1. Dave Prater, Southern Soul and Rhythm & Blues (R&B) singer who was the deeper, baritone and second tenor vocalist of the soul vocal duo Sam & Dave from 1961 until his death in 1988. Dave Prater is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (1992), the Grammy Hall of Fame (1999, for the song “Soul Man”), the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, the Georgia Music Hall Of Fame (1997), and was a Grammy Award winning (1967) and multi-Gold Record award winning recording artist.
3. Ralph Harold Boston, Athlete, humanitarian, and businessman. earned a gold medal in the 1960 Rome Olympics, silver in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics,and a bronze in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. He was elected into the Helms Hall of Fame in Los Angeles and was the first African-American to be inducted into Mississippi’s Sports Hall of Fame.
4. Anthony Keith “Tony” Gwynn, Sr., nicknamed Mr. Padre and Captain Video, is a former Major League Baseball right fielder. He is statistically one of the best and most consistent hitters in baseball history. He played his entire 20-year baseball career for the San Diego Padres (1982–2001). He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on January 9, 2007 and was inducted on July 29. He is the first National League player born during the 1960s to earn the honor (Kirby Puckett was the first American Leaguer). He batted and threw left-handed.
Despite playing much of his career at a “power position” (right field is known for producing sluggers) during a time when home runswere at an all-time high, he was not a home run threat, never hitting more than 17 in any one season during his major league career. Instead, Gwynn made a name for himself by being one of the most consistent contact hitters in the game’s history.
Gwynn was selected by the Padres in the third round of the 1981 Major League Baseball Draft (the 58th player chosen overall). His uniform number was #19, which the Padres retired in 2004.
5. Prince Semien Fielder, Major League Baseball player who plays first base for the Milwaukee Brewers. He is currently listed at 5′ 11″ (180 cm) and 285 lb (129 kg). He was selected by the Brewers in the first round of the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft out of Eau Gallie High School in Melbourne, Florida.
He is the son of former Detroit Tiger’s first baseman Cecil Fielder. Prince and Cecil are the only father-son combination in MLB history to each hit 50 home runs in a season. Prince holds the Brewers’ team record for home runs in a season, and is the youngest player to hit 50 home runs in a season. Prince Fielder is the first Brewer to win the Home Run Derby, defeating Nelson Cruz 6–5 in the final round of the 2009 derby in St. Louis.