Birthdays in Sport in 1958

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 203

  • Jan 4 Nina Foust, Asheboro NC, LPGA golfer (1994 Hawaiian Ladies Open-6th)
  • Jan 8 Rey Misterio, Sr., Mexican wrestler
  • Jan 10 Anatoly Pisarenko, Soviet weightlifter
  • Jan 12 Curt Fraser, American ice hockey coach
  • Jan 13 Ricardo Acuna, Chile, tennis star
  • Jan 18 Larry Smith, NBA player
  • Jan 22 Nikos Anastopoulos, Greek football player and manager
  • Jan 24 Frank Ullrich, East Germany, world biathlon champion
  • Jan 24 Neil Allen, American baseball player
  • Jan 26 Salvador Sánchez, Mexican boxer
  • Jan 29 Ole Mortensen, cricketer (pace bowler for Derbyshire & Denmark)
  • Jan 31 Rafael Santana, shortstop (NY Mets, NY Yankees)
  • Feb 1 Maureen Madill, Coleraine No Ireland, golfer (British Open Amateur 1979)
  • Feb 1 Luther Blissett, English footballer
  • Feb 2 Dexter Manley, NFLer (Wash Redskins)
  • Feb 6 Bill Dawley, baseball player
  • Feb 6 Kelly Leadbetter, LPGA golfer (1986 Hennessy French Open), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Feb 6 Mark Hamilton, sprint kayak Olympics 1996), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Feb 6 Simon Baker, Australian speed walker, (Olympics-84, 88, 96)
  • Feb 9 Alexander "Sandy" Lyle, Scottish PGA golfer (1988 Phoenix Open), born in Shrewsbury, shropshire
  • Feb 9 Cyrille Regis, English former footballer, born in Maripasoula, French Guiana (d. 2018)
  • Feb 12 Ingrid Klich, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Whittier, California
  • Feb 16 Herb Williams, NBA center (Toronto Raptors, NY Knicks)
  • Feb 16 John Paul Morse, Marshall MI, PGA golfer (1995 United Airlines)
  • Feb 17 Karen Lende O'Connor, equestrian 3-day (Olympic silver 1996), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Feb 18 Peter Koech, Kiliburani Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Olympic silver 1988)
  • Feb 21 Alan Trammell, infielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Garden Grove, California
  • Feb 25 Kurt Rambis, NBA forward (Lakers, Hornets)/Clark Kent look-a-like
  • Feb 27 Naas Botha, South African rugby union footballer
  • Feb 28 Christine Lathan-Brehmer, German DR, 400m runner (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Feb 28 Mark Pavelich, NHLer (NY Rangers)
  • Mar 1 Wayne B Phillips, cricket wicket-keeper (Australia)
  • Mar 2 Ian Woosnam, Welsh golfer
  • Mar 2 Kevin Curren, South Africa, tennis star
  • Mar 3 Bob Bradley, soccer coach (Olympic gold 1996), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Mar 8 Andreas Maurer, West Germany, tennis star
  • Mar 8 Nick Capra, American baseball player
  • Mar 14 Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre, Prince of Monaco/bobsledder (Olympics 1988)
  • Mar 18 Andreas Wenzel, Liechtenstein, skier (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Mar 20 Rickey Jackson, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
  • Mar 20 Phil Anderson, Australian cyclist
  • Mar 21 Marlies Göhr, East German sprinter (Olympic gold 100m relay 1976, 80, World Champion 100m 1983), born in Gera, Germany
  • Mar 22 Joyce Lester, Australian softball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Mar 23 Etienne De Wilde, Belgian cyclist
  • Mar 25 Maria Caridad Colón, Cuba, javelin thrower, (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Mar 25 Yograj Singh, cricketer (Indian pace bowler early 80's)
  • Mar 26 Chris Codiroli, American baseballer
  • Mar 27 Bart Connor, American gymnast and sportscaster (Olympic gold 1984), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 27 Bart Conner, American parallel bars gymnast (Olympic gold 1984), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 28 Bart Wayne Conner, American gymnast (Olympic-2 gold-1984), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 30 Joseph Paul Sindelar, Ft Knox KY, PGA golfer (BC Open-1985, 87)

