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-- b.12/23/1985 N.S.Bicyclist, Scotish
-- b.6/19/1913 d.11/27/1970 (57)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
-- b.5/10/1957Skier, Olympic AthleteNames/Places: Steve's twinMisc: Mahre won the world cup skiing competition in 1981, the first American to do so. He won the U.S.'s first Olympic medal (a silver) for skiing in 1980. Mahre suffered severe injuries in his career including 2 broken legs and a broken ankle; 3-time World Cup overall champ (1981-83); finished 1-2 with twin brother Steve in 1984 Olympic slalom.
-- b.5/10/1957Skier, Olympic AthleteNames/Places: Phile's twinMisc: slalom skier (Olympic-silver-1984)
-- b.10/22/1967 d.1/29/1994 (26)Skier, Olympic Athlete, Austrian
Man O' War
-- b.3/29/1917 d.11/1/1947 (30)RacehorseMisc: winner of 20 out of 21 races and $249,465
-- b.3/9/1984Skier, Olympic Athlete
-- b.4/29/1927Runner, Olympic Athlete, EnglishMisc: 100m sprint (Olympic-silver-1948)
-- b.1/11/1948Runner, Olympic AthleteNames/Places: LN:Jackson-MimmsMisc: U.S. 800m runner (Oly-gold-1968)
-- b.8/8/1953Auto Racer, EnglishMisc: 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.
-- b.11/20/1937 d.12/29/2013 (76)Skier, Olympic AthleteMisc: Olympic Gold 1960
-- b.8/2/1996 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
-- b.6/27/1950Harness RacerMisc: harness trainer
-- b.??/??/1913 d.5/16/1981Auto RacerMisc: co-founder of ARCA and a NASCAR official.
-- b.12/14/1896 d.7/24/1982Horse Trainer
-- b.5/9/1957BicyclistMisc: the first man to pedal a bike 65 mph.
-- b.4/27/1943Auto Racer, AustrianMisc: holder of the greatest distance covered in the old Sarthe circuit of the Le Mans Grand Prix.
-- b.6/30/1957Auto Racer
Clifton "Coo Coo" Marlin
-- b.1/3/1932 d.8/14/2005 (73)Auto Racer
Eddie Martin Jr.
-- b.11/4/1981 N.S.Motorcyclist, English
-- b.5/12/1960Runner, Olympic Athlete, AustralianMisc: marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988)
-- b.1/9/1959Auto RacerMisc: NASCAR driver (source: Ambrosia Raphael)
-- b.4/25/1981 N.S.Auto Racer, Brazilian
-- b.2/26/1919 d.11/6/2003 (84)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Dutch (Netherlands)Misc: Olympic-3 gold-1936
-- b.3/14/1961Auto Racer, Japanese
-- b.11/17/1950Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, GermanMisc: 100m/200m backstroke (Oly-gold-1968, 72)
Edwin Keith "Banjo" Matthews
-- b.2/14/1932 N.S. d.10/2/1996 N.S. (64)Auto RacerMisc: NASCAR
-- b.12/16/1947Sprinter, Runner, Olympic AthleteMisc: 400m dash (Olympic-gold-1972)
-- b.1/4/1964Rower, Olympic AthleteMisc: U.S. rower (Olympic-92)
-- b.5/27/1969Auto RacerMisc: NASCAR driver (source: Ambrosia Raphael)
-- b.3/10/1913 d.11/6/1949 (36)Auto RacerMisc: an AAA Championship Car race driver, also raced in the Indianapolis 500.
-- b.5/2/1983 N.S.Skier, Slovenian
-- b.7/11/1932Horse Trainer
-- b.3/8/1966SkierMisc: cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
-- b.3/3/1961 N.S.Auto Racer, English
-- b.8/24/1930 d.8/29/1933 (3)Auto Racer
Andrew "Andy" McCulloch
-- b.11/19/1945Rock & Roll Drummer, Yachtsperson, EnglishGroup Names: Manfred Mann, Crazy World of Arthur Brown, King Crimson
Ed "Ace" McCullouch
-- b.2/2/1942Auto Racer
J. D. McDuffie
-- b.12/5/1938 d.8/11/1991 (52)Auto Racer
-- b.2/18/1928 N.S. d.5/18/2017 N.S. (89)Auto Racer
-- b.1/6/1951Golfer, Horse TrainerNames/Places: RN:Claude R. McGaughey IIIMisc: he was a golfer long before he became a horse trainer; he's in the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
-- b.10/8/1919 d.11/6/1955 (36)Auto Racer
-- b.3/14/1953Swimmer, Olympic AthleteMisc: 400m medley swimmer (Olympic-silver-1972)
-- b.8/30/1937 d.6/2/1970 (32)Auto Racer, New ZealandMisc: Formula One; sports car racing; McLaren founder; the youngest to win an international Grand Prix contest for Formula I cars (the U.S. race in 1959, when he was 22), also noted as a designer of racing vehicles.
