Birthdays in Sport in October 1929

  • Oct 1 Ken Arthurson, Australian rugby league identity
  • Oct 6 Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)
  • Oct 8 Valdir Pereira, Brazilian footballer (d. 2001)
  • Oct 14 Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer (d. 2007)
  • Oct 19 Balbir Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic gold 1948-56)
  • Oct 24 James Brosnan, baseball player/writer (Long Season)
  • Oct 25 Peter Loader, English cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA), born in Wallington, London
  • Oct 28 Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)