Birthdays in Sport on March 14

  • 1886 Firmin Lambot, Belgian cyclist (d. 1964)
  • 1914 Lee Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)
  • 1920 Dorothy Tyler-Odam, Great Britain, high jumper (Oly-silver-36, 48)
  • 1921 Lis Hartel, Danish equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1952, 56)
  • 1927 Bill Rexford, auto racer
  • 1929 Thomas Bell Jr, race horse trainer
  • 1930 Ray Flockton, cricketer (prolific NSW batsman of 50's)
  • 1931 Bob Goalby, golfer (British Open-1968, Canadian Open-1968, NZ-1970)
  • 1936 Bob Charles, Carterton, New Zealand, PGA golfer (1963 Houston Open)
  • 1937 Peter van der Merwe, cricketer (South African captain of mid-1960's)
  • 1938 Johnny Gleeson, cricketer (mystery spinner for Australia 1966-72)
  • 1944 Clyde Lee, American NBA player, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1946 Wes Unseld, NBA all-star (Baltimore Bullets, MVP 1969)
  • 1953 Tim McKee, American 400m medley swimmer (Olympic silver 1972)
  • 1954 David La Croix, race horse trainer
  • 1956 Tessa Sanderson, British javelin thrower (Oly-gold-84), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1956 Colin Ayre, British football player
  • 1958 Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre, Prince of Monaco/bobsledder (Oly-1988)
  • 1960 George Horvath, Swedish pentathlete (Olympic-1980)
  • 1960 Helen Hopkins, Donneybrook Australia, golfer (Australian Intl 1983)

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1960 [Anthony] Kirby Puckett, MLB centerfielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • 1961 Greg Anderson, American NHRA driver
  • 1963 Bruce Reid, cricketer (brilliant left-arm Aust pace bowler 1985-92)
  • 1964 Donald Evans, NFL defensive end/tackle (NY Jets)
  • 1964 Richard Migliore, jockey
  • 1965 John Stephenson, cricketer (England opening bat in one Test v Aust 1989)
  • 1965 Kevin Brown, Mcintyre GA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • 1966 Darcy Wakaluk, Pincher Creek, NHL goalie (Dallas Stars)
  • 1966 Tertius Bosch, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1992)
  • 1967 Vijay Yadav, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper between More & Mongia)
  • 1969 Greg Biekert, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1969 Larry Johnson, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, NY Knicks)
  • 1969 Ty[rel] Bennion, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1970 Thomas McLemore, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1970 Ebru Kavaklıoğlu, Russian athlete
  • 1971 Ernie Brown, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1972 Antowain Smith, running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1972 Aris Brimanis, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1972 Clover Maitland, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympics-96)
  • 1972 Tom Barndt, NFL/WLAF guard (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
  • 1973 Chris Sullivan, defensive end (New England Patriots)
  • 1974 Justine Joyce, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1975 Stephen Harper, British/English footballer
  • 1976 Sarah Elizabeth Ulmer, 3k ind pursuit cyclist (Oly-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1978 Pieter van den Hoogenband, Dutch swimmer
  • 1979 Nicolas Anelka, French footballer
  • 1979 Love, Angolan footballer
  • 1979 Sead Ramović, German-born Bosnian footballer
  • 1980 Matteo Grassotto, Italian racing driver
  • 1980 Ben Herring, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • 1980 Aaron Brown, British/English footballer
  • 1981 Bobby Jenks, American baseball player
  • 1982 Carlos Marinelli, Argentine footballer
  • 1982 François Sterchele, Belgian footballer (d. 2008)
  • 1983 Bakhtiyar Artayev, Kazakh boxer
  • 1986 Elton Chigumbura, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1986 Andy Taylor, British/English footballer

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1988 Stephen Curry, American basketball player and NBA star (Golden State Warriors), born in Akron, Ohio

Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry
Basketball Superstar
Stephen Curry

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1997 Simone Biles, American gymnast (4 gold medals 2016), born in Columbus, Ohio

Gymnast Simone Biles
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Simone Biles