Birthdays in Sport on this Day in History

Birthdays in Sport for Saturday 25th October 2014

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1889 - Smoky Joe Wood, American baseball pitcher (d. 1985)
1912 - Jack Kent Cooke, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins)
1917 - Lee MacPhail, American baseball manager and league executive
1925 - Yakov Rylskly, USSR, sabre team (Olympic-bronze-1956)
1927 - Franklin "Bud" Held, javelin world champ (1949, 51, 53-55)
1927 - Hedley Keith, cricketer (solid left-handed for South Africa in the 1950's)
1929 - Peter Loader, cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA)
1931 - Jimmy McIlroy, Irish footballer and football manager
1932 - Harry Gregg, Irish footballer and football manager
1933 - Ron Archer, cricketer (Aussie all-rounder mid-50's)
1933 - Roy Swetman, cricketer (England wicket-keeper late 50's)
1936 - Alan Smith, cricket wicket-keeper (England1962-63 Aust-NZ tour)
1938 - Robert Webster, Berkeley Cal, diver (Oly-gold-1960, 64)
1939 - Zelmo Beaty, Hillister, TX, basketball player (St Louis Hawks, Utah Stars), (d. 2013)
1940 - Bobby Knight, college basketball coach (Indiana, Olympic-gold-1984)
1941 - Bobby Keetch, soccer player/entrepreneur
1948 - Dan Gable, Waterloo Iowa, 68kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-gold-72)
1948 - Dan Issel, NBA coach/player (27,482 points, Denver Nuggets)
1948 - Dave Cowens, Newport Kentucky, NBA forward (Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks)
NBA Center and Head Coach Dave CowensNBA Center and Head Coach Dave Cowens (1948) 1949 - Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player
1950 - John Matuszak, Milwaukee Wisc, NFLer (Raiders)/actor (Hollywood Beat)
1952 - Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer and manager (d. 2004)
1953 - Mark Will McNulty, Bindwa Zimbabwe, PGA golfer (1982 Danny Thomas-4th)
1953 - Muffin Spencer-Devlin, Piqua OH, LPGA golfer (1985 MasterCard Pro-Am)
1954 - Mike Eruzione, Winthrop Massachusetts, American ice hockey player (Olympic Gold Medal 1980)
1955 - Danny Darwin, Bonham Texas, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1958 - Dipak Patel, cricketer (in Kenya New Zealand off-spin all-rounder)
1958 - Kornelia Ender, Halle GDR, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-1972, 76)
1960 - Kelli McMullen-Temple, Columbus OH, Canadian Equestrian (Olympics-96)
1964 - Barb Broen-Ouellette, Edmonton Alberta, volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1964 - Johan de Kock, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
1964 - Pat Swilling, NFL defensive end/linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
1965 - Derrick Rostagno, Los Angeles California, tennis star
1965 - Leigh Ann Mills, Melbourne FL, LPGA golfer (1985 Mazda Champions)
Ice Hockey Player Mike EruzioneIce Hockey Player Mike Eruzione (1954) 1965 - Steve Decker, Rock Island IL, catcher (SF Giants)
1965 - Warren Ayres, cricketer (Victorian right-handed batsman since 1987-88)
1966 - Wendel Clark, Kelvington, NHL left wing (Toronto, NY Islanders)
1967 - Anthony Johnson, NFL fullback (Chic Bears, Carolina Panthers)
1967 - Kelly Chase, Porcupine Plain Ca, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers)
1967 - Mazhar Hussein, cricketer (UAE batsman World Cup 1996)
1968 - Corey Miller, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
1969 - Corey Harris, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins)
1969 - Eric Guliford, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, NO Saints)
1969 - Josef Beranek, Litvinov Cze, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks, Oly-G-98)
1969 - Larry Thomas, Miami FL, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
1969 - Oleg Salenko, Russian former footballer
1970 - Kelvin Ingram, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)
1970 - J.A. Adande, American sports columnist
1970 - Peter Aerts, Dutch kickboxer and martial artist
1971 - Jeffrey Prommayon, soccer player (PSV)
1971 - Laura Chapot, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-96)
1971 - Lee Gissendaner, NFL/WLAF receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Scottish Claymores)
1971 - Stephanie Martin-Cobb, LPGA golfer
1971 - Simon Charlton, English footballer
1972 - Leland Taylor, defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens)
1973 - Joe Angel Acosta Jr, SD CA, PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milwaukee-3rd)
1973 - Steve White, defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1974 - Chris Murray, Port Hardy, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens)
1974 - Frank Middleton, guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1974 - Lee Byung-Kyu, Korean baseball player
1976 - Steve Jones, Irish footballer
1977 - Birgit Prinz, German footballer
1978 - Riley Mants, Winnipeg Manitoba, 200m breaststroker (Olympics-96)
1978 - Russell Anderson, Scottish footballer
1979 - Rob Hulse, English footballer
1979 - Tony Torcato, American baseball player
1981 - Shaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer
1982 - Jerome Carter, American football player
1987 - Darron Gibson, Irish football player
1987 - Fabian Hambüchen, German gymnast and Olympic medallist

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