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Famous Friday – Sal Maglie

SAL MAGLIE IN PG DUGOUTName: Sal “The Barber” Maglie
Birth Date: April 26, 1917
Place of Birth: Niagara Falls, NY
Claim to Fame: Pitcher for the New York Giants, Cleveland Indians, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals from 1945 to 1958.

He was nicknamed ‘The Barber’ because when he pitched inside to batters he gave them a close shave. He had a very successful baseball career finishing second for the Cy Young Award, and was also second in MVP balloting.

Each Fridays we will be be profiling  a notable Niagara Falls native.  If you would like to suggest a person to be features in our Famous Friday post, please email us at niagarablog2010@gmail.com
Famous Friday – Frank Pietrangelo

pietrangeloName: Frank Pietrangelo
Date:
January 24th 1963
Place of Birth: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Claim to Fame:
NHL goalie for Pittsburgh Penguins  Stanley Cup Champions in 1991

Each Fridays we will be be profiling  a notable Niagara Falls native.  If you would like to suggest a person to be features in our Famous Friday post, please email us at niagarablog2010@gmail.com

Famous Friday – Rashad Evans

Name: Rashad Anton Evans
Date: September 25, 1979
Place of Birth: Niagara Falls, New York, USA
Claim to Fame: Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

Rashad-Evans Rashad (Sugar) Evans , is one of Niagara Fall`s most notable athletes.  He has an impressive UFC record of 14 wins, 1 draw, and 1 loss, including victories over Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin.

Each Fridays we will be be profiling  a notable Niagara Falls native.  If you would like to suggest a person to be features in our Famous Friday post, please email us at niagarablog2010@gmail.com