BB Blog In Memoriam

Kevin Mitchell – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1971, former New Orleans Saints linebacker Kevin Mitchell. He played for the #Saints from 1998-1999. […]

Fats D’Antonio – Jesuit High School & New Orleans Pelicans BB

Born on this day in 1918, Jesuit High School alum Fats D’Antonio. He played catcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers from […]

Donnie Gibbs – New Orleans Saints

Born this day in 1945, former New Orleans Saints punter Donnie Gibbs. He played for the #Saints in 1974. Died […]

Reano Siragusa – St. Aloysius High School

Born on this day in 1910, St. Aloysius High School alum Reano Siragusa. He pitched from 1935-1938 in the minor […]

Odell Lawson – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1948, former New Orleans Saints running back Odell Lawson. He played for the #Saints from […]

Steve Van Buren – Warren Easton High School

Born on this day in 1920, Warren Easton High School alum Steve Van Buren. He played halfback for the Philadelphia […]

Don Gennusa – St. Aloysius High School & Loyola New Orleans

Born on this day in 1944, St. Aloysius High School and Loyola New Orleans alum Don Gennusa. He played 1st […]

Tony Roig – Alcee Fortier High School

Born on this day in 1927, Alcee Fortier High School alum Tony Roig. He played shortstop for the Washington Senators […]

Jackie Burkett – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1936, former New Orleans Saints linebacker Jackie Burkett. He played for the #Saints in 1967 […]

Jim Riffey – Tulane University

Born on this day in 1923, Tulane University alum Jim Riffey. He played forward for the Fort Wayne Pistons from […]

Bill Fallon – Holy Cross High School & Loyola New Orleans

Born on this day in 1927, Holy Cross High School & Loyola New Orleans alum Bill Fallon. He played for […]

James Ragas – Francis T. Nicholls High School

Our prayers and sympathies to the family and friends of Francis T. Nicholls High School alum James Ragas who died […]

Isiah Robertson – Pine View High School

Our prayers and sympathies to the family and friends of Pine View High School alum Isiah Robertson who died Thursday […]

Gene Conaway – Francis T. Nicholls High School

Born on this day in 1941, Francis T. Nicholls High School alum Gene Conaway. He played catcher in the Los […]

John McManus – Holy Cross High School

Born on this day in 1925, Holy Cross High School alum John McManus. He played in the Evangeline League in […]

Scott Ross – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1968, former New Orleans Saints linebacker Scott Ross. He played for the #Saints in 1991. […]

Brooks Williams – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1954, former New Orleans Saints tight end Brooks Williams. He played for the #Saints from […]

Obert Logan – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1941, former New Orleans Saints defensive back Obert Logan. He played for the #Saints in […]

Smylie Anderson – Tulane University

Born on this day in 1878, Tulane University alum Smylie Anderson. He played for the Birmingham Barons in 1905. Died […]

Perry Brooks – Wesley Ray High School

Born on this day in 1954, Wesley Ray High School alum Perry Brooks. He played defensive tackle for the Washington […]

Ed Champagne – S.J. Peters High School

Born on this day in 1922, S.J. Peters High School alum Ed Champagne. He played offensive & defensive tackle for […]

Larry Gilbert – Jesuit High School

Born on this day in 1891, Jesuit High School alum Larry Gilbert. He played right field for the Boston Braves […]

George Hirstius – Warren Easton High School

Born on this day in 1921, Warren Easton High School alum George Hirstius. He played in the St. Louis Cardinals […]

Hugo Hollas – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1945, former New Orleans Saints defensive back Hugo Hollas. He played for the #Saints from […]

Kirk Koppens – Archbishop Rummel High School & University of New Orleans

Born on this day in 1952, Archbishop Rummel High School & University of New Orleans alum Kirk Koppens. He pitched […]

Albie Reisz – Southeastern Louisiana University

Born on this day in 1917, Southeastern Louisiana University alum Albie Reisz. He played quarterback in the NFL from 1944-1947 […]

Kevin Hunt – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day 1948, former New Orleans Saints offensive lineman Kevin Hunt. He played for the #Saints in 1978. […]

Warren Nelson – Warren Easton High School

Born on this day in 1925, Warren Easton High School alum Warren Nelson. He played for the DeLand Red Hats […]

Warren Gracianette – Holy Cross High School

Born on this day in 1916, Holy Cross High School alum Warren Gracianette. He played shortstop in the Brooklyn Dodgers […]

Raymond Dunn – Holy Cross High School

Born on this day in 1923, Holy Cross High School alum Raymond Dunn. He played for the Hammond Berries in […]

Stanley Johnson – New Orleans Pelicans BB

Born on this day in 1931, former New Orleans Pelicans pitcher Stanley Johnson. He pitched for the Pelicans in 1957 […]

Bill Saul – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1940, former New Orleans Saints linebacker Bill Saul. He played for the #Saints in 1969. […]

Hal Bevan – S.J. Peters High School

Born on this day in 1930, S.J. Peters High School alum Hal Bevan. He played 3rd base and catcher in […]

Leon Gray – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1945, former New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Leon Gray. He played for the #Saints from […]

Don Shy – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1945, former New Orleans Saints running back Don Shy. He played for the #Saints in […]

Bernie Darre – Alcee Fortier High School & New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1939, Alcee Fortier High School & Tulane University alum Bernie Darre. He played offensive guard […]

Putsy Cabellero – Jesuit High School

Born on this day in 1927, Jesuit High School alum Putsy Caballero. He played 2nd base for the Philadelphia Phillies […]

JaJuan Dawson – Tulane University

Born on this day in 1977, Tulane University alum JaJuan Dawson. He played wide receiver in the NFL from 2000-2002 […]

Ben Dorcey – Holy Cross High School

Born on this day in 1916, Holy Cross High School alum Ben Dorcey. He played in the St. Louis Cardinals […]

Archie Sutton – Xavier Prep University

Born on this day in 1941, Xavier Prep High School alum Archie Sutton. He played offensive tackle for the Minnesota […]

Steve Stonebreaker – New Orleans Saints

Born on this day in 1938, former New Orleans Saints linebacker Steve Stonebreaker. He played for the #Saints from 1967-1968. […]

Joe Heap – Holy Cross High School

Born on this day in 1931, Holy Cross High School alum Joe Heap. He played fullback for the New York […]

Frank Wills – De La Salle High School & Tulane University

Born on this day in 1958, De La Salle High School & Tulane University alum Frank Wills. He pitched in […]

Cob Jarvais – New Orleans Pelicans BB

Born on this day in 1932, former New Orleans Pelicans pitcher Cob Jarvais. He pitched for the Pelicans in 1957 […]

John Hill – New Orleans Saints

Our sympathies and prayers to the family and friends of former New Orleans Saints center John Hill who died this […]