Birthdays in Sport on April 11

  • 1854 Hugh Massie, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's), born in Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia (d. 1938)
  • 1856 Arthur Shrewsbury, English cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent), born in New Lenton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1903)
  • 1915 Pat Hanlon, British cyclist, born in Newport, Cardiganshire (d. 1997)
  • 1916 Dan Fortmann, American football guard (Chicago Bears), born in Pearl River, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1917 Danny Gallivan, Canadian radio and television sportscaster, born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 1993)
  • 1921 Jeff Stollmeyer, Trinidad and Tobago cricketer (WI batsman pre/post-war), born in Santa Cruz, Trinidad (d. 1989)
  • 1921 Jim Hearn, American baseball player, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1998)
  • 1952 Michael Daly, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 BC Winter Tour), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1952 Peter Windsor, English motor racing journalist and reporter, born in Reigate, Surrey, England
  • 1957 Everton Mattis, West Indian cricketer (WI batsman early 80's), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1958 Sally Clark, New Zealand equestrian 3 day event (Olympic silver 1996), born in Feilding, New Zealand
  • 1962 Terry Hoage, American NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals), born in Ames, Iowa
  • 1963 Elizabeth Smylie, tennis star (1987 Oklahoma City), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1963 Billy Bowden, New Zealand cricket umpire, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1964 Bret Saberhagen, American baseball player (Kansas City Royals), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • 1966 David Richards, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1966 Kara McGaw, Canadian softball rightfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1966 Mark Higgs, American football running back (Arizona Cardinals), born in Owensboro, Kentucky
  • 1966 Steve Scarsone, American baseball infielder (SF Giants), born in Anaheim, California
  • 1967 Lachlan Dreher, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1967 Mark Seay, American football wide receiver (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Wendel Suckow, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Marquette, Michigan
  • 1968 Eric Moten, NFL guard and tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1969 Gavin Briant, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1969 J Nick Adamson, Freeport Bahamas, US laser sailor (Olymp-21st-1996)
  • 1969 Janeth Arcain, Brazilian basketball forward (Houston Comets), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1969 Jesse Campbell, American football safety (NY Giants, Washington Redskins), born in Washington, North Carolina
  • 1970 Joe Vitiello, infielder (KC Royals), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1970 Sean Bergman, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1970 Trevor Linden, Canadian ice hockey right wing (Canucks, NY Islanders), born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
  • 1972 Avo Avetisyan, WLAF defensive linesman (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1972 Dietrich Jells, American wide receiver (New England Patriots), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972 Kunihiko Sakurai, Japanese hockey forward (Team Japan 1998), born in Hokkaido, Japan
  • 1972 Nicole Levesque, American baseball guard (Charlotte Sting), born in Shaftsbury, Vermont
  • 1973 Blake Brockermeyer, American football tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1973 Reggie Tongue, American football safety (KC Chiefs), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1974 Alex Corretja, tennis star (1990 Orange Bowl boys 16), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1974 Sascha van Wissen, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • 1974 Ashot Danielyan, Armenian weightlifter, born in Yerevan, Armenia
  • 1974 Trot Nixon, American baseball player, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1975 Terry Cousin, American football cornerback (Chicago Bears), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1978 Victor Sikora, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • 1978 Josh Hancock, American baseball player, born in Cleveland, Mississippi (d. 2007)
  • 1979 Malcolm Christie, English footballer, born in Stamford, England
  • 1979 Michel Riesen, Swiss ice hockey player, born in Oberbalm, Switzerland
  • 1980 Keiji Tamada, Japanese football player, born in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • 1980 Mark Teixeira, American baseball first baseman, born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • 1981 Alexandre Burrows, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Pincourt, Quebec, Canada
  • 1982 Ian Bell, English cricketer, born in Walsgrave, Coventry, Warwickshire
  • 1983 Nicky Pastorelli, Dutch racing driver (Euro Formula 3000), born in The Hague, Netherlands