Birthdays in Sport in 1935

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Jan 4 Floyd Patterson, American heavyweight champion (1956-59, 1960-62, Olympic gold 1952), born in Waco, North Carolina (d. 2006)

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • Jan 9 Dick Enberg, sportscaster (Where's Huddles), born in Mt Clemens, Michigan

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Jan 16 A. J. Foyt, American racing driver (Indy 500 - 1961, 64, 67 & 77), born in Houston, Texas

Racing Car Driver A. J. Foyt
Racing Car Driver
A. J. Foyt
  • Jan 17 Jimmy Powell, PGA golfer (1990 Southwestern Bell Classic), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 24 Eric Ashton, English rugby league footballer (d. 2008)
  • Jan 26 Bob Uecker, catcher/actor (Mr Belvedere), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jan 26 Henry Jordan, Emporia Va, NFL defensive tackle (Cleveland, Green Bay)
  • Feb 4 Wallis Mathias, cricketer (1st non-Muslim to play for Pakistan)
  • Feb 12 Ken Still, American professional golfer, born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Feb 13 Tommy Jacobs, American PGA golfer, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Feb 13 Dr. Don Panoz, American entrepreneur and motorsports impresario (ALMS)

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Feb 14 [Mary] Mickey Wright, LPGA golfer (4 times LPGA champ), born in San Diego, California

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Feb 28 Clive Halse, cricketer (South African fast bowler on 1963-64 Aust/NZ tour)
  • Mar 5 Malcolm J Anderson, tennis champ (US Open-1957)
  • Mar 6 Ron Delany, Irish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in Arklow, Republic of Ireland
  • Mar 6 Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
  • Mar 12 John Doherty, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • Mar 21 Brian Clough, soccer manager
  • Mar 23 Desmond Pitcher, CEO (Merseyside Development Corporation)
  • Mar 25 Flash Elorde, Filipino boxer
  • Apr 1 John Murray, cricketer (Eng 1961-67, 1st wk called Murray to play Tests)
  • Apr 4 Easton Dudley Ashton St John McMorris, cricketer (WI batsman of 60's)
  • Apr 8 Donald Thompsett, cricket umpire
  • Apr 21 Robin Dixon, England, 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1960)
  • May 2 Luis Suárez Miramontes, Spanish footballer and manager
  • May 8 Jack Charlton, soccer manager (Rep of Ireland)
  • May 12 Johnny Bucyk, Canadian ice hockey player
  • May 15 Ted Dexter, cricketer (in Milan Superb England batsman of 60's)
  • May 22 Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player
  • May 25 Cookie Gilchrist, American football player
  • May 31 Bruce Bolton, cricketer (two Tests NZ v England 1959)
  • Jun 1 James George, US, weightlifter (Olympic-silver-1960/bronze-1956)
  • Jun 6 Bobby Mitchell, NFL running back/wide receiver (Browns, Redskins)
  • Jun 11 Sheikh Fazalur Rehman, cricketer (played 1 Test Pakistan v WI 1958)
  • Jun 12 Ian Craig, Australian cricketer (prodigious Australian bat of 50's), born in Yass, NSW (d. 2014)
  • Jun 13 Christo [Javacheff], Bulgaria, artist, wrapper (Running Fence)
  • Jun 22 V V Kumar, cricketer (useful Madras leggie who only played 2 Tests)
  • Jul 8 John David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957)
  • Jul 11 Earlene Dennis Brown, Latero Tx, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1960)
  • Jul 12 Chris Burger, cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1957-58)
  • Jul 15 Alex Karras, NFLer (Detroit Lions)/actor (George-Webster), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2012)
  • Jul 15 Donn Clendenon, baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jul 18 Tenley Albright, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952, 56), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 21 Moe Drabowsky, baseball player (d. 2006)
  • Jul 22 Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)
  • Jul 23 Cleveland Dunkin, rocker (Penguins)
  • Jul 24 George Varnals, South African cricket batsman (England 1964-65)
  • Jul 25 Larry Sherry, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • Jul 27 Billy McCullough, Northern Irish footballer
  • Aug 1 Geoff Pullar, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's)
  • Aug 5 John McCartan, ice hockey player (Oly-gold-60), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 13 Mudcat Grant, American baseball player
  • Aug 16 Andreas Stamatiadis, Greek footballer and coach
  • Aug 18 Rafer Johnson, decathlete (Olympics gold 1960), born in Hillsboro Texas
  • Aug 19 Bobby Richardson, SC, 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)
  • Aug 21 Ken Taylor, cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64)
  • Aug 22 Richard W Howard, 400m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1960), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Aug 25 Lones Wigger, shooter (Oly-gold/silver-1964, 72), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Aug 27 Ernie Broglio, American baseball player
  • Aug 31 Frank Robinson, baseball player/manager (MVP 1961-NL 1966-AL)
  • Sep 6 Jock Wallace, Scottish football player and manager, born in Wallyford, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Sep 10 John Palmer, Kingsport Tenn, news anchor (NBC Weekend News)
  • Sep 20 David Pegg, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • Sep 21 Jimmy Armfield, Former English Footballer and Manager
  • Sep 22 Harriet King, US, fencing (Olympic-1972)
  • Sep 26 Bob Barber, cricketer (dashing England lefty bat in 28 Tests 1960-68)
  • Sep 27 Jerome Shipp, US, basketball (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Sep 28 Bruce Crampton, Australian PGA golfer (1961 Milwaukee Open), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Oct 3 Abdon Pamich, Italy, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Oct 5 Jimmy Binks, cricket wicket-keeper (England twice v India 1964)
  • Oct 9 Paul Barton, cricketer (NZ batsman in early 1960's, century v South Africa)
  • Oct 10 Dave Charnley, Dartford England, lightweight boxer (Dartford Destroyer), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 15 Bobby Joe Morrow, sprinter (Olympic-3 gold-1956), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • Oct 17 Alan Brown, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White vs Pak 1961)
  • Oct 22 Judy Devlin Hashman, 10 time badminton champ (1957-67)
  • Oct 23 Chi Chi Rodriguez, Rio Piedras PR, PGA golfer (1972 Byron Nelson)
  • Oct 29 David Allen, cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's)
  • Oct 30 Jim Perry, American baseball player

