Birthdays in Sport in May 1948

  • May 4 Billy O'Donnell, harness racer driver of year (1984)
  • May 4 Hurley Haywood, American race car driver, and three-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • May 9 John Drayton Mahaffey, Kerrville TX, PGA golfer (1978 PGA Champ)
  • May 9 Calvin Murphy, American basketball player
  • May 11 Alfred Matt, Austria, slalom (Olympic-bronze-1968)
  • May 14 Bob Woolmer, cricketer (England batsman mid-70's)
  • May 14 Dave LaRoche, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • May 23 Reggie Cleveland, baseball player
  • May 26 Geoff Greenidge, cricketer (no relation to Gordon, WI opener 1972-74)
  • May 28 Bob Shearer, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria