Sports Birthdays for November 2 — Roddy White and More
Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on November 2:
Profession: Retired Tennis Player
Best Known For: The winner of eight Grand Slam singles titles and a former world No. 1, Ken Rosewall is considered to be one of the best male tennis players of all-time. Active from 1952 through 1980, Rosewall was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1980.
Profession: Retired MLB Player
Best Known For: A four-time All-Star outfielder, Willie McGee played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants and Boston Red Sox from 1982 to 1999. McGee was named the National League’s Most Valuable Player in 1985. He won National League batting titles in 1985 and 1990 and Gold Glove Awards in 1983, 1985 and 1986. McGee was a member of the Cardinals’ team that won the World Series in 1982.
Profession: Retired NFL Player
Best Known For: A three-time Pro Bowl guard, Kevin Gogan played for the Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Miami Dolphins and San Diego Chargers from 1987 to 2000. He was on the Cowboys’ teams that won Super Bowls XXVII and XXVIII.
Profession: NFL Player
Best Known For: Roddy White is a four-time Pro Bowl wide receiver who has played for the Atlanta Falcons since 2005. White led the NFC in receiving yards in 2010.
Profession: MLB Player
Best Known For: Yunel Escobar is a shortstop for the Toronto Blue Jays. Since debuting in 2007, Escobar has played for the Kansas City Royals and Blue Jays. In 2012, Escobar used a anti-gay slur on his eye-black that caused him to be suspended for three games by the Blue Jays.