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Joe Maca -- b.9/28/1920 d.7/13/1982 (61)
Soccer Player, Belgiumese

"Easy" Ed Macauley -- b.3/22/1928 d.11/8/2011 (83)
NBA Center
Names/Places: RN:Charles Edward Macauley; NN:Easy Ed
Misc: All-America (Saint Louis, 1948-49); Associated Press College Player of the Year (1949); MVP, NIT championship team (1949); All-NBA First-Team (1951-53); Celtics #22 retired
Sports Teams: St. Louis Bombers (1949-1950), Boston Celtics (1950-1956), St. Louis Hawks (player 1956-1959, coach 1958-1960)

Bradley "Lane" MacDonald -- b.3/3/1966 N.S.
NHL Left Wing, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
Misc: played 1986-1990
Sports Teams: Calgary Flames

Charles Blair Macdonald -- b.11/14/1855 d.4/21/1939 (83)
Misc: inaugural U.S. Amateur champion, founding Vice-President of the USGA and Father of American Golf Architecture

Edward Alexander MacDowell -- b.12/18/1861 d.1/23/1908 (46)

James "Jem" Mace -- b.4/8/1831 N.S. d.11/30/1910 N.S. (79)
Boxer, English
Misc: English heavyweight champion who is considered by some authorities to have been world champion. He was the first fighter of consequence to show interest in the Queensberry Rules.

Catherine Machado -- b.??/??/????
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete

Ubiratan Pereira Maciel -- b.1/18/1944 d.7/17/2002 (58)
Basketball Figure, Brazilian
Misc: Known as O Rei (The King) in his homeland of Brazil; represented Brazil in four Olympics, winning a bronze medal in 1964; gold medalist at 1963 FIBA World Championship and 1971 Pan American Games; 6-time gold medalist at South American Championships; FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991.
Sports Teams: Clube Esperia (Brazil), Corinthians (Brazil), Venezia (Italy), Trianon Clube (Brazil), Sirio (Brazil), Palmeiras (Brazil), Sao Jose dos Campos (Brazil)

John MacInnes -- b.7/1/1925 N.S. d.3/6/1983 N.S. (57)
Hockey Coach, Hockey Goalie, Canadian
Sports Teams: Michigan Tech Huskies (1956-57 through the 1981-82 seasons)

Al MacInnis -- b.7/11/1963
NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1982-2003
Sports Teams: Calgary Flames, St. Louis Blues

Connie (Baseball) Mack -- b.12/22/1862 d.2/8/1956 (93)
MLB Owner, MLB Manager, MLB Player
Names/Places: MLB owner; NN:The Tall Tactician; RN:Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy; MLB Grand Old Man
Misc: he owned and managed the Philadelphia Athletics 1901-50; as manager of the Philadelphia Athletics he won 3776 games but lost 4025, both records. His A's won 9 League titles and 5 World Series. All in his 67 year career!
Sports Teams: Washington Nationals (player 1886-1889), Buffalo Bisons (player 1890), Pittsburgh Pirates (player 1891-1896, manager 1894-1896), Philadelphia Athletics (manager 1901-1950)

Tom Mack -- b.11/1/1943
NFL Guard
Misc: 11x Pro Bowl
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams (1966-1978)

Andy MacKay -- b.7/23/1946 N.S.
Songwriter, Oboist, Saxophonist, Synthesizer, English
Names/Places: b. in London
Misc: Woodwinds; a sought-after sessionist
Group Names: Roxy Music, sessionist

Dave Mackay -- b.11/14/1934 d.3/2/2015 (80)
Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, Scotish

Duncan McMillan "Mickey" MacKay -- b.5/25/1894 N.S. d.5/30/1940 N.S. (46)
NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1914-1930; NHL Rover
Sports Teams: Vancouver Millionaires, Chicago Black Hawks, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Bruins

Lillian MacKellar -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, American, Canadian, New Zealand
Misc: Synchronized Swimmer/Coach

Alister MacKenzie -- b.8/30/1870 d.1/6/1934 (63)
Architect, Golfer, English
Misc: noted golf course architect

James Raleigh "Biz" Mackey -- b.7/27/1897 N.S. d.9/22/1965 N.S. (68)
Baseball Manager, Baseball Catcher
Misc: in Negro league baseball. He came to be regarded as black baseball's premier catcher in the late 1920s and early 1930s.
Sports Teams: San Antonio Black Aces (1918), Indianapolis ABC's (1920-1922), Hilldale Daisies (1923-1931), Philadelphia Royal Giants (1925), Philadelphia Stars (1933-1935), Newark Dodgers (1935), Washington Elite Giants (1936-1937), Baltimore Elite Giants (1938-1939), Newark Eagles (1939-1941, 1945-1947, 1950)

John Mackey -- b.9/24/1941 d.7/7/2011 (69)
NFL Player
Misc: he ran a deflected Johnny Unitas pass 75 yards for a TD and a Super Bowl V win over Dallas
Sports Teams: Baltimore Colts (1963-1971), San Diego Chargers (1972)

Bob Mackie -- b.3/24/1939
Fashion Designer, Costume Designer
Names/Places: b. in Monterey, CA

Shirley MacLaine -- b.4/24/1934
Author, Protestant, TV/Movie Actress, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Richmond, VA; RN:Shirley MacLean Beaty, Warren Beatty's sister
Misc: also b. 1896, 1802, 1734, 1511, 76BC, etc.
TV Shows: Shirley's World (as Shirley Logan)
Movie Titles: Terms of Endearment, Used People, Steel Magnolias, Guarding Tess, In Her Shoes, Rumor Has It

Ally MacLeod -- b.2/26/1931 N.S. d.2/1/2004 N.S. (72)
Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, Scotish

Shannon MacMillan -- b.10/7/1974 N.S.
Soccer Player, Soccer Coach, Olympic Athlete

Robert MacNeil -- b.1/19/1931
Newscaster, Journalist, Canadian
Misc: CBC, Reuters, NBC, BBC
TV Shows: MacNeil-Lehrer Report

Uncle Dave Macon -- b.10/7/1870 d.3/22/1952 (81)
Banjoist, Country Singer
Names/Places: NN:King of the Hillbillies or The Dixie Dewdrop
Misc: the first Grand Ole Opry singing star

Larry MacPhail -- b.2/3/1890 d.10/1/1975 (85)
Lawyer, MLB Executive
Sports Teams: served as an executive with several professional baseball teams, including the Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Yankees.

Lee MacPhail -- b.10/25/1917 d.11/8/2012 (95)
MLB Executive
Misc: AL president (1974-83); president of owners' Player Relations Committee (1984-85); also GM of Baltimore (1959-65) and NY Yankees (1967-74); father of Andy.

