This list was submitted by Good Mourning Evanston on Saturday, December 25th, 2004 at 8:45 AM PST for The 2005 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Augusto Pinochet||December 10th, 2006||91|
|9||Pope John Paul II||April 2nd, 2005||84|
|8||Lady Bird Johnson||July 11th, 2007||94|
|7||James Doohan||July 20th, 2005||85|
|6||Osama bin Laden||May 2nd, 2011||54|
|5||Eli Wallach||June 24th, 2014||98|
|4||Phil Rizzuto||August 13th, 2007||89|
|2||Hank Stram||July 4th, 2005||82|
|1||Freddy Fender||October 14th, 2006||69|
|18 points||3 hits|
Yes - he was a 24 time all-star selection, compiled 3630 hits, and is widely considered the best left fielder of all time, and is in the Hall of Fame. But for OUR money, the fact that he played the harmonica on Hee Haw in 1994 AND made an album of harmonica songs? THAT is what makes someone famous.
(d) January 19th, 2013