On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in September 1954

  • Sep 5 Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German bobsleder (Olympic gold 1980), born in Altenburg, Thuringia
  • Sep 6 Jon Erikson, American swimmer 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981) (d. 2014)
  • Sep 9 Walter Paul Davis, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Pineville, North Carolina
  • Sep 10 Martha Nause, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1994), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • Sep 12 Neal Brendel, American rugby union prop (6 Tests; Pittsburgh RC) and executive (Chairman USA Rugby 2002-05), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania (d. 2021)
  • Sep 18 Tommy Tuberville, American football coach, born in Camden, Arkansas
  • Sep 20 Silvio Leonard, Cuban 100m runner (Olympic silver 1980), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba
  • Sep 20 Henry Samueli, American NHL team owner (Anaheim Ducks), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 22 Randy Lanier, American auto racer (IMSA Camel GT 1984; convicted drug trafficker 1988), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Sep 25 Sylvester Croom, American college football coach, born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Sep 25 Juande Ramos, Spanish football manager (Sevilla), born in Pedro Muñoz, Spain
  • Sep 28 Steve Largent, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)

About September 1954

How Old? 67 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)