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Roy Allen Saari -- b.2/26/1945 N.S. d.12/30/2008 N.S. (63)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Gabriella Sabatini -- b.5/16/1970
Tennis Player, Argentine

Edwin "Ed" Sabol -- b.9/11/1916 d.2/9/2015 (98)
Filmmaker, Sports Figure
Misc: founder with his son Steve among others for NFL Films.

Arvydas Sabonis -- b.12/19/1964
NBA Player, Lithuanian
Misc: 6x Euroscar Award (1984, 1985, 1988, 1995, 1997, 1999); 2x Mr. Europa (1985, 1997); EuroBasket 1985 MVP; 2x Liga ACB MVP (1994, 1995); 2x ACB Finals MVP (1993, 1994); Euroleague Final Four MVP (1995); NBA All-Rookie First Team (1996); Euroleague MVP (regular season and Top 16 phases, 2004); 3x Olympic Medalist (gold, USSR, 1988; bronze, Lithuania, 1992 and 1996); FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991; 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors (2008); FIBA Hall of Fame (2010)
Sports Teams: Portland Trail Blazers (1995-2001, 2002-2003)

Lenny Sachs -- b.8/7/1897 N.S. d.10/27/1942 N.S. (45)
NFL Coach, NFL Player, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Loyola University Chicago (basketball coach 1923-?), Louisville Colonels (football coach 1926, player 1926), Chicago Cardinals (1920-1922, 1925), Milwaukee Badgers (1923-1924), Hammond Pros (1924-1925)

Joseph "Grandmaster Flash" Saddler -- b.1/1/1958
Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Radio Disc Jock, Bandleader, Rapper
Names/Places: RN:Joseph Saddler
Misc: some say b. 1957
Group Names: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Melle Mel & the Furious Five
Song Titles: White Lines

Sandy Saddler -- b.6/25/1926 d.9/18/2001 (75)

Yevgeny Viktorovich Sadovyi -- b.1/19/1973 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Russian

Marat Safin -- b.1/27/1980
Tennis Player, Russian

Nathan Safir -- b.??/??/1912 or ??/??/1913 d.9/7/1996
Radio Broadcaster
Misc: a pioneer in Spanish language radio in the USA

Craig Sager -- b.6/29/1951 N.S. d.12/15/2016 N.S. (65)
Sports Journalist
Misc: Sports Reporter; in the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Norma Sahlin -- b.??/??/????
Figure Skater
Misc: figure skating coach

Bob Saint Clair -- b.2/18/1931 d.4/20/2015 (84)
NFL Player
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl, 9x All-Pro; 49ers #79 retired
Sports Teams: San Francisco 49ers (1953-1963)

Augustus Saint Gaudens -- b.3/1/1848 d.8/3/1907 (59)
Sculptor, Irish
Misc: designed 1907 $20 gold piece.

Ian Saint John -- b.6/7/1938
Soccer Player, Scotish

Jim Saint John -- b.??/??/????

Lynn Saint John -- b.11/18/1876 N.S. d.9/30/1950 N.S. (73)
College Baseball Coach, College Football Coach, College Basketball Coach
Names/Places: RN:Lynn Wilburn St. John; NN:The Saint
Sports Teams: Ohio State University (basketball coach 1911-1919, baseball coach 1913-1928), Wooster (football coach 1902-1905, basketball coach 1902-1909), Ohio Wesleyan (football coach 1909-1911, basketball coach 1910-1912, baseball coach 1910-1912)

Martin Saint Lous -- b.6/18/1975 N.S.
NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Sports Teams: Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightnihg, New York Rangers

Soichi Sakamoto -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, American
Misc: Swimming Coach

Joe Sakic -- b.7/7/1969
NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: Played 1988-2009
Sports Teams: Quebec Nordiques, Colorado Avalanche

Fabri Salcedo -- b.5/28/1914 d.8/25/1985 (71)
Soccer Player, Spanish

Vicente Saldivar -- b.5/3/1943 d.7/18/1985 (42)
Boxer, Mexican

Anders Börje Salming -- b.4/17/1951
NHL Defensive, Swedish
Names/Places: NN:The King
Misc: played 1967-1993
Sports Teams: Brynas IF (SEL), Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Detroit Red Wings (NHL), AIK Hockey (SEL)

Vladimir Salnikov -- b.5/21/1960 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Soviet

Carmen Salvino -- b.11/23/1933

Richie Sambora -- b.7/11/1959
Music Producer, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Passaic, NJ; Heather Locklear's hubby
Group Names: Bon Jovi, soloist

Bruno Sammartino -- b.10/6/1935 N.S. d.4/18/2018 N.S. (82)
Wrestler, Italian
Names/Places: RN:Bruno Leopoldo Francesco Sammartino

Pete Sampras -- b.8/12/1971 N.S.
Tennis Player
Misc: No.1 player in world in 1993; youngest ever U.S. Open men's champion (19 years, 28 days) in 1990; won Wimbledon and U.S. Open titles in 1993; then won Australian Open and repeated at Wimbledon and U.S. Open in '94 as well as the Australian, and won Wimbledon again in 1995; won 5-set doubles match with John McEnroe to help win 1992 Davis Cup final.

