Birthdays in Sport on this Day in History

Birthdays in Sport for Saturday 20th December 2014

Results 1 - 49 of 49

1881 - Branch Rickey, baseball executive (Dodgers)
1886 - Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, California, tennis player (US Open 1909-11)
1888 - Fred Merkle, American baseball figure (d. 1958)
1905 - "Tiger" Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (mighty Australian leg-spinner)
1925 - Benito Lorenzi, Italian footballer (d. 2007)
1927 - Jim Simpson, sportscaster
1928 - Jack Christiansen, Kansas, NFL hall of famer defensive back (Lions)
1933 - Rik Van Looy, Belgian cyclist (world champion, 1961)
1935 - Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla, cricketer (166 on debut Pakistan v Aust 1964)
1949 - Cecil Cooper, American baseball player
1959 - David Lutz, NFL guard/tackle (Detroit Lions)
1960 - John Fitzgerald, Australia, tennis star
1960 - Piet Keur, Dutch soccer player/trainer, (SC Heerenveen, AZ)
1961 - Gale Gilbert, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
1961 - Nate Newton, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys)
1962 - Thomas Newberry, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1963 - Pam Casale, Camden NJ, tennis player (Marco Island finals 1985)
1966 - Ed de Goey, Dutch soccer goalie (Feyenoord)
1966 - Tim Hauck, NFL safety (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks)
1966 - Matt Neal, British Race Driver
1967 - Duncan Kennedy, Burlington California, luger (Olympics-1994)
1969 - Bobby Phills, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Charlotte Hornets)
1970 - Grant Flower, cricketer (bro of Andy Zimbabwe Test opening batsman)
1970 - Jason Simmons, CFL/WLAF defensive tackle (Roughriders, Claymores)
1970 - Tony Semple, NFL guard (Detroit Lions)
1970 - Travis Green, Castlegar, NHL center (NY Islanders)
1971 - Jerry Ellison, NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1972 - Scott Slutzker, American football tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
1972 - Jonathan Wyatt, Lower Hutt NZ, 5000m (Olympics-96)
1973 - Barry Stokes, WLAF offensive linesman (Rhein Fire)
1973 - Cory Stillman, Peterborough, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
1973 - Jenny Boucek, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers)
1973 - Muadianvita Kazadi, linebacker (St Louis Rams)
1974 - Augie Ojeda, Los Angeles California, baseball infielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
1975 - Bartosz Bosacki, Polish footballer
1976 - Aubrey Huff, American baseball player
1978 - Geremi Njitap, Cameroon footballer
1978 - Andrei Markov, Russian ice hockey player
1979 - David DeJesus, American baseball player
1979 - Michael Rogers, Australian cyclist
1980 - Ashley Cole, English footballer
1980 - Fitz Hall, English footballer
1980 - Tony, French-born Portuguese footballer
1981 - Roy Williams, American football player
1981 - James Shields, American baseball player
1982 - Mohammed Asif, Pakistani cricket player
1982 - Kasper Klausen, Danish footballer
1982 - David Wright, American baseball player
1983 - Darren Sammy, St. Lucian West Indies cricketer

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