-- b.10/6/1956Auto Racer
Dave (Racing) McLelland
-- b.??/??/???? N.S.Drag Racer
-- b.12/9/1993 N.S.Snowboarder, Canadian
Mary T. Meagher
-- b.10/27/1964Swimmer, Olympic AthleteMisc: "Madame Butterfly," Olympic gold 1984 medal (3) swimmer (butterfly)
-- b.12/3/1951Auto RacerNames/Places: b. in Wichita, KSMisc: 3-time CART national champ (1979,81-82); 4-time winner of Indianapolis 500 (1979,84,88,91) and only driver to win 6 Indy 500 poles; Indy 500 Rookie of Year (1978); retired after 1992 season with 29 IndyCar wins and 40 poles
-- b.11/19/1970Jockey, Figure Skater, Olympic AthleteMisc: pairs skaters (Olympics-1994)
-- b.6/17/1945Bicyclist, BelgiumeseMisc: PRON:Mehr-sicks; 5-time winner of the Tour de France bicycle race
-- b.5/30/1910 d.10/10/1978 (68)Runner, Olympic Athlete
-- b.8/14/1952Swimmer, Olympic AthleteMisc: the first swimmer to win 3 individual gold medals at one Olympics; won 200-,400-,& 800m freestyle events
-- b.7/21/1904 d.10/7/1995 (91)Auto RacerMisc: the first three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500
-- b.2/4/1946Speed Skater, Olympic AthleteMisc: 500m speed skater (Olympic-silver-1968)
-- b.11/20/1949Skier, Olympic Athlete, FinnishMisc: 15KM skier (Olympic-silver-1980)
-- b.8/8/1989 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English
-- b.2/1/1953Skier, Olympic AthleteNames/Places: Chris Evert's hubby
-- b.10/12/1977Skier, Ski Racer, Olympic Athlete
-- b.7/5/1913 d.8/19/1996 (83)Harness RacerMisc: Harness racing driver; trainer, owner, breeder, seller and track owner; drove to 2,441 wins from 1939-90; longest career of any athlete.
William F. Milliken
-- b.4/18/1911 d.7/28/2012 (101)Engineer, Auto RacerMisc: was an aerospace engineer, automotive engineer and racecar driver.
-- b.2/15/1970Speed Skater, Olympic AthleteMisc: Olympics-1994
-- b.8/5/1950Skier, Olympic Athlete, GermanMisc: slalom/downhill (Olympic-gold-1976)
-- b.2/17/1970Skier, Olympic AthleteMisc: won Downhill and placed 2nd in Super-G at 1994 Winter Olympics; the first U.S. man to win 2 Olympic alpine medals in one year.
James "Jim" Montgomery
-- b.1/24/1955Swimmer, Olympic AthleteMisc: 100m swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1976)
-- b.1/23/1928Bobsledder, Olympic Athlete, ItalianMisc: (Olympic-2 golds-1968)
Juan Pablo Montoya
-- b.9/20/1975 N.S.Auto Racer, Colombian
-- b.9/10/1917 d.6/9/2004 (86)Auto RacerMisc: one of the early drivers and owners of NASCAR
-- b.4/22/1975 d.10/31/1999 (24)Auto Racer
Walter M. "Bud" Moore
-- b.5/25/1925 N.S.Racing FigureMisc: former NASCAR car owner; not a racer but an auto racing figure in the Motorsports Hall of Fame
-- b.12/5/1964Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
-- b.2/28/1970Runner, AlgerianMisc: 2-time world champion at 1,500 meters (1991,93); set world records in 1,500m (3:28.82) in 1992, mile (3:44.39) in '93 and 3,000m (7:25.11) in '94.
-- b.7/24/1944Bicyclist, Sprinter, Olympic Athlete, FrenchMisc: 7 amateur sprint wins (1966-1975)
-- b.6/6/1940Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, AustralianMisc: 4 X 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
-- b.11/2/1959Swimmer, German
-- b.10/15/1935Sprinter, Olympic Athlete, Track and FieldMisc: won 3 gold medals at 1956 Olympics (100m, 200m and 4x400m relay).
Robert Adam Mosbacher
-- b.3/11/1927 d.1/24/2010 (82)Politician, Presidential Aide, Businessperson, YachtspersonMisc: Secretary of Commerce
Anne Marie Moser-Proell
-- b.3/27/1953Skier, Olympic Athlete, AustrianMisc: alpine skier; won World Cup overall title 6 times (1971-75,79); won Downhill in 1980 Olympics.
-- b.12/13/1946 d.3/3/1984 (37)Auto Racer
-- b.9/17/1929Auto Racer, EnglishMisc: won 194 of 466 career races and 16 Formula One events, but was never world champion.
-- b.7/29/1953Horse Trainer
-- b.6/9/1940 or 6/19/1940 N.S.Drag RacerNames/Places: NN: The First Lady of Drag RacingMisc: first woman to win the Top Fuel championship
-- b.2/23/1949Luger, Olympic Athlete, GermanMisc: Olympic-gold-1972
-- b.11/12/1928 d.10/18/1981 (52)Hydroplane RacerMisc: in the Motorsports Hall of Fame
-- b.2/3/1951Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, MexicanMisc: 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)
-- b.4/16/1861 d.2/12/1896 (34)JockeyMisc: thoroughbred jockey, 628 wins on 1,412 mounts (44.5%); His yearly earnings were about $20,000; phenomenal at the time.
-- b.12/7/1968Luger, Olympic AthleteMisc: Olympics 1994
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