On This Day

Sports Stars Born in May 1925

  • May 1 Chuck Bednarik, Pro/College Football Hall of Fame center/linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • May 2 David Ironside, South African cricketer (South African swing bowler in 3 Tests v NZ 1953-54), born in Lourenco Marques, Mozambique (d. 2005)
  • May 5 Bob Cerv, American baseball player (Yankees), born in Weston, Nebraska (d. 2017)

Yogi Berra

May 12 Lorenzo "Yogi" Berra, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher and manager (18X MLB All-Star; 13X World Series champion; NY Yankees, Mets; AL MVP (1951, 54, 55), and Purple Heart recipient, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2015)

  • May 18 Nigel Howard, English cricket batsman and captain (4 Tests; Lancashire, MCC), born in Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire (d. 1979)
  • May 25 Don Liddle, American baseball player, born in Mount Carmel, Illinois (d. 2000)

About May 1925

How Old? 96 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)