Profession: Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Why Famous: Remembered as an undersized, hard working dynamo, he won the 1963 Men's Singles Championship at Wimbledon. His relentless effort and competitive spirit led American tennis to the top of the sport during a period heavily dominated by Australians.
- 1961-07-07 75th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats Chuck McKinley (63 61 64)
- 1963-07-06 77th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Chuck McKinley beats Fred Stolle (97 61 64)