Ralph Lee Sampson -- b.7/7/1960
NBA Center, Basketball Coach
Misc: 3x Naismith Award (Virginia, 1981, 1982, 1983); 2x Wooden Award (1982, 1983); 3x consensus first-team All-American (1981-1983); 3x NBA All-Star.
Sports Teams: University of Virginia, Houston Rockets (1983-1987), Golden State Warriors (1987-1989), Sacramento Kings (1989-1990), Washington Bullets (1991), Unicaja Ronda (Spain 1992), Rockford Lightning (CBA 1994-1995), Richmond Rhythm (IBL coach 1999-2000)

Paul Samwell-Smith -- b.5/8/1943
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Bassist, British
Group Names: The Yardbirds

Salvador Sánchez -- b.1/26/1959 N.S. d.8/12/1982 N.S. (23)
Boxer, Mexican

David Sancious -- b.11/30/1953
Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Group Names: The E Street Band

Todd Sand -- b.10/30/1963
Figure Skater

Ryne Dee Sandberg -- b.9/18/1959
MLB Second Baseman
Names/Places: NN:Ryno
Misc: 10x All-Star, 9x Gold Glove, 7x Silver Slugger, NL MVP 1984; Cubs #23 retired
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (1981), Chicago Cubs (1982-1994, 1996-1997), Philadelphia Phillies (manager, 2013-2015); Chicago Cubs

Earl Sande -- b.11/13/1898 d.8/20/1974 (75)
Misc: 1920s leading jockey

Barry Sanders -- b.7/16/1968
NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Misc: won the 1988 Heisman Trophy as junior at Oklahoma St.; all-time NCAA single season leader in rushing (2,628 yards), scoring (234 points) and TDs (39); 2-time NFC rushing leader with Detroit (1989-90); NFC Rookie of Year (1988); NFL Player of Year (1991); he rushed over 1,000 yards in each in his first five seasons.
Sports Teams: Oklahoma State, Detroit Lions (1989-1998)

Charlie Sanders -- b.8/25/1946 d.7/2/2015 (68)
NFL Player
Misc: 7x Pro Bowl
Sports Teams: Detroit Lions (1968-1977)

Deion Sanders -- b.8/9/1967
Sports Analyst, MLB Center Fielder, NFL Defensive
Names/Places: b. in Fort Myers, FL
Misc: Atlanta Braves Baseball OF and Atlanta Falcons Football DB-KR; 2-time consensus All-America at Florida St. in football (1987-88); 3-time NFL All-Pro with Atlanta Falcons (1991-93); led Major Leagues in triples (14) with Atlanta in 1992 and hit .533 in World Series the same year
Sports Teams: Atlanta Falcons (1989-1993), San Francisco 49ers (1994), Dallas Cowboys (1995-1999), Washington Redskins (2000), Baltimore Ravens (2004-2005)

Summer Elisabeth Sanders -- b.10/13/1972 N.S.
Actress, TV Hostess, Sports Commentator, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Thomas Ernest "Satch" Sanders -- b.11/8/1938 N.S.
NBA Coach, NBA Player, College Basketball Player
Sports Teams: Boston Celtics (1960-1973), Harvard (coach, 1973-1977), Boston Celtics (coach, 1978)

Mirko Sandic -- b.5/9/1942 N.S. d.12/24/2006 N.S. (64)
Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Serbian

José de San Martin -- b.2/25/1778 d.8/17/1850 (72)
Revolutionary, Argentine
Names/Places: born in Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata, now known as Argentina

Carlos Santana -- b.7/20/1947
Composer, Rhythm Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer, Mexican
Misc: NOT to be confused with the Paper Lace member; Rock & Jazz-Fusion
Group Names: Santana (lead)
Song Titles: Evil Ways, Black Magic Woman, Oye Como Va, She's Not There, Winning, Hold On, Smooth (featuring Rob Thomas), Maria Maria (featuring the Product G and B and Wyclef Jean), The Game of Love (featuring Michelle Branch)
Album Titles: Santana, Abraxas, Santana III, Caravanserai, Welcome, Borboletta, Amigos, Festival, Moonflower, Inner Secrets Marathon, Zebop!, Shango, Supernatural, Shaman, All That I Am, Corazon

Manuel Santana -- b.5/10/1938
Tennis Player, Spanish
Names/Places: LN:Martinez

Tito Santana -- b.5/10/1953 N.S.
Names/Places: RN:Merced Solis

David Santee -- b.7/22/1957 N.S.
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete

Herman Santiago -- b.2/18/1941
Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers

Ron Santo -- b.2/25/1940 d.12/3/2010 (70)
MLB Third Baseman
Misc: scored 342 homers; 9x All-Star, 5x Gold Glove; Cubs #10 retired
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs (1960-1973), Chicago White Sox (1974)

Louis Santop -- b.1/17/1890 d.1/22/1942 (52)
Baseball Figure
Misc: was an African-American baseball catcher in the Negro leagues. He became "one of the earliest superstars" and "black baseball's first legitimate home-run slugger" (Riley).

