Birthdays in Sport in April 1944

  • Apr 1 Rusty Staub, American baseball player
  • Apr 4 Lawrence A Hough, American rower (Pairs w/o cox-1968 olympic silver)
  • Apr 7 Bill Stoneman, American baseball player and manager
  • Apr 16 Bob Montgomery, last Major League Baseball player to bat without a helmet (1979), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Apr 18 Irvine Shillingford, West Indian cricketer (cousin of Grayson, 4 Tests for WI), born in Dublanc, Dominica
  • Apr 21 Adrian Hurley, Australian basketball coach
  • Apr 29 Jim Hart, NFL quarterback (St Louis Cardinals), born in Evanston, Illinois