Artist, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Eldridge Wayne Coleman

Andy Granatelli -- b.3/18/1923 d.12/29/2013 (90)
Businessperson, Sports Figure, Auto Racer
Misc: auto race sponsor; Indianapolis 500; CEO of STP

Catherine Michelle "Cammi" Granato -- b.3/25/1971
Hockey Center, Hockey Right Wing, Olympic Athlete
Misc: one of the first women to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame

John A. "Johnny" Grande -- b.1/14/1930 d.6/3/2006 (76)
Pianist, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: The Comets (backing band for Bill Haley)

Harold "Red" Grange -- b.6/13/1903 N.S. d.1/28/1991 N.S. (87)
Movie Actor, NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Names/Places: b. in Forksville, Pa.; NN:No. 77 or Galloping Ghost
Misc: 3367 rushing yds & All-America at Univ of Illinois; Bears #57 retired; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago Bears (1925, 1929-1935), New York Yankees (1926-1927)

Karl-Heinz Granitza -- b.11/1/1951
Soccer Player, West German

Bryan "Bitsy" Grant -- b.12/25/1909 N.S. d.6/5/1986 N.S. (76)
Tennis Player

Harold "Bud" Grant -- b.5/20/1927 N.S.
NFL Coach, NFL Wide Receiver, CFL Figure, NBA Coach
Misc: only coach to win 100 games in both CFL and NFL and only member of both CFL and U.S. Pro Football Halls of Fame; led Winnipeg to 4 Grey Cup titles (1958-59,61-62) in 6 appearances, but his Minnesota Vikings lost all 4 Super Bowl attempts in 1970s; all-time rank of third in CFL wins (122) and eighth in NFL wins (168); also All-Big 10 at Minnesota in both football and basketball in late 1940s; a 3-time CFL All-Star offensive end; also member of 1950 NBA champion Minneapolis Lakers.
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles (player 1951-1952), Winnipeg Blue Bombers (player 1953-1956, coach 1957-1966), Minnesota Vikings (coach 1967-1983, 1985)

Michael "Mike" Grant -- b.11/27/1873 N.S. d.8/19/1955 N.S. (81)
NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: playing career 1894-1902
Sports Teams: Montreal Victorias, Montreal Shamrocks

Ulysses Franklin "Frank" Grant -- b.8/1/1865 N.S. d.5/27/1937 N.S. (71)
Baseball Figure
Misc: a pioneer in the early Negro Leagues.
Sports Teams: Cuban Giants, Buffalo Bisons, Philadelphia Giants

Ulysses Simpson Grant -- b.4/27/1822 N.S. d.7/23/1885 N.S. (63)
General, President
Names/Places: b. in Point Pleasant, OH; d. in Mount McGregor, N.Y.
Misc: Union forces in Civil War commander; 18th U.S. President (1869-77); on a $50 bill

Wallace Daniel "Wally" Grant -- b.12/8/1927 N.S. d.11/5/2014 N.S. (86)
Hockey Player
Sports Teams: University of Michigan

Alexander Graves -- b.4/17/1936
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: aka Pete Graves
Group Names: The Moonglows

Asa Gray -- b.11/18/1810 d.1/30/1888 (77)
Scientist, Botanist

David Gray -- b.12/31/1927 d.9/6/1983 (55)
Tennis Player

Edwin "Eddie" Gray -- b.1/17/1948
Soccer Player, Scotish
Misc: winger

Henry Gray -- b.1/19/1925 N.S.
Pianist, Blues Singer

Macy Gray -- b.9/6/1967 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Soul Singer
Misc: in the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame

Rocky Graziano -- b.1/1/1919 d.5/22/1990 (71)
Actor, Panelist, Boxer
Names/Places: NN:Da Rock; RN:Thomas Rocco Barbella
Misc: World middleweight champ 1940s; some sources give Dec 31, 1921, Jan 1, 1922, and June 7, 1922
TV Shows: Pantotime Quiz (panelist)

Jimmy Greaves -- b.2/20/1940
Soccer Player, English
Misc: one of England's top international goalscorers

Harry Greb -- b.6/6/1894 d.10/22/1926 (32)
Boxer
Misc: professional boxer who was one of the cleverest and most colourful performers in the ring. From 1913 to 1926 Greb lost only 7 of his 294 bouts.

