1970 – Born on September 8th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 1993-1997 – He became a part of Golden State Warriors. 1998 – Latrell Sprewell choked head coach P. J. Carlisimo, for which he was suspended and then his $32M contract was cancelled. An arbitration board ruled this punishment for physical violence "too severe" and ordered the ..
1942 – Born on June 25th in Hico, Louisiana. American professional basketball player and professional and collegiate basketball coach. 1961-1964 – Reed left his home in rural Louisiana to attend Grambling State College (now University). – He ushered the basketball squad to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship. – Drafted ..
1850 – Born on the 1st of September in East Bridgeport, Connecticut. 1876 – He made the first base hit in National League history. 1893 – He continued to play in the minor leagues until he was over 50 years old. 1904 – He made a final appearance with the New York Giants under manager ..
Shaquille "Shaq" Rashaun O’Neal was born in Newark, NJ on March 6th 1972. He grew up in Newark, New Jersey, San Antonio, Texas and in Germany when his step-father was stationed in Wildflecked West Germany. In the early 1990s he studied business at Louisiana State University but dropped out after three years to go play ..
1963 – Born on the 25th of February in Columbus, Ohio. 1985 – He won five World Series while playing for the Cincinnati Reds. 1990 – He was a member of the Reds’ World Series winning team. 1996 – He was an integral member of the New York Yankees’ modern dynasty. 2001 – He got ..
1891 – Born on the 6th of July in Scranton, Pennsylvania. 1911 – He was a catcher for 17 years in the AL, with the Cleveland Indians. 1929 – He managed the Toronto Maple Leafs of the International League. 1952 – He served as a coach for Cleveland, Detroit and Boston. – He was ..
1914 – Born on the 11th of December. 1936 – He played briefly in the American League for the Philadelphia Athletics. 1943 – He finished 3rd in the NLMVP Award vote behind Stan Musical and Walker Cooper. 1949 – He became a part-time player and frequent Pinch-Hitter. 1953 – He finished his career with eight ..
1971 – Born on the 14th of February in Triteni, Romania. 1992-1993 – He played professionally in the French league with Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez during the season and was an instant hit with fans. 1995-1996 – He was named the NBA’s Most Improved Player after averaging 14.5 points, 9.6 rebounds, 2.26 blocks per game whilst ..
1963 – Karl Malone, born on the 24th of July in Bernice, Louisiana. He is an American former professional basketball player. He was nicknamed in college as the Mailman for his consistency ("the mailman always delivers") and his work in the post. Malone won the NBA Most Valuable Player award twice. 1985 – 2003 – ..
1972 – Born on July 7th in Gardena, California. Plays basketball for the WNBA. 1993-1994 – Named to women’s All-America basketball team while playing for USC. 1996-2000 – Member of the gold medal winning USA women’s basketball teams. 2002 – Became the first WNBA (Womens National Basketball Association) player to dunk in a game on ..