Birthdays in Sport in December 1949

  • Dec 4 Mary Bea Porter-King, LPGA golfer (1975 Golf Inns Classic), born in Everett, Washington
  • Dec 5 Lanny [Jerry Lanston] Wadkins PGA golfer (1972 Sahara), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Dec 6 Peter Willey, cricketer (England batsman late 70's early 80's)
  • Dec 9 Thomas O Kite Jr, PGA golfer (1978 BC Open, Crosby 1983), born in Austin, Texas
  • Dec 10 Linda Galloway, LPGA golfer
  • Dec 12 Ricardo Luis Carreras, American bantamweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 14 Bill Buckner, California, 1st baseman, error cost Red Sox 1986 world series
  • Dec 17 Sotiris Kaiafas, Cypriot footballer
  • Dec 19 Claudia A Kolb, American 200m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic silver 1964)
  • Dec 20 Cecil Cooper, American baseball player
  • Dec 23 Wally Edwards, cricketer (three Tests Australia v England 1974)
  • Dec 24 Cameron Seward, LPGA golfer
  • Dec 24 Warwick Brown, Australian racing driver
  • Dec 25 Dan Pastorini, NFL quarterback (Raiders) [or May 26]
  • Dec 29 Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer)
  • Dec 30 Bruce Davidson, equestrian 3-day (Olympic silver 1996)