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Ken Yackel -- b.3/5/1930 N.S. d.7/12/1991 N.S. (61)
Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete

Alexei Yagudin -- b.3/18/1980
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete, Russian

Nail Yakupov -- b.10/6/1993 N.S.
NHL Player, Russian

Alexander Yakushev -- b.1/2/1947 N.S.
NHL Coach, NHL Player, Soviet

Kristi Yamaguchi -- b.7/12/1971
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete
Misc: Olympic Gold winner 1992

Hiroyoshi Yamamoto -- b.3/23/1971
Wrestler, Japanese

Tsuyoshi Yamanaka -- b.2/18/1939 N.S. d.2/10/2017 N.S. (0)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

Esteban Yan -- b.6/22/1974
MLB Pitcher, Dominican Republican

Bert Yancey -- b.8/6/1938 d.8/26/1994 (56)

Carlos Yancy -- b.6/24/1970
NFL Player

James Yap -- b.10/19/1982 N.S.
NBA Player

Cale Yarborough -- b.3/27/1939
Auto Racer
Names/Places: FN:William Caleb
Misc: 3-time NASCAR national champion (1976-78); 4-time winner of Daytona 500 (1968,77,83-84); Indianapolis 500

Ryan Yarborough -- b.4/26/1971
NFL Wide Receiver

Jim Yarbrough -- b.10/28/1946
NFL Player

Leeroy Yarbrough -- b.9/17/1938 d.12/7/1984 (46)
Auto Racer
Names/Places: RN:Lonnie Yarbrough, not related to NASCAR champion Cale Yarborough

George Yardley -- b.11/3/1928 d.8/12/2004 (75)
NBA Forward
Names/Places: NN:Jumping George
Misc: he was the first NBA player to score over 2000 points in a season; high-leaping star scoring forward at Stanford as collegian, then for the Fort Wayne -Detroit Pistons in the 1950s; in the Collge and Pro Basketball Halls of Fame.
Sports Teams: Fort Wayne Pistons, Detroit Pistons (previous two: 1953-1959, tne team moved during his tenure), Syracuse Nationals (1959-1960), Los Angeles Jets (ABL, 1961-1962)

Teddy Yarosz -- b.6/24/1910 d.3/29/1974 (63)

Ron Yary -- b.7/16/1946
NFL Player
Misc: 7x Pro Bowl, 6x First Team All-Pro, 8x All-NFC; in the Rose Bowl, College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Southern California, Minnesota Vikings (1968-1981), Los Angeles Rams (1982)

Alexei Yashin -- b.11/5/1973
NHL Player, Russian

Carl Yastrzemski -- b.8/22/1939
MLB Left Fielder
Names/Places: NN:Yaz; MN:Michael
Misc: 7x Gold Glove, AL MVP 1967, All Star MVP 1970; slugger won 3 AL batting titles; won Triple Crown in 1967; had 3,419 hits, 1,844 RBIs and 452 HRs in 23 years with Boston; Red Sox #8 retired
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox (1961-1983)

Robert Yates -- b.4/19/1943 N.S. d.10/2/2017 N.S. (74)
Auto Racer
Names/Places: FN: James
Misc: former owner of the Sprint Cup Series team Yates Racing

Yoshiaki "Great" Yatsu -- b.7/19/1956 N.S.
Mixed Martial Arts, Wrestler, Japanese

Jean R. Yawkey -- b.1/24/1909 d.2/26/1992 (83)
Philanthropist, MLB Owner
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox (owner)

Thomas "Tom" Yawkey -- b.2/21/1903 d.7/9/1976 (73)
Executive, MLB Owner
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox (owner 1933-76)

Trent Yawney -- b.9/29/1965
NHL Player, Canadian

Carrie Jean Yazel -- b.11/30/1969
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: May 1991

Manuel Ycaza -- b.2/1/1938 N.S. d.7/16/2018 N.S. (80)
Jockey, Panamaian

Emil Yde -- b.1/28/1900 d.12/4/1968 (68)
MLB Player

Steve Yeager -- b.11/24/1948
MLB Catcher
Misc: World Series MVP in 1981
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers

Todd Yeaman -- b.1/7/1971
NFL Player, Football Defensive Tackle

Phil Yeboah-Kodie -- b.1/22/1971
NFL Player, Ghana

DeAndre Yedlin -- b.7/9/1993 N.S.
Soccer Defender, American

Rashidi Yekini -- b.10/23/1963 N.S. d.5/4/2012 N.S. (48)
Soccer Player, Nigeran

Eric Yelding -- b.2/22/1965
MLB Player

Christian Yelich -- b.12/5/1991 N.S.
MLB Left Fielder
Misc: Gold Glove; NL MVP 2018
Sports Teams: Miami Marlins

Stéphane Yelle -- b.5/9/1974
NHL Center, Canadian

Donnie Yen -- b.7/27/1963 N.S.
Actor, Director, Martial Arts, Chinese
Movie Titles: Legend of the Wolf, Ip Man, Hero, The Twins Effect, Kill Zone

