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-- b.1/26/1934Actor, Comedian, Commercial Actor, Baseball Announcer, MLB CatcherNames/Places: b. in Wilwaukee, WIMisc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 2003; Lite Beer commercials; sports comicSports Teams: Milwaukee Brewers (1962-1973), St. Louis Cardinals (1964-1965), Philadelphia Phillies (1966-1967), Atlanta Braves (1967), Milwaukee Brewers (1971-present as of 2016)TV Shows: Monday Night Baseball, Mr. Belvedere (as George Owens)
-- b.12/26/1935NHL Center, CanadianMisc: played 1955-1975; 490 goalsSports Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers (WHA)
-- b.12/26/1963Heavy Metal DrummerGroup Names: Metallica
Björn Christian Ulvaeus
-- b.4/25/1945Composer, Singer, Guitarist, SwedishGroup Names: ABBA
-- b.5/7/1933 d.9/11/2002 (69)NFL QuarterbackNames/Places: b. in Pittsburgh; Peter's twinMisc: 10 Pro Bowls, career 40,239 yards & 2,830 passes, 290 TDs, 16 years; most TD passes in consecutive games (47); led Baltimore Colts to 2 NFL titles (1958-59) and a Super Bowl win (1971); All-Pro 5 times; 3-time MVP (1959,64,67).Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers (offseason and/or practice squad member only, 1955), San Diego Chargers (1973), Baltimore Colts (1956-1972)
Rachel Elizabeth Unitt
-- b.6/5/1982 N.S.Soccer Player, English
Wesley S. "Wes" Unseld
-- b.3/14/1946NBA Coach, NBA CenterNames/Places: NN:Wide WesMisc: career 10,624 points, 13,769 rebounds, 3,822 assists; star big man for the Baltimore Bullets in the late 1960s, early 1970's. Led them from last to first in his famed rookie season; Washington Wizards #41 retiredSports Teams: Baltimore/Washington Bullets (player 1968-1981), Washington Bullets (coach 1987-1994)
Al Unser Sr.
-- b.5/29/1939Auto RacerNames/Places: b. in Alberquerque, NM; younger brother of Bobby and father of Little AlMisc: drove over 8,000 miles in 22 Indy races; 3-time USAC/CART national champion (1970,83,85); 4-time winner of Indy 500 (1970-71, 78, 87); retired in 1994 ranked third on all-time IndyCar list with 39 wins
-- b.2/20/1934Auto RacerNames/Places: b. in Albuquerque, N. Mex.; Al Sr.'s brother.Misc: 2-time USAC/CART national champion (1968,74); 3-time winner of Indy 500 (1968,75,81); retired after 1981 season; 35 career wins
Gene Upshaw Jr.
-- b.8/15/1945 d.8/20/2008 (63)NFL GuardNames/Places: RN:Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr.Misc: 2-time All-AFL and 3-time All-NFL selection with Oakland; helped lead Raiders to 2 Super Bowl titles in 1976 and '80 seasons; executive director of NFL Players Assn. since 1987; agreed to application of salary cap in 1994.Sports Teams: Oakland Raiders (1967-1981)
-- b.5/25/1978NFL Linebacker, College Football PlayerMisc: 8x Pro Bowl, 4x First-Team All-Pro; New Mexico Logos #44 retired; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of FameSports Teams: Chicago Bears (2000-2012)
-- b.12/20/1965NFL Guard, College Football PlayerMisc: in the College Football Hall of FameSports Teams: Washington State, Detriot Lions (1989-1991)
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