  • Mar 31 Jay Feenan, Windham NH, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 1 Anton Innauer, Austrian 70m ski jumper (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Apr 4 Derek Kallicharran, cricket all-rounder (Guyana, USA 1994 ICC Trophy), born in Berbice, Guyana
  • Apr 4 John Wesley Jones, American sprinter, 4X100m relayer (Olympic gold 1976), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Apr 5 Johan Kriek, South African-American, tennis player (US Indoor 1982), born in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Apr 9 Tony Sibson, English boxer, born in Leicester
  • Apr 10 Ken Griffy Sr., American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds, NY Yanks), born in Donora, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 10 Bob Bell, British engineer and Chief Technical Officer of the Renault Formula One team, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Apr 11 Sally Clark, New Zealand equestrian 3 day event (Olympic silver 1996), born in Feilding, New Zealand
  • Apr 14 Michael Patrick Hulbert, Elmira NY, PGA golfer (1989 BC Open)
  • Apr 15 John Bracewell, NZ cricketer (premiere spinner of 80's)
  • Apr 16 Philip Bainbridge, British cricketeer
  • Apr 18 Bernadette Robi, model/ex-wife of football player Lynn Swann
  • Apr 18 Malcolm Marshall, cricketer (WI quickie 1978-91, WI top wicket-taker)
  • Apr 20 Viacheslav Fetisov, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, Detroit), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Apr 21 Kyle Stevens, LPGA golfer
  • Apr 22 Ashraf Ali, cricket wicket-keeper (Pakistani mid-80s)
  • Apr 24 Fernando Luna, Spanish tennis star, born in Ciudad Real, Spain

Person of interestChrista Johnson

Apr 25 Christa Johnson, American LPGA golfer (1990 Atlantic City Classic), born in Arcata, California

