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Sports Birthdays for August 1 — Edgerrin James and More

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Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on August 1:

Gregg Jefferies
Age: 45
Profession: Retired MLB Player
Best Known For: A two-time All-Star selection, Greg Jeffries was a skilled major league hitter who played various positions for the New York Mets, Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Anaheim Angels and Detroit Tigers from 1987 to 2000.

Stacey Augmon
Age: 44
Profession: Retired NBA Player
Best Known For: A defensive specialist, Stacey Augmon played guard and forward for the Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Portland Trail Blazers, Charlotte / New Orleans Hornets and Orlando Magic of the NBA from 1991 to 2006. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 1992. Prior to his pro career, Augmon was a member of the Jerry Tarkanian-coached UNLV teams that won the NCAA championship in 1990 and lost to Duke in the Final Four in 1991.

Edgerrin James
Age: 34
Profession: Retired NFL Player
Best Known For: A four-time Pro Bowl running back, Edgerrin James played for the Indianapolis Colts, Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks of the NFL from 1999 to 2009. James won the NFL rushing title in 1999 and 2000 as a member of the Colts, and he was named the 1999 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. James is Indianapolis’ all-time leading rusher, ranking 11th in NFL history with 12,246 yards.

Adam Jones
Age: 27
Profession: MLB Player
Best Known For: A two-time All-Star outfielder, Adam Jones is a rising star who has played most of his major league games with the Baltimore Orioles. Jones was traded to the Orioles by the Seattle Mariners prior to the 2008 season. He won a Gold Glove Award for his defensive play in 2009. Jones recently signed a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension to remain in Baltimore.

Madison Bumgarner
Age: 23
Profession: MLB Player
Best Known For: One of the youngest pitchers to win a World Series game, Madison Bumgarner was a member of the San Francisco Giants’ 2010 World Series-winning team. He has a career record of 31-25 with a 3.09 earned run average. He was selected 10th overall in the 2007 MLB Draft by San Francisco.

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