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Dick Vermeil – Proud Italian American

Dick Vermeil – Proud Italian American Richard Albert “Dick” Vermeil (/vərˈmiːl/; born October 30, 1936) is a retired American head coach for the National Football League’s Philadelphia Eagles (1976–1982), St. Louis Rams (1997–1999) and Kansas City Chiefs (2001–2005). He is in the Sid Gillman coaching tree and has coached at every level; Vermeil owns the […]

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Gene Sarazen – Eugenio Saraceni – One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time

Gene Sarazen – Eugenio Saraceni One of the Greatest Golfers of all Time Sarazen was born in Harrison, New York as Eugenio Saraceni. Sarazen began caddying at age ten at local golf clubs, took up golf himself, and gradually developed his skills; he was essentially self-taught. He used the somewhat unusual, at the time, interlocking […]

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Mike Piazza – Italian American

Mike Piazza – Italian American – Michael Joseph Piazza born September 4, 1968 is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a catcher, most notably for the New York Mets. He also played for the Florida Marlins, San Diego Padres, Oakland Athletics, and Los Angeles Dodgers, with whom he was […]

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