Birthdays in Sport in July 1923

  • Jul 5 John McKay, WV, football coach (USC, Tampa Bay, 5X Rose Bowl champ)
  • Jul 8 Harrison Dillard, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1948, 52), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 14 Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist (d. 1989)
  • Jul 23 Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player (d. 1997)
  • Jul 26 [James] Hoyt Wilhelm, knuckleball pitcher (Orioles)
  • Jul 31 Jimmy Evert, American tennis coach and father of Chris Evert, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)