Archibald "Archie" Macpherson -- b.??/??/1937 N.S.
Author, Sports Commentator, Soccer Figure, Scotish
Misc: soccer commentator

Dick MacPherson -- b.11/4/1930 N.S. d.8/8/2017 N.S. (86)
NFL Coach, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Springfield College-Massachusetts (player 1950s), University of Illinois (1958), University of Massachusetts (1959-1960, 1971-1977), University of Cincinnatti (1961-1965), University of Maryland (1966), Denver Broncos (1967-1970), Cleveland Browns (1978-1980), University of Syracuse (1981-1990), New England Patriots (1991-1992)

John Madden -- b.4/10/1936
Actor, Sports Analyst, Football Announcer, NFL Coach
Names/Places: b. in Austin, MN
Misc: Miller Lite Commercials; was a CBS, Fox then NBC Fox Sports analyst who draws lines on your TV screen; Ace Hardware spokesman; won 112 games and a Super Bowl (1976 season) as coach of Oakland Raiders; won 9 Emmy Awards as television analyst with CBS; he and partner Pat Summerall moved over to Fox in 1994 after CBS lost NFL rights; signed 4-year, $32 million deal with Fox on Jan. 24--a richer contract than any NFL player.
Sports Teams: Oakland Raiders (coach 1967-1978)

Gregory Alan "Greg" Maddux -- b.4/14/1966 N.S.
MLB Pitcher
Misc: RHP; won NL Cy Young Awards with Cubs (1992) and Braves (1993, 1994, and 1995), 8x All-Star, 18x Gold Glove, 4x MLB ERA leader; Cubs #31 retired, Braves #31 retired
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs (1986-1992), Atlanta Braves (1993-2003), Chicago Cubs (2004-2006), Los Angeles Dodgers (2006), San Diego Padres (2007-2008), Los Angeles Dodgers (2008)

Tony Madigan -- b.2/4/1930 N.S. d.10/29/2017 N.S. (87)
Boxer, Olympic Athlete, Rugby Player, Australian
Names/Places: RN: Antony Morgan Madigan

Helene Madison -- b.6/19/1913 N.S. d.11/27/1970 N.S. (57)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Helene Madison -- b.6/19/1913 N.S. d.11/27/1970 N.S. (57)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

James Madison -- b.3/16/1751 N.S. or 3/5/1750 J-LD or 3/5/1751 Ju-1 d.6/28/1836 N.S. (85)
Names/Places: b. in Port Conway, Virginia; NN: The Father of the Constitution; d. in Montpelier, Va.
Misc: The 4th U.S. President 1809-17; on a $5000 bill

Madonna -- b.8/16/1958
Vegetarian, Movie/Stage Actress, Producer, Dancer, Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Bay City, NJ; RN:Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone Penn; Sean Penn's ex-wife
Misc: her "Like A Virgin" was parodied by "Weird Al" into "Like A Surgeon"
Song Titles: Everybody, Burnin' Up, Physical Attraction, Holiday, Borderline, Lucky Star, Burning Up, Like A Virgin, Material Girl, Crazy For You, Angel, Into The Groove, Dress You Up, Gambler, Live To Tell, Papa Don't Preach, True Blue, Open Your Heart, La Isla Bonita, Who's That Girl, Causing A Commotion, Like A Prayer, Erotica, Deeper and Deeper, Ray of Light
Movie Titles: Desparately Seeking Susan, Who's That Girl, Shanghai Surprise, Dick Tracy (as Breathless Mahoney), A League of Their Own, Evita, The Next Best Thing, Arthur and the Invisibles

Hideko Maehata -- b.5/20/1914 N.S. d.2/24/1995 N.S. (80)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

Herb Magee -- b.6/20/1941 N.S.
College Basketball Coach
Names/Places: NN: The Shot Doctor
Sports Teams: Philadelphia University (player then coach)

Magic Sam -- b.2/14/1937 d.12/1/1969 (32)
Songwriter, Guitarist, Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN:Samuel Maghetti

Frank Mahovlich -- b.1/10/1938
Politician, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Names/Places: FN:Francis William
Misc: played 1957-1979
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Toros (WHA), Birmingham Bulls (WHA)

"Pistol" Pete Mahovlich -- b.10/10/1946 N.S.
NHL Executive, NHL Coach, NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1965-1982; b. 1948?
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings (NHL), Montreal Canadiens (NHL), Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL), Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL), Montreal Voyageurs (AHL), Adirondack Red Wings (AHL), Fort Worth Wings (CHL), Toledo Goaldiggers (IHL, player and coach), Colorado Rangers (AHL, coach), Denver Rangrs (IHL, coach), Fort Worth Fire (CHL, coach), Cape Breton Oilers (AHL, coach)

Peter Maivia -- b.4/6/1935 N.S. d.6/12/1982 N.S. (47)
Wrestler, American Samoan
Names/Places: ring name: High Chief Peter Maivia; maternal grandfather of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson; aka Fanene Leifi Pita Maivia; RN:Peter Fanene Anderson

Mario Majoni -- b.5/27/1910 N.S. d.8/16/1985 N.S. (75)
Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Italian

Johnny Majors -- b.5/21/1935
College Football Coach, College Football Player, CFL Figure
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Tennessee (player 1953-1956, coach 1957-1959, 1977-1992), Montreal Alouettes (player 1957), Mississippi State (coach 1960-1963), Arkansas (coach 1964-1967), Iowa State (coach 1968-1972), Pittsburgh (coach 1973-1976, 1993-1996)

Sergei Makarov -- b.6/19/1958 N.S.
NHL Right Wing, Olympic Athlete, Soviet

Shozo Makino -- b.5/15/1915 N.S. d.2/12/1987 N.S. (71)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

Constantine "Gene" Mako -- b.1/24/1916 N.S. d.6/14/2013 N.S. (97)
Tennis Player

Joe Malcewicz -- b.3/17/1897 N.S. d.??/??/1962 N.S. (0)
Names/Places: aka Joe Ginsberg; aka The Utica Panther

Boris Malenko -- b.6/28/1933 N.S. d.9/1/1994 N.S. (61)
Names/Places: RN: Lawrence "Larry" J. Simon

William Patrick "Willie" Maley -- b.4/25/1868 N.S. d.4/2/1958 N.S. (89)
Soccer Player, Soccer Coach, Irish

Meg Mallon -- b.4/14/1963

Molla Bjurstedt Mallory -- b.3/6/1884 d.11/22/1959 (75)
Tennis Player, Norweigan

Håkan Malmrot -- b.11/29/1900 N.S. d.1/10/1987 N.S. (86)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Swedish

Joe Malone -- b.2/28/1890 d.5/15/1969 (79)
NHL Center, NHL Forward, Canadian
Names/Places: NN:Phantom Joe
Misc: played from 1910-1924
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens (NHL), Hamilton Tigers (NHL), Quebec Bulldogs (NHL), Quebec Bulldogs (NHA), Waterloo Colts (OPHL)

