Birthdays in Sport in 1910

  • Jan 3 Frenchy Bordagaray, American baseball player (d. 2000)
  • Jan 5 Jack Lovelock, New Zealand athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m 1936), born in Crushington, New Zealand (d. 1949)
  • Feb 1 Jahangir Khan, cricketer (father of Majid, Indian player 1932-36)
  • Feb 5 Francisco Varallo, Argentine footballer
  • Feb 6 George H Poyser, English soccer player/manager (Brentford)
  • Feb 10 Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (NZ opening batsman v England 1933)
  • Feb 12 Gunnar Höckert, Finnish athlete (Olympic gold 5,000m 1936), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1940)
  • Feb 21 Eddie Waring, British sports commentator (d. 1986)
  • Feb 24 Arthur Hazlerigg, British peer and cricketer (d. 2002)
  • Feb 27 Ted Horn, American race car driver (d. 1948)
  • Mar 12 Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, American heavyweight boxer and actor (On the Waterfront), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 1979)
  • Mar 16 Aladar Gerevich, Hungarian sabres (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Mar 16 Iftikhar Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, England & India)
  • Mar 27 Rudi Ball, German-Jewish ice hockey star (Olympic bronze 1932), born in Berlin (d. 1975)
  • Apr 2 Arnie Herber, American NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers, NY Giants), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1969)
  • Apr 8 George Musso, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)
  • Apr 8 Wendell Bill, cricketer (NSW bat 1929-36 Century on debut 1930)
  • Apr 22 R J Ritchie, tennis player
  • May 1 Cliff Battles, Pro/College Football Halls of Fame halfback (Boston Braves/Redskins, Washington Redskins), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1981)
  • May 2 Laurie Nash, Australian cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia), born in Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia (d. 1986)
  • May 9 P E Palia, cricketer (appeared in India's 1st Test-Lord's 1932)
  • May 19 Alan Melville, cricketer (graceful South African batsman 1938-49)
  • May 30 Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete (d. 1978)
  • Jun 10 Frank Demaree, American MLB outfielder (2-time All Star), born in Winters, California (d. 1958)
  • Jun 29 Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (New York Giants), born in Tarboro, North Carolina (d. 1993)
  • Jul 1 Glen Hardin, American athlete (Olympic gold 1936 400m hurdles), born in Derma, Mississippi (d. 1975)
  • Jul 4 Champion Jack [William Thomas] Dupree, American boxer and pianist, born in Irish Channel, New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1992)
  • Jul 16 Stan McCabe, Australian cricketer (exciting NSW & Australian batsman of 30's), born in Grenfell, New South Wales (d. 1968)
  • Aug 1 Mahomed Nissar, Indian cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests), born in Hoshiarpur, India (d. 1963)
  • Aug 5 Nan Gindele, US javelin thrower (World Record 1932-38)
  • Aug 11 Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)
  • Aug 23 Giuseppe Meazza, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1979)
  • Aug 25 Pierre Musy, Swiss 4-man bobsled (Olympic gold 1936), born in Albeuve, Switzerland (d. 1990)
  • Sep 7 John Shea, American 500m/1500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1932)
  • Sep 16 Karl Kling, German race car driver (d. 2003)
  • Sep 20 Jacques-Baptise LeBrun, French finn yachtsman (Olympic gold 1932)
  • Oct 4 Frankie Crosetti, American baseball player (d. 2002)
  • Oct 8 Ray Lewis, Canadian 4X400 relayer (Olympic bronze 1932), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (d. 2003)
  • Oct 12 Bob Sheppard, New York Yankees and New York Giants announcer, born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 2010)
  • Oct 14 John Wooden, basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships)
  • Oct 15 Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)
  • Oct 28 Marie Dollinger, German dropped bataan in 1936 Olympic sprint
  • Nov 11 Franz Kemser, German 4 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Nov 12 A "Dudley" Nourse, cricketer (son of Dave, brilliant South African batsman)
  • Nov 23 Hal Schumacher, baseball player
  • Nov 24 Lennox Brown, cricketer (South African leg-spinner on 1931-32 Aust/NZ tour)
  • Nov 30 Paul Cerutti, Monaco, trap shooter, disqualified for drugs in 76 oly
  • Dec 4 Amar Singh, cricketer (dashing Indian all-rounder of thirties)
  • Dec 16 Freddie Brown, Peru, cricketer ("Lettuces! Hearts as big as ")
  • Dec 17 Keki Tarapore, Indian cricketer (0-72 in his only Test for India), born in Bombay, India (d. 1986)
  • Dec 18 Eric Tindall, cricketer (All Black rep who kept wicket in 5 Tests)
  • Dec 18 Eric Tindill, New Zealand rugby, cricket player (international cricket umpire, rugby referee), born in Nelson, New Zealand (d.2010)
  • Dec 27 Neville Crump, racehorse trainer
  • Dec 28 John "Jack" Kerr, New Zealand cricketer (opening batsman in 1930s), born in Dannevirke, New Zealand (d. 2007)