Birthdays in Sport in July 1942

  • Jul 4 Hal Lanier, baseball player
  • Jul 5 Johannes Löhr, German footballer and trainer
  • Jul 9 Robert Frankel, horse trainer
  • Jul 12 Billy Smith, Australian rugby league footballer

Person of interestMargaret Smith Court

Jul 16 Margaret Smith Court, Australian tennis star (1970 Grand Slam, 24 Grand Slam wins), born in Albury, New South Wales, Australia

Tennis Legend Margaret Smith Court
Tennis Legend
Margaret Smith Court
  • Jul 17 Connie Hawkins, Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968)
  • Jul 17 Don Kessinger, American baseball player
  • Jul 18 Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (d. 2006)
  • Jul 21 Fred Hetzel, NBA star (SF, Cincinnati, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Jul 21 Mike Hegan, MLB player (NY Yankees), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • Jul 26 Teddy Pilette, Belgian racing driver
  • Jul 27 Dennis Ralston, American tennis player
  • Jul 28 Marty Brennaman, American sportscaster