Birthdays in Sport in August 1924

  • Aug 1 Frank Worrell, cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain)
  • Aug 12 Derek Shackleton, England cricket pace bowler (50's)

Person of interestJack Buck

Aug 21 Jack Buck, American sports announcer (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts (d. 2002)

Sportscaster Jack Buck
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Jack Buck
  • Aug 26 Alex Kellner, baseball player (d. 1996)
  • Aug 28 Tony MacGibbon, NZ cricket fast bowler (took 70 wickets in 1950's)