Today's Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays in Sport for Saturday 18th April 2015

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1880 - Sam Crawford, baseball player (d. 1968)
1888 - Duffy Lewis, American baseball player (d. 1979)
1889 - John Kilbane, US, featherweight boxing champ (1912-23)
1914 - C S Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie)
1917 - Ty LaForest, Canadian baseball player (d. 1947)
1918 - Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64)
1926 - Doug Insole, cricketer (England batsman of the 50's, nine Tests)
1927 - Jim De Courcy, cricketer (in Newcastle Australian batsman 1953)
1931 - Klas Lestander, Sweden, 20K Biathlon (Olympic-gold-1960)
1937 - Tatyana Shchelkanova, USSR, long jumper (Olympic-bronze-1964)
1939 - Von McDaniel, baseball player
1940 - Ed Garvey, American labor leader (NFL Players Association), born in Burlington, Wisconsin
1942 - Jochen Rindt, German race car driver
1942 - Steve Blass, American professional baseball player
1944 - Irvine Shillingford, cricketer (cousin of Grayson, 4 Tests for WI)
1948 - "Tiny" Nate Archibald, NBA guard (Cincinnati), born in NYC, New York
1949 - Geoff Bodine, American race car driver
1951 - Ricardo Fortaleza, Australian-Filipino boxer
1955 - Anne-Marie Palli, Ciboure France, LPGA golfer (1992 ShopRite)
NBA Point Guard Nate ArchibaldNBA Point Guard Nate Archibald (1948) 1956 - David Wayne Edwards, Neosho MO, PGA golfer (1980 Walt Disney)
1958 - Bernadette Robi, model/ex-wife of football player Lynn Swann
1958 - Malcolm Marshall, cricketer (WI quickie 1978-91, WI top wicket-taker)
1959 - Jim Eisenreich, St Cloud MN, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies, Fla Marlins)
1961 - Ian Doig, Seaforth Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1985 Florida Classic)
1961 - Jeff Cook, Muncie IN, Nike golfer (1990 Greater Ozarks Open)
1961 - Steve Lombardi, American wrestler
1962 - Wilber Marshall, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
1963 - Phil Simmons, cricketer (West Indian opening batsman)
1966 - Chuck Wade, Menomonee Falls Wisc, diver (Olympics-96)
1966 - Valeri Kamensky, Voskresensk Russia, NHL left wing (Avalanche, Oly-S-98)
1967 - Kenneth Gant, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1967 - Marcel Valk, soccer player (RKC, Go Ahead Eagles)
1969 - Vladimir Tsyplakov, Inta Russia, NHL left wing (LA Kings, Belarus 1998)
1970 - Carl Simpson, NFL defensive tackle (Chic Bears)
1970 - Francois Leroux, Ste-adele, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
1970 - Peter Giles, London Ontario, kayaker (Olympics-96)
1970 - William Roaf, NFL tackle (NO Saints)
1970 - Rico Brogna, American baseball player
1971 - Dan Kordic, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers)
1971 - Oleg Petrov, Moscow Russia, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens)
1972 - Jeff Traversy, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
1973 - Derrick Brooks, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1973 - Haile Gebrselassie, Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopian 10k runner (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 - James "Jamie" Koven, Morristown NJ, rower (Olympics-5th-1996)
1977 - Dan Lacouture, NHL hockey player
1979 - Michael Bradley, American basketball player
1979 - Anthony Davidson, British Formula One driver
1979 - Matthew Upson, English footballer
1980 - Robyn Regehr, Canadian ice hockey player
1981 - Brian Buscher, American baseball player
1982 - Scott Hartnell, NHL hockey player
1983 - Miguel Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player
1983 - Fodil Hadjadj, Algerian footballer
1985 - Łukasz Fabiański, Polish footballer
1985 - Karl Reindler, Australian racing driver
1986 - Maurice Edu, American soccer player
1986 - Billy Butler, American baseball player
1987 - Danny Guthrie, English footballer

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