2014
08.31

Eddie Plank

Eddie Plank - famouslefties.comEdward Stewart Plank (August 31, 1875 – February 24, 1926), nicknamed “Gettysburg Eddie,” was a Major League Baseball pitcher in the early 20th century, the first left-handed pitcher to win 200 games and then 300 games, and now ranks third in all-time wins among left-handers with 326 career victories (eleventh all time)…more

2014
08.30

Fred MacMurray

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Born to Maleta Martin and Frederick MacMurray (concert violinist). Fred sang and played in orchestras to earn tuition. He was educated at Carroll College, Wis. Fred played with a Chicago orchestra for more than a year. Then he joined an orchestra in Hollywood where he played, did some recording and played extra roles. He then joined a comedy stage band, California Collegians, and went to New York. There he joined “Three’s A Crowd” revue on Broadway and on the road…more

2014
08.30

Ted Williams

Ted Williams - famouslefties.comTheodore Samuel Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002) was an American left fielder in Major League Baseball. He played 21 seasons with the Boston Red Sox, twice interrupted by military service as a Marine Corps pilot. Nicknamed The Kid, the Splendid Splinter, Teddy Ballgame, and The Thumper, he is widely considered one of the greatest hitters ever…more

2014
08.30

Vic Wilk

 

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Wilk is a three time Junior World Champion winning titles in 1968, 1970 and 1974 in two different age divisions. He was one of the dominant junior players in Southern California winning over 100 tournaments by age 17. He was also a state ranked junior tennis player…more

2014
08.30

Robert Crumb

Robert Crumb - famouslefties.comRobert Dennis Crumb (born August 30, 1943) — known as R. Crumb  — is an American artist, illustrator and musician recognized for the distinctive style of his drawings and his critical, satirical, subversive view of the American mainstream…more

2014
08.29

Jackie Mitchell

Jackie Mitchell - famouslefties.comVirne Beatrice “Jackie” Mitchell Gilbert (August 29, 1912 (or 1913 or 1914) – January 7, 1987) was one of the first female pitchers in professional baseball history. Pitching for the Chattanooga Lookouts Class AA minor league baseball team in an exhibition game against the New York Yankees, she struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in succession…more

2014
08.29

John McCain

John McCain - famouslefties.comJohn Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. He was the Republican nominee for president in the 2008 United States election…more

2014
08.29

Peter Jennings

Peter Jennings - famouslefties.comPeter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings, CM (July 29, 1938 – August 7, 2005) was a Canadian-American journalist and news anchor. He was the sole anchor of ABC’s World News Tonight from 1983 until his death in 2005 of complications from lung cancer. A high-school dropout, he transformed himself into one of American television’s most prominent journalists…more

2014
08.28

Ron Guidry

Ron Guidry - famouslefties.comRonald Ames Guidry (born August 28, 1950, in Lafayette, Louisiana; nicknamed “Louisiana Lightning” and “Gator”) is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He played 14 seasons for the New York Yankees from 1975 through 1988. Guidry was the pitching coach of the New York Yankees from 2006 to 2007…more

2014
08.28

Reggie Johnson

Reggie Johnson - famouslefties.comReggie Dwayne Johnson (born August 28, 1966 in Houston, Texas) is a southpaw American boxer of 178 cm height. Johnson is best known for a loss at Light Heavyweight to Roy Jones Jr, but he held the WBA middleweight title and IBF light heavyweight title during his career…more

2014
08.28

Jason Priestly

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Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world. [1991]

Crashed his car into a pole. Was arrested under suspicion of drunk driving. Released on $50,000 bail. Claimed he swerved to miss a deer. [1999]

Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. [1992]…more

2014
08.28

Andrew White

Andrew White - famouslefties.comHe is an original member of the band Runston Parva, which later became Parva…more

2014
08.28

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - famouslefites.comJohann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749  – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and polymath. Goethe is considered by many to be the most important writer in the German language and one of the most important thinkers in Western culture. Goethe’s works span the fields of poetry, drama, literature, theology, philosophy, and science. His magnum opus, lauded as one of the peaks of world literature, is the two-part drama Faust…more

2014
08.27

Gerhard Berger

Gerhard Berger - famouslefties.comGerhard Berger, (born 27 August 1959 in Wörgl) is an Austrian former Formula One racing driver, who used to own 50% of the Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One team until he sold his share back to energy drink owner Dietrich Mateschitz…more

2014
08.27

Joe Cunningham

Joe Cunningham - famouslefties.comJoseph Robert Cunningham, Jr. (born August 27, 1931 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman and left-handed batter who played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1954-1961), Chicago White Sox (1962-1964), and Washington Senators (1964-1966)…more