Al Green -- b.4/13/1946
Music Producer, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Soul Singer
Names/Places: b. in Forest City, AR; RLN:Greene, aka The Reverend Al Green
Song Titles: Look What You Done For Me, Let's Stay Together, I'm Still in Love With You, You Ought To Be With Me, Sha-La-La
Album Titles: Let's Stay Together, I'm Still in Love With You, Livin' For You, Al Green Explores Your Mind, Al Green is Love

Cal Green -- b.6/22/1935 d.7/4/2004 (69)
Rhythm and Blues Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Midnighters (a backing group for Hank Ballard)
Song Titles: Work With Me Annie, Annie Had a Baby

Darrell Green -- b.2/15/1960
NFL Cornerback
Misc: 7x Pro Bowl, 4x All-Pro, 3x NFC champ; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Washington Redskins (1983-2002)

Doc Green -- b.10/8/1934 d.3/10/1989 (54)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Drifters

Hubert "Hubie" Green -- b.12/28/1946 N.S. d.6/19/2018 N.S. (71)
Golfer
Names/Places: b. in Birmingham, Ala.

Susan Tex "Sue" Green -- b.8/13/1953 N.S.
Wrestler

Wilfred Thomas "Shorty" Green -- b.7/17/1896 N.S. d.4/19/1960 N.S. (63)
NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: played 1923-1927
Sports Teams: Hamilton Tigers, New York Americans

Peter "Green" Greenbaum -- b.10/29/1946 N.S.
Composer, Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist, English
Names/Places: aka Peter Green
Group Names: Fleetwood Mac

"Hammerin'" Hank Greenberg -- b.1/1/1911 d.9/4/1986 (75)
Jewish, MLB First Baseman
Names/Places: RFN:Henry Benjamin
Misc: AL MVP 1935, 1940; Tigers #5 retired
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (1930, 1933-1941, 1945-1946), Pittsburgh Pirates (1947)

Kevin Greene -- b.7/31/1962
NFL Coach, NFL Linebacker
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl, 160 sacks by a linebacker record setter
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams (1985-1992), Pittsburgh Steelers (1993-1995), Carolina Panthers (1996), San Francisco 49ers (1997), Carolina Panthers (1998-1999), Green Bay Packers (coach 2009-2013)

"Mean" Joe Greene -- b.9/24/1946
NFL Defensive, NFL Tackle
Misc: The Steel Curtain; 5-time All-Pro (1972-74,77,79); 4 Super Bowl wins with the Pittsburgh Steelers; 2X NFL outstanding defensive pyr, 10x all-pro tackle; a little boy offered him a Coca-Cola; Super Bowl IX, X, XIII, XIV; in college and pro football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers (1969-1981)

Susaye Greene -- b.9/13/1949 N.S.
Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Supremes

Ron Greenford -- b.11/11/1921 d.2/9/2006 (84)
Soccer Player, English
Misc: CBE; defender and manager

Ellie Greenwich -- b.10/23/1940 d.8/26/2009 (68)
Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Soul Singer
Group Names: Raindrops
Song Titles: Da Doo Ron Ron (songwriter), Chapel of Love (songwriter)

Colin Greenwood -- b.6/26/1969
Composer, Alternative Rock Bassist, English
Group Names: Radiohead

Jonny Greenwood -- b.11/5/1971
Composer, Guitarist, Modern Rock Guitarist, English
Group Names: Radiohead

Harold E. "Hal" Greer -- b.6/26/1936 N.S. d.4/14/2018 N.S. (81)
NBA Guard
Misc: consistent star scorer, 10x All-Star, 76ers all-time leading scorer with career 21,586 points, also has 5,665 rebounds and 4,540 assists; 76ers #15 retired
Sports Teams: Marshall University (1955-1958), Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers (1958-1973)

Forrest Gregg -- b.10/18/1933 N.S. d.4/12/2019 N.S. (85)
NFL Coach, NFL Guard, NFL Tackle, College Football Coach
Misc: 6x NFL Champion, 3x Super Bowl Champ, 9x Pro Bowl, AFC Coach of the Year [1981]
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers (1956-1970), Dallas Cowboys (1971), San Diego Chargers (coach 1972-1973), Cleveland Browns (coach 1974), Cleveland Browns (coach 1975-1977), Toronto Argonauts (coach 1979), Cincinnati Bengals (coach 1980-1983), Green Bay Packers (coach 1984-1987), SMU (coach 1989-1990), Shreveport Pirates (coach 1994-1995)

Peter H. Gregg -- b.5/4/1940 d.12/15/1980 (40)
Auto Racer
Misc: Sports car racing