Karl "The Mailman" Malone -- b.7/24/1963 N.S.
NBA Forward, College Basketball Coach, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: NN: The Mailman
Misc: 14x NBA All-Star (1988-1998, 2000-2002); 2x NBA MVP (1997, 1999); 11x All-NBA First Team Selection (1989-1999); 2x All-NBA Second Team Selection (1988, 2000); 1x All-NBA Third Team Selection (2001); 3x NBA All-Defensive First Team Selection (1997-1999); 1x NBA All-Defensive Second Team Selection (1988); 1986 NBA All-Rookie Team; 2x NBA All-Star MVP (1989, 1993); 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Two Olympic gold medals (1992, 1996); Member of the "Dream Team" inducted as a unit in 2010; Jazz #32 retired
Sports Teams: Utah Jazz (1985-2003), Los Angeles Lakers (2003-2004), Lousiana Tech Bulldogs (coach 2007-2011)

Moses Malone -- b.3/23/1955 d.9/13/2015 N.S. (60)
NBA Center
Names/Places: RN:Moses Eugene Malone
Misc: some say b. 1954; signed with Utah of ABA at age 19; has led NBA in rebounding 6 times; playoff MVP with Philadelphia in 1983; played in 1,329 games; career 27,409 points and 16,212 rebounds; NBA Champion (1983); 3x NBA Most Valuable Player (1979, 1982-1983); 13x NBA All-Star (1975, 1978-1989); 4x All-NBA First Team (1979, 1982-1983, 1985); 4x All-NBA Second Team (1980-1981, 1984, 1987); NBA All-Defensive First Team (1983); NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1979); 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Rockets #24 retired
Sports Teams: Utah Stars (ABA, 1974-1975), Spirits of St. Louis (ABA, 1975-1976) Buffalo Braves (1976), Houston Rockets (1976-1982), Philadelphia 76ers (1982-1986), Washington Bullets (1986-1988), Atlanta Hawks (1988-1991), Milwaukee Bucks (1991-1993), Philadelphia 76ers (1993-1994), San Antonio Spurs (1994-1995)

Maurice Malpas -- b.8/3/1962 N.S.
Soccer Coach, Soccer Defender, Scotish

Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini -- b.3/4/1961
Actor, Boxer
Misc: 1980s lightweight WBA champ

Sammy Mandell -- b.2/5/1904 N.S. d.11/7/1967 N.S. (63)

Hana Mandlíková -- b.2/19/1962
Tennis Player, Tennis Coach, Czechoslovakian
Names/Places: LN:Zach

Barbara Ann Mandrell -- b.12/25/1948
Soap Actress, Variety Show Hostess, Multi-instrumentalist, Country Singer, Beauty Pagent Winner
Names/Places: b. in Houston, TX; Ilene and Louise's sister
Misc: Miss Oceanside
TV Shows: Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters

Lloyd Mangrum -- b.8/1/1914 d.11/17/1973 (59)
Misc: US Open Champ 1946

Barry Manilow -- b.6/17/1943
Jewish, Director, Music Producer, Arranger, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist, Adult-Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RN:Barry Alan Pinkus
Misc: composed the Dr. Pepper, Pepsi, and McDonald's jingles.
Song Titles: Mandy, It's a Miracle, Could It Be Magic, I Write the Songs, Tryin' to Get the Feeling Again, Beautiful Music, Weekend in New England, Looks Like We Made It, Daybreak, It's Just Another New Year's Eve, Can't Smike Without You, Even Now, Copacabana (At the Copa), Ready to Take a Chance Again, Somewhere in the Night, Ships, I Made It Through the Rain, Some Kind of Friend, Bandstand Boogie
Album Titles: Barry Manilow, Barry Manilow II, Tryin' to Get the Feeling, This One's For You, Even Now, One Voice, Barry, If I Should Love Again, Here Comes the Night, 2:00 AM Paradise Cafe, Manilow, Swing Street, Barry Manilow (1989), Singin' with the Big Bands, Summer of '78

Effa Louise Manley -- b.3/27/1897 d.4/16/1981 (84)
Sports Executive, Baseball Figure
Misc: the first woman inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. She co-owned the Newark Eagles baseball franchise in the Negro leagues with her husband Abe Manley from 1935 to 1946 and was sole owner through 1948 after his death.

Barry Mann -- b.2/9/1939
Composer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RLN:Iberman
Misc: some say b. in 1942
Song Titles: Who Put the Bomp in the Bomp Bomp Bomp

Carol Mann -- b.2/3/1941 N.S. d.5/20/2018 N.S. (77)
Misc: LPGA Hall of Fame 1977, 1965 US Open

Horace Mann -- b.5/4/1796 d.8/2/1859 (63)
Author, Philanthropist, Educator
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Public Education in the U.S.

Matthew Mann -- b.??/??/1884 N.S. d.??/??/1962 N.S. (0)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, British
Names/Places: RN: Matthew "Matt" Mann II
Misc: Swimming Coach

Shelley Mann -- b.10/15/1937 N.S. d.3/24/2005 N.S. (67)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Thompson Mann -- b.12/1/1942 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Archie Manning -- b.5/19/1949
NFL Quarterback, College Football Player
Misc: 2x Pro Bowl, NFC Player of the Year [1978]; College Football Hall of Fame member and father of two NFL quarterbacks; Ole Miss Rebels #18 retired
Sports Teams: Ole Miss (aka University of Mississippi), New Orleans Saints (1971-1982), Houston Oilers (1982-1983), Minnesota Vikings (1983-1984)

Wilf Mannion -- b.5/16/1918 d.4/14/2000 (81)
Soccer Player, English
Misc: inside forward

Nigel Mansell -- b.8/8/1953
Auto Racer, English
Misc: earned over $2.5 million!; won 1992 Formula One driving championship with record 9 victories and 14 poles; quit Grand Prix circuit to race Indy cars in 1993; first rookie to win IndyCar title; third driver to win IndyCar and F1 titles; will return to F1 circuit after 1994 IndyCar season.

