Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on October 4:

Sam Huff
Age: 78
Profession: Retired NFL Player
Best Known For: A five-time Pro Bowl linebacker, Sam Huff played for the New York Giants and Washington Redskins from 1956 to 1969. Huff was named to the NFL's 1950s All-Decade Team and inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1982.

A.C. Green
Age: 49
Profession: Retired NBA Player
Best Known For: An All-Star forward who played in more consecutive games than any other player in NBA history, A.C. Green played for the Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat from 1985 to 2001. He was a member of the Lakers' teams that won NBA titles in 1987, 1988 and 2000.

Kyle Lohse
Age: 34
Profession: MLB Player
Best Known For: Kyle Lohse is a starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals. Since debuting in 2001, Lohse has also played for the Minnesota Twins, Cincinnati Reds and Philadelphia Phillies. He was a member of the Cardinals' team that won the 2011 World Series.

Jered Weaver
Age: 30
Profession: MLB Player
Best Known For: Jered Weaver is a starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, with whom he has played since debuting in 2006. Weaver has been selected as an American League All-Star three times, starting the game for the AL in 2011. He is the younger brother of former major league pitcher Jeff Weaver.

Tony Gwynn Jr.
Age: 30
Profession: MLB Player
Best Known For: Tony Gwynn Jr. is an outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Since making his MLB debut in 2006, Gwynn has also played with the Milwaukee Brewers and San Diego Padres. He is the son of baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn.

Kimmie Meissner
Age: 23
Profession: Figure Skater
Best Known For: Kimmie Meissner is an American figure skater who won the 2006 World Championship and the 2007 US National Championship. She competed for the US at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, finishing sixth.