Birthdays in Sport in January 1953

  • Jan 3 Angelo Parisi, French heavyweight judo (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Jan 4 Norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer
  • Jan 7 Agha Zahid, cricketer (open batting for Pak v WI 1975, scored 14 & 1)
  • Jan 8 Bruce Sutter, pitcher (Cubs, Cards, Braves)
  • Jan 10 Bobby Rahal, Indy-car racer (over 15 wins)
  • Jan 15 Randy White, NFL tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 23 Pat Haden, NFL quarterback (LA Rams), born in Westbury, New York
  • Jan 28 Debbie Steinbach, LPGA golfer