Birthdays in Sport in 1907

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  • Jan 22 Dixie Dean, English footballer (d. 1980)
  • Jan 26 Henry Cotton, English golfer (British Open 1934, 1937, 1948)
  • Jan 27 Henry Cotton, English golf champion (won 3x British Open)
  • Feb 9 Aubrey "Dit" Clapper, NHL hall of famer (Boston Bruins)
  • Feb 11 E W Swanton, author & sports commentator
  • Feb 14 Johnny Longden, jockey/trainer (1958 Racing Hall of Fame)
  • Mar 17 Sonny Werblin, former owner of the New York Jets (d. 1991)
  • Apr 2 Luke Appling, American baseball player (d. 1991)
  • Apr 10 Pete Desjardins, American platform/springboard diver (Olympic gold 1928)
  • Apr 20 Miran Bux, cricketer (his one season of Test & 1st-class play 1954-55)
  • May 6 Weeb Ewbank, NFL coach (Baltimore Colts, NY Jets)
  • May 9 Fred WarngĂ„rd, Swedish athlete (d. 1950)
  • May 11 Rip Sewell, American baseball player, born in Decatur, Alabama (d. 1989)
  • May 16 Robert Tisdall, Irish 400m hurdler (Olympic gold 1932)
  • May 17 Ilona Schacherer Elek, fencer (Olympic gold 1936, 48), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jun 6 Bill Dickey, NY Yankee hall-of-fame catcher (1928-43) and manager, born in Bastrop, Louisiana (d. 1993)
  • Jun 14 Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1989)
  • Jun 26 Debs Garms, American baseball player (d. 1984)
  • Jul 1 Bill Stern, sportscaster (Saturday Night Fights), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1971)
  • Jul 2 Leo O'Brien, cricketer (Australian batsman in 5 Tests 1932-36)
  • Jul 26 Istvan Pelle, Hungarian gymnist (Olympic gold 1932)
  • Jul 27 Mollie Doreen Phillips, British figure skater/judge (Olympics 1932,36)
  • Aug 11 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)
  • Aug 28 Phil Edwards, Canadian-Guyanese runner (Olympic bronze 1928, 32, 36), born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 1971)
  • Sep 22 Philip Fotheringham-Parker, British racing driver (d. 1981)
  • Sep 26 Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, European Boxing Champ (Oly-silver-1928)
  • Sep 28 Glen "Turk" Edwards, NFL tackle (Boston/Washington Redskins)
  • Sep 28 Heikki Savolainen, Finland, pommel horse gymnist (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Sep 29 Gene Autry, Tioga Tx, cowpoke/singer/actor/owner (California Angels)
  • Oct 1 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, Light heavyweight boxing champion (1930-34) and actor, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Oct 9 Klaes Karppinen, Finnish athlete, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic gold 1936), born in Iisalmi, Finland (d. 1992)
  • Oct 14 Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter and actor (Zeskamp, Oebele), born in in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • Oct 22 Jimmy Foxx, baseball HR hitter (534, Detroit Tigers)
  • Nov 22 Dick Bartell, baseball player
  • Nov 25 John Stuart Hindmarsh, British racing driver and aviator (d. 1938)
  • Dec 10 Lucien Laurent, French footballer (d. 2005)
  • Dec 16 Syd Curnow, cricketer (South African batsman in 7 Tests 1930-32)
  • Dec 18 Bill Holland, American auto racer (d. 1984)
  • Dec 19 Jimmy McLarnin, former Welterweight Champion (d. 2004)