Birthdays in Sport in August 1948

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