Birthdays in Sport in December 1946

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 1 Ho-Jun Li, Korea PR, rifle (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Dec 3 Joop Zoetemelk, Dutch road cyclist (world champion 1985 - oldest), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Dec 6 Frank Hayes, cricketer (106* England v WI on debut 1973)
  • Dec 11 Rick McCosker, Australian cricketer (fine Australian opener 1975-80), born in Inverell, New South Wales, Australia
  • Dec 12 Emerson Fittipaldi, Brazilian auto racer (World F1 Champion 1972, 74, Indy 500 1989, 93), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Dec 14 Ruth Fuchs, German javelin thrower (Olympic 2 gold-72, 76), born in Egeln, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
  • Dec 14 Stan Smith, American tennis player (US Open 1971, Wimbledon 1972), born in Pasadena, California
  • Dec 15 Art Howe, American baseball player and manager
  • Dec 17 Albert Padmore, cricketer (WI off-spinner mid-70s)
  • Dec 18 Hubie Green, PGA golfer (US Open 1977), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Dec 25 Larry Csonka, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, NY Giants)
  • Dec 25 Gene Lamont, American baseball player and manager
  • Dec 28 Hubert Green, American golfer (US Open 1977, PGA 1985), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2018)
  • Dec 28 Hubie Green, golfer (US Open-1977, PGA-1985)
  • Dec 28 Jorge Velasquez, sportsman
  • Dec 29 Laffit Pincay Jr., Panamanian jockey (Ky Derby 1984, Belmont 1982-84, Swale), born in Panama City, Panama

About December 1946

How Old? 72 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius