July 23rd, 1935 - April 15th, 2001
Irvin "Bo" Roberson (July 23, 1935 – April 15, 2001) was an American track and field athlete and football player. At Cornell University he excelled in basketball, football, and track and field. At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy he won the silver medal in the long jump, a centimeter short of the Olympic record 8.12 m gold medal jump by Ralph Boston. After his NFL career was over, Roberson became the first track and field coach at University of California, Irvine and later coached track at Rolling Hills High School.
May 27th, 1956 - January 26th, 2022
Melvin Dell Robinson (born May 27, 1956) is a former American football running back who played six seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Detroit Lions, Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots. He was drafted by the Lions in the third round of the 1979 NFL Draft. He played college football at West Texas A&M University and attended Lamesa High School in Lamesa, Texas.
born September 25th, 1985
Patrick Bowen Schultz (born September 25, 1985) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Toronto Blue Jays.
born June 19th, 1938
Robert Thomas Aspromonte (born June 19, 1938) is an American former professional baseball player and business entrepreneur. He played as a third baseman in Major League Baseball in 1956 and then from 1960 to 1971, most prominently as a member of the newly formed Houston Colt .45s expansion team where, he became the regular third baseman for the first seven seasons of the young franchise (which would later change the name to Astros). As well as being the first-ever batter for Houston, he was also the last Brooklyn Dodger to appear in a major league game. He also played for the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets.
born August 25th, 1949
Robert Ernest Babcock (born August 25, 1949) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for three seasons. He was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1967, and played for the Texas Rangers from 1979 to 1981.
January 16th, 1940 - April 11th, 1974
Robert Allen Baird (January 16, 1940 – April 11, 1974) was an American professional baseball player, a left-handed pitcher who appeared in eight total games in Major League Baseball over parts of two seasons with the Washington Senators (1962–1963). Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Baird stood 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and weighed 195 pounds (88 kg). He attended Carson Newman College.
born June 20th, 1947
Robert Belden (born June 20, 1947) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame.
born November 9th, 1936
Robert Edward Bercich (born November 9, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Michigan State University.
born June 1st, 1964
John Robert Bleier (born June 1, 1964) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played for the New England Patriots. He played college football for the Richmond Spiders.
born February 25th, 1954
Robert Earl Brenly (born February 25, 1954) is an American baseball sportscaster and a former professional baseball player, coach and manager. He played the majority of his Major League Baseball career as a catcher with the San Francisco Giants. After retiring as a player, Brenly worked as a broadcaster with the Chicago Cubs, then as a coach with the Giants, then as a broadcaster for Fox. He was hired to manage the Arizona Diamondbacks for the 2001 season, and won the franchise's only championship his first year, becoming the fourth rookie manager to win a World Series and first since 1961. In 2004, Brenly was released by the Diamondbacks and again became a broadcaster with the Cubs until 2012. He now serves as a color commentator for Diamondbacks broadcasts.
born January 10th, 1960
Robert Richard Brower (born January 10, 1960) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He was born in Jamaica, New York. Bob attended college at Duke University on a football scholarship. and was signed by the Texas Rangers in 1982. Brower played four seasons in the majors, with the Texas Rangers (1986–1988) and the New York Yankees in 1989. He had 141 hits in 582 at bats, 17 home runs and 60 RBI. Brower attended James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia and graduated in 1978. He lettered in football, basketball, baseball, and track during his time at Madison. Brower was the only athlete ever to letter in four sports in one year at James Madison High School.
May 16th, 1933 - March 14th, 2017
Robert James Bruce (May 16, 1933 – March 14, 2017) was an American professional baseball player, a right-handed pitcher who appeared in 219 games in Major League Baseball from 1959 to 1967 for the Detroit Tigers, Houston Colt .45s / Astros, and Atlanta Braves. Born in New York, New York, and raised by adoptive parents in Detroit, Michigan, Bruce graduated from Highland Park High School and attended Alma College. He was listed as 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall and 200 pounds (91 kg).
born April 20th, 1944
Robert "Bob" Eugene Bruggers (born April 20, 1944) is an American retired American football player and professional wrestler. Bruggers played as a linebacker for five seasons for the Miami Dolphins and San Diego Chargers in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL).