John Greig -- b.9/11/1942
Soccer Player, Scotish
Misc: MBE; also manager and director; voted "The Greatest Ever Ranger"

Wayne Gretzky -- b.1/26/1961
NHL Center, Canadian
Names/Places: MN: Douglas; b. in Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Misc: played 1978-1999; 8 straight Hart Trpohies; Edmonton Oliers and LA Kings Hockey megastar, Gretzky became the youngest player to score 50 or more goals and 100 or more points in a season; he scored 212 points in 1982; 10-time NHL scoring champion; 9-time regular season MVP (1979-87,89) and 9-time All-NHL first team; has scored 200 points or more in a season 4 times; led Edmonton to 4 Stanley Cups (1984-85,87-88); 2-time playoff MVP (1985,88); traded to LA Kings (Aug. 9, 1988); broke Gordie Howe's all-time NHL goal scoring record of 801 on Mar. 23, 1994; amassed (2-96) as an all-time NHL leader in points (2,587), goals (829) and assists (1,758); also all-time Stanley Cup leader in points (346), goals (110), season hat tricks (10) and assists (236)
Sports Teams: Indianapolis Racers (WHA), Edmonton Oilers (WHA), Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues, New York Rangers

Bob Griese -- b.2/3/1945
NFL Quarterback
Names/Places: RFN:Robert Allen
Misc: 2x AFL All-Star, 6x Pro Bowl, 4x all pro; led Miami to undefeated season (17-0) in 1972 and consecutive Super Bowl titles (1973-74); Super Bowl VI, VII, VIII; Dolphins #12 retired; in the Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics, Indiana Football, College Football, and the Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Miami Dolphins (1967-1980)

George Kenneth "Ken" Griffey Jr. -- b.11/21/1969
MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: Ken Sr.'s son
Misc: 13x All-STar, 10x Gold Glove (1990-1999), 7x Silver Slugger; overall first pick of 1987 Draft by Seattle; MVP of 1992 All-Star game at age 23; hit home runs in 8 consecutive games in 1993; All Star MVP 1992, AL MVP 1997; Mariners and Reds Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Seattle Mariners (1989-1999, 2009-2010), Cincinnatti Reds (2000-2008), Chicago White Sox (2008)

Archie Griffin -- b.8/21/1954
NFL Runningback, College Football Player, USFL Figure
Misc: only college player to win two Heisman Trophies (1974-75); rushed for 5,177 yards in career at Ohio St.; Super Bowl XVI
Sports Teams: Ohio State, Cincinnatti Bengals (1976-1982), Jacksonville Bulls (USFL 1985)

Clarence Griffin -- b.1/19/1888 d.3/28/1973 (85)
Tennis Player

Merv Griffin -- b.7/6/1925 d.8/12/2007 (82)
Roman Catholic, Game Show Host, TV Talk Show Host, TV Producer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Mateo, California
Song Titles: I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts
TV Shows: The Merv Griffin Show (host), Play Your Hunch, Wheel of Fortune (creator), Jeopardy! (creator)

William "Bill" Griffin -- b.8/15/1950 N.S.
Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Miracles

Silas Seth "Sox" Griffis -- b.9/22/1883 N.S. d.7/9/1950 N.S. (66)
Hockey Defensive, Canadian
Misc: NHL Rover
Sports Teams: Vancouver Millionaires, Kenora Thistles

Andy Griffith -- b.6/1/1926 d.7/3/2012 (86)
Actor, Comedian, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Mount Airy, NC
Song Titles: "What It Was, Was Football" (as Deacon Andy Griffith)
TV Shows: Headmaster (as Andy Thompson), The Andy Griffith Show (as Andy Taylor reprised on Mayberry R.F.D.), The Headmaster (as Andy Thompson), New Andy Griffith Show (as Andy Sawyer), Centennial, Salvage I (as Harry), Matlock (as Benjamin Matlock & own father Charlie Matlock)
Movie Titles: No Time For Sergeants, Spy Hard, Waitress, A Face in the Crowd

Clark Griffith -- b.11/20/1869 N.S. d.10/27/1955 N.S. (85)
MLB Owner, MLB Manager, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:Old Fox
Sports Teams: St. Louis Browns (1891), Boston Reds (1891), Chicago Colts/Orphans (1893-1900), Chicago White Stockings (1901-1902), New York Highlanders (1903-1907), Cincinnati Reds (1909-1910), Washington Senators (1912-1914), Chicago White Stockings (manager, 1901-1902), New York Highlanders (manager, 1903-1908), Cincinnati Reds (manager, 1909-1911), Washington Senators (manager, 1912-1920), Washington Senators (owner, 1920-1955)

Darrell Griffith -- b.6/16/1958
NBA Player
Names/Places: NN: Dr. Dunkenstein
Misc: Jazz #35 retired; in the College Basketball Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Louisvlle, Utah Jazz (1980-1991)

Emile Griffith -- b.2/3/1938 d.7/23/2013 (75)
Boxer
Misc: world welterweight champion (1961,62-63,63-65); world middleweight champ (1966-67,67-68); pro record 85-24-2 with 23 KOs.

