Birthdays in Sport in 1893

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  • Jan 20 Georg Ã…berg, Swedish athlete (d. 1946)
  • Feb 2 Raoul Riganti, Argentine racing driver (d. 1970)
  • Feb 10 William [Bill] T Tilden II, tennis player (US Open 1920-25, 29)
  • Feb 17 Wally Pipp, American baseball player (d. 1965)
  • Mar 18 Costante Girardengo, Italian cyclist (d. 1978)
  • Mar 24 George Sisler, American baseball player (d. 1973)
  • Apr 5 Clas Thunberg, Finland, speed skater (Olympic gold 1924, 28)
  • Apr 18 Violette Morris, French athlete (d. 1944)
  • Apr 27 Allen Sothoron, American baseball player (d. 1939)
  • May 7 Frank J. Selke, Canadian ice hockey manager (d. 1985)
  • May 8 Francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's US Open (1913)
  • May 8 Edd Roush, baseball player (d. 1988)
  • May 8 Teddy Wakelam, English sports broadcaster and rugby union player (d. 1963)
  • May 21 Arthur Carr, cricket captain (England v Australia 1926)
  • Jun 9 Irish Meusel, American baseball player (d. 1963)
  • Jul 6 Wilton St Hill, WI cricketer (3 Tests 1928-30)
  • Jul 9 George Geary, cricketer (sturdy pace bowler for England 1924-34)
  • Jul 11 Jack Durston, cricketer (England fast bowler against Australia 1921)
  • Jul 22 Jesse Haines, American baseball player (d. 1978)
  • Aug 18 Burleigh Grimes, American baseball player, born in Emerald, Wisconsin (d. 1985)
  • Aug 21 Theresa Weld Blanchard, American figure skating champion (1914, 1920-24), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1978)
  • Sep 11 W. Douglas Hawkes, British racing driver (d. 1974)
  • Nov 3 R Lindley Murray, tennis champ (US Open-1918)
  • Nov 14 Piet Moeskops, Dutch world champ cyclist (1921-24, 26)
  • Nov 23 Jimmy Blanckenberg, cricket pace bowler (took 60 wickets for South Africa)
  • Dec 1 Herman Griffith, cricketer (pioneering WI pace bowler)
  • Dec 6 Lou Little, college football hall of fame coach (elected 1960)
  • Dec 31 J M Blankenberg, cricketer (60 wkts in 18 Tests for South Africa)