Birthdays in Sport in August 1948

  • Aug 5 Tony DiCicco, Wethersfield Ct, US women's soccer coach (Olympics-96)
  • Aug 5 Ray Clemence, English footballer
  • Aug 7 Greg Chappell, cricketer (bro of Ian Elegant Aussie batsman 1970-84)
  • Aug 9 Bill Campbell, American baseball player
  • Aug 10 Pal Gerevich, Hungary, fencer (Olympic-bronze-1972, 80)
  • Aug 16 Mike Jorgensen, American baseball player
  • Aug 18 Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, Indonesia, All-England tennis champ
  • Aug 23 Ron Blomberg, 1st baseman (NY Yankees)/1st designated hitter
  • Aug 27 Andy Turnell, horse trainer
  • Aug 28 Murray Parker, cricketer (brother of John Three Tests for NZ 1976)
  • Aug 30 Donnacha O'Dea, Irish poker player and swimmer
  • Aug 31 Harald Ertl, Austrian racing driver (d. 1982)
  • Aug 31 Holger Osieck, German footballer and coach