Jul 10, 2009

Happy Birthday Andre!!!

I thought for this week, being that it is Andre's birthday today, that we would celebrate everything that is Andre. How am I doing this? By sharing with you some interesting facts on the Hawk and some of his favorites.

Middle Name: Same name as the all-time strikeout king, Nolan

Degree in: Physical Eduction from Florida A&M University

Hobby: Deep-Sea Fishing

Collects: Rare Coins

Best Friend in Baseball: Expo great Tim Raines

Favorite Players as a Kid: Hank Aaron and Dusty Baker

Favorite Sports Announcers were: Jack Buck and John Madden

Favorite Actor: James Earl Jones

Favorite Movie: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Favorite Book: The Bible

5 Other Famous Athletes and Celebrities that share Andre's Birthday
1839 - Adolphus Busch, Founder of Anheuser-Busch
1943 - Arthur Ashe, Tennis Great
1945 - Hal McRae, Royals All-Star 2B
1960 - Roger Craig, 49ers Superbowl Champ RB
1980 - Thomas Ian Nicholas, Actor - Rookie of the Year (1993), American Pie (1999)

Sources - 1992 Leaf Studio, 1993 Leaf Studio, and www.abadss.com