Michelle Yeoh -- b.8/6/1962
Actress, Producer, Beauty Pagent Winner, Malaysia
Names/Places: aka Michelle Khan; RN:Yeoh Chu-Kheng
Misc: Miss Malaysia 1983
Movie Titles: "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", Tomorrow Never Dies, Sunshine, Babylon A.D., Supercop

Garo Yepremian -- b.6/2/1944 d.5/15/2015 (70)
NFL Kicker
Misc: Super Bowl VI, VII, VIII
Sports Teams: Miami Dolphins

Anastasiya Yermakova -- b.4/8/1983 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Russian

Aída Yéspica -- b.7/15/1982 N.S.
Model, Venezuelan

Teofilo Yldefonso -- b.11/5/1903 N.S. d.6/19/1942 N.S. (38)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Phillipean

Jason York -- b.5/20/1970
Sports Analyst, Hockey Announcer, NHL Player, Canadian
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens (analyst)

Rudolph "Rudy" York -- b.8/17/1913 N.S. d.2/5/1970 N.S. (56)
MLB First Baseman

Masato Yoshii -- b.4/20/1965
MLB Player, Japanese

Eddie Yost -- b.10/13/1926 d.10/16/2012 (86)
MLB Player

Fielding Yost -- b.4/30/1871 d.8/20/1946 (75)
College Football Coach
Names/Places: NN:Hurry Up
Misc: Yost's record at Michigan from 1901 to 1927 was an unbelievable 55-1 with 2821 points against a combined 42 points for ALL of his opponents.
Sports Teams: University of Michigan (coach, 1901-1923, 1925-1926)

Kevin Youkilis -- b.3/15/1979 N.S.
MLB Player
Names/Places: NN: Youk
Misc: 3x All-Star, Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox

Floyd Youmans -- b.5/11/1964
MLB Player

Young Dutch Sam -- b.1/30/1808 d.11/4/1843 (35)
Boxer, English

Alan Young -- b.1/20/1971
NFL Player

Anthony Young -- b.1/19/1966 d.6/27/2017 N.S. (51)
MLB Pitcher
Misc: set the Major League Baseball record for the most consecutive losses (27) in which he had a decision while with the Mets.
Sports Teams: New York Mets, Chicago Cubs

Ashley Young -- b.7/9/1985 N.S.
Soccer Player, English

Bryant Young -- b.1/27/1972
NFL Player, Football Defensive Tackle
Misc: 4x Pro Bowl, 3x Second Team

Bryant Young -- b.10/11/1961
NFL Player

Charlie Young -- b.2/5/1951
NFL Tight End

Chris Young -- b.5/25/1979
MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: Kansas City Royals

Claude "Buddy" Young -- b.1/5/1926 N.S. d.9/5/1983 N.S. (57)
NFL Runningback
Misc: returned 2,514 yards in kickoffs with 2 TDs
Sports Teams: New York Yankees, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts

Cliff Young -- b.8/2/1964 d.11/4/1993 (29)
MLB Pitcher

Cy Young -- b.3/29/1867 d.11/4/1955 (88)
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Gilmore, OH; RFMN:Denton True
Misc: he is generally considered the greatest pitcher in baseball history. He won 20 or more games in 16 seasons incl 14 years in a row and topped the 30-win mark 5x; no one else has come close. His 511-313 career record is tops in both wins AND losses! Young pitched in 906 games (1890-1911), four of them no-hitters; pitched in the most innings (7,377) and most complete gamnes pitched (751); earned the nickname "Cy" for his cyclone-like pitching motion.
Sports Teams: Cleveland Spiders (1890-1898), St. Louis Perfectos (1899-1900), Boston Americans/Red Sox (1901-1908), Cleveland Naps (1909-1911), Boston Rustlers (1911)

Darren Young -- b.11/2/1983 N.S.

Delmon Young -- b.9/14/1985 N.S.
MLB Outfielder
Misc: AL LCS MVP 2012
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers

Dmitri Young -- b.10/11/1973
MLB Player

Duane Young -- b.5/29/1968
NFL Tight End

Eric Young -- b.5/18/1967 N.S.
MLB Player

Eric Young -- b.11/26/1967 N.S.
MLB Second Baseman

Ernie Young -- b.7/8/1969 N.S.
MLB Player

Fredd Young -- b.11/14/1961
NFL Linebacker

George Young -- b.10/3/1909 d.8/30/1959 (49)

George Lewis Young -- b.10/27/1922 d.1/10/1997 (74)
Soccer Player, Scotish

Gerald Young -- b.10/22/1964
MLB Center Fielder, Hondurasian

Ginger Young -- b.3/11/1939 N.S.
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: May 1960

Glen Young -- b.5/2/1969
NFL Player, CFL Figure, Canadian

Heather Rae Young -- b.9/16/1987
Model, Playmate
Misc: February 2010

Julianna Young -- b.9/19/1960 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: November 1993

