This list was submitted by USER02177 on Thursday, December 30th, 2004 at 11:10 PM PST for The 2005 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||William Rehnquist||September 3rd, 2005||80|
|9||Hank Stram||July 4th, 2005||82|
|8||Lady Bird Johnson||July 11th, 2007||94|
|7||Dear Abby||January 16th, 2013||94|
|6||Max Schmeling||February 2nd, 2005||99|
|5||Richard Pryor||December 10th, 2005||65|
|3||Eddie Albert||May 26th, 2005||99|
|2||George Kennan||March 17th, 2005||101|
|1||Larry 'Bud' Melman||March 19th, 2007||85|
|35 points||6 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