Sylvio Mantha -- b.4/14/1902 d.8/7/1974 (72)
NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1923-1937
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins

Mickey Mantle -- b.10/20/1931 d.8/13/1995 (63)
MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: b. in Spavinaw, OK; No. 7; NN:The Mick; MN:Charles
Misc: Gold Glove 1962, AL MVP 1956, 1957, 1962; N.Y. Yankees slugger; triple crown '56; Holds World Series records: 18 HR's, 40 RBI's, 42 runs scored, 43 walks, 54 strikeouts; 536 HRs, 3x MVP, 4 AL Home Run Titles; played on 7 World Series winners with NY Yankees.
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (1951-1968)

Richard Manuel -- b.4/3/1943 d.3/4/1986 (42)
Keyboardist, Pianist, Rock & Roll Singer, Canadian
Misc: some say d. Mar 6 or Apr 3 and b. 1945
Group Names: The Band

Henry "Heinie" Manush -- b.7/20/1901 N.S. d.5/12/1971 N.S. (69)
MLB Left Fielder
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (1923-1927), St. Louis Browns (1928-1930), Washington Senators (1930-1935), Boston Red Sox (1936), Brooklyn Dodgers (1937-1938), Pittsburgh Pirates (1938-1939)

Phil Manzanera -- b.1/31/1951 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Alternative Rock Guitarist, English
Group Names: Roxy Music

Ray Manzarek -- b.2/12/1939 d.5/20/2013 (74)
Songwriter, Bassist, Organist, Pianist, Rock & Roll Singer, Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Names/Places: MN:Raymond Daniel
Misc: some say b. 1935 or 1943
Group Names: The Doors

Tim Mara -- b.7/29/1887 d.2/17/1959 (71)
NFL Owner
Misc: b. Jul 30?
Sports Teams: New York Giants (owner and founder)

Wellington Mara -- b.8/14/1916 d.10/25/2005 (89)
NFL Executive
Misc: one of the co-owners of the NFL's New York Giants from 1959 until his death.

Walter "Rabbit" Maranville -- b.11/11/1891 d.1/6/1954 (62)
MLB Shortstop
Sports Teams: Boston Braves (1912-1920), Pittsburgh Pirates (1921-1924), Chicago Cubs (1925), Brooklyn Robins (1926), St. Louis Cardinals (1927-1928), Boston Braves (1929-1933; 1935)

"Pistol Pete" Maravich -- b.6/22/1947 N.S. d.1/5/1988 N.S. (40)
NBA Guard, College Basketball Player
Names/Places: RN:Peter Press Maravich
Misc: scored NCAA record 44.2 ppg & 3,667 points during collegiate career; led NBA in scoring '77; most free throws in a college game (30); Legendary scoring guard raised for early age to star in basketball. Scored 40 points per game at LSU as collegian, then starred for the Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Jazz; career 15,948 points, 2,747 rebounds, 3,563 assists; LSU #23 retired, Jazz #7 retired, New Orleans Pelicans #7 retired
Sports Teams: LSU (1967-1970), Atlanta Hawks (1970-1974), New Orleans/Utah Jazz (1974-1980), Boston Celtics (1980)

Alice Marble -- b.9/28/1913 d.12/13/1990 (77)
Tennis Player
Misc: U.S. singles champ 4X's

Hortencia De Fatima Marcari -- b.9/23/1959
Basketball Figure, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: NN:The Queen
Misc: First played on the Brazil national team at age 15; gold medals at the 1991 Pan American Games and 1994 FIBA World Championship for Women; silver medal at the 1996 Olympics; four wins in the South American Championships; inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002 and the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2007.

Gino Marchetti -- b.1/2/1927
NFL Defensive End
Misc: 9x First Team All-Pro, 11x Pro Bowl, 8-time NFL All-Pro (1957-64) with Baltimore Colts; Colts #89 retired
Sports Teams: Dallas Texans (1952), Baltimore Colts (1953-1966)

Rocky Marciano -- b.9/1/1923 d.8/31/1969 (45)
Actor, Boxer
Names/Places: b. in Brockton, MA; RN:Rocco Francis Marchegiano
Misc: heavyweight champ 1952-56, retired undefeated with record 49 wins (43 by KO)

Sarunas Marciulionis -- b.6/13/1964
NBA Guard, Lithuanian
Sports Teams: Statyba (1981-1989), Golden State Warriors (1989-1994), Seattle SuperSonics (1994-1995), Sacramento Kings (1995-1996), Denver Nuggets (1996-1997)

Guglielmo Marconi -- b.4/25/1874 d.7/20/1937 (63)
Inventor, Physicist, Italian
Names/Places: b. in Bologna
Misc: invented the wireless telegraph known today as radio

John Marcum -- b.??/??/1913 d.5/16/1981
Auto Racer
Misc: co-founder of ARCA and a NASCAR official.

Walter "Skang" Marcurio -- b.7/24/1896 d.1/25/1972 (75)

Juan Marichal -- b.10/20/1937
MLB Pitcher, Dominican Republican
Misc: RHP; won 21 or more games 6 times for S.F. Giants from 1963-69; ended 16-year career with 243 wins; 10x All-Star, All Star MVP in 1965; Giants #27 retired
Sports Teams: San Francisco Giants (1960-1973), Boston Red Sox (1974), Los Angeles Dodgers (1975)

Ed Marinaro -- b.3/31/1950
TV/Movie Actor, NFL Runningback, College Football Figure
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame; was a 1971 runner-up for the Heisman Trophy (Pat Sullivan won that year)
Sports Teams: Cornell University, Minnesota Vikings (1972-1975), New York Jets (1976), Seattle Seahawks (1977)
TV Shows: Laverne & Shirley (as Sonny St. Jacques), Hill St. Blues (as Off. Joe Coffey), Sisters (as Mitch), Champs (as Vince), Blue Mountain State (a football comedy show)

Dan Marino -- b.9/15/1961
Movie Actor, NFL Quarterback
Names/Places: b. in Pittsburgh, PA
Misc: four-time leading passer in AFC (1983-84,86,89); set NFL single season records for TD passes (48) and passing yards (5,084) with Miami in 1984; entered 1994 season ranked 2nd in career TD passes (298); career 47,299+ yards; ten 3,000 yard seasons.
Sports Teams: Miami Dolphins (1983-1999)

Hank Marino -- b.11/27/1889 d.7/12/1976 (86)

Roger Maris -- b.9/10/1934 d.12/14/1985 (51)
MLB Outfielder
Names/Places: MN:Eugene
Misc: Gold Glove, AL MVP 1960, 1961; hall of fame outfielder, home run champ (61 in 1961).
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1957-1958), Kansas City Athletics (1958-1959), New York Yankees (1960-1966), St. Louis Cardinals (1967-1968)

John Mariucci -- b.5/8/1916 O.S. d.3/23/1987 N.S. (70)
Hockey Coach, Hockey Player
Misc: coached 1938-1952
Sports Teams: University of Minnesota, Providence Reds, Chicago Black Hawks, U.S. Coast Guard Cutters, St. Louis Flyers, Minneapolis Millers

Douglas Marland -- b.5/5/1934 d.3/6/1993 (58)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Misc: wrote for soap operas Another World, Doctors, General Hospital, Guiding Light, As The World Turns