Abraham M. "Abe" Saperstein -- b.7/4/1902 N.S. d.3/15/1966 N.S. (63)
NBA Owner, NBA Coach, English
Misc: ABL; the earliest coach of the Harlem Globetrotters
Sports Teams: Savoy Big Five (which later became the Harlem Globetrotters in which he helped formed as owner and coach), Chicago Majors (owner)

Warren Sapp -- b.12/19/1972
NFL Player, Football Defensive Tackle
Misc: 7x Pro Bowl
Sports Teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1995-2003), Oakland Raiders (2004-2007)

Gene Sarazen -- b.2/27/1902 d.5/13/1999 (97)
Names/Places: b. in Harrison, NY
Misc: he learned to play golf as a caddy and played his first Open in 1920, won his first in '22 and his second in '32. He is credited with inventing the sand wedge in 1930, a major innovation in golf. He is one of only four players to win all four Grand Slam titles (others are Hogan, Nicklaus and Player); won Masters, British Open, 2 U.S. Opens and 3 PGA titles between 1922-35.

David Sarnoff -- b.2/27/1891 d.12/12/1971 (80)
Inventor, Pioneer, Executive, Russian
Names/Places: b. in Uzlian
Misc: Founded NBC & RCA, later bought by G.E.

Imre Sárosi -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, Hungarian
Misc: Synchronized Swimming Coach

"Uncle" Art Satherley -- b.10/19/1889 d.2/10/1986 (96)
Music Executive, Music Producer, British
Misc: Talent Scout; A&R man

Yoshiko Sato -- b.3/30/1938 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

Jeff Sauer -- b.3/10/1943 N.S. d.2/2/2017 N.S. (73)
Hockey Coach, Hockey Player
Sports Teams: Colorado College (player 1962-1965, coach 1965-1966, 1971-1982), University of Wisconsin (coach 1966-1971, 1982-2002)

Joseph Savage -- b.5/21/1879 d.3/10/1956 (76)
Figure Skater

"Macho Man" Randy Savage -- b.11/15/1952 N.S. d.5/20/2011 N.S. (58)
Sports Commentator, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Randy Mario Poffo

Rick Savage -- b.12/2/1960 N.S.
Heavy Metal Bassist, English
Names/Places: RFN:Richard
Group Names: Def Leppard

Denis Savard -- b.2/4/1961
NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1980-1997
Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks, Montreal Canadiens, Tampa Bay Lightning

Serge Savard -- b.1/22/1946
NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1966-1983
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets

Charlie Save -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, American
Misc: Swimming Coach

Jill Savery -- b.5/2/1972 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Dick Savitt -- b.3/4/1927
Tennis Player

Angelo Savoldi -- b.4/21/1914 d.9/20/2013 (99)
Wrestler, Italian
Names/Places: RN:Mario Louis Fornini Sr.

Todd Savoy -- b.7/29/1959

Terry Sawchuk -- b.12/28/1929 d.5/31/1970 (40)
NHL Goaltender, Canadian, Ukrainian
Misc: 103 career shutouts; played 1949-1970
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers

Diane K. Sawyer -- b.12/22/1945
Protestant, Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, Editor
Names/Places: b. in Glasgow, Ky.; Mike Nichols' wife
TV Shows: 60 Minutes (1984-89), PrimeTime Live

Gale Sayers -- b.5/30/1943
NFL Runningback
Names/Places: NN: The Kansas Comet; b. in Wichita, KS
Misc: Kick Returner; Chicago Bears Halfback 2X's led NFC in rushing, career 9435 net yards, 4956 rushing, 336 points, 3 Pro Bowls; 2-time All-America at Kansas; NFL Rookie of Year (1965) and 5-time All-Pro with Chicago; scored then-record 22 TDs in rookie year; returned 2,781 yards in kickoff with 6 TDs; Bears #40 retired; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Kansas, Chicago Bears (1965-1971)

Tom Sayers -- b.5/15/1826 or 5/25/1826 d.11/8/1865
Boxer, English

Frederick E. "Fred" Scanlan -- b.5/5/1877 N.S. d.11/11/1950 N.S. (73)
NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: Was an amateur player in the era before professional ice hockey

Dick Schaap -- b.9/27/1934 d.12/21/2001 (67)
Journalist, Sports Commentator

Arthur Schabinger -- b.8/6/1889 N.S. d.10/13/1972 N.S. (83)
College Football Coach, College Basketball Coach
Misc: Schabinger is credited (although disputed) with throwing the first forward pass in college football history.
Sports Teams: Ottawa (football coach 1915-1919, basketball coach 1916-1920), Emporia State (basketball coach 1920-1922), Creighton (basketball coach 1922-1935)

E. Carroll Schaeffer -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, American

Ray W. "Cracker" Schalk -- b.8/12/1892 N.S. d.5/19/1970 N.S. (77)
MLB Manager, MLB Catcher
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox (1912-1928), New York Giants (1929), Chicago White Sox (manager, 1927-1928)

Willy Schaller -- b.2/23/1933 d.1/3/2015 N.S. (81)
Soccer Defender, German

Adolph "Dolph" Schayes -- b.5/19/1928 N.S. d.12/10/2015 N.S. (87)
NBA Coach, NBA Forward
Misc: 1950's NBA star for the Syracuse Nationals, led them to 1955 NBA title. 19,249 career points
Sports Teams: Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers (player 1948-1964), Philadelphia 76ers (coach 1963-1966), Buffalo Braves (coach 1970-1972)

