Born Jul 4, 1954

Morganna Roberts is an entertainer who became known as Morganna or Morganna, the Kissing Bandit in baseball and other sports from 1970 through the 1990s. She was also billed as "Morganna the Wild One" when appearing as a dancer in the 1980s. Morganna famously rushed the field on many occasions and kissed Major League Baseball players including Nolan Ryan, Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, George Brett, Steve Garvey, and Cal Ripken, Jr.… Read More

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1947 Birth Morganna was born on July 4, 1947, in Louisville, Kentucky. … Read More


1969 22 Years Old Her on-field career began in August, 1969 when she rushed onto the field at Crosley Field, Cincinnati and kissed Reds player Pete Rose. … Read More


1978 31 Years Old …  Morganna appeared as the mystery guest in a 1978 episode of the game show, To Tell the Truth.
1983 36 Years Old She appeared in Playboy magazine, in the June 1983, April 1985, and September 1989 issues. … Read More


1989 42 Years Old She appeared in an obscure ChoiceMark Corp. VHS tape named "Sports Blooper Mania" in 1989, where she hosted/presented many sports bloopers that had been captured on film; and during the tape, an ongoing storyline developed where the viewer would have to keep watching to find out who she would kiss next, as she claimed she was planning to kiss someone at an ongoing ball game, as she is famous for. … Read More


1999 52 Years Old Morganna retired at the end of 1999 and now lives in Ohio. … Read More


2014 67 Years Old She is the subject of the E:60 biopic documentary, MORGANNA: The Kissing Bandit, directed by Emmy-winning producer Martin Khodabakhshian, which aired September 26, 2014 on ESPN.
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