Bob Marley -- b.2/6/1945 d.5/11/1981 (36)
Composer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Reggae Singer, Jamaican
Names/Places: RFN:Robert Nesta; d. in a Miami hospital of brain and lung cancer.
Misc: has a holiday in Jamaica; birthdate acc to tradition though no Jamacian birth certificate exists; April 6 was his DOB according to his passport
Group Names: Bob Marley and the Wailers (lead)
Song Titles: Get Up Stand Up, I Shot the Sheriff, No Woman No Cry, Roots Rock Reggae, Exodus, Waiting in Vain, Jamming, One Love, Is This Love, Satisfy My Soul, So Much Trouble in the World, Could You Be Loved, Three Little Birds, Redemption Song, Reggae on Broadway, Buffalo Soldier, Iron Lion Zion, Why Should I, Keep On Moving, Sun is Shining (with Funkstar Deluxe), Turn Your Lights Down Low (featuring Lauryn Hill), Rainbow Country (vs Funkstar Deluxe), Jammin' (with MC Lyte), Slogans, Africa Unite, Stand Up Jamrock
Album Titles: Catch a Fire, Burnin', Natty Dread, Rastaman Vibration, Exodus, Kaya, Survival, Uprising, Confrontation
Video Titles: Live at the Rainbow, The Bob Marley Story: Caribbean Nights

Richard W. "Rube" Marquard -- b.10/9/1886 N.S. d.6/1/1980 N.S. (93)
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: Blosson Seeley's ex-
Misc: played in 3 World Series; some say b. 1889
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1908-1915), Brooklyn Robins (1915-1920), Cincinnati Reds (1921), Boston Braves (1922-1925)

Steve Marriott -- b.1/30/1947 d.4/20/1991 (44)
Movie Actor, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Group Names: The Faces (lead), The Small Faces, Humble Pie, soloist

Everett Marshall -- b.11/4/1905 N.S. d.2/10/1973 N.S. (67)
Names/Places: ring name:Blonde Bear

Garry Marshall -- b.11/13/1934 d.7/19/2016 N.S. (81)
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Penny's brother
Misc: worked mostly a behind-the-scenes
TV Shows: The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Joey Bishop Show, The Danny Thomas Show, The Tonight Show with Jack Paar (joke writer), The Lucy Show, The Odd Couple, Mork and Mindy (produced by his associates), Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley, Joanie Loves Chachi, Makin' It, Angie
Movie Titles: Young Doctors in Love, The Flamingo Kid, Beaches, Runaway Bride, Valentine's Day, New Year's Eve, Overboard, Raising Helen, Mother's Day, The Princess Diaries (series), Pretty Woman (director), A League Of Their Own (director)

George Preston Marshall -- b.10/11/1897 d.8/9/1969 (71)
NFL Owner, NFL Executive, NFL Coach
Misc: NFL president; b. Oct 13?
Sports Teams: Washington Palace Five (coach 1925-1928), Boston/Washington Redskins (owner 1932-1969)

Jack Marshall -- b.3/14/1877 d.8/7/1965 (88)
NHL Center, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1898-1917
Sports Teams: Montreal Wanderers, Toronto Blueshirts, Montreal Shamrocks, Toronto Professionals, Winnipeg Victorias

John (Judge) Marshall -- b.9/24/1755 N.S. d.7/6/1835 N.S. (79)
Supreme Court Chief Justice
Misc: 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1801-35)

John (Swimmer) Marshall -- b.3/29/1930 N.S. d.1/31/1957 N.S. (26)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian

Lloyd Marshall -- b.6/4/1914 d.8/4/1997 (83)

Wilber Marshall -- b.4/18/1962
NFL Linebacker, College Football Player
Names/Places: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Florida, Chicago Bears (1984-1987), Washington Redskins (1988-1992), Houston Oilers (1993), Arizona Cardinals (1994), New York Jets (1995)

Rick "The Model" Martel -- b.3/18/1956
Wrestler, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Richard Martel

Sherri Martel -- b.2/8/1958 d.6/15/2007 (49)
Wrestler, Wrestling Manager
Names/Places: RN:Sherri Russell, aka Sherri Schrull and Sensational Sherri

Alastair Martin -- b.3/11/1915 d.1/12/2010 (94)
Tennis Player

Barbara Martin -- b.6/1/1943 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Supremes

Curtis Martin -- b.5/1/1973
NFL Runningback
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl, 4x New York Jets MVP; Jets #28 retired
Sports Teams: New England Patriots (1995-1997), New York Jets (1998-2006)

Dean Martin -- b.6/7/1917 d.12/25/1995 (78)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Adult-Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Steubenville, Ohio; RN:Dino Crocetti; NN:America's favorite drunk
Song Titles: Volare, That's Amore, Everybody Loves Somebody
TV Shows: The Colgate Comedy Hour (cohost w/ Jerry Lewis), The Dean Martin Show, Half Nelson

Dewey Martin -- b.9/30/1942 d.1/31/2009 (66)
Songwriter, Drummer, Classic Rock Singer, Canadian
Group Names: Buffalo Springfield

Sir George Martin -- b.1/3/1926 d.3/9/2016 N.S. (90)
Music Producer, Sound Engineer, Conductor/Composer, Arranger, English
Misc: A&R executive
Group Names: The Beatles (producer), Wings, America, Jeff Beck, Paul McCartney

Grady Martin -- b.1/17/1929 d.12/3/2001 (72)
Guitarist, Country Musician
Misc: specialized in country music and rockabilly, a member of the Nashville A-Team.

Harvey Banks Martin -- b.11/16/1950 d.12/24/2001 (51)
NFL Defensive End
Names/Places: aks Harvey Martin
Misc: 4x Pro Bowl, Super Bowls X, XII, XIII
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys (1973-1983)

Mark Martin -- b.1/9/1959
Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR driver (source: Ambrosia Raphael)

Quinn Martin -- b.5/22/1922 d.9/5/1987 (65)
TV Producer
TV Shows: The Fugitive, Barnaby Jones, Streets of San Francisco, Cannon

Slater Martin -- b.10/22/1925 d.10/18/2012 (86)
NBA Player, College Basketball Player
Names/Places: RN:Slater Nelson Martin Jr.; NN:Dugie
Misc: 5x NBA Champion, 7x NBA All-Star; star ball handler for the title-winning Minneapolis Lakers of the 1950s, then also the 1958 St. Louis Hawks.
Sports Teams: University of Texas, Minneapolis Lakers (1949-1956), New York Knicks (1956), St. Louis Hawks (1956-1960, coach 1957), Houston Mavericks (coach 1967-1969)

William McChesney Martin Jr. -- b.3/11/1915 d.7/27/1998 (83)
Tennis Player

Cliff Martínez -- b.2/5/1954
Composer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Edgar Martínez -- b.1/2/1963 N.S.
MLB Coach, MLB Third Baseman
Names/Places: NN: Papi or Gar
Misc: first to score a run at Cleveland's Jacobs Field; 7x All-Star, 5x Silver Slugger award; Mariners number 11 retired
Sports Teams: Seattle Mariners (1987-2004)