Otto Scheff -- b.12/12/1889 N.S. d.10/26/1956 N.S. (66)
Jewish, Politician, Lawyer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Austrian

Chris Schenkel -- b.8/21/1923 d.9/11/2005 (82)
Sportscaster, Bowler
Misc: Monday Night Fights 50s, 4-time Sportscaster of the Year; easy-going baritone who has covered basketball, bowling, football, golf and the Olympics for ABC and CBS; host of ABC's Pro Bowlers Tour for 33 years; received lifetime achievement Emmy Award in 1993
TV Shows: Monday Night Fights (1950s), Pro Bowler's Tour

Bob Schieffer -- b.2/25/1937
Newscaster, Journalist
TV Shows: CBS News, Face the Nation (moderator), CBS Saturday Evening News (1973-96)

Les Schissler -- b.5/12/1930 d.9/9/2013 (83)

Ernie Schlegel -- b.4/11/1943
Misc: won six PBA tour titles.

Don Schlitz -- b.8/29/1952
Country Music Songwriter

Walt Schlueter -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, American
Misc: Swimming Coach

Peter Schmeichel -- b.11/18/1963
Soccer Goal Keeper, Danish (Denmark)

Max Schmeling -- b.9/28/1905 d.2/2/2005 (99)
Boxer, German
Misc: world heavyweight boxing champ (1930-32)

Ernest J. Schmidt -- b.2/12/1911 N.S. d.9/6/1986 N.S. (75)
College Basketball Player
Names/Places: NN: One Grand (scored exactly 1,000 points during his college career)
Sports Teams: Kansas State Teachers College of Pittsburg

Hans Schmidt -- b.2/7/1925 N.S. d.5/26/2012 N.S. (87)
Wrestler, Canadian
Names/Places: RN: Guy Larose
Misc: played in the 1950s and 1960s

Joe Schmidt -- b.1/19/1932
NFL Coach, NFL Linebacker
Misc: Detroit Lions All-Pro [1954-1959, 61, 62]; Detroit Lions coach [1967-1972]; 10x Pro Bowl, 8x First team All-Pro; Lions #56 retired
Sports Teams: Detroit Lions (player 1953-1965, coach 1967-1972)

Mike Schmidt -- b.9/27/1949
MLB Third Baseman
Names/Places: b. in Dayton, OH; RN:Michael Jack
Misc: NL MVP 1980, 1981, 1986, World Series MVP in 1980, 8x NL home run leader, 548 HRs, 10x Gold Glove, 4x NL RBI leader, 6x Silver Slugger, 12x All-Star, WS MVP, hit four home runs in one game in 1976; Phillies #20 retired
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (1972-1989)

Milt Schmidt -- b.3/5/1918 d.1/4/2017 N.S. (98)
NHL General Manager, NHL Coach, NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1936-1942, 1946-1955
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins

Oscar Schmidt -- b.2/16/1958
Basketball Forward, Brazilian
Misc: All-time top scorer in FIBA basketball history; All-time top scorer in the Olympic Games basketball tournaments; 3x Olympic Games top scorer (1988, 1992, 1996); 1x FIBA World Cup top scorer; 16x top scorer in FIBA national leagues (8 in Brazil, 7 in Italy, 1 in Spain); 1 Gold Medal at the Pan American Games (1987); Longest professional career for a basketball player (29 years); FIBA's 50 Greatest Players; FIBA Hall of Fame.
Sports Teams: Palmeiras (Brazil) (1974-1978), Sirio (Brazil) (1978-1982), Caserta (Italy) (1982-1990), Pavia (Italy) (1990-1993), Valladolid (Spain) (1993-1995), Corinthians (Brazil) (1995-1997), Bandeirantes (Brazil) (1997-1998), Barueri (Brazil) (1998-1999), Flamengo (Brazil) (1999-2003)

Timothy B. Schmidt -- b.10/30/1947
Songwriter, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
Group Names: The Eagles, Poco, Soloist

Mathieu Schneider -- b.6/12/1969
NHL Player, American
Misc: played 1987-2010
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, New York Islanders, Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Detroit Red Wings, Anaheim Ducks, Atlanta Thrashers, Vancouver Canucks, Phoenix Coyotes

Petra Schneider -- b.1/11/1963 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, East German

Albert "Red" Schoendienst -- b.2/2/1923 N.S. d.6/6/2018 N.S. (95)
MLB Manager, MLB Second Baseman
Misc: 10x All-Star, 5x, World Series champ; ;ed the NL in stolen bases with 26 in 1945; Cardinals #2 retired and in the Cardinals and Baseball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1945-1956), New York Giants (1956-1957), Milwaukee Braves (1957-1960), St. Louis Cardinals (1961-1963), St. Louis Cardinals (manager 1965-1976, 1980, 1990)

Ken Schofield -- b.2/3/1946
Golfer, Scotish
Misc: was the Executive Director of the European Tour from 1975 to 2004.

