Birthdays in Sport in October 1948

  • Oct 2 Robert Anderson, cricketer (NZ batsman 1976-78)
  • Oct 2 Trevor Brooking, English soccer player
  • Oct 16 Leo Mazzone, American baseball coach
  • Oct 20 Andrei Suraikin, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • Oct 22 John Peterson, US, Middleweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Oct 22 Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)
  • Oct 25 Dan Gable, Waterloo Iowa, 68kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-gold-72)
  • Oct 25 Dan Issel, NBA coach/player (27,482 points, Denver Nuggets)

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Oct 25 Dave Cowens, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Newport, Kentucky

NBA Center and Head Coach Dave Cowens
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Dave Cowens