Birthdays in Sport on January 30

  • 1853 Leland Hone, cricketer (England keeper 1879 without county experience)
  • 1859 Tony Mullane, Irish-born American baseball player (d. 1944)
  • 1912 Jadwiga Wajsowna-Marcinkiewicz, discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1932)
  • 1913 Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935, 1, 0-12)
  • 1917 Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and motorsport journalist d. 2008)
  • 1929 Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (celebrated South African off-spinner 1949-60)
  • 1930 Sandy Amorós, Cuban baseball player (d. 1992)
  • 1939 Nick Gaselee, racehorse trainer
  • 1941 Tineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer
  • 1942 Dave Brown, cricketer (Warwicks pace bowler, played 26X for England)
  • 1943 Davy Johnson, baseball manager (NY Mets)
  • 1950 Silvia Bertolaccini, LPGA golfer
  • 1951 Bobby Stokes, footballer
  • 1951 Trevor Laughlin, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79)
  • 1952 Doug Falconer, Canadian football player
  • 1955 Curtis Strange, Norfolk VA, PGA golfer (1989 US Open)
  • 1956 Keiichi Tsuchiya, Japanese racing driver

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1957 Payne Stewart, American PGA golfer (1983 Walt Disney), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 1999)

  • 1961 Ranjit Madurasinghe, cricketer (3 Tests for Sri Lanka 1988-92)
  • 1966 Danielle Goyette, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
  • 1968 Bob Nardella, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1970 Edwin de Kruyf/Kruijff, soccer player (FC Utrecht, FC Groningen)
  • 1970 Hans Spark, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1970 Oleg Khmyl, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Oly-98)
  • 1970 Scott Levins, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1971 Brent Moss, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1971 Chris Slade, NFL outside linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • 1971 Derek Allen, NFL/WLAF offensive linebacker (NY Giants, Rhein Fire)
  • 1971 Kevin Knox, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
  • 1971 Kimo Von Oelhoffen, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971 Milko Pieren, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1971 Quentin Neujahr, NFL center (Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns)
  • 1971 Takeshi Yamanaka, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
  • 1971 Trent Klatt, Robbinsdale, NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1972 Burt Thornton, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1972 Chris Simon, Wawa, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1972 Jill McGill, LPGA golfer (1995 British Open-2nd), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1973 Brad Yamaoka, CFL running back (BC Lions)
  • 1973 Jalen Rose, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1973 Jimmy Oliver, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1973 Sharone Wright, NBA center/forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1974 Martina Jerant, Windsor Ontario, basketball center (Olympics-96)
  • 1974 Robert Rollins, cricketer (big-hitting Essex wicketkeeper-batsman)
  • 1975 Juninho Pernambucano, Brazilian footballer
  • 1976 Florian Keller, Munchen GER, hockey player (Team Germany, Rosenheim)
  • 1977 Deltha O'Neal, American football player
  • 1978 Lnd Girchoukevitch, NHL goaltender (Belarus, Oly-98)
  • 1978 John Patterson, American baseball player
  • 1979 Karen Smith, Australian field hockey midfielder/halfback (Olympics-96)
  • 1980 Joãozinho, Brazilian footballer
  • 1981 Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian footballer
  • 1981 Mathias Lauda, Austrian racing driver
  • 1981 Peter Crouch, English footballer
  • 1982 Jorge Cantu, Mexican baseball player
  • 1984 Jeremy Hermida, American baseball player
  • 1985 Trae Williams, American football player
  • 1986 Nick Evans, American baseball player