Greg Griffo -- b.2/23/1910 d.7/10/2006 (96)
Bowler
Misc: in 1996, became the fourth player in Tournament history to surpass 100,000 pins.

Young Griffo -- b.1/1/1871 d.12/10/1927 (56)
Boxer, Australian
Names/Places: RN:Albert Griffiths

Burleigh A. Grimes -- b.8/18/1893 d.12/6/1985 (92)
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)

Russ Grimm -- b.5/2/1959
NFL Coach, NFL Player
Misc: 4x Pro Bowl, 4x First Team All-Pro, 4x Super Bowl champ
Sports Teams: Washington Redskins (player 1981-1991), Washington Redskins (coach, 1992-1996), Washington Redskins (coach, 1997-2000), Pittsburgh Steelers (coach, 2001-2012), Tennessee Titans (coach, 2016-present)

Judy Grinham -- b.3/5/1939 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, British
Names/Places: aka Judith Rowley

James Grogan -- b.12/7/1931 d.7/2/2000 (68)
Figure Skater

Dave Grohl -- b.1/14/1969
Alternative Rock Singer/Guitarist, Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Nirvana (as drums), Foo Fighters (lead guitar, singer)

Michael (Swimmer) Gross -- b.6/17/1964 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, West German
Misc: Olympic-2 world records-1984

Robert "Lefty" Grove -- b.3/6/1900 d.5/22/1975 (75)
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: RN:Robert Moses
Misc: AL MVP 1931; Won 300 AL games; 20-game winner 8X's; 6x All-Star, 2x World Series champ, 2x Triple Crown, 4x AL wins leader, 9x AL ERA leader, 7x AL strikeout leader
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Athletics (1925-1933), Boston Red Sox (1934-1941)

Lou "The Toe" Groza -- b.1/25/1924 d.11/29/2000 (76)
NFL Player
Misc: Football T-PK; played in 13 championship games for Cleveland from 1946-67; kicked winning field goal in 1950 NFL title game; 1,608 career points (1,349 in NFL); 9x Pro Bowl, 5x NFL field goal leader 1950s, Browns #76 retired
Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns (1946-1959, 1961-1967)

Robert F. "Ace" Gruenig -- b.3/12/1913 d.8/11/1958 (45)
Basketball Player
Misc: AAU All-America First-Team (1937-40, 1942-46, 1948); AAU championship (Denver Safeway, 1937; Denver Nuggets, 1939; Denver American Legion, 1942)

Hugh Grundy -- b.3/6/1945 N.S.
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: The Zombies

Joseph Gryzik -- b.10/10/1927
Soccer Player, Polish

John Guenther -- b.1/19/1936
Bowler

Bill Guerin -- b.11/9/1970
NHL Manager, NHL Right Wing, American
Names/Places: RN:William Robert Guerin
Misc: played 1991-2010
Sports Teams: New Jersey Devils, Edmonton Oilers, Boston Bruins, Dallas Stars, St. Louis Blues, San Jose Sharks, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins

Richie Guerin -- b.5/29/1932
NBA Coach, NBA Player
Misc: 6x NBA All-Star
Sports Teams: New York Knicks (1956-1963), St. Louis/Atlanta Hawks (player 1963-1967, coach 1964-1972)

Eddie Guerrero -- b.10/9/1967 N.S. d.11/13/2005 N.S. (38)
Wrestler
Names/Places: aka: Eddie Gory "Eddie" Guerrero Llanes

Gory Guerrero -- b.1/11/1921 N.S. d.4/18/1990 N.S. (69)
Wrestler
Names/Places: RN: Salvador Guerrero Quesada

Vladimir Guerrero -- b.2/9/1976
MLB Right Fielder
Misc: AL MVP 2004, 9x All-Star, 8x Silver Slugger
Sports Teams: Montreal Expos (1996-2003), Anaheim Angels / Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2004-2009), Texas Rangers (2010), Baltimore Orioles (2011)