Kevin Young -- b.6/16/1969
MLB Infielder

Laura Young -- b.5/22/1938 d.11/27/1999 (61)
Model, Playmate
Misc: October 1962

Lonnie Young -- b.7/18/1963
NFL Player

Mae Young -- b.3/12/1923 d.1/14/2014 (90)
Names/Places: RN:Johnnie Mae Young

Matt Young -- b.10/3/1982
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: RFMN:Matthew Earl

Michael Young -- b.10/19/1976 N.S.
MLB Infielder
Misc: 7x All Star, All Star MVP 2006, Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Texas Rangers

Mike Young -- b.3/20/1960
MLB Player

Nick Young -- b.6/1/1985 N.S.
NBA Player

Paige Young -- b.3/16/1944 N.S. d.7/13/1974 N.S. (30)
Misc: November 1968

Robert Young -- b.1/29/1969
NFL Player

Rodney Young -- b.1/25/1973
NFL Defensive

Scott Young -- b.10/1/1967
NHL Right Wing, American
Sports Teams: Hartford Whalers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Quebec Nordiques, Colorado Avalanche, Anaheim Mighty Ducks, St. Louis Blues, Dallas Stars

Sheila Young -- b.10/14/1950
Auto Racer, Bicyclist, Speed Skater, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: LN:Ochowicz
Misc: Speed skater-cyclist; first U.S. athlete to win 3 medals at Winter Olympics (1976); won speed skating overall and sprint cycling world titles in 1976.

Steve (Football) Young -- b.10/11/1961 N.S.
NFL Quarterback, College Football Player
Names/Places: b. in Salt Lake City, Utah
Misc: consensus All-America at BYU (1983); NFL Player of Year (1992) with San Francisco 49ers; led passer rating in three years (1991-93); San Francisco '49ers quarterback: Super Bowl XXIX MVP; in the Pro Football and College Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: BYU, Los Angeles Express (USFL 1984-1985), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1985-1986), San Francisco 49ers (1987-1999)

Vince Young -- b.5/18/1983 N.S.
NFL Quarterback, College Football Player

Wilbur Young -- b.4/20/1949 d.7/5/2014 N.S. (65)
NFL Defensive, USFL Figure

Willie Young -- b.6/27/1943
NFL Player

Jack Youngblood -- b.1/26/1950
NFL Defensive
Misc: 7x all pro, 5x First Team All-Pro; Super Bowl XIV; Rams #85 retired
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams (1971-1984)

Jim Youngblood -- b.2/23/1950
NFL Linebacker
Misc: Super Bowl XIV
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams

Joel Youngblood -- b.8/28/1951
MLB Player

Ben Youngs -- b.9/5/1989 N.S.
Rugby Player, English

Ross Youngs -- b.4/10/1897 d.10/22/1927 (30)
MLB Right Fielder
Misc: 2x World Series champion
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1917-1926)

Robin Yount -- b.9/16/1955
MLB Shortstop, MLB Outfielder
Names/Places: b. in Danville, IL; NN:The Kid and Rockin' Robin
Misc: No. 19 SS-OF; AL MVP at 2 positions--as SS in 1982 and OF in '89; retired after 1993 season with 3,142+ hits, 251 HRs and a major league record 123 sacrifice flies after 20 seasons with Milwaukee Brewers; 17th player to hit 3,000 (3,142), his 1,000, 2,000 and 3,000 hits came against Indians pitchers; AL MVP 1982, 1989, Gold Glove 1982
Sports Teams: Mikwaukee Brewers (1974-1993)

Sandra Kay Yow -- b.3/14/1942 N.S. d.1/24/2009 N.S. (66)
College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the Basketball and Women's Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Elron (1971-1975), NC State (1975-2009)

Paul Ysebaert -- b.5/15/1966
NHL Player, Canadian

Kim Yu-Na -- b.9/5/1990
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete, South Korean

Kim Yuna -- b.9/5/1990 N.S.
Olympic Athlete, Skater, South Korean

Rick Yune -- b.8/22/1971
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer, Martial Arts
Movie Titles: The Fast and the Furious, Die Another Day, Olympus Has Fallen, The Man with the Iron Fists

Henry "Smokey" Yunick -- b.5/25/1923 N.S. d.5/9/2001 N.S. (77)
Designer, Auto Racer, Motorcyclist
Misc: was an American mechanic and car designer associated with motorsports. Yunick was deeply involved in the early years of NASCAR, and he is probably most associated with that racing genre. Also motorcycle racing.

Masanori Yusa -- b.1/20/1915 N.S. d.3/8/1975 N.S. (60)
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

Dimitri Yushkevich -- b.11/19/1971
NHL Defensive, Russian

Steve Yzerman -- b.5/9/1965
NHL General Manager, NHL Center, Canadian
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings (possibly 1983-2006)

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