On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in November 1960

Person of interestFernando Valenzuela

Nov 1 Fernando Valenzuela, Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (no-hitter 1990; 6-time MLB All Star; LA Dodgers; NL Cy Young Award 1981), born in Navajua, Mexico

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Fernando Valenzuela
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Fernando Valenzuela
  • Nov 2 Bruce Baumgartner, American wrestler (Olympic gold 1984, 92), born in Haledon, New Jersey
  • Nov 2 Rosalyn Fairbank, South African tennis player (French Open doubles 1981, 83), born in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Nov 3 Karch Kiraly, American indoor & beach volleyball player (3 x Olympic gold 1984, 88, 96), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Nov 5 Mark West, American NBA center (Detroit Pistons), born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Nov 10 Dan Hawkins, American college football coach (University of Colorado 2006-10), born in Fall River Mills, California
  • Nov 23 Jayananda Warnaweera, cricketer (Sri Lankan fastish off-spin bowler)
  • Nov 25 Mary Ostergren, biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Nov 26 Harold Reynolds, American baseball player, born in Eugene, Oregon
  • Nov 27 Martin van Geel, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Goirle, Netherlands
  • Nov 27 Ken O'Brien, American football quarterback (NY Jets), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • Nov 28 Ken Howell, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2018)

Person of interestHoward Johnson

Nov 29 Howard Johnson, American baseball player (NY Mets), born in Clearwater, Florida

MLB Third Baseman Howard Johnson
MLB Third Baseman
Howard Johnson
  • Nov 30 Bob Tewksbury, pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Concord, New Hampshire
  • Nov 30 Dan Rashovich, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Nov 30 Gary Lineker, English soccer player (World Cup 1986)

About November 1960

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)