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson
  • Apr 26 Johnny "Earl of" Dumfries, racing driver
  • Apr 28 Hal Sutton, American golfer (PGA Championship 1983), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Apr 29 Gary Cohen, American baseball broadcaster
  • May 2 Kim Jones, American road runner, born in Sonoma, California
  • May 8 Lovie Smith, American football coach
  • May 9 Esko Rechardt, Finland, yachtsman (Olympic gold 1980)
  • May 10 Jeannette Kohlhaas, LPGA golfer
  • May 10 Margaret Ward, LPGA golfer
  • May 11 Peter Antonie, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • May 11 Walt Terrell, baseball player
  • May 14 Christine Brennan, American sports columnist
  • May 18 Ray Donaldson, NFL center (Dallas Cowboys)
  • May 20 Mike Engleman, Sonoma California, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • May 21 Monte Lynch, cricketer (Surrey batsman, WI Rebel, England ODI player)
  • May 21 Sabine Bischoff, German fencer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Tauberbischofsheim, Germany (d. 2013)
  • May 29 Ivar Sisniega, Mexican pentathelete (Olympic-1980)
  • May 29 Sam Clancy, WLAF defensive assistant coach (Barcelona Dragons)
  • May 31 Angel Franco, Asuncion Paraguay, golfer (1993 Nike Dominion)
  • May 31 Gary George Hallberg, Berwyn IL, PGA golfer (1983 Andy Williams)
  • Jun 1 Cathy Hearn, slalom kayaker (Olympic 7th 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 3 Ann Wilson, Brisbane Qld, golfer (1985 R/U NSW Open)
  • Jun 3 Ibrahim Hussein, marathoner, (Boston Marathon-1988, 91, 92)
  • Jun 4 Tony Pigott, cricketer (England pace bowler in a Test v NZ 1984)
  • Jun 6 Elaine Crosby, LPGA golfer (1989 Mazda Japan Classic), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • Jun 7 Phillipe Boccara, US sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Le Mans, France
  • Jun 8 Stan Brock, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • Jun 11 Deborah Vidal, Ponce Puerto Rico, LPGA golfer (1994 Oldsmobile-19th)
  • Jun 14 Eric Heiden, US speed skater (5 Olympic gold medals 1980), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jun 15 Wade Boggs, Nebraska, Red Sox/Yank 3rd baseman (AL bat champ 1985-88)
  • Jun 16 Ulrike Tauber, East German swimmer
  • Jun 20 Dickie Thon, baseball player
  • Jun 20 Ron Hornaday, American racecar driver
  • Jun 25 Debbie Green-Vargas, American volleyball player (Olympic silver 1984), born in South Korea
  • Jun 28 Sergei Shakrai, USSR, figure skater (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Jun 29 Richard Mettee, horse trainer
  • Jun 29 Rosa Mota, Portuguese marathon runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Porto, Portugal
  • Jul 1 Nancy Lieberman, American Basketball Hall of Fame point guard/coach (Olympic silver 76), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 1 Dave Waymer, American NFL safety (NO Saints), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jul 3 Robert Foth, air rifle (Olympics 1988, 92, 96), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jul 6 Mark Benson, cricketer (played Test England v India 1986, 30 & 21)
  • Jul 6 Ossie Moore, Murwillumbah NSW, Australian golfer
  • Jul 7 Michael Marx, US fencer-epee (Olympic-84, 88, 92, 96), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jul 9 Bob Crudgington, Australian softball head coach (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Jul 11 Hugo Sánchez, Mexican footballer
  • Jul 13 Joy Scott, American jockey, born in California
  • Jul 15 Daniel Bruce Forsman, Rhinelander WI, PGA golfer (1992 Buick Open)
  • Jul 23 Ken Green, American PGA golfer (1985 Buick Open), born in Danburry, Connecticut
  • Jul 26 Ramona Neubert, German long jumper and pentathlete (Olympic 4th 80), born in Pirna, Germany
  • Jul 27 Christopher Dean, English Olympics skater (Torvill & Dean/Olympic gold 1984), born in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Jul 28 Terry Fox [Terrance Stanley], Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadian one-legged marathoner (1980 Marathon of Hope)
  • Jul 30 Daley Thompson, British decathlete (Olympic gold 1980, 84), born in London, England
  • Jul 31 Mark Cuban, American businessman and basketball team owner (NBA's Dallas Mavericks), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 1 Tor Håkon Holte, Norwegian cross country skier, born in Drammen, Norway
  • Aug 2 Arshad Ayub, cricketer (Indian off-spinner of the late 1980's)
  • Aug 4 Greg Foster, Maywood Ill, 110m hurdler (Olympic silver 1984)
  • Aug 4 Mary Decker Tabb Slaney, NJ, olympic track star (mile record 4:16.71)
  • Aug 7 Alberto Salazar, marathoner (NYC Marathon Winner)
  • Aug 7 Larisa Karlova, USSR, team handball player (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • Aug 7 Russell Baze, Canadian Racing Hall of Fame jockey (10-time US champion, 12,844 wins), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Aug 10 Jack Richards, English cricket wicket-keeper (mid-80's)
  • Aug 11 Lori Garbacz, South Bend IN, LPGA golfer (1989 Circle K Tucson Open)
  • Aug 13 David W Feherty, Bangor N Ireland, PGA golfer (1994 New England-2nd)
  • Aug 16 Jose Luis, Clerc Argentina, tennis star
  • Aug 19 Gary Gaetti, Centralia IL, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Aug 23 Julio Franco, oldest regular position player in MLB history, born in Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic
