Status: Cincinnati Reds General Manager.
DOB: February 19, 1951 In: Minneapolis, MN
First Baseball Memory: “Oh boy. First baseball memory…probably growing up a kid and going to a Twins game in Metroplitan Stadium, old Metropolitan Stadium in Minneapolis.”
Baseball Inspirations: “Well, one of my inspirations was Roland Hemond, he was one of my mentors. Roland [...]
Status: Recording artist, songwriter, actress, author.
First memory of music: Singing in church choir, mimicking people on televeision. I was 5 or 6.
Music inspirations: Peggy Lee, Beverly Kenny, Ella Fitzgerald – my dad was a jazz musician, so that was the music he played in our home.
Last book read: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.
Status: Cincinnati Reds shortstop from 1986-2004. Inducted this weekend to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
DOB: April 28, 1964 In: Cincinnati, Ohio
Baseball Heroes: “Ozzie Smith, Dave Concepcion, shortstops. Those are the guys I watched.”
Nicknames: “Hondo. Lark.”
Early Baseball Memory: “My first game playing first base. I was five years old. My dad was [...]
Status: San Francisco 49ers head coach. Former NFL quarterback with Chicago, Indianapolis, San Diego and Baltimore.
Ht: 6-3 Wt: 215
DOB: December 23, 1963 In: Toledo, Ohio
Football Inspirations: “My father (Jack).”
Nickname: “Captain Comeback.”
Hobbies/Interests: “Play golf, basketball, playing cards.”
Favorite Movies: “It’s A Wonderful Life, Field Of Dreams.”
Pre-Game Feeling: “Just getting focused [...]
Status: NFL Hall of Fame cornerback.
Ht: 6-1 Wt: 195
DOB: August 9, 1967 In: Fort Myers, FL
Nicknames: Prime Time, Prime, Neon Deion.
Childhood Heroes: ”Had four of ‘em – Muhammad Ali, Hank Aaron, O.J. Simpson and Julius Erving.”
Childhood Dream: ”To be successful. And take care of my family. I knew I was going to be a success [...]
Status: NFL Hall of Fame running back. Played in the NFL from 1994-2006 with Indianapolis Colts and St. Louis Rams.
Ht: 5-10 Wt: 211
DOB: February 26, 1973 In: New Orleans, LA
Football Inspirations: ”I just loved sports period. I’m a sports fanatic. Too many to name. I could go on and on. I don’t want to [...]
(Note: This Biofile was done in 1993 at Madison Square Garden – in my early days as an inexperienced interviewer.)
Status: Former NBA point guard. Currently serves as New York Knicks TV analyst for MSG Network.
Ht: 6-4 Wt: 210
DOB: March 29, 1945 In: Atlanta, GA
Nickname: “Clyde. From the movie Bonnie & [...]
Status: Baseball Hall of Famer, St. Louis Cardinals IF/OF 1941-1963.
DOB: November 21, 1920 In: Donora, PA
Baseball Inspirations: “Paul Waner, Carl Hubbell.”
Pre-Game Feeling: “I felt like I was gonna get two hits every game [laughs]. Tried to analyze who was pitching, what their ball might be doing. Time the ball in batting practice. Hit the ball [...]
STATUS: New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher.
DOB: May 12, 1925 In: St. Louis, Missouri
CHILDHOOD HERO: Joe Medwick. I liked him. With the Cardinals. He used to be my newspaper customer. And I played golf with him.
FIRST JOB: Being a paperboy for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (age 13).
HOBBIES: Play golf, all sports, go [...]
Status: Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro safety and NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Will play in Sunday’s Super Bowl against Green Bay.
Ht: 5-10 Wt: 212
DOB: April 19, 1981 In: Garden Grove, Calif.
Football Inspiration: “Walter Payton.”
Hobbies/Leisure Activities: “Read the Bible. Woodworking. Surf. Growing flowers. Play piano. Go to the movies.”
Early Football [...]
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