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Mike Cubbage

born July 21st, 1950

Michael Lee Cubbage (born July 21, 1950) is an American former third baseman, coach and manager in Major League Baseball (MLB). Listed at 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m), 180 pounds (82 kg), he batted left-handed and threw right-handed.

Mike Cuellar

May 8th, 1937 - April 2nd, 2010

Miguel Ángel Cuellar Santana was a Cuban professional baseball player. He played for 15 seasons in Major League Baseball as a left-handed pitcher in 1959 and from 1964 through 1977, most prominently as a member of the Baltimore Orioles who won the American League (AL) pennant in each of Cuellar's first three seasons with the team. During that time, Cuellar and the Orioles won the 1970 World Series. Cuellar also played for the Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros and California Angels.

Mike Curb

born December 24th, 1944

Michael Curb is an American musician, record company executive, motorsports car owner, philanthropist, and former politician. He is also the founder of Curb Records where he presently serves as the chairman. Curb also serves as Chairman of Word Entertainment. He was inducted into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame in 2006. A Republican, Curb served as the 42nd lieutenant governor of California from 1979 to 1983. As of 2023, he is the most recent Republican to be elected Lieutenant Governor of California.

Mike Current

September 17th, 1945 - January 16th, 2012

Michael Current (September 17, 1945 – January 16, 2012) was an American football collegiate and professional offensive lineman in the 1960s and 1970s.

Mike Curtis (American football)

born March 27th, 1943

James Michael "Mike" Curtis, nicknamed "The Animal," was an American professional football player for the Baltimore Colts, the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins, who played 14 seasons from 1965 to 1978 in the National Football League (NFL).

Mike d'Abo

born March 1st, 1944

Michael David d'Abo is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of Manfred Mann from 1966 to their dissolution in 1969, and as the composer of the songs "Handbags and Gladrags" and "Build Me Up Buttercup", the latter of which was a hit for The Foundations. With Manfred Mann, d'Abo achieved six top twenty hits on the UK Singles Chart including "Semi-Detached, Suburban Mr. James", "Ha! Ha! Said the Clown" and the chart topper "Mighty Quinn".

Mike D'Antoni

born May 8th, 1951

Michael Andrew D'Antoni is an Italian-American professional basketball coach and former player who is a coaching advisor for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Mike deGruy

died February 4th, 2012

Michael V. deGruy was an American documentary filmmaker specializing in underwater cinematography. His credits include Life in the Freezer, Trials of Life, The Blue Planet and Pacific Abyss. He was also known for his storytelling, including a passionate TED talk about his love of the ocean on the Mission Blue Voyage. His company, Film Crew Inc., specialized in underwater cinematography, filming for the BBC, PBS, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel. His notable accomplishments include diving beneath thermal vents in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. He was a member of many deep sea expeditions and was a part of the team that first filmed the vampire squid and the nautilus.

Mike Dennery

born June 25th, 1950

Mike Dennery is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for three seasons for the Oakland Raiders and Miami Dolphins.

Mike Devereaux

born April 10th, 1963

Michael Devereaux (born April 10, 1963) is an American former Major League Baseball outfielder. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fifth round of the 1985 amateur draft and made his debut on September 2, 1987. Along with the Dodgers, Devereaux played for the Baltimore Orioles in two separate stints, and the Chicago White Sox, Atlanta Braves and Texas Rangers.

Mike DeWine

born January 5th, 1947

Richard Michael DeWine is an American politician and attorney serving since 2019 as the 70th governor of Ohio. He served as the 50th Attorney General of Ohio from 2011 to 2019, and in both houses of Congress: in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 1991 and in the U.S. Senate from 1995 to 2007. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Mike DiFelice

born May 28th, 1969

Michael William DiFelice (/ˌdiːfɪˈliːs/; born May 28, 1969) is a former Major League Baseball journeyman catcher. He is a graduate from the University of Tennessee, and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 11th round of the 1991 Major League Baseball draft. He made his major league debut in 1996 with the Cards. On April 17, 1997, he recorded his first stolen base with a steal of home against pitcher Kevin Brown who threw a wild pitchout.

Mike Dirnt

born May 4th, 1972

Michael Ryan Pritchard, better known by his stage name Mike Dirnt, is an American rock musician who is the co-founder, bassist, backing vocalist, and occasional lead vocalist of Green Day. He has also played in several other bands, including the Frustrators. His stage name Dirnt was originally a nickname that his friends from grade school gave him, as he constantly played "air bass/guitar" and made a "dirnt, dirnt, dirnt" noise while pretending to pluck the strings.

Mike Ditka

born October 18th, 1939

Michael Keller Ditka (born Michael Dyczko; October 18, 1939) is an American former football player, coach, and television commentator. A member of both the College (1986) and the Pro (1988) Football Halls of Fame, he was UPI NFL Rookie of Year in 1961, a five-time Pro Bowl selection, and a six-time All-Pro tight end with the National Football League's Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, and Dallas Cowboys. As a head coach for the Bears from 1982 to 1992, he was twice both the AP and UPI NFL Coach of Year (1985 and 1988). He also was the head coach of the New Orleans Saints from 1997 to 1999.

Mike Dukes

March 16th, 1936 - June 16th, 2008

Michael Francis Dukes (March 16, 1936 – June 16, 2008) was an American collegiate and professional football player who was best known as a linebacker for the original Houston Oilers. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Dukes attended Southwest DeKalb High School in Decatur, Georgia and then played in college for Clemson University. He then played the 1959 season for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. Dukes left the NFL for the upstart American Football League where he played eleven seasons for the Oilers, Boston Patriots and New York Jets. He played for the first two championship teams of the American Football League, the 1960 and 1961 Oilers, and was selected to the UPI All-AFL Team in 1961.

