Birthdays in Sport in May 1938

  • May 3 Chris Cannizzaro, American baseball player
  • May 7 Johnny Caldwell, Irish flyweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1956)
  • May 8 Javed Burki, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1960-69)
  • May 10 Manuel Santana, tennis player (US Open 1965)
  • May 10 Merritt Ranew, baseball player
  • May 20 Christina Bass-Kaiser, 3K Dutch speed skater (Olympic gold 1972)
  • May 24 Glen Hall, cricket leg-spinner (South African in one Test v England 1964)
  • May 25 Ludmil Buldakova, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic gold 1972)

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May 28 Jerry West, NBA superstar (LA Lakers, Olympic Gold 1960), born in Chelyan, West Virginia

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  • May 29 Francis Thomas (Fay) Vincent, baseball commissioner