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Sports Birthdays for November 26 — Dale Jarrett and More

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Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on November 26:

Jan Stenerud
Age: 70
Profession: Retired NFL Player
Best Known For: A seven-time All-Pro placekicker, Jan Stenerud played for the Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings from 1967 to 1985. A native of Norway, Stenerud was a member of the Chiefs’ team that won Super Bowl IV. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1991.

Dale Jarrett
Age: 56
Profession: Retired NASCAR Driver / Broadcaster
Best Known For: Winner of 32 Cup series races and the 1999 NASCAR championship, Dale Jarret was a NASCAR driver from 1984 to 2008. Part of a famous auto racing family, Jarret is the son of two-time Grand National champion Ned Jarrett, younger brother of former NASCAR driver Glenn Jarrett and father of former driver Jason Jarrett. He is currently an analyst on racing broadcasts.

Shawn Kemp
Age: 43
Profession: Retired NBA Player
Best Known For: A six-time All-Star forward, Shawn Kemp played for the Seattle SuperSonics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers and Orlando Magic from 1989 to 2003. He is often chided by pundits for being the father of at least seven children with six different women.

John Amaechi
Age: 42
Profession: Retired NBA Player
Best Known For: The first former NBA player to come out publicly as homosexual after his playing career, John Amaechi played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Orlando Magic, Utah Jazz, Houston Rockets, New York Knicks and several European clubs during his career from 1995 to 2004. In 2000, he turned down a $17 million contract offer from the Los Angeles Lakers to remain in Orlando for $600,000.

Ronald “Winky” Wright
Age: 41
Profession: Retired Boxer
Best Known For: A former world light middleweight champion, Ronald “Winky” Wright fought from 1990 to 2012. He finished with a career record of 51-6-1, including wins over Shane Mosley, Angel Hernandez and Felix Trinidad and losses to Bernard Hopkins and Fernando Vargas.

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