Thurman Munson

Thurman Munson bio

Birth Name: Thurman Lee Munson

Occupation: Baseball Player

Place Of Birth: Akron

Date Of Birth: June 7, 1947

Date Of Death: August 2, 1979

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Thurman Munson was born on the 7th of June, 1947. He was known for being a Baseball Player. Fan favorite on the 1970s New York Yankees who helped lead the team to two World Series titles; selected to 7 All-Star teams and named American League MVP in 1976.

Thurman Munson was born in Akron. In his hometown Canton, Ohio, high school, he captained the baseball, basketball and football teams. He was named AL Rookie of the Year in 1970 and served as captain of the Yankees from 1976 to 1979.

Thurman Munson was a Gemini and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Thurman Munson was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Thurman Lee Munson is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Thurman Munson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Thurman Munson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Thurman Munson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Thurman Munson was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Thurman Lee Munson
NICKNAME: Tugboat, Squatty Body, The Wall, The Walrus
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Thurman Munson was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Thurman Munson was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Thurman Munson had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Thurman Munson’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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