Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on August 11:

Hulk Hogan

Age: 59

Profession: Professional Wrestler

Best Known For: Born Terry Bollea in Augusta, GA, Hulk Hogan is arguably the best known and most popular professional wrestler of all-time. After getting his start in smaller regional promotions, Hogan exploded in popularity while with the World Wrestling Federation intermittently from 1979 through 2007. Hogan is a six-time WWF/WWE champion and six-time World Championship Wrestling champion. Hogan’s wrestling background led him to separate careers in movies, television and music. Hogan now wrestles for TNA Wrestling.

Bubba Crosby

Age: 36

Profession: Retired MLB Player

Best Known For: Bubba Crosby played outfield for the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees from 2003 to 2006.

Jermain Taylor

Age: 34

Profession: Professional Boxer

Best Known For: A former undisputed middleweight champion, Jermain Taylor has fought professionally since 2001. In 2005, Taylor defeated Bernard Hopkins to win the middleweight championship, which he eventually lost during a title defense against Kelly Pavlik in 2007. Taylor’s career record is 30-4-1.

Melky Cabrera

Age: 28

Profession: MLB Player

Best Known For: The Most Valuable Player of the 2012 MLB All-Star Game, outfielder Melky Cabrera has played for the New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, with whom he now plays. Cabrera was a member of the Yankees’ team that won the 2009 World Series.

Pablo Sandoval

Age: 26

Profession: MLB Player

Best Known For: A two-time All-Star third-baseman, Pablo Sandoval has played Major League Baseball for the San Francisco Giants since 2008. Nicknamed ‘Kung Fu Panda’ for his stout build, Sandoval has a career batting average of .307. He was on the Giants’ team that won the 2010 World Series.

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