  • Aug 26 Jan Nevens, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 27 Yoshinori Mizumaki, PGA golfer (1994 Byron Nelson-2nd), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Aug 28 Scott Hamilton, American figure ice skater (Olympic gold 1984), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Aug 31 Serge Blanco, French rugby union footballer
  • Sep 4 Ray Freeman, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Coast Carolina), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Sep 11 Don Slaught, American catcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Long Beach, California
  • Sep 12 Wilfred Benítez, Puerto Rican boxer (world champ at 17y176d), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 16 Orel Hershiser, pitcher (LA Dodgers, Cleveland Indians)
  • Sep 16 Neville Southall, Welsh footballer
  • Sep 17 Daniel Nunez, Cuba, weightlifter (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Sep 18 John Aldridge, Irish footballer
  • Sep 19 Azumah Nelson, Ghanaian professional boxer, born in Accra, Ghana
  • Sep 20 Marty Schiene, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Illinois Open), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 21 Rick Mahorn, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • Sep 22 El Hadji Dia Ba, Senegalese hurdler (Olympic silver 1988), born in Dakar, Senegal
  • Sep 23 Larry Hogan Mize, PGA golfer (1987 Masters), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Sep 23 Marvin Lewis, American football coach
  • Sep 28 Angella Issajenko, Jamaica, 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984)
  • Sep 30 Nona Garson, equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 1 Alton Lister, NBA forward/center (Portland Trailblazers, Celtics)
  • Oct 13 Barb Bunkowsky-Scherbak, Toronto ON, LPGA golfer (1984 Chrysler)
  • Oct 13 Dwayne Evans, 200m runner (Olympic bronze 1976), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Oct 17 Blaine McCallister, American PGA golfer (1989 Honda Classic), born in Fort Stockton, Texas
  • Oct 17 France ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 18 Hal Haenel, star sailor (Olympic 8th 1988, 92, 96), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 18 Kjell Samuelsson, Tyngsryd Swe, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Oct 18 Thomas Hearns, American boxer
  • Oct 20 Dave Krieg, NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals, Tennessee Oilers)
  • Oct 24 Pam Gietzen, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 25 Dipak Patel, cricketer (in Kenya New Zealand off-spin all-rounder)
  • Oct 25 Kornelia Ender, Halle GDR, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-1972, 76)
  • Oct 28 Jay Don Blake, St George UT, PGA golfer (1991 Shearson Lehman Open)
  • Oct 30 Ramona d'Viola, American cyclist
  • Oct 31 Russell Earl Cochran, PGA golfer (1991 Centel Western), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Oct 31 Jeannie Longo, French cyclist (59-time French champion and 13-time world champion), born in Annecy, France
  • Nov 2 Willie McGee, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals, NL MVP-1985), born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 3 Andrew Mapple, US water skier
  • Nov 3 Sue Daniels, Adelaide Australia, golfer (1983 Victorian Amateur Champ)
  • Nov 13 Linda Jackson, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 14 Lynda Lehmann, Karoonda Australia, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 15 Marty Davis, American tennis star, born in San Jose, California
  • Nov 17 Allison Finney, Winnetka IL, LPGA golfer (1989 Standard Register)
  • Nov 19 Michael Wilbon, sports analyst
  • Nov 21 Evert van Benthem, Dutch skater (11 Cities Skating Race, 1985, 86)
  • Nov 21 Frank Edmonds, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Nov 21 Tim Robinson, cricketer (solid England opener in 29 Tests 1984-89)
  • Nov 22 Lee Guetterman, pitcher (NY Yankees, Seattle Mariners), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Nov 23 Martin Snedden, cricketer (NZ medium-pacer of 80's)
  • Nov 24 Roy Aitken, Scottish former footballer
  • Nov 27 Julia Celotto, WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz/Pismo-9th-1994), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 27 Mike Scioscia, baseball player (LA Dodgers)

Person of interestDave Righetti

Nov 28 Dave Righetti, baseball pitcher (Yankees, Giants), born in San Jose, California

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti
  • Nov 28 Kriss Akabusi, Great Britain, 4X400 runner (Olympic silver 1984)
  • Dec 2 Vladimir Parfenovich, USSR, 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Dec 4 Bill Roy, Versailles Ill, skeet (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 8 Wayne Dickert, slalom double canoe (Olympic 11th 1996), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Dec 11 Regina Marsikova, Czech tennis player, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Dec 15 Eddy Annys, Belgian high jumper
  • Dec 16 Bart Oates, NFL center (NY Giants, SF 49ers)
  • Dec 19 Iqbal Sikander, cricketer (Pakistan leg-spinner 1992 World Cup)
  • Dec 25 Joop Hiele, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, Go Ahead Eagles)

Person of interestRickey Henderson

Dec 25 Rickey Henderson, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (MLB stolen base record), born in Chicago, Illinois

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Dec 27 Steven Glen Jones, Artesia NM, PGA golfer (1988 AT&T Pebble Beach)
  • Dec 28 Carlos Carson, football player
  • Dec 28 Terry Butcher, British soccer player