Pointing out Isiah Thomas III


Isiah Thomas never appears in Hoop Dreams but he fills the picture like a spirit hovering overhead as two boys, Arthur Agree and William Gates use basketball to create their American Dream. The official time of Isiah is 10 PM Chicago time but that symbol (HS 7 Sagittarius) — stacks of books in a library — is so crazy, we could not even consider it. … Continue reading Pointing out Isiah Thomas III

#585 Jockeying for Tommy Loates


Mr Tommy Loates is listed in the Jones 1000 as being born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 6, 1867, time unknown. Well, in all fairness, the date is correct but the town is not: Loates was born in Derby (pronounced Darby) England. We have rectified his time to 10:32 AM giving him a 26 Scorpio Rising, (HS) “the fate of the old King”. McClung writes … Continue reading #585 Jockeying for Tommy Loates

Medal of Freedom winner Tiger Woods


Eldrick Tont Woods, is better known as Tiger Woods, and was born December 30 1975 at 10:50 PM in Long Beach California — though some sites say Cypress California — to an ex-marine and a immigrant Thai mother, hence the middle name Tont — meaning “excellent” in Thai. Tiger was raised in his mother’s native Buddhist faith. Herculean Labors of Tiger Tiger’s chart with a … Continue reading Medal of Freedom winner Tiger Woods

Running with Steve “Pre” Prefontaine


Biograph Steve Roland “Pre” Prefontaine was born on January 25, 1951 in Coos Bay, Oregon. His father Raymond, was a welder and his mother Elfriede,  a seamstress, both Mars ruled careers  He was 5 feet 8 inches tall & about  140 pounds. Pre hit the running world  with his bronde hair flying in the wind behind him like winged Pegasus when he broke the 2-mile … Continue reading Running with Steve “Pre” Prefontaine

Calvin Maduro flies with the Orioles


Calvin Maduro was born Septmber 5, 1974 in the Dutch Antilles, the island of Aruba, is not by anything we could find, related to the dictator of Venezuela, Nicolas Madura — admittedly, it was a long shot but we felt an interesting one. Calvin is six feet tall, bats right, throws right and was a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles. His legal residence is in … Continue reading Calvin Maduro flies with the Orioles

#18 William Livingston Alden, canoeist


William Livingston Alden was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts on October 9, 1837, time unrecorded but we have rectified it to 10:50 am giving him a 10 Sagittarius rising.   Alden was a see-saw temperament showing the two parts of his life, his outward career of journalism and a writer of science fiction and his Neptunian career canoeing in appropriately enough, the water-bearer Aquarius’s sign.  There is … Continue reading #18 William Livingston Alden, canoeist

#333 Max Baer, sr. the Livermore Larruper


Max Baer, born Maximilian Adalbert Baer,  is a well known American boxer, cemented into popular culture through his son, Max Baer, jr of Beverly Hillbillies fame where he played Jethro Bodine.  With the death of Ellie May, Donna Douglas, Baer fils, is the latest surviving member of the cast. Marc Jones just notes CST time for boxer Baer, but the Boxing Register, the International Boxing … Continue reading #333 Max Baer, sr. the Livermore Larruper