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Mike Crawhall

John Michael ‘Mike’ Crawhall (born 21 February 1938) is a former English cricketer. Crawhall was a right-handed batsman. He was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland and educated at Rugby School, where he represented the school cricket team.
Crawhall made his debut for Northumberland in the 1962 Minor Counties Championship against the Lancashire Second XI. Crawhall played Minor counties cricket for Northumberland from 1961 to 1979, which included 164 Minor Counties Championship appearances. He made his List A debut against Lincolnshire in the 1971 Gillette Cup. He made 2 further List A appearances for Northumberland, against Bedfordshire and Somerset, both in the 1977 Gillette Cup. In his 3 List A matches for the county, he scored 82 runs at an average of 41.00, with a high score of 66. This score came against Lincolnshire in 1971.
Playing for Northumberland allowed Crawhall to appear in a single List A match in the 1972 Benson & Hedges Cup against Yorkshire. In this match, he scored 4 runs before being dismissed by Don Wilson.

Terry Campbell

Terry Campbell (born July 1, 1968) is a Canadian-born German professional ice hockey player who is currently playing with EC Pfaffenhofen in the Bayernliga.
Prior to turning professional, Campbell attended Union College where he played three seasons (1987–1991) of college hockey with the Union Dutchmen men’s ice hockey team.
Campbell has played 260 games in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. In 1999 he played with the Germany men’s national ice hockey team, competing in the ‘B’ Pool at the 1999 Men’s World Ice Hockey Championships.

Mike Cosgrove

Michael John Cosgrove (born February 17, 1951 in Phoenix, Arizona) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher with the Houston Astros from 1972 to 1976. Cosgrove was used primarily as a left-handed relief pitcher. His best seasons came in 1974 and 1975. In ’74 he was 7-3 with a 3.50 e.r.a. and 2 saves in 90 innings pitched. For ’75 Cosgrove went 1-2 with a 3.03 e.r.a. and recorded 5 saves in 71.1 innings pitched.

Fiona McKee

Fiona McKee’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Mike Belfield

Michael Robert Belfield (born 10 June 1961) in Wandsworth, London, England, is a retired English professional footballer and a football manager who is currently working as a youth coach in Finnish club RiPS.
He played as a winger for Wimbledon in the Football League and had a long career in Finland. Belfield played 16 seasons and 355 caps in the Finnish premier divisions Mestaruussarja and Veikkausliiga for Koparit, FC Ilves, Reipas Lahti, FC Kuusysi, FC Haka and PK-35 from 1981 to 1995 and 1998. After his professional career Belfield has been coaching several Finnish clubs.

Mike Astbury

Michael John “Mike” Astbury (born 22 January 1964 in Kippax), also known as Mick Astbury, was a professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for five Football League clubs.

Jean Gravelle

Israel Jean Orval Gravelle, sometimes referred to as Orville Gravelle, (December 7, 1927 – January 18, 1997) was a Canadian ice hockey player. He was a member of the Ottawa RCAF Flyers who won the gold medal in ice hockey for Canada at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz.

Tim Hodgson

Timothy Philip Hodgson (born 27 March 1975) is a former English cricketer. Hodgson was a left-handed batsman. He was born at Guildford, Surrey, while he was educated at Wellington College and Durham University.

Chris VandeVelde

Chris VandeVelde (born March 15, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with the Philadelphia Flyers in the National Hockey League (NHL). VandeVelde was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round (97th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Alex Bunbury

Alexander “Alex” Bunbury (born 18 June 1967) is a Canadian retired footballer who played as a striker.
He played mainly for Marítimo in Portugal during a 13-year professional career, and represented the Canadian national team during 11 years.
In 2000, Bunbury became a manager.

Chris Thorpe

Chris Thorpe (born October 29, 1970 in Waukegan, Illinois) is an American luger who competed from 1989 to 2002. Competing in four Winter Olympics, he won two medals in the men’s doubles event with a silver in 1998 and a bronze in 2002.
Thorpe also won two silver medals in the men’s doubles event at the FIL World Luge Championships, earning them in 1995 and 1996. He won the overall Luge World Cup men’s doubles title in 1996-7.
While living in Marquette, Michigan, Thorpe, along with fellow Boy Scout and future World Champion Wendel Suckow, first experienced luge on a small local track that (after being relocated to nearby Negaunee, Michigan) remains the only full length natural track luge facility in the United States.
Thorpe retired from luge after the 2002 Winter Olympics and is a now retired living in Farmington, New Mexico.

