Birthdays in Sport in December 1952

  • Dec 6 Ric Charlesworth, cricketer (WA opener, Aust hockey capt)/MP (Labour)
  • Dec 12 Ajit De Silva, cricketer (Sri Lankan lefty spinner in four Tests 1982)
  • Dec 12 Cathy Rigby McCoy, Los Alamitos California, gymnist (Olympic-4th-1968)
  • Dec 13 John Francome, English jockey
  • Dec 15 Allan Simonsen, Danish footballer
  • Dec 16 Joel Garner, Christ Church, Barbados, West Indian cricketer (two-metre West Indian pace bowler 1977-87)
  • Dec 16 Francesco Graziani, Italian footballer
  • Dec 21 Steve Furniss, US swimmer (Olympics-bronze-1972)
  • Dec 21 Joaquín Andújar, Professional baseball pitcher (Cardinals), born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic (d. 2015)
  • Dec 28 Ray Knight, 3rd baseman (NY Mets, Balt Orioles)
  • Dec 29 Nikolai Andrianov, USSR, gymnist (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80)