Birthdays in Sport in August 1945

  • Aug 3 Eamon Dunphy, former Irish footballer
  • Aug 6 Andy Messersmith, American baseball player
  • Aug 7 Alan Page, NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Aug 13 Robin Jackman, cricketer (England medium-pacer early eighties)
  • Aug 15 Gene Upshaw, NFL guard (Oakland Radiers), NFLPA leader
  • Aug 19 Jane Blalock, champion golfer
  • Aug 21 Jerry DaVanon, American baseball player, born in Oceanside, California
  • Aug 23 Rayfield Wright, American football player
  • Aug 29 Wyomia Tyus, Griffin Ga, 100m runner (Olympic gold 1964, 68)