Birthdays in Sport in April 1959

  • Apr 2 Adrian Meagher, Australian baseball pitching coach (Olympics 1996), born in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
  • Apr 2 Brian Goodell, American 400m/1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-1976), born in Stockton, California
  • Apr 2 Carmen Ayala-Troncoso, American 5K runner, born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 2 Gelindo Bordin, Italian marathon runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Vicenza, Italy
  • Apr 2 Ken Macleay, English-born Australian cricketer (at Bedford-on-Avon Aussie ODI medium pacer), born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England
  • Apr 2 Badou Zaki, Morrocan footballer and manager, born in Sidi Kacem, Morocco
  • Apr 2 Juha Kankkunen, Finnish race car driver, born in Laukaa, Finland
  • Apr 8 Franklyn Stephenson, cricketer (great all-rounder)
  • Apr 8 Martin Weston, English cricketer
  • Apr 15 Kevin Lowe, Lachute, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
  • Apr 16 Anne Kursinski, equestrian show jumper (Olympic silver 1996)
  • Apr 18 Jim Eisenreich, St Cloud MN, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies, Fla Marlins)
  • Apr 22 Nicky Le Roux, South Africa, LPGA golfer (1994 Atlanta Champ-15th)
  • Apr 22 Ranjan Madugalle, cricketer (pioneer of Sri Lanka's Test teams)
  • Apr 23 Terri Luckhurst, LPGA golfer
  • Apr 25 Tony Phillips, MLB player (Oakland Athletics), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2016)
  • Apr 26 Ann O'Neill, Toowoomba QLD, golfer (1989 Downs District Champ)
  • Apr 30 Lauren Howe, LPGA golfer