Eduard "Edi" Scholdan -- b.??/??/1911 or ??/??/1912 d.2/15/1961
Figure Skater

Clarke Scholes -- b.11/25/1930 N.S. d.2/5/2010 N.S. (79)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Paul Scholes -- b.11/16/1974
Soccer Midfielder, English
Misc: Manchester United team

Donald Schollander -- b.4/30/1946 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
Misc: won 4 gold medals at 1964 Olympics, plus one gold and one silver in 1968; won Sullivan Award in 1964; set 8 world records in the 400-meter freestyle and 9 in the 200-meter in his career; Sullivan Award (U.S. outstanding athlete [1964].

John J. Schommer -- b.1/29/1884 d.1/11/1960 (75)
Sports Figure
Misc: was an outstanding multi-sport athlete in the 1900s. Big Ten Championships (Chicago, 1907-09); All-America (1907-09); Mythical U.S. championship (Chicago, 1908); officiated Big Ten games (1911-40)
Sports Teams: University of Chicago (player 1905-1909, coach 1910-1911)

Neal Schon -- b.2/27/1954
Songwriter, Clarinetist, Oboist, Pianist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: MN:Joseph
Group Names: Journey, Santana, Bad English, Hardline

Hildegard "Hilde" Schrader -- b.1/4/1910 N.S. d.3/23/1966 N.S. (56)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, German

Tex Schramm -- b.6/2/1920 d.7/15/2003 (83)
NFL General Manager
Misc: 2x Super Bowl champ, 5x Conference champ, 13x Division champ
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams (executive 1947-1956), Dallas Cowboys (executive 1960-1989)

David "Sweeney" Schriner -- b.11/30/1911 d.7/4/1990 (78)
NHL Left Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian, Russian
Misc: played 1933-1946
Sports Teams: New York Americans, Toronto Maple Leafs

Frederick Rudolph "Ted" Schroeder -- b.7/20/1921 N.S. d.5/26/2006 N.S. (84)
Tennis Player
Misc: U.S. Open 1942

Jim Schroeder -- b.5/31/1929

Terry Alan Schroeder -- b.10/9/1958 N.S.
Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, American

Mark Schubert -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: Swimming Coach

John Schuerholz -- b.10/1/1940 N.S.
MLB General Manager
Sports Teams: Kansas City Royals (general manager 1981-1990), Atlanta Braves (general-manager 1990-2007, president 2007-present as of 2017)

Carolyn Schuler -- b.1/5/1943 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Charles Monroe Schulz -- b.11/26/1922 d.2/12/2000 (77)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Protestant, Sports Figure
Names/Places: b. in Minneapolis
Misc: created Peanuts with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, Woodstock, Sally, Pig Pen, Peppermint Patty, etc.; in the Figure Skating and the United States Hockey Hall of Fames
Book Titles: Peanuts

Don Schumacher -- b.??/??/????
Drag Racer

Sherwood Schwartz -- b.11/14/1916 d.7/12/2011 (94)
TV Producer
TV Shows: Gilligan's Island, Brady Bunch

Connie Schwoegler -- b.1/2/1917 d.8/3/1982 (65)
Misc: pioneered and copywrighted an extended ball grip under his name

Judy Schwomeyer -- b.11/14/1950
Actress, Figure Skater, Ice Dancer

Patty Scialfa -- b.7/29/1956
Rock & Roll Musician
Names/Places: b. in Deal, NJ; Bruce Springsteen's wife
Misc: AP says b. in 1953
Group Names: Bruce Sprinsteen and the E. St. Band

Mikel Scicluna -- b.7/29/1929 N.S. d.3/20/2010 N.S. (80)
Wrestler, Maltan
Names/Places: NN:Baron

Bon "Ronald" Scott -- b.7/9/1946 d.2/19/1980 (33)
Songwriter, Heavy Metal Singer, Australian, Scotish
Group Names: AC/DC
Song Titles: Big Balls

Charlie Scott -- b.12/15/1948 N.S.
NBA Player, ABA Figure
Sports Teams: Virginia Squires, Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets

Clyde Scott -- b.8/29/1924 N.S. d.1/30/2018 N.S. (93)
NFL Halfback, College Football Player, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Names/Places: MN: Luther
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions

Eugene Lytton Scott -- b.12/28/1937 d.3/20/2006 (68)
Tennis Player

Jake Scott -- b.7/20/1945 N.S.
NFL Safety, College Football Player, CFL Figure
Misc: Punt Returner; 5x Pro Bowl; Super Bowl VII MVP; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Georgia, British Columbia Lions, Miami Dolphins (1970-1975), Washington Redskins (1976-1978)

Jimmy Scott -- b.7/17/1925 N.S. d.6/12/2014 N.S. (88)
Jazz Singer
Names/Places: aka: Little Jimmy Scott; RN: James Victor Scott

Ray Scott -- b.6/17/1919 d.3/23/1998 (78)
Football Announcer
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers, UCLA, Arizona, Minnesota, Nebraska (all football announcing jobs)
TV Shows: CBS Sports

Rena Scott -- b.??/??/1956 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer

Tom Scott -- b.9/3/1930 N.S. d.8/31/2015 N.S. (84)
NFL Linebacker
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Virginia College, Philadelphia Eagles (1953-1958), New York Giants (1959-1964)

Wallace "Scotty" Scott -- b.9/23/1943 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: Walter's twin
Misc: b. Sep 3?; in the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame
Group Names: The Whispers

