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by curiosity44
7 years ago
Robin Yount Profile

Robin Yount was born on September 21, 1955 in Danville, Illinois. During his childhood, he starred at�William Taft High School. After graduating, he was drafted as a shortstop by the Milwaukee Brewers in 1973. In April of 1974, Yount made his major leauge debut against the Boston Red Sox....

Sports
by curiosity44
6 years ago
Dale Murphy: An Undervalued Baseball Great

Dale Murphy was born on March 12, 1956 in Portland, Oregon. Murphy began playing baseball at the age of ten in Little League baseball. He was not a star player at first, but Dale continued to play the game and matured mentally and physically. Eventually, he developed into a...

Sports
by curiosity44
7 years ago
Paul "Tank" Younger Profile

Paul "Tank" Younger was born on June 25, 1928, in Grambling, Louisiana. He played college football for legendary coach Eddie Robinson at Grambling State University. He began his carrer at tackle, but it soon became apparent that Paul was better suited to play running back and linebacker. He was...

Sports
by curiosity44
7 years ago
Nicholas Seuss Profile

 Kickball, also referred to as "kick baseball" was introduced by Nicholas Seuss in 1917. He used it as a way to teach children the basics of baseball. He was a parks supervisor in Cincinnati, Ohio and his game quickly became popular among elementary school students and physical education teachers....

Sports
by curiosity44
6 years ago
Derek Jeter: A True Baseball Great

Derek Jeter was born on June 26, 1974, in Pequannock, New Jersey to Charles and Dorothy Jeter. When he was four years old, his family moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan so that his father could further his education. This is where Derek began being groomed for his eventual great baseball...

Sports
by curiosity44
7 years ago
Paintball Profile

History Of Paintball Paintballs were first created by the Nelson Paint Company in the 1950's. The United States Forestry Service was having trouble marking timber and trees. One of the problems was that a tree would sometimes cross a stream with a thick brush. Ranchers had difficulty with...

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Sidney Moncrief Profile

Sidney Moncrief was born on September 21, 1957 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born in 1957,  the same year that Little Rock Central High School was desegregated. Moncrief grew up in a Little Rock area that was racially segregated. He was the second to youngest child of Bernice...

Sports
by curiosity44
6 years ago
David Thompson: A Legendary Skywalker

David Thompson was born on July 13, 1954, in Shelby, North Carolina. He grew up with ten siblings and his father was a minister and his mother cleaned buildings to support their family.  He starred at Crest High School and wowed fans with his incredible leaping ability and breathtaking...

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Lisa Leslie Profile

Lisa Leslie was born on July 7, 1972 in Gardena,California and  is the daughter of Christine Leslie, a truck driving owner and Walter Leslie, a semi-professional basketball player. Her father abandoned the family when Lisa was 5 years old, leaving Christine to raise Lisa and her sisters Dionne and Tiffany as...

Sports
by curiosity44
5 years ago
Jerry Sloan: The Original Chicago Bull

Jerry Sloan was born on March 28, 1942, in Gobbler's Knob, Illinois. He was the youngest of 10 siblings and his father died when he was four years old, leaving his mother to raise their family. The Sloan family supported themselves as farmers and Jerry would wake up before...

Sports
by curiosity44
7 years ago
Eddie Robinson: An American Icon

Eddie Robinson was born on February 13, 1919 in Jackson, Louisiana and he is the second winningest coach in college football history. Eddie's father was a sharecropper and his mother was a domestic worker. They never graduated from high school, but Robinson's parents encouraged him to pursue a college...

Sports
by curiosity44
6 years ago
Bart Starr: One Of Football's Greatest Field Generals

Bart Starr was born on January 9, 1934, in Montgomery, Alabama. He attended Sidney Lanier High School and decided to try out for the football team. After a short period of time, he wanted to quit the team. However, his father was a strict disciplinarian and disliked quitters. He...

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Rick Barry Profile

Rick Barry was born on March 28,1944 in Elizabeth,New Jersey and grew up in Roselle Park,New Jersey. He is considered to be perhaps the greatest small forward in National Basketball Association history by many basketball experts. Barry attended the University of Miami and became an All-American. He led the...

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Jerry Rice Profile

Jerry Rice was born on October 13, 1962 in Starkville, Mississippi and is the son of Joe and Eddie Rice. When Jerry was a child, his family moved to the rural town of Crawford, Mississippi. He was one of 8 children and his father worked as a bricklayer to...

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Pete Rozelle:The NFL's Greatest Commissioner

Pete Rozelle was born on March 1, 1926 in South Gate,California. He grew up in the Great Depression of the 1930's in Lynwood,California. He attended Compton High School where he played varsity basketball and baseball. After graduating in 1944, he served a short time in the United States Navy...

Lifestyle
by curiosity44
7 years ago
4 Benefits Of Visualization

What Is Visualization? Visualization(also known as guided imagery) is a meditation that goes beyond imagination. Your dreams are examples of it and they represent your hopes and desires. They allow you to express your thoughts and feelings that you may be afraid to share with people. Visualization is...

Lifestyle
by curiosity44
7 years ago
History Of Father's Day

Father's Day Origin Father's Day was created in the early 1900's in order to celebrate fatherhood in the United States. It honors their influence and contributions to society. The birth of this holiday was unfortunately the result of a tragedy. In December of 1907, hundreds of coal miners...

Technology
by curiosity44
7 years ago
7 Tips You Can Use To Create Your Own Podcast

What Is A Podcast? A podcast is a digital audio or video file which are produced usually in a themed series. You can download the file from your website to a computer or media player. It is recorded and distributed across the Internet as a downloadable MP3 file....

Business & Money
by curiosity44
8 years ago
5 Things A Boss Can Do To Motivate Their Workers

Being a boss is not easy. It requires working long hours even after your employees have gone home. No matter how you may feel on a given day, it is your responsibility to make sure that your they are performing to the best of their best. Even if you...

Health
by curiosity44
7 years ago
5 Signs Of A Hater

What Is A Hater? This is a person that cannot be happy for someone else. Oftentimes, they are jealous of other people have nothing positive to say about another individual. Haters dislike joy and have a difficult time celebrating success in others. They are consistently in bad spirits...

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