Birthdays in Sport in February 1948

  • 1st Debbie Austin, LPGA golfer
  • 4th Rakesh Shukla, cricket leg-spinner (1 Test India v Sri Lanka 1982)
  • 5th Sven-Göran Eriksson, Swedish football manager
  • 12th Cindy Hill, LPGA golfer
  • 15th Ron "Penguin" Cey, Tacoma, Washington, American MLB 3rd baseman (LA Dodgers)
  • 18th Bruce Francis, cricketer (Australian opener in 3 Tests 1972)
  • 20th Gerda Boykin, LPGA golfer
  • 22nd Dennis Awtrey, NBA center (Chicago Bulls, Suns)
  • 24th Walter Smith, Scottish football manager
  • 29th Nikolai Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • 29th Yuri Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)