Walter (Rhythm And Blues) Scott -- b.9/23/1943 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: Wallace's twin
Misc: in the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame
Group Names: The Whispers

Wendell Scott -- b.8/29/1921 d.12/23/1990 (69)
Auto Racer

Mary Scotvold -- b.??/??/????
Figure Skater

Earl Eugene Scruggs -- b.1/6/1924 d.3/28/2012 (88)
Songwriter, Banjoist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Cleveland County, N.C.
Misc: Bluegrass style
Group Names: Flatt & Scruggs, soloist
Song Titles: The Ballad of Jed Clampett with Flatt

Don Scudder -- b.9/21/1951

Vincent "Vin" Scully -- b.11/29/1927
Golf Commentator, Baseball Announcer, Football Announcer
Names/Places: b. in Bronx
Misc: baseball, football, & golf announcer; Ford C. Frick Award winner in 1982; broadcasted games for 67 years, ending on October 2, 2016
Sports Teams: Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (announcer)
TV Shows: CBS Sports, NBC Sports

Briana Scurry -- b.9/7/1971 N.S.
Soccer Goal Keeper, American

William Ralph Seagraves -- b.4/21/1929 d.9/27/1998 (69)
Businessperson, Drag Racer
Misc: initiated R.J. Reynolds sponorship of motorsports

Bob Seagren -- b.10/17/1946
Actor, Olympic Athlete, Pole Vaulter, Track and Field
Names/Places: FN:Robert Lloyd
Misc: won gold medal in pole vault at 1968 Olympics; broke world outdoor record 5 times, first American to clear 18 feet
TV Shows: Soap (as Dennis Phillips)

Son Seals -- b.8/14/1942 d.12/20/2004 (62)
Singer/Guitarist, Drummer, Blues Performer
Names/Places: RFN: Frank

David Seaman -- b.9/19/1963 N.S.
Soccer Goal Keeper, English

Eleonora Sears -- b.9/28/1881 d.3/16/1968 (86)
Tennis Player

Richard Dudley Sears -- b.10/26/1861 d.4/8/1943 (81)
Tennis Player
Misc: the first U.S. men's singles champion of lawn tennis

Junior Seau -- b.1/19/1969 d.5/2/2012 (43)
NFL Linebacker
Misc: 12x Pro Bowl, 8x First Team All-Pro, 2x Second Team All-Pro, 2x AFC Defensive Player of the Year, 4x NFL Alumini NFL Linebacker of the Year; Chargers #55 retired
Sports Teams: San Diego Chargers (1990-2002), Miami Dolphins (2003-2005), New England Patriots (2006-2009)

Tom "Terrific" Seaver -- b.11/17/1944
Episcopalian, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Fresno, CA; RN:George Thomas
Misc: 12x All-Star, 5x NL strikeout leader, won the NL Cy Young award 3X's in 1969, 1973, and 1975, won 311 major league games, and 3,640 strikeouts over 20 years; Mets #41 retired; Mets and Reds Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: New York Mets (1967-1977), Cincinnati Reds (1977-1982), New York Mets (1983), Chicago White Sox (1984-1986), Boston Red Sox (1986)

John Sebastian -- b.3/17/1944
Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Harmonicaist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; MN:Benson
Misc: Autoharp
Group Names: The Lovin' Spoonful (lead), soloist
Song Titles: Welcome Back (theme for Welcome Back Kotter)

Neil Sedaka -- b.3/13/1939
Jewish, Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn
Song Titles: Calendar Girl, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Frank Sedgman -- b.10/29/1927
Tennis Player, Australian

Barney Sedran -- b.1/28/1891 d.1/14/1964 (72)
NBA Player
Names/Places: NN:Mighty Mike
Misc: Shortest player to be inducted in the Hall of Fame; 1 Hudson Valley League championship (Newburgh, 1912); Pennsylvania League championship and 35 straight wins with Carbondale (1917); 1 New York State League championship (Albany, 1921); played for too many teams to list

Pete Seeger -- b.5/3/1919 d.1/28/2014 (94)
Editor, Teacher, Political Activist, Songwriter, Tenor, Banjoist, Guitarist, Folk Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; NN:America's Tuning Fork
Misc: Spark Plug player
Group Names: The Weavers, Kingston Trio, soloist

Bob Seger -- b.5/6/1945
Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Ann Arbor, Mi; RFN:Robert Clark
Misc: some say b. May 3
Group Names: The Bob Seger System, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, soloist
Song Titles: Ramblin' Gamblin' Man (as part of The Bob Seger System), Night Moves, Mainstreet, Rock and Roll Never Forgets, Still the Same, Hollywood Nights, We Got Tonight, Old Time Rock and Roll, Fire Lake, Against the Wind, You'll Accomp'ny Me, The Hrizontal Bop, Trying to Live My Life Without You, Feel Like a Number, Shame on the Moon, Even Now, Like a Rock, Shakedown (previous titles as lead of The Silver Bullet Band)
Album Titles: Ramblin' Gambin' Man (as part of The Bob Seger System), Night Moves, Stranger in Town, Against the Wind, The Distance, Like a Rock, The Fire Inside, Live Bullet, Nine Tonight (previous titles as lead of The Silver Bullet Band), Face the Promise, Ride Out

"Pancho" Segura -- b.6/20/1921 d.11/18/2017 N.S. (96)
Tennis Player, Ecuadorian

Michael Seibert -- b.1/1/1960
Figure Skater, Ice Dancer

Oliver Seibert -- b.3/18/1881 d.5/15/1944 (63)
NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played 1900-1909
Sports Teams: Canadian Soo (IPHL), Guelph Royals (OPHL)

Walter Earl Seibert -- b.12/7/1911 d.5/12/1990 (78)
NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1931-1947
Sports Teams: New York Rangers, Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings

Elias Victor Seixas -- b.8/30/1923
Tennis Player
Misc: co-holder of the record for the most mixed doubles wins at Wimbeldon with four between 1953 and 1956.

