Birthdays in Sport in December 1929

  • Dec 2 Lowell North, yachtsman (Olympic-Gold-1968), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Dec 11 S P "Fergie" Gupte, cricketer (brilliant Indian leg-spinner)
  • Dec 12 Doug Ford, cricket wicket-keeper (successful NSW of 50's)
  • Dec 15 Keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63)
  • Dec 18 Gino Cimoli, American baseball player
  • Dec 22 Wazir Mohammad, cricketer (eldest of Pakistan's 4 Mohammed brothers)

Person of interestTerry Sawchuk

Dec 28 Terry Sawchuk, Canadian NHL goaltender (Redwings, Bruins, Maple Leaf, Rangers), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1970)

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk
  • Dec 31 Peter May, English cricketer (dashing batsman of 50's), born in Reading (d. 1994)