May 5th, 1925 - April 6th, 2017
Robert Henry Cerv (/sərv/ sərv; May 5, 1925 – April 6, 2017) was an American professional baseball left fielder. Prior to his professional career, he was a collegiate baseball and basketball player at the University of Nebraska. He was born in Weston, Nebraska and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
September 10th, 1940 - October 3rd, 2013
Robert Chance (September 10, 1940 – October 3, 2013) was a first baseman and right fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators and California Angels in part of six seasons spanning 1963 through 1969. Listed at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and 215 pounds (98 kg), Chance batted left handed and threw right handed. He was born in Statesboro, Georgia. Additionally, Chance played two seasons in Japan for the Sankei/Yakult Atoms. Chance died in 2013 in Charleston, West Virginia at the age of 73.
born September 22nd, 1959
Robert Edward Crable (born September 22, 1959) is an American former college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons during the 1980s. He played college football for the University of Notre Dame, and twice earned consensus All-American honors. A first-round pick in the 1982 NFL Draft, he played professionally for the NFL's New York Jets.
born September 7th, 1956
Robert Cryder (born September 7, 1956) is a former American football offensive guard who played in the NFL from 1978–1986. Cryder currently resides in Quincy, Washington. He played college football for the University of Alabama.
born September 15th, 1945
Robert Ellerslie Davis, Jr. (born September 15, 1945) is a former American collegiate and Professional Football quarterback. He played at the University of Virginia. Davis played professionally for the American Football League's Houston Oilers, for the NFL's New York Jets and New Orleans Saints, and in the World Football League in 1974 and 1975 for the Florida Blazers and the Philadelphia Bell. 1974 was his best season as he completed 232 of 413 passes for 2977 yards with 21 touchdowns and 23 interceptions. Davis played high school football at Neptune High School.
born May 24th, 1941
Bob Dylan (legally Robert Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter. Often regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time, Dylan has been a major figure in popular culture during a career spanning more than 60 years. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" (1963) and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" (1964) became anthems for the civil rights and antiwar movements. His lyrics during this period incorporated a range of political, social, philosophical, and literary influences, defying pop music conventions and appealing to the burgeoning counterculture.
January 13th, 1950 - November 3rd, 2011
Robert Herbert Forsch (January 13, 1950 – November 3, 2011) was an American professional baseball player who spent most of his sixteen years in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the St. Louis Cardinals (1974–1988) before finishing his playing career with the Houston Astros (1988–1989). He was a member of the 1982 World Series Champions and National League (NL) pennant winners in 1985 and 1987.
June 23rd, 1927 - September 23rd, 1987
Robert Louis Fosse (/ˈfɒsi/; June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was an American actor, choreographer, dancer, and film and stage director. He directed and choreographed musical works on stage and screen, including the stage musicals The Pajama Game (1954), Damn Yankees (1955), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961), Sweet Charity (1966), Pippin (1972), and Chicago (1975). He directed the films Sweet Charity (1969), Cabaret (1972), Lenny (1975), All That Jazz (1979), and Star 80 (1983).
November 11th, 1930 - November 10th, 2019
Robert Moellering Fry (November 11, 1930 – November 10, 2019) was a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the University of Kentucky and was drafted in the third round of the 1953 NFL Draft.
born July 7th, 1948
Robert Collins Gallagher (born July 7, 1948) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1972 through 1975 for the Boston Red Sox (1972), Houston Astros (1973–74) and New York Mets (1975). Listed at 6' 3", 185 lb., he batted and threw left-handed. His grandfather, Shano Collins, was a Major League outfielder/manager and a player in the 1917 and 1919 World Series. Gallagher attended Bellarmine College Preparatory before attending Stanford University and being selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 17th round of the 1968 June Amateur Baseball draft.