Birthdays in Sport on this Day in History

Birthdays in Sport for Thursday 21st August 2014

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1912 - Toe Blake, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1995)
1913 - Cornelius Johnson, Los Angeles California, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1936)
1914 - Doug Wright, cricketer (England's leg-spinning genius of 30's & 40's)
1918 - Billy Reay, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2004)
1923 - Chris Schenkel, Biuppus Ind, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights)
1924 - Jack Buck, Holyoke Massachusetts, American sports announcer (St. Louis Cardinals)
1928 - Gillian Sheen, England, foils (Olympic-gold-1956)
1935 - Ken Taylor, cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64)
1936 - Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, NBA Legend (LA Laker, 5 time MVP)
1940 - Robert Camac, horse trainer
1945 - Jerry DaVanon, baseball player
1951 - Bernhard Germeshausen, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
1954 - Archie Griffin, NFL runningback (won 2 Heisman Trophies, Ohio State)
1956 - Carol Charbonnier, LPGA golfer
1958 - Dom Mamzi, horse trainer
1959 - Anne Hobbs, England, tennis star
1959 - Bud Schultz, Meriden Conn, tennis star
1959 - Jim McMahon, NFL QB (Chicago Bears, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles)
1959 - Richard Zokol, Kitimat BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1982 BC Open)
1961 - Danny Sheaffer, Jacksonville FL, catcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1961 - Lance Earl Deal, Riverton Wyoming, hammer thrower (Olympics-silver-96)
1961 - V. B. Chandrasekhar, Indian cricketer
1963 - Melvin Douglas, Topeka KS, 198 lbs/90 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)
1965 - Jim Bullinger, New Orleans LA, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
1967 - Tuineau Alipate, NLF/WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, Minnesota Vikings)
1967 - Darren Bewick, AFL footballer
1969 - Andujar Cedeno, La Romana Dom Rep, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
1969 - Josee Chouinard, Rosemont Quebec, figure skater (Olymp-9th-1994)
1970 - Bill Roth, Yonkers NY, gymnast (Pan Am-gold-1995, Olympics-96)
1970 - Mark Hatfield, CFL guard (BC Lions)
1970 - Steve Everitt, NFL center (Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles)
1971 - Shayne Edge, NFL/WLAF punter (Steelers, Barcelona Dragons)
1972 - Johnnie Harris, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
1973 - Ben Mann, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
1973 - Ismael Valdes, Ciudad Victoria Mexico, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
1974 - Pietra Gay, WNBA guard/forward (Houston Comets)
1975 - Simon Katich, Australian cricketer
1976 - Jeff Cunningham, Jamaican American soccer player
1978 - Reuben Droughns, American football player
1978 - Jason Marquis, American baseball player
1978 - Alan Lee, Irish footballer
1978 - Lee Gronkiewicz, American baseball player
1978 - Peter Buxton, English rugby union player
1979 - Ashley Whitney, Nashville TN, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics-96)
1980 - Paul Menard, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver
1980 - Burney Lamar, American race car driver
1981 - Andreas Glyniadakis, Greek basketball player
1981 - Jarrod Lyle, Australian Golfer
1983 - Josh Harrington, American professional BMX rider
1983 - Scott McDonald, Australian footballer
1984 - Neil Dexter, South African cricketer
1984 - B.J. Upton, American baseball player

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