Teemu Selänne -- b.7/3/1970
NHL Player, Finnish
Names/Places: NN: The Finnish Flash

Frank Selee -- b.10/26/1859 d.7/5/1909 (49)
MLB General Manager
Misc: was an American Major League Baseball manager in the National League (NL). In his sixteen-year Major League career, he managed the Boston Beaneaters (Atlanta Braves) for twelve seasons, and the Chicago Orphans (Cubs) for four.

Monica Seles -- b.12/2/1973
Tennis Player, Yugoslav
Misc: winning % near .900; No.1 in the world in 1991 and '92 after winning Australian, French and U.S. opens both years; 3-time winner of both Australian and French; youngest to win Grand Slam title this century when she won French at age 16 in 1990; entered 1993 with 30 singles titles in just 5 years; stabbed in back by male assailant on Apr. 30, 1993, during match in Hamburg, Germany; spent remainder of 1993 and all of '94 recovering.

Allan H. "Bud" Selig -- b.7/30/1934 N.S.
Sports Owner, MLB Executive, MLB Player
Misc: car dealer who bought AL Seattle Pilots for $10.8 million in 1970 and moved team to midwest; chairman of owners' executive council and de facto commissioner since he and colleagues forced Fay Vincent to resign on Sept. 7, 1992; cancelled World Series for first time since 1904 after owners voted 26-2 on Sept. 14, 1994 to call off remainder of regular season in wake of 34-day players' strike over proposed salary cap.; president and CEO of Milwaukee Brewers

Peg Seller -- b.??/??/???? N.S.
Swimmer, Canadian
Misc: Synchronized Swimmer/Coach

Lee Roy Selmon -- b.10/20/1954 d.9/4/2011 (56)
NFL Defensive
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl; Buccaneers #63 retired
Sports Teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1976-1984)

Phil Selway -- b.5/23/1967 N.S.
Songwriter, Drummer, Alternative Rock Singer, English
Group Names: Radiohead

Teata Semiz -- b.4/16/1934
Misc: won 10 PBA titles

Uljana Semjonova -- b.3/9/1952
Baseball Figure, Basketball Figure, Olympic Athlete, Soviet
Misc: Center; Unbeaten in international team competition in her 18-year career; two Olympic gold medals (1976, 1980); three World Championship gold medals (1971, 1975, 1983); 11 European Women's Championships; 16 European women's club championships; 15 Soviet club championships; member of the inaugural class of inductees to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999; inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2007.

Brenda Sempare -- b.11/9/1961
Soccer Midfielder, English

Dina Willemina Jacoba "Nida" Senff -- b.4/3/1920 N.S. d.6/27/1995 N.S. (75)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Dutch (Netherlands)

Ayrton Senna -- b.3/21/1960 d.5/1/1994 (34)
Auto Racer, Brazilian
Misc: formula-1 racer (1988 champ)

Daniel "Danny" Seraphine -- b.8/28/1948 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Drummer
Group Names: Chicago

Rod Serling -- b.12/25/1924 d.6/28/1975 (50)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Christianity convert, Actor, TV Host, TV Producer, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Syracuse N.Y.; RFN:Rodman
TV Shows: The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, Liar's Club, Jacques Cousteau (narrator '1968-74)

Eric Sevareid -- b.11/26/1912 d.7/9/1992 (79)
Philosopher, Newscaster, Journalist, Commentator
Names/Places: FN:Arnold
TV Shows: CBS News

Marie Severin -- b.8/21/1929 N.S. d.8/29/2018 N.S. (89)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: known for her work at Marvel Comics and the 1950's EC Comics; in the Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame

Joe Sewell -- b.10/9/1898 d.3/6/1990 (91)
MLB Shortstop
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1920-1930), New York Yankees (1931-1933)

Patty Seymour -- b.1/23/1960 N.S.
Names/Places: ring name: Leilani Kai

Len Shackleton -- b.5/3/1922 d.11/27/2000 (78)
Soccer Player, English
Names/Places: NN:The Clown Price of Soccer
Misc: inside forward, outside left; one of English soccer's finest ever entertainers

Dave Shade -- b.3/3/1902 d.6/23/1983 (81)

Tupac Shakur -- b.6/16/1971 d.9/13/1996 (25)
Actor, Rapper
Names/Places: aka 2Pac
Misc: gangsta rap pioneer

Eldon Shamblin -- b.4/24/1916 d.8/5/1998 (82)
Arranger, Country Guitarist
Group Names: Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