Mike Eagles

born March 7th, 1963

Michael Bryant Eagles is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward who played sixteen seasons in the National Hockey League. He is currently the Athletic Director of St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Mike Easler

born November 29th, 1950

Michael Anthony Easler (born November 29, 1950), nicknamed "The Hit Man", is an American former professional baseball outfielder, designated hitter, and coach, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros, California Angels, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Philadelphia Phillies, from 1973 to 1987.

Mike Elgin

born October 15th, 1983

Mike Elgin (born October 15, 1983 in Bankston, Iowa) is a former American football offensive lineman. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa. Elgin has also been a member of the New York Jets and Indianapolis Colts.

Mike Epstein

born April 4th, 1943

Michael Peter Epstein (born April 4, 1943), nicknamed "Superjew", is an American former professional baseball player for the Baltimore Orioles, Washington Senators / Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics, and California Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Mike Faist

born January 5th, 1992

Michael David Faist (/faɪst/; born January 5, 1992) is an American actor. An alumnus of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Faist is the recipient of a Grammy and an Emmy, with nominations for a Tony and a British Academy Film Award. In 2021, Faist starred in the series Panic and had his first major film part as Riff, the leader of the Jets, in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story, for which he received critical acclaim and a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Mike Falls

born March 3rd, 1934

Michael Lee Falls (born March 3, 1934) is a former American football guard in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the University of Minnesota.

Mike Farr

born August 8th, 1967

Michael Anthony Farr (born August 8, 1967) is a former American football wide receiver who played a total of four seasons, three with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League and one with the New England Patriots. He known as the Third Down Receiver because of his many clutch catches on Third Down. He attended University of California, Los Angeles where he was an academic and athletic star graduating with honors in 4 years while breaking the school record for receptions in a single season.

Mike Farrell

born February 6th, 1939

Michael Joseph Farrell Jr. is an American actor, best known for his role as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt on the television series M*A*S*H (1975–83). In addition, Farrell was a producer of Patch Adams (1998) starring Robin Williams, and starred in the television series Providence (1999–2002). He is also an activist and public speaker for various political causes.

Mike Felder

born November 18th, 1962

Michael Otis Felder (born November 18, 1961) is an American former professional baseball player who played in the major leagues from 1985-1994. He played for the Milwaukee Brewers, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners and Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). At just 5-feet 8-inches and a 160 lb. playing weight, the diminutive outfielder was always known in his career as Tiny Felder.

Mike Fetters

born December 19th, 1964

Michael Lee Fetters (born December 19, 1964) is an American professional baseball coach. He is currently the bullpen coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played in MLB for eight teams during his 16-year career as a pitcher from 1989 to 2004. Fetters started his playing career with the California Angels and also played for the Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, the Diamondbacks, and Minnesota Twins. Fetters had his best season in 1996 when he finished fifth in the American League in saves with 32 with the Brewers. Fetters finished his career with 100 career saves.

Mike Fiers

born June 15th, 1985

Michael Bruce Fiers (/ˈfaɪərs/; born June 15, 1985) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Milwaukee Brewers, Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics. Fiers has pitched two no-hitters (one in 2015 and the other in 2019), the latter being the 300th no-hitter in MLB history. Fiers is also known for being the whistleblower in the Houston Astros sign stealing scandal.

Mike Fischlin

born September 13th, 1955

Michael Thomas Fischlin (born September 13, 1955) is a former professional baseball player. He played all or part of ten seasons in Major League Baseball between 1977 and 1987 for the Houston Astros (1977–78, 1980), Cleveland Indians (1981–85), New York Yankees (1986) and Atlanta Braves (1987), primarily as a backup shortstop and second baseman. Fischlin was, along with Bill Caudill, one of the first players represented by agent Scott Boras. He currently works for Boras as the vice president of the player development department.

Mike Flanagan

born November 10th, 1973

Michael Christopher Flanagan (born November 10, 1973) is a former American football center who played twelve seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In the third round of the 1996 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers selected him as the 90th overall pick. Flanagan played from 1998 to 2005 with the Packers then with the Houston Texans from 2006 to 2007.

Mike Foltynewicz

born October 7th, 1991

Michael Gary Foltynewicz (/foʊltɪˈnɛvɪtʃ/; born October 7, 1991), nicknamed "Folty", is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves, and Texas Rangers. The Houston Astros selected Foltynewicz in the first round of the 2010 MLB draft. He played in the minor leagues until he was called up to the Astros in August 2014. The Astros traded Foltynewicz to the Braves before the 2015 season. He appeared in the All-Star Game in 2018. He was designated for assignment by the Braves in 2020.

Mike Francesa

born March 20th, 1954

Michael Patrick Francesa is an American sports-radio talk-show host. Together with Chris Russo, he launched Mike and the Mad Dog in 1989 on WFAN in New York City, which ran until 2008 and is one of the most successful sports-talk radio programs in American history.

Mike Fultz

born January 28th, 1954

Michael Dwayne Fultz is a former professional American football player who played defensive lineman for four seasons for the New Orleans Saints, Baltimore Colts, and Miami Dolphins. Fultz was selected with the 34th overall pick in the second round of the 1977 NFL Draft. Upon retirement from the National Football League, he was as an Assistant Coach of the Lincoln High School (Lincoln, Nebraska) varsity football team. He then served as the varsity team's Head Coach for 5 seasons. He resigned as the Head Coach at the conclusion of the 2010 season. He was an automotive teacher at Lincoln High School.

Mike Gaechter

January 9th, 1940 - August 17th, 2015

Michael Theodore Gaechter (January 9, 1940 – August 17, 2015) was an American football safety in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the University of Oregon.
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