On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in December 1957

  • Dec 4 Lee Smith, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (7 × MLB All-Star 1983, 87, 1991–95; saves leader 1983, 91-92, 94)), born in Jamestown, Louisiana
  • Dec 4 Raul Boesel, Brazilian auto racer (World Sportscar C'ship 1987; 24 Hours of Daytona 1988; 30 F1 GP), born in Curitiba, Brazil
  • Dec 5 Art Monk, American NFL wide receiver (Wash Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles), born in White Plains, New York
  • Dec 5 Charlene Morett, American field hockey left wing (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 6 Luis Delís, Cuban discus thrower (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Guantánamo, Cuba
  • Dec 7 Geoff "Henry" Lawson, Australian cricket player, fast bowler (1980-89) and coach of Pakistan, born in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
  • Dec 7 Rohan Jayasekera, Sri Lankan cricketer (one Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1982), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dec 15 Mario Marois, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Dec 17 Bob Ojeda, pitcher (NY Mets)
  • Dec 19 Kevin McHale, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • Dec 21 Tom Henke, American baseball player, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Dec 21 John Geddert, American gymnastics coach (US head coach London Olympic Team 2012), born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • Dec 25 Chris Kamara, English footballer and commentator
  • Dec 27 James Sanford, US runner (world record 50m indoor)
  • Dec 28 Anne Sargeant, Australian netballer

About December 1957

How Old? 63 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)