Birthdays in Sport in December 1948

  • 1st Sarfraz Nawaz, cricketer (successful Pakistani pace bowler 1969-84)
  • 1st George Foster, American baseball player
  • 13th Lillian Board, England, 400m (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 19th Ken Brown, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 21st Dave Kingman, baseball player (Mets, Yanks, Giants)
  • 22nd Chris Old, cricketer (England medium-pacer of 70's)
  • 22nd Steve Garvey, 1st baseman (LA Dodgers, San Diego Padres)
  • 23rd Jack Ham, American football player (Steelers)
  • 26th Chris Chambliss, 1st baseman (NY Yankee)
  • 28th Jorge Velasquez, jockey (Kentucky Derby-1981, Preakness-1981)
  • 30th Surinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala 124 on debut v NZ 1976)