Doris Sams, 85, who played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League from 1946 to 1953; she set a single-season home-run record in 1952.


Jim Drake, 83, aeronautical engineer who helped design the Tomahawk cruise missile and in his spare time created the Windsurfer sailboard.


The 35-year-old mascot for Chuck E. Cheese's kids' pizza chain, by a hip, guitar-playing rock mouse; the old mascot was a ball-cap-sporting New Jersey mouse.


Ben Davidson, 72, 6 ft. 8 in. (203 cm) defensive end for the Oakland Raiders in the late 1960s; sporting a handlebar mustache, he later became an...

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