🏆⚾Casey Blake -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/23/1973
MLB Third Baseman
🏆⚾Ron Blomberg -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.8/23/1948
MLB First Baseman
Names/Places: NN: Boomer
Misc: the first designated hitter
Sports Teams: New York Yankees
🏆⚾Michael James "Mike" Boddicker -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.8/23/1957 N.S.
Misc: Gold Glove, AL LCS MVP 1983
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles
🏆⚾Julio Franco -- is 61 in the year 2019 and 62 in the year 2020; b.8/23/1958
MLB Coach, MLB Player, Dominican Republican
Misc: All Star MVP 1990
Sports Teams: Texas Rangers
🏆⚾Randy Saint Claire -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.8/23/1960
🏆⚾Guy Bush -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/23/1901 d.7/2/1985 (83)
🏆⚾George Stacey Davis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/23/1870 d.10/17/1940 (70)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Shortstop
Sports Teams: Cleveland Spiders (1890-1892), New York Giants (1893-1901), Chicago White Sox (1902), New York Giants (1903), Chicago White Sox (1904-1909), New York Giants (as manager, 1895, 1900-1901)
🏆⚾George Kell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/23/1922 d.3/24/2009 (86)
Hall of Famer, MLB Third Baseman
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Athletics (1943-1946), Detroit Tigers (1946-1952), Boston Red Sox (1952-1954), Chicago White Sox (1954-1956), Baltimore Orioles (1956-1957)
🏆⚾John Sherman Lollar Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/23/1924 N.S. d.9/24/1977 N.S. (53)
Names/Places: aka Sherm Lollar
Misc: 3x Gold Glove
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🏆⚾Johnny Romano -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/23/1934 N.S. d.3/4/2019 N.S. (84)
MLB Catcher, American
🏆⚾Bobby Bonds -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/15/1946 N.S. d.8/23/2003 N.S. (57)
Misc: 3x All-Star, All Star MVP 1973, 3x Gold Glove; only player to hit a home run his very first time at bat in the majors; 332 HRs and 461 SBs
Sports Teams: New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants (1968-1974)
🏆⚾Hoyt Wilhelm -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/26/1922 d.8/23/2002 (80)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: the first relief pitcher inducted into Hall of Fame (1985); knuckleballer and all-time leader in games pitched (1,070), games finished (651) and games won in relief (124); had career ERA of 2.52 and 227 saves; threw no-hitter vs NY Yankees (1958); also hit one and only HR of career in first major league at bat (1952).
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1952-1956), St. Louis Cardinals (1957), Cleveland Indians (1957-1958), Baltimore Orioles (1958-1962), Chicago White Sox (1963-1968), California Angels (1969), Atlanta Braves (1969-1970), Chicago Cubs (1970), Atlanta Braves (1971), Los Angeles Dodgers (1971-1972)
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