Sports Birthdays for November 9 — Whitey Herzog and More
Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on November 9:
Profession: Retired MLB Manager
Best Known For: Manager of the speedy St. Louis Cardinals’ team that captured the 1982 World Series, Whitey Herzog won 1,281 games during his career with the Texas Rangers, California Angels, Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals from 1973 to 1990. Herzog was named National League Manager of the Year in 1985. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010.
Profession: Retired MLB Player / Broadcaster
Best Known For: An intimidating, nine-time All-Star pitcher, Bob Gibson played for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1959 to 1975. Gibson was named the most valuable player of the National League in 1968 and won the NL Cy Young Awards in 1968 and 1970. He was named MVP of the Cardinals’ World Series’ wins in 1964 and 1967. He won nine Gold Glove Awards. Gibson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981.
Profession: Professional Wrestler
Best Known For: Chris Jehrico is a professional wrestler who has wrestled for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). He is a six-time world champion in the WWE, having won nearly all the organization’s titles. Jericho was a contestant on the 2011 season of the reality dance competition, ‘Dancing with the Stars.’
Profession: PGA Golfer
Best Known For: David Duval is a former World No. 1-ranked golfer. Since turning pro in 1993, Duval has won 19 events, including the 2001 British Open.
Profession: MLB Player
Best Known For: Adam Dunn is a power-hitting first baseman/designated hitter for the Chicago White Sox. Since making his big league debut in 2001, Dunn has played with the Cincinnati Reds, Arizona Diamondbacks, Washington Nationals and White Sox. He was selected to All-Star teams in 2002 and 2012. Dunn had 406 career home runs through the 2012 season.