This list was submitted by Frankie Pentangeli on Friday, December 22nd, 2000 at 8:58 AM PST for The 2001 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Al Hirschfeld||January 20th, 2003||99|
|9||Edward Teller||September 9th, 2003||95|
|8||Foster Brooks||December 20th, 2001||89|
|7||Ted Williams||July 5th, 2002||?|
|6||Harold Stassen||March 4th, 2001||93|
|5||Anne Lindbergh||February 7th, 2001||94|
|4||Michael DeBakey||July 11th, 2008||99|
|3||Madame Chiang Kai-Shek||October 23rd, 2003||106|
|2||Harry Secombe||April 11th, 2001||79|
|1||Lew Burdette||February 6th, 2007||80|
|21 points||4 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