Mario Gabriele Andretti was born February 28, 1940. He would grow up to be one of the most successful Americans in the history of the sport. He is one of only two drivers to win races in Formula One, IndyCar, World Sportscar Championship and NASCAR (the other being Dan Gurney).

Watch some of his greatest moments:

Eric Bryan Lindros was born February 28, 1973. He would become a 7-time NHL All-Star with the Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Dallas Stars. He won the Hart Trophy in 1995. He is the 6th faster player ever to 600 points.

Take a look back at his best moments:

Tayshaun Durell Prince was born February 28, 1980. He was a great player for the University of Kentucy, and has had a great NBA career. He still plays for the Detroit Pistons, where he won a championship in 2004. He has one of the most memorable blocks in NBA history in Game 2 of the 2004 Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers and Reggie Miller. Watch it again:

Happy birthday to all the February 28 sports legends.

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