Tony Zale -- b.5/29/1913 d.3/20/1997 (83) Boxer Names/Places: NN:The Man of Steel; RN:Anthony Florian Zaleski Misc: 2-time world middleweight champion (1941-47,48); fought Rocky Graziano for title 3 times in 21 months in 1947-48, winning twice; pro record 67-18-2 with 44 KOs.
Ben Zambiasi -- b.8/19/1956 CFL Figure, Football Linebacker Misc: in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame Group Names: University of Georgia, Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1978-1987), Toronto Argonauts
Frank Zamboni -- b.1/16/1901 d.7/27/1988 (87) Inventor, Hockey Figure Names/Places: RN:Frank Joseph Zamboni Jr. Misc: Inventor of the modern ice resurfacer with his surname, which is a registered trademark for those resurfacers.
Lamont Robin Zander -- b.1/23/1953 Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist Names/Places: aka Robin Zander Group Names: Cheap Trick
Frank Zappa -- b.12/21/1940 d.12/4/1993 (52) Humorist, Satirist, Philosopher, Politician, Movie Actor, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Novelty Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist, Rock & Roll Drummer Names/Places: b. in Baltimore; Gail's hubby; RFMN:Frances Vincent Jr.; NN:The Master of Avant-Garde Rock Misc: Rock Blues and Jazz Music satarist; now has a planet in the galaxy, Zappafrank, named in his memory Group Names: lead of Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention; soloist Song Titles: Disco Boy, I Don't Wanna Get Drafted, Joe's Garage, Baby Snakes, Bleepies and Beer, I'm The Slime, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Don't Eat The Yellow Snow, Nanook Rubs It, Montana, Dancin' Fool, Valley Girl Album Titles: Absolutely Free, We're Only In It For The Money, Uncle Meat, 200 Motels, Over-Nite Sensation, Ship Arriving Too Late to Save a Drowning Witch, You Are What You Is, Sheik Yerbouti, Joe's Garage, Zappa in New York, Freak Out!, Apostrophe ('), Roxy and Elsewhere, One Size Fits All
Gary Zimmerman -- b.12/13/1961 NFL Tackle, USFL Figure Misc: 7x Pro Bowl, 2x All-USFL selection, Broncos and Pro Football Halls of Fame Sports Teams: Los Angeles Express (1984-1985), Minnesota Vikings (1986-1992) Denver Broncos (1993-1997)