Irene May Guest -- b.7/22/1900 N.S. d.6/14/1970 N.S. (69)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: aka Irene Loog

William Guest -- b.6/2/1941 N.S. d.12/24/2015 N.S. (74)
Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Group Names: Gladys Knight & the Pips

Francisco "Pancho Villa" Guilledo -- b.8/1/1901 N.S. d.7/14/1925 N.S. (23)
Boxer, Phillipean

Ingrid Gulbin -- b.7/29/1943 N.S.
Diver, Olympic Athlete, German

Ralph Guldahl -- b.11/22/1911 d.6/11/1987 (75)
Golfer

Luther Halsey Gulick Jr. -- b.12/4/1865 d.8/13/1918 (52)
Educator, Basketball Figure
Misc: founded Camp Fire Girls of America; he is in the Basketball Hall of Fame because he persuaded James Naismith, an instructor, to create an indoor game that could be played during the offseason of baseball called basketball.

John Gully -- b.8/21/1783 d.3/9/1863 (79)
Politician, Boxer, English

Beulah Gundling -- b.2/13/1916 N.S. d.10/1/2003 N.S. (87)
Author, Swimmer, American
Misc: was an Aquatic Artist

Fritz "Itze" Gunst -- b.9/22/1908 N.S. d.11/9/1992 N.S. (84)
Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, German

Cornell Gunter -- b.11/14/1936 d.2/26/1990 (53)
Tenor, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Coasters (lead)

Nancy Richey Gunter -- b.8/23/1942
Tennis Player
Names/Places: RN:Nancy Richey
Misc: U.S. Open Doubles 1965, 66

Sue Gunter -- b.5/22/1939 N.S. d.8/4/2005 N.S. (66)
College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Middle Tennessee State University (1962-1964), Stephen F. Austin State University (1964-1980), Louisiana State University (1982-2004)

Paul Günther -- b.10/24/1882 N.S. d.2/13/1959 N.S. (76)
Diver, Olympic Athlete, German

Peter Guralnick -- b.12/15/1943
Writer, Music Critic, Historian, Musicologist
Misc: in the Blues Hall of Fame for writing about blues music.

Dan Gurney -- b.4/13/1931 d.1/14/2018 N.S. (86)
Auto Racer
Misc: the first driver to win all 4 major categories: Formula One, Indianapolis 500, NASCAR stock and sports cars; team owner: builds All-American Eagle; Owner, Chairman, and CEO of AAR

John Gustafson -- b.8/8/1942 N.S. d.9/12/2014 N.S. (72)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pianist, Alternative Rock Bassist, English
Group Names: Deep Purple, Roxy Music

Bridgette Gusterson -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Australian

Frank Guthrie -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, Australian
Misc: Swimming Coach

Janet Guthrie -- b.3/7/1938
Auto Racer
Names/Places: b. in Iowa City, IA
Misc: in 1977, she became the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500; placed 9th at Indy in 1978; Daytona 500

Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie -- b.7/14/1912 N.S. d.10/3/1967 N.S. (55)
Composer, Songwriter, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Okemah, OK; Arlo's dad
Song Titles: This Land is Your Land

Billy Guy -- b.6/20/1936 d.11/12/2002 (66)
Baritone, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Coasters

Buddy Guy -- b.7/30/1936
Blues Singer/Guitarist

Ray Guy -- b.12/22/1949
NFL Punter
Misc: star punter for Southern Mississippi [1970-72], Oakland Raiders: Super Bowl XI, XV, XVII
Sports Teams: Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders (1973-1986)

Joe Guyon -- b.11/26/1892 d.11/27/1971 (79)
NFL Halfback
Misc: one of two full-blooded American Indians in the Hall of Fame, born on White Earth Indian Reservation, Minn.
Sports Teams: Canton Bulldogs (1919-1920), Washington Senators (1921), Union Quakers of Philadelphia (1921), Cleveland Indians (1921), Oorang Indians (1922-1923), Rock Island Independents (1924), Kansas City Cowboys (1925), New York Giants (1927)

Tony Gwynn -- b.5/9/1960 d.6/16/2014 (54)
MLB Right Fielder
Misc: amassed over 3,100 hits; 8x NL Batting Champion, 15x All-Star, 5x Gold Glove, 7x Silver Slugger; Padres #19 retired
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (1982-2001)

Dezső Gyarmati -- b.10/23/1927 N.S. d.8/18/2013 N.S. (85)
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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