Birthdays in Sport in 1898

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Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 1 George van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race)
  • Jan 3 Johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic gold 1920)
  • Jan 24 Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (d. 1939)
  • Feb 15 Allen Woodring, American runner (d. 1982)
  • Feb 17 Tom Lowry, cricketer (NZ batsman in seven Tests & their 1st Test capt)
  • Feb 27 Allison Danzig, sports writer (Tennis Pictorial History)
  • Mar 6 Hal Hooker, cricketer (NSW pace bowler of 20's & 30's)
  • Mar 6 Jimmy Conzelman, NFL quarterback and coach/team owner (Chicago)

Person of interestCurly Lambeau

Apr 9 Curly Lambeau, First coach of the Green Bay Packers, born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1965)

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • Apr 21 Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants)
  • Apr 25 Fred Haney, American baseball player, born in Albuquerque, New Mexico (d. 1977)
  • May 1 David Tobey, Basketball Hall of Fame referee, born in New York, New York (d. 1988)
  • May 25 Gene Tunney, American boxer, world heavyweight boxing champion (1926-30), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • Jun 1 Curtis Stevens, American 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1932)
  • Jun 9 Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952)
  • Jul 14 A. B. "Happy" Chandler, American politician and baseball commissioner (d. 1991)
  • Jul 23 Red Dutton, Canadian ice hockey player (Calgary Tigers) and coach, born in Russell, Manitoba (d. 1987)
  • Aug 13 Jean Borotra, French tennis player (Wimbledon 1924, 26), born in Biarritz, France (d. 1994)
  • Aug 25 Arthur Wood, English cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1973)
  • Sep 9 Frank "Fordham Flash" Frisch, American baseball player (NL MVP 1931), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 15 Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete (d. 1951)
  • Oct 21 Eduard Pütsep, Estonian wresler and Olympic medalist (d. 1960)
  • Oct 30 Bill Terry, baseball player (d. 1989)
  • Nov 1 Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (d. 1960)
  • Nov 12 Leon Štukelj, Slovene gymnast (d. 1999)
  • Nov 13 Earl Sande, American jockey (Hall of Famer), born in Groton, South Dakota (d. 1968)
  • Nov 30 Roy "Link" Lyman, NFL tackle (Chicago Bears)
  • Dec 24 Héctor Scarone, Uruguayan footballer (d. 1967)