Brendan Shanahan -- b.1/23/1969
NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1987-2009; the National Hockey League's Vice President of Hockey and Business Development and Director of Player Safety.
Sports Teams: New Jersey Devils, St. Louis Blues, Hartford Whalers, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers

William "Bill" Shankly -- b.9/2/1913 N.S. d.9/29/1981 N.S. (68)
Soccer Player, Scotish
Misc: OBE; footballer and manager

Del Shannon -- b.12/30/1939 d.2/8/1990 (50)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Coopersville, MI; RN:Charles Weeden Westover
Misc: some say b. 1934 or d. Feb 9
Song Titles: Runaway

Scott Shannon -- b.7/25/1947
Radio Disc Jock

Tommy Shannon -- b.4/18/1946
Blues Bassist
Group Names: Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

Jack Sharkey -- b.10/6/1902 d.8/17/1994 (91)
Boxer, Lithuanian
Names/Places: RN:Joseph Paul Zukauskas
Misc: ex-Welterweight champ

Tom "Sailor Tom" Sharkey -- b.11/26/1873 N.S. d.4/17/1953 N.S. (79)

William W. "Bill" Sharman -- b.5/25/1926 N.S. d.10/25/2013 N.S. (87)
NBA Executive, NBA Coach, NBA Player
Misc: Lakers executive and General Manager star 6' 2 shooter and scorer; played in California pro leagues, then for Boston Celtics in the 1950s. Later a successful coach, led Cleveland Pipers, and 1972 Los Angeles Lakers to pro championships; USC #11 retired
Sports Teams: USC (1946-1950), Washington Capitols (1950-1951), Boston Celtics (1951-1961), Cleveland Pipers (ABL 1961-1962), San Francisco Warriors (coach 1966-1968), Los Angeles/Utah Stars (coach 1968-1971), Los Angeles Lakers (coach 1971-1976)

Yevgeny Sharonov -- b.12/11/1958 N.S.
Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Russian

Alexander Sharp -- b.??/??/???? d.??/??/1959
Group Names: The Orioles

Shannon Sharpe -- b.6/26/1968
NFL Tight End, College Football Player
Misc: 3x Super Bowl champ, 8x Pro Bowl, 4x First-team All-Pro; Savannah State #2 retired, odd since he hasn't been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame as of 2015
Sports Teams: Savannah State University, Denver Broncos (1990-1999), Baltimore Ravens (2000-2001), Denver Broncos (2002-2003)

William Shatner -- b.3/22/1931
Novelist, Jewish, Vegetarian, TV/Movie Actor, TV Host, Game Show Host, Movie Producer/Director, Novelty Singer, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Montreal
Book Titles: TekWar (series), Quest for Tomorrow (series)
Song Titles: Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, Mr. Tamborine Man, Rocket Man, I Can't Get Behind That
Album Titles: The Transformed Man, Seeking Major Tom, Has Been, Ponder the Mystery
TV Shows: Star Trek (as Capt. James Tiberius Kirk, also on Star Trek: The Animated Series), Barbary Coast (as Jeff Cable), T.J. Hooker (as Sgt. T.J. Hooker), Rescue 911, Tek War, Boston Legal (as Denny Crane), Show Me The Money (host), $#*! My Dad Says (as Dr. Edison Milford Goodson III)
Movie Titles: Star Trek (series)

Billy Shaw -- b.12/15/1938
NFL Guard
Misc: 8x AFL All-Star, 2x AFL champ
Sports Teams: Buffalo Bills (1961-1969)

Eddie Shaw -- b.3/20/1937 d.1/29/2018 N.S. (80)
Tenor-sax, Blues Performer

Timothy Andrew "Tim" Shaw -- b.11/8/1957 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, American

Wilbur Shaw Sr. -- b.10/31/1902 d.10/30/1954 (51)
Auto Racer
Misc: Indianapolis 500 champ 3x in 1937, 1939, and 1940

Alan Shearer -- b.8/13/1970
Soccer Striker, English

Patty Sheehan -- b.10/27/1956
Misc: clinched entry into LPGA Hall of Fame with 30th career win at Phoenix on Mar. 21, 1993

Timothy Kane "Tim" Sheehy -- b.9/3/1948 N.S.
Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
Sports Teams: Boston College, New England Whalers (WHA/NHL), Edmonton Oilers (WHA), Birmingham Bulls (WHA), Detroit Red Wings (NHL)

Carroll Shelby -- b.1/11/1923 d.5/10/2012 (89)
Auto Racer
Misc: Sports car racing, Formula One, and founder of Carroll Shelby International; cult classic car designer

George Sheldon -- b.5/17/1874 N.S. d.11/25/1907 N.S. (33)
Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

Art Shell -- b.11/26/1946
NFL Coach, NFL Player
Misc: 3-time All-NFL tackle with Oakland (1973-74,77); teamed with guard Gene Upshaw on left side of Raiders' offensive line; played on 2 Super Bowl-winning teams; named Raiders' head coach in 1989; entered 1994 with record of 47-34 in 5 years.
Sports Teams: Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders (player 1968-1982), Los Angeles Raiders (1983-1994), Kansas City Chiefs (1995-1996), Atlanta Falcons (1997-2000), Oakland Raiders (2006)

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