Ida Mae Martinez -- b.9/9/1931 d.1/19/2010 (78)
Yodeler, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Ida Mae Martinez Selenkow

Pedro Martínez -- b.10/25/1971
MLB Pitcher, Dominican Republican
Misc: 8x All-Star, NL Cy Young Award winner in 1997 (Expos); AL Cy Young Award winner in 1999 and 2000 (Red Sox), All Star MVP 1999 (Red Sox); Red Sox #45 retired
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers (1992-1993), Montreal Expos (1994-1997), Boston Red Sox (1998-2004), New York Mets (2005-2008), Philadelphia Phillies (2009)

Jerry Martini -- b.10/1/1943
Saxophonist, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: Sly & the Family Stone, sessionist

John Martino -- b.7/8/1897 d.9/2/1985 (88)
Misc: served as the first president of the Bowling Writers Association of America.

Andy Marzich -- b.7/3/1935 d.5/18/2010 (74)
Misc: 3x ABC Tournament champion

Mil Máscaras -- b.7/15/1942 N.S.
Actor, Wrestler, Mexican
Names/Places: RN:Aaron Rodriquez
Misc: He is considered one of the most influential wrestlers of all time for enhancing and popularizing the lucha libre style around the world both in the ring and as the star of over 20 films.

Dan Maskell -- b.4/11/1908 d.12/10/1992 (84)
Sports Commentator, Tennis Player, English

Dave Mason -- b.5/10/1946
Composer/Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Rock & Roll Performer, English
Misc: some say b. 1944, 45, or 47
Group Names: Traffic, soloist

Nicky Berkeley "Nick" Mason -- b.1/27/1944
Composer, Songwriter, Singer, Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: Pink Floyd (original member)

Ronald Mason -- b.1/14/1940 N.S. d.6/13/2016 N.S. (76)
Hockey Coach, Hockey Player, Canadian
Sports Teams: St. Lawrence University (player), Lake Superior State (coach 1967-1973), Bowling Green (coach 1974-1979), Michigan State University (coach 1980-2002)

Bobby Massey -- b.??/??/1940
Soul Singer
Group Names: The O'Jays

Nick Massi -- b.9/19/1935 d.12/24/2000 (65)
Bassist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RN:Nicholas Macioci
Misc: b. 1927?
Group Names: The Four Seasons

Hendrika "Rie" Wilbelmina Mastenbroek -- b.2/26/1919 d.11/6/2003 (84)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: Olympic-3 gold-1936

Cosimo Matassa -- b.4/13/1926 d.9/11/2014 (88)
Engineer, Music Figure, Italian
Misc: recording engineer and studio owner, responsible for many R&B and early rock and roll recordings.

John Peter "Johnny" Matchefts -- b.6/18/1931 N.S. d.11/10/2013 N.S. (82)
Hockey Coach, Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete

Bruce Mather -- b.7/25/1926 N.S. d.10/9/1975 N.S. (49)
Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: played 1943-1955
Sports Teams: Worcester Warriors, Boston Olympics

Christy Mathewson -- b.8/12/1880 d.10/7/1925 (45)
MLB Pitcher
Misc: N.Y. Giants (before it moved to San Francisco) won 373 games, 2499 strikeouts; pitched 3 complete games during the 1905 World Series without allowing opponents to score a run; won 37 in 1908; developed the Screwball.
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1900-1916), Cincinnatti Reds (1916), Cincinnatti Reds (manager, 1916-1918)

Simonne Mathieu -- b.1/31/1908 d.1/7/1980 (71)
Tennis Player, French
Names/Places: FN:Rene; aka Simone Mathieu
Misc: doubles tennis star (Wimbeldon 1934)

Johnny Mathis -- b.9/30/1935
Roman Catholic, Movie Actor, Pop Singer, Gay
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco, CA
Misc: his Greatest Hits LP stayed on Billboard's album chart over 560 weeks
Song Titles: Chances Are
Album Titles: Greatest Hits

Glen Matlock -- b.8/27/1956
Guitarist, Punk Rock Bassist, English
Group Names: The Sex Pistols (through 1977 when he was booted off and Sid Vicious replaced him)

Oliver "Ollie" Matson -- b.5/1/1930 N.S. d.2/19/2011 N.S. (80)
NFL Runningback, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl, All-America at San Francisco (1951); bronze medal winner in 400m at 1952 Olympics; 4-time All-Pro for NFL Chicago Cardinals (1954-57); traded to LA Rams for 9 players in 1959; accounted for 12,884 all-purpose yards and scored 73 TDs in 14 seasons; 9 TDs on punt and kickoff returns is a NFL record; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of San Francisco, Chicago Cardinals (1952-1958), Los Angeles Rams (1959-1962), Detroit Lions (1963), Philadelphia Eagles (1964-1966)

Hiro Matsuda -- b.7/22/1937 N.S. d.11/27/1999 N.S. (62)
Wrestler, Japanese
Names/Places: RN: Yasuhiro Kojima

Ikkaku Matsuzawa -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, Japanese
Misc: Swimming Coach

Walter Matthau -- b.10/1/1920 d.7/1/2000 (79)
Jewish, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Matuschanskayasky (Mat-Shoe-An-Shock-Vas-Key)
Movie Titles: The Fortune Cookie, Cactus Flower, The Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Pete n Tillie, Earthquake, The Sunshine Boys, The Bad News Bears, House Calls, California Suite, Hopscotch, The Couch Trip, JFK, Goodyear, Philco, Alfred Hitchcock, Dennis the Menace movie, Grumpy Old Men I and II, I.Q., Grumpier Old Men, I'm Not Rappaport, Out to Sea, Odd Couple II

Roland Matthes -- b.11/17/1950 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, German
Misc: 100m/200m backstroke (Oly-gold-1968, 72)

Bruce Matthews -- b.8/8/1961
NFL Coach, NFL Center
Sports Teams: Houston Oilers, Tennessee Oilers, Tennessee Titans (previous three 1983-2001, Houston moved and changed names during his time there), Houston Texans (coach, 2009-2010), Tennessee Titans (coach, 2011-2013)

Donald J. "The Don" Matthews -- b.6/22/1939 N.S. d.6/14/2017 N.S. (77)
CFL Figure, Football Coach
Misc: won the following Grey Cups: 73rd, 83rd, 84th, 85th and 90th; CFL Coach of the Year 1985, 1994, 1995, 1997 and 2002; in the Canadian Football HAll of Fame

Eddie Matthews -- b.10/13/1931 N.S. d.2/18/2001 N.S. (69)
MLB Third Baseman
Names/Places: RFN:Edwin
Misc: hit 512 HRs, led NL in HRs twice (1953,59); hit 30 or more home runs 9 straight years
Sports Teams: Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves (1952-1966), Houston Astros (1967), Detroit Tigers (1967-1968), Atlanta Braves (manager 1972-1974)

Edwin Keith "Banjo" Matthews -- b.2/14/1932 N.S. d.10/2/1996 N.S. (64)
Auto Racer

Neal Matthews Jr. -- b.10/26/1929 d.4/21/2000 (70)
Country Performer
Group Names: Jordanaires

Sir Stanley Matthews -- b.2/1/1915 d.2/23/2000 (85)
Soccer Player, English
Misc: Association football (soccer) player, an outside right considered by many the greatest dribbler in the history of the sport, and the first British footballer to be knighted (1965).

