Sports Birthdays for June 13 — Hannah Storm and More
Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on June 13:
Best Known For: Veteran sports broadcaster Hannah Storm is an anchor on ESPN’s ‘SportsCenter.’ Storm first entered into broadcasting on ‘CNN Sports Tonight’ from 1989-1992 and has since worked for CBS and NBC in various sports, news and variety programming roles. She also hosted the ‘NBA Countdown’ show on ABC from 2010-2011.
Profession: Retired Tennis Player
Best Known For: Originally from Sweden, Catarina Lindqvist won six Women’s Tennis Association singles titles during a professional career that stretched from 1983 to 1992. She reached the semifinals of the Australian Open in 1987 and Wimbledon in 1989, losing to Martina Navratilova both times. She currently resides in New Jersey.
Profession: Retired NFL Player
Best Known For: A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Sam Adams was a run-stopping defensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks, Baltimore Ravens, Oakland Raiders, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos from 1994 to 2007. Adams was a key part of the impenetrable defense that fueled the Baltimore Ravens run to a Super Bowl XXXV title.
Profession: NBA Player
Best Known For: Jamario Moon is a small forward on the Charlotte Bobcats of the NBA. Moon entered the league in 2007 as a member of the Toronto Raptors, whom he dazzled during a tryout camp. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2008. He participated in both the Rookie/Sophomore Challenge Game and the Slam Dunk Contest during the 2008 NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Moon, who never played college basketball, has also played for the Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers, as well as a host of minor league basketball teams.
Profession: NHL Player
Best Known For: The second-overall pick in the 2001 NHL Draft, Jason Spezza is a star center for the Ottawa Senators. Spezza, along with Wayne Gretzky, Eric Lindros, Jay Bouwmeester and Sidney Crosby, are the only five players ever to have been chosen to play on Canada’s national junior team at age 16. Spezza was an NHL All-Star selection in 2008. He was featured on the cover of the ‘NHL 2K8′ video game for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox and the Xbox 360 video game consoles.