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Birthdays in Sport in September 1957

  • Sep 1 Duško Ivanović, Montenegrin basketball coach (Barcelona, Panathinaikos), born in Bijelo Polje, Montenegro
  • Sep 2 Tony Alva, American skateboarder
  • Sep 3 Erhan Önal, Turkish soccer central defender (12 caps; FC Bayern Munich, Standard Liège, Galatasaray), born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2021)
  • Sep 5 Peter Winnen, Dutch bicycle road athlete, born in Ysselsteyn German war cemetery, Netherlands
  • Sep 6 Gwyn Evans, Welsh rugby union fullback (12 caps Wales, 2 caps British & Irish Lions; Maesteg RFC) and coach (Italy 1977-78), born in Maesteg, Wales
  • Sep 11 Jeff Sluman, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1988; 6 PGA Tour titles), born in Rochester, New York
  • Sep 13 Mark Wiebe, American golfer (British Senior Open 2013), born in Seaside, Oregon
  • Sep 14 Jerry Don Gleaton, American baseball player, born in Brownwood, Texas
  • Sep 14 Tim Wallach, American MLB player (Montreal Expos 1980-1992), born in Huntington Park, California
  • Sep 14 Kepler Wessels, South African cricketer who played for both Australia and South Africa, born in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State Province, South Africa
  • Sep 15 Fulton Allem, South African golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Kroonstad, South Africa
  • Sep 16 Keith Connor, British triple jumper (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Anguilla, West Indies
  • Sep 16 David McCreery, Irish footballer (Newcastle United), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Sep 20 Vladimir Tkachenko, Ukrainian-Russian basketball player (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Sochi, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • Sep 21 Lynette Love, US tai kwan do champ 1987/(Olympics 1988)
  • Sep 22 Mark Johnson, NHL forward (Olympic gold 1980, Pitts, NJ), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Sep 22 Phil Blackmar, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 22 Giuseppe Saronni, Italian cyclist
  • Sep 23 Tony Fossas, Cuba, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Sep 27 Bill Athey, cricketer (England batsman in 23 Tests 1980-88)
  • Sep 27 Richard Vagg, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 29 Chris Broad, cricketer (prolific England opening batsman 1984-89)
  • Sep 29 Tim Flannery, DJ/MLB player (San Diego Padres)

About September 1957

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

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