Joe Mauldin -- b.7/8/1940 d.2/7/2015 (74)
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: The Crickets (a backing band for Buddy Holly)

Amélie Mauresmo -- b.7/5/1979 N.S.
Tennis Player, French

Matthew Fontaine Maury -- b.1/14/1816 d.2/1/1873 (57)
Naval Officer, Scientist, Oceanographer

Arnie Mausser -- b.2/28/1954
Soccer Goal Keeper

Kevin Mawae -- b.1/23/1971 N.S.
NFL Coach, NFL Center, College Football Coach
Names/Places: MN: James
Misc: 8x Pro Bowl, 7x First Team All-Pro
Sports Teams: Seattle Seahawks (player 1994-1997), New York Jets (player 1998-2005), Tennessee Titans (player 2006-2009)

Joey Maxim -- b.3/28/1922 d.6/2/2001 (79)

Fred "Steamer" Maxwell -- b.5/19/1890 N.S. d.9/11/1975 N.S. (85)
NHL Player, Canadian
Misc: NHL Rover; amateur in the early 20th century; played from 1909-1915
Sports Teams: Winnipeg Hockey Club, Winnipeg Monarchs

Brian May -- b.7/28/1934 d.4/25/1997 (62)
Composer, Australian
Names/Places: NOT to be confused with the Queen rocker of the same name
Misc: composed for over 30 movies and soundtracks
Movie Titles: Mad Max

John Mayall -- b.11/29/1933
Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Keyboardist, Organist, Bandleader, Blues Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: b. in Manchester
Misc: wrote over 200 songs; some say b. 1934
Group Names: The Bluesbreakers (lead), soloist

John Edward Mayasich -- b.5/22/1933 N.S.
Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete

Mihály Mayer -- b.12/27/1933 N.S. d.9/4/2000 N.S. (66)
Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Hungarian

Rueben Mayes -- b.6/6/1963
NFL Runningback, College Football Player, Canadian
Misc: 2x Pro Bowl, 2x All-Pro; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Washington State University, New Orleans Saints (1986-1991), Seattle Seahawks (1992-1993)

Curtis Mayfield -- b.6/3/1942 N.S. d.12/26/1999 N.S. (57)
Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Soul Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
Misc: Hall of Famer as group member and soloist
Group Names: The Impressions, soloist

Percy Mayfield -- b.8/12/1920 d.8/11/1984 (63)
Composer/Songwriter, Pianist, Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Song Titles: Hit The Road, Jack (songwriter)

Don Maynard -- b.1/25/1935
NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: 4x AFL All-Star, career 88 TD passes with NY Jets, Super Bowl III; some say b. 1937; Jets #13 retired
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1958), Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL 1959), New York Titans/Jets (1960-1972), St. Louis Cardinals (1973), Los Angeles Rams (1973), Houston Texans / Shreveport Steamer (WFL 1974)

Rex Mays -- b.3/10/1913 d.11/6/1949 (36)
Auto Racer
Misc: an AAA Championship Car race driver, also raced in the Indianapolis 500.

Willie Mays -- b.5/6/1931
MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: b. in Westfield, AL; NN:Say Hey Kid
Misc: 12x Gold Glove (1957-1968); All Star MVP 1963 and 1968; NL MVP 1954, 1965; No. 24 led NL in HRs and stolen bases 4 times each; played in 24 All-Star Games; 660 HRs, 338 SBs and 3,283 hits in career; Rookie of the Year in '51, 1,903 RBIs; the 10th player to hit 3,000 hits!
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1951-1957, NL MVP 1954), San Francisco Giants (1958-1972, NL MVP 1965), New York Mets (1972-1973)

Bill Mazeroski -- b.9/5/1936
MLB Second Baseman
Names/Places: NN:Maz
Misc: 10x All-Star, 8x Gold Glove, 2x World Series champ; career .260 hitter who won the 1960 World Series for Pittsburgh with a lead-off HR in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 7; the pitcher was Ralph Terry of the NY Yankees, the count was 1-0 and the score was tied 9-9; also a sure-fielder, Maz won 8 gold gloves in 17 seasons; Pirates #9 retired
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (1956-1972)

Mike Mazurki -- b.12/25/1907 d.12/9/1990 (82)
TV/Movie Actor, Director, Wrestler, Austrian
Names/Places: RN:Mikhail Mazurwski
TV Shows: It's About Time (as Clon)

Mc Ren -- b.6/16/1969
Hard Rapper
Names/Places: RN: Lorenzo Jerald Patterson
Group Names: N.W.A.

Robert A. "Bob" McAdoo -- b.9/25/1951 N.S.
NBA Center, NBA Forward
Misc: 3x leading scorer; Buffalo Braves, LA Lakers; 2x NBA Champion (1982, 1985); NBA Most Valuable Player (1975); 5x NBA All-Star (1974-1978); All-NBA First Team (1975); All-NBA Second Team (1974); NBA Rookie of the Year (1973); NBA All-Rookie Team (1973)
Sports Teams: Buffalo Braves (1972-1976), New York Knicks (1976-1979), Boston Celtics (1979), Detroit Pistons (1979-1981, New Jersey Nets (1981), Los Angeles Lakers (1981-1985), Philadelphia 76ers (1986), Olimpia Milano (Italy, 1986-1990), Filanto Forlì (Italy, 1990-1992), Teamsystem Fabriano (Italy, 1993), Miami Heat (assistant coach, 1995-2014)

George McAfee -- b.3/13/1918 d.3/4/2009 (90)
NFL Halfback, College Football Player
Misc: 4x NFL champ; returned 1,431 yards in punting returns with 2 TDs; Bears #5 retired; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Duke University (player), Chicago Bears (1940-1941, 1945-1950)

Gary McAllister -- b.12/25/1964 N.S.
Soccer Player, Scotish

Ron McAnally -- b.7/11/1932
Horse Trainer

Jack McAuliffe -- b.3/24/1866 d.11/5/1937 (71)
Boxer, Irish
Misc: lightweightt champ

Brian McBride -- b.6/19/1972
Soccer Player

Pat McBride -- b.11/13/1943
Soccer Player, Soccer Coach
Names/Places: RFN:Patrick

Mike McCallum -- b.12/7/1956
Boxer, Jamaican
Names/Places: NN:The Body Snatcher

Chris McCarron -- b.3/27/1955 N.S.

