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July 27 celebrity birthdays

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If you're celebrating a birthday today, you're sharing it with some well known sports figures.

He's a controversial baseball player who has been named American League MVP three times. Known as A-Rod, he helped the Yankees win the 2009 World Series. Alex Rodriguez is 40 today.

He's a Cy Young Award winning pitcher who grew up in Missouri. Last month he tossed his first career no-hitter. Max Scherzer is 31 today.

He was the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year in 2013 who earned his first professional victory at the John Deere Classic. This past spring he won the Masters Championship. He also won this year's U.S. Open. Jordan Spieth is 22 today.

He's a former heavyweight champion and the son-in-law of WWE chairman Vince McMahon. Wrestler Hunter Hearst Helmsley or Triple-H is 46 today.

She's a recording artist who burst on the scene in 1967 with the country-rock crossover hit "Ode to Billie Joe." Bobbie Gentry is 71 today.

He's a southern comedian who was part of the Blue Collar Comedy Tours. Known for the catch phrase "Here's Your Sign," Bill Engvall is 58 today.

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