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Nov 1 Gary Player, South African PGA golfer (British Open-1959, 68, 74), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player
  • Nov 2 Mohammad Munaf, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 4 Tests 1959-62)
  • Nov 5 Lester Piggott, British jockey (11 time champ)
  • Nov 9 Bob Gibson, Cardinal pitcher (Cy Young/NL MVP 1968)
  • Nov 17 Anton Sailer, Austria, skier (Olympic-3 golds-1956)
  • Nov 22 Ludmila Belousova Protopopov, USSR, pairs skater (Oly-gold-1964, 68)
  • Nov 23 Ken Eastwood, cricketer (opened for Aust v Eng SCG 1971)
  • Nov 27 Prakash Bhandari, cricketer (3 Tests for India in mid-50's, 77 runs)
  • Dec 1 Roger Christian, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Dec 4 Fred Rumsey, England, cricket lefty pace bowler (5 Tests 1964-65)
  • Dec 5 Yury Vlasov, Soviet weightlifter
  • Dec 10 Terry Allcock, English footballer
  • Dec 13 Joe Christopher, American baseball player
  • Dec 13 Lindy McDaniel, American baseball player
  • Dec 14 David White, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White v Pak 1961)
  • Dec 17 Cal Ripken Sr, baseball manager (Balt Orioles)
  • Dec 20 Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla, cricketer (166 on debut Pakistan v Aust 1964)
  • Dec 21 Lorenzo Bandini, Italian racecar driver (d. 1967)
  • Dec 22 Oleg Alekseyevich Protopopov, Russia, pairs skater (Oly-gold-1964, 68)
  • Dec 23 Paul Hornung, Green Bay Packer (the Golden Boy)
  • Dec 25 Al Jackson, baseball player
  • Dec 26 Barbara J Jacket, US athletic coach (Olympics 1972)
  • Dec 26 Rohan Kanhai, cricketer (one of West Indies' finest batsmen)
  • Dec 30 Sandy Koufax, Dodger pitcher (Cy Young '63, '65, '66, perfect-1967)
  • Dec 31 Peter Allan, cricketer (1 Test Australia v England 1965, 2-58 & 0-25)