John William "Jack" McCartan -- b.8/5/1935 N.S.
Hockey Goalie, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 1960 United States hockey team
Sports Teams: New York Rangers, Minnesota Fighting Saints

Clem McCarthy -- b.9/9/1882 N.S. d.6/4/1962 N.S. (79)
Announcer, Radio Broadcaster, Sportscaster
Misc: a top boxing announcer; one of horse racing's greatest callers; Pathe News' RKO Newsreels; comedian Doodles Weaver mimicked McCarthy in his 1948 novelty recording with Spike Jones in "William Tell Overture"

Joe McCarthy -- b.4/21/1887 d.1/3/1978 (90)
MLB Manager, MLB Player
Names/Places: FN:Joseph Vincent
Misc: won 2126 games & 9 pennants

Tommy McCarthy -- b.7/24/1863 d.8/5/1922 (59)
MLB Right Fielder
Names/Places: RFMN:Thomas Francis Michael
Sports Teams: Boston Reds (1884), Boston Beaneaters (1885), Philadelphia Quakers (1886-1887), St. Louis Browns (1888-1891, as manager 1890), Boston Beaneaters (1892-1895), Brooklyn Bridegrooms (1896)

Sir Paul McCartney -- b.6/18/1942
Executive, Vegetarian, Movie Actor, Producer, Songwriter, Bassist, Keyboardist, Pianist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool; wed to Linda McCartney; FN:James
Misc: was knighted in 1997; 2x Rock and Roll Hall of Famer as a member of Beatles and a soloist
Group Names: The Quarrymen, Moondogs, Silver Beatles, Beatles, Wings, soloist
Song Titles: Please Please Me, From Me to You, She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand, Roll Over Beethoven, I Saw Her Standing There, All My Loving, Twist and Shout, Can't Buy Me Love, A Hard Day's Night, I Feel Fine, Ticket to Ride, Help!, We Can Work It Out, Paperback Writer, Yellow Submarine, Penny Lane, All You Need is Love, Hello Goodbye, Lady Madonna, Hey Jude, Get Back, The Ballad of John and Yoko, Let It Be, Yesterday, Back in the U.S.S.R., The Beatles Movie Medley (previous titles as part of The Beatles), Hi Hi Hi, My Love, Live and Let Die, Helen Wheels, Jet, Band on the Run, Jet, Junior's Farm, Listen to What the Man Said, Silly Love Songs, Let 'Em In, Maybe I'm Amazed, Mull of Kintyre, With a Little Luck, Goodnight Tonight, Getting Closer, Arrow Through Me, Spies Like Us (previous titles as part of Wings), Another Day, Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey, Coming Up, Ebony and Ivory (with Stevie Woner), Take It Away, The Girl is Mine (with Michael Jackson), Say Say Say (with Michael Jackson), Pipes of Peace, No More Lonely Nights, Spies Like Us
Album Titles: Please Please Me, With the Beatles, Beatlemania! With the Beatles, Introducing...The Beatles, Meet the Beatles!, Twist and Shout, The Beatles Second Album, The Beatles' Long Tall Sally, A Hard Day's Night, Something New, Beatles for Sale, Beatles '65, Beatles VI, Helo!, Rubber Soul, Yesterday and Today, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The White Album, Yellow Submarine, Abbey Road, Let It Be (previous titles as part of The Beatles), Wild Life, Red Rose Speedway, Band on the Run, Venus and Mars, Wings at the Speed of Sound, London Town, Back to the Egg (previous titles as part of Wings), McCartney, Ram, McCartney II, Tug of War, Pipes of Peace, Give My Regards to Broad Street, Press to Play
Video Titles: Rockshow, Get Back, Paul is Live in Concert on the New World Tour, Standing Stone, Live at the Cavern Club
Movie Titles: Give My Regards to Broad Street

James Stanley "Jim" McCarty -- b.7/25/1943 N.S.
Drummer, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: b. in Walton, Liverpool, England; not to be confused with Mitch Ryder rocker Jim McCarty
Group Names: The Yardburds, Renaissance, Illusion

Tim McCarver -- b.10/16/1941
Sports Analyst, Baseball Announcer, MLB Catcher
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 2012
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1959-1969), Philadelphia Phillies (1970-1972), Montreal Expos (1972), St. Louis Cardinals (1973-1974), Boston Red Sox (1974-1975), Philadelphia Phillies (1975-1980), New York Mets (announcer)
TV Shows: ABC Sports, CBS Sports, Fox Sports; Monday Night Baseball

Katrina McClain -- b.9/19/1965
Basketball Figure, Olympic Athlete
Misc: Forward; 2x Kodak All-America (Georgia, 1986, 1987); WBCA Player of the Year (1987); Two Olympic gold medals with Team USA (1988, 1996); Two World Championship gold medals (1986, 1990); 2x USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year

Alistair Murdoch "Ally" McCoist -- b.9/24/1962 N.S.
Soccer Striker, Soccer Manager, Scotish
Misc: MBE

Robert Smyth McColl -- b.4/13/1876 d.??/??/1959
Soccer Player, Scotish

Mark McCormack -- b.11/6/1930 d.5/16/2003 (72)
Writer, Attorney/Lawyer, Golfer, Tennis Player
Misc: Sports marketing agent; founder and CEO of International Management Group, the sports management conglomerate; he is in both the Gold and Tennis Hall of Fames; represented many top golfers; the developer of golf's first world ranking system, adapted into today's Official World Golf Ranking.

Mike McCormack -- b.6/21/1930 d.11/15/2013 (83)
NFL Executive, NFL General Manager, NFL Coach, NFL Tackle
Sports Teams: New York Yanks (player 1951), Dallas Texans (player 1952), Cleveland Browns (player 1954-1962), Washington Redskins (coach 1965-1972), Philadelphia Eagles (coach 1973-1975), Cincinnati Bengals (coach 1976-1979), Baltimore Colts (coach 1980-1981), Seattle Seahawks (coach 1982), Carolina Panthers (president and GM 1993-1997)

Glenn McCormick -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, American
Misc: Swimming Coach

Kelly Anne McCormick -- b.2/13/1960 N.S.
Diver, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: Olympic-silver-1984

Pat McCormick -- b.5/12/1930 N.S.
Diver, Olympic Athlete
Misc: won women's platform and springboard gold medals in both 1952 and '56 Olympics.

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