Michael Zigomanis

Michael “Mike” Zigomanis (born January 17, 1981) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre. Zigomanis was drafted twice. In the 1999 NHL Entry Draft he was selected 64th overall by the Buffalo Sabres, but was not signed. He re-entered for the 2001 NHL Entry Draft and was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes 46th overall.
Zigomanis was born in North York, Ontario, but grew up in Markham, Ontario.

Chris Pontius (soccer)

Christopher Richard “Chris” Pontius (born May 12, 1987) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer and the United States men’s national soccer team.

Patrick Lalime

Patrick Lalime (born July 7, 1974) is a Canadian professional ice hockey broadcaster and former player. Lalime played twelve seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Ottawa Senators, St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks and Buffalo Sabres. Lalime retired from playing in 2011 to join the Réseau des sports (RDS) television network covering the Ottawa Senators, but has since left RDS to cover the Montreal Canadiens and the NHL for TVA Sports.

Mick Tait

Michael ‘Mick’ Tait (born 30 September 1956) is an English former footballer and later a manager at the end of his playing career. His 760 league games puts him 13th in the list of English footballers. His clubs were Oxford United, Carlisle United, Hull City, Portsmouth, Reading, Darlington and Hartlepool United as well as Gretna in Scotland. Tait also later managed two of these clubs; Darlington and Hartlepool United. Since 2012 he has become a scout for Newcastle United FC.

Chris Lieto

Chris Lieto (born February 7, 1972 in Red Bank, New Jersey) is a professional triathlete and the winner of the 2006 Ironman Japan, 2005 Ironman Canada, and 2002 Ironman Wisconsin triathlons.

Mick Sullivan

Michael “Mick” Sullivan (12 January 1934 – 5 April 2016) was an English professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer of the 1950s and 1960s. He set the record for the most appearances for the Great Britain Lions with 46. This record has been matched (by Garry Schofield) but never overtaken.

George Dixon (boxer)

George Dixon (July 29, 1870 – January 6, 1908) was a Black Canadian professional boxer. He was the first black world boxing champion in any weight class, while also being the first ever Canadian-born boxing champion. Ring Magazine founder Nat Fleischer ranked Dixon as the #1 Featherweight of all-time.
Dixon was inducted posthumously into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1955. He was also inducted into the Ring Magazine Hall of Fame in 1956 and into the International Boxing Hall of Fame as a first-class inductee in 1990.

Mick Jenkins

Mick Jenkins may refer to:
Mick Jenkins (footballer) (born 1962), English footballer
Mick Jenkins (rapper) (born 1991), American rapper
Mick Jenkins (rugby league) (born 1972), Welsh rugby footballer

Mick Galloway

Mick Galloway (born 13 October 1974) is an English former footballer who played as a midfielder. He was appointed caretaker manager for Hucknall Town’s final game of the 2007-08 season, before being appointed as the club’s permanent manager along with Andy Miller. In October 2008, they were dismissed. He then quickly joined Worksop Town as a player, he scored an excellent free kick on his debut away at Witton Albion which delighted the travelling support.
In November 2010 he resigned his post as manager of Gedling Town.

Jamal Mayers

Jamal David Mayers (born October 24, 1974) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward who played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was a member of the 2013 Stanley Cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks. He also spent time playing for the St. Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, and San Jose Sharks. He is currently an analyst for the NHL Network.

Mick Clark

Michael “Mick” Clark (1936 or 1937–6 March 2015) was a professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s, and 1960s, and coach of the 1960s, and 1970s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Salford, Leeds (Captain), and Keighley, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums, and coaching at club level for Keighley.

Matthew Lombardi

Matthew Lombardi (born March 18, 1982) is a Canadian professional ice hockey center who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for Genève-Servette HC of the National League A (NLA). He also played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes, Nashville Predators, Toronto Maple Leafs and Anaheim Ducks.

Mick Burke

Michael “Mick” Burke is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s, and 1980s. A Great Britain, and England international representative fullback, he played his club rugby for Widnes, with whom he won two Challenge Cups and two Lancashire Cups, and Oldham.

Tommy Lasorda

Thomas Charles “Tommy” Lasorda (born September 22, 1927) is a former Major League Baseball player who has had a lengthy career in sports management. In 2009, he marked his sixth decade in one capacity or another with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers organization, the longest discontinuous (he played one season with the Kansas City Athletics) tenure anyone has had with the team, edging Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully by a single season. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a manager in 1997.