#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. https://youtu.be/VQexg3K8hKY Marc Jones just notes CST … Continue reading #333 Max Baer, sr. the Livermore Larruper

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#829 Max Schmeling the Black Uhlan of the Rhine


Marc Jones has Schmeling at a standard unknown time with no place, so we put in the Prenzlau location from Astro.com.  This chart is what we got. This is the time that Astro.com has for Schmeling 10:50 am.  The hour does not change Schmeling much, but it is a rectified time -- which we prefer … Continue reading #829 Max Schmeling the Black Uhlan of the Rhine

#292 Vernon California, Boxing & Jack Doyle


The city of Vernon is best known today for its meatpacking plants and slaughterhouses, but nearly a century ago vied with Madison Square Garden for the title of "Boxing Capital of the World." In his Vernon Arena, promoter Jack Doyle staged 20-round world championship fights and, between bouts, allowed the sporting set to refresh itself … Continue reading #292 Vernon California, Boxing & Jack Doyle

#297 Danny Cox heavyweight boxer


There are a few issues with Jones's notation on Danny Cox. First he has him born in Washington DC while Boxing Rec NYC. We went with Boxing Rec, and suspect that Mr. Cox was born in Hell's Kitchen near Times Square. We do have the Jones chart as stated in his book nonetheless but in … Continue reading #297 Danny Cox heavyweight boxer

#3 Georgie Freedom Abrams


George Abrams was born on the first Freedom Day -- 11-11-18- in Roanoke VA t 11 am to an orthodox Jewish family. he nearly became middleweight champion of the world but lost to Tony Zale. He was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota New York, 2005, a trip we heartily recommend for … Continue reading #3 Georgie Freedom Abrams

#146 Tennis Pro, Don Budge


The Best Tennis ever? The green chart below is Marc Jones's time for tennis great Don Budge; the black is Michel Gauquelin's; we are going with the latter time because like Sir Don Bradman, Budge changed the game with his backhand style.  The Jones times does put Uranus in the tenth but not as a … Continue reading #146 Tennis Pro, Don Budge

Flying with the Eagles – Nick Foles


Our header image is of Nick and his wife Tori (Moore) Foles.  They are a tall couple:  he is 6'6" and she is 5'10".  They have a daughter, Lily James Foles, born June 2017.                                Composite Nick and Tom This first chart is Foles and Brady composite chart, that connects the midpoint of two people … Continue reading Flying with the Eagles – Nick Foles

Tom Brady, Patriots QB


The header image is of Tom and Gisele Brady with their two children Vivian (age 5) and Benjamin (age 8) holidaying in Costa Rica in 2015.  Mr. Brady has another son John Moynahan (age 11), out of wedlock, with Blue Bloods actress (Kathryn) Bridget Moynahan. You can download Tom's chart here:   tom brady qb … Continue reading Tom Brady, Patriots QB

A third Saturn Return for Coach Carm Cozza of Yale


Something about the Coach Carmen Louis Cozza, who was universally known as Carm, was born to Italian immigrants on June 10, 1930, in Parma, Ohio. There is no record of his birthtime so we picked sunrise; our charts reflect that. At Miami University of Ohio he played both football and baseball, winning letters as a … Continue reading A third Saturn Return for Coach Carm Cozza of Yale

Gian Carlo aka Mike Stanton


Gian Carlo Cruz Michael Stanton was born in Los Angeles on November 9. 1989, the eldest of three children. He attended Verdugo Hills High School in Tujunga, California, for two years and then transferred to Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California, where he was a three-sport athlete playing baseball, wide receiver and cornerback … Continue reading Gian Carlo aka Mike Stanton