Birthdays in Sport in August 1947

  • Aug 1 Chris L. Barnard, Welsh footballer

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Aug 4 Ken Dryden, NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens, 6 Stanley Cups), born in Hamilton, Ontario

NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician Ken Dryden
NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician
Ken Dryden
  • Aug 5 Bernie Carbo, American baseball player
  • Aug 6 Tony Dell, cricketer (Australian left-arm quick, 2 Tests 1971 & 74)
  • Aug 8 Jose Cruz, leftfielder (St Louis Cards, Houston Astros)
  • Aug 10 Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (1969-76)
  • Aug 11 Sergey Kovalneko, USSR, basketball (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Aug 12 Sam Rosen, American sportscaster
  • Aug 19 Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (d. 2007)
  • Aug 24 Roger De Vlaeminck, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 27 John Morrison, cricketer ("Mystery" NZ batsman 1973-82)
  • Aug 27 Susie McAllister, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 27 Ed Herrmann, MLB catcher (White Sox), born in San Diego, California (d. 2013)
  • Aug 29 James Hunt, English race car driver (d. 1993)