On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in September 1963

  • Sep 2 Sam Mitchell, NBA forward (Minn Timberwolves)
  • Sep 4 John Vanbiesbrouck, American NHL goalie (Team USA, Florida), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 5 Jeff Brantley, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (Cincinnati Reds), born in Florence, Alabama
  • Sep 5 Tim McKyer, American NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Sep 6 József Kiprich, Hungarian soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Tatabánya, Hungary
  • Sep 6 Pat Nevin, Scottish soccer winger (28 caps; Chelsea, Everton, Tranmere Rovers), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Sep 8 Gerald Williams, American NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers), born in Waycross, Georgia
  • Sep 8 Li Ning, Chinese gymnast (3 Olympic gold 1984), born in Laibin, Guangxi
  • Sep 9 Leslie Thompson, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Burlington, Vermont
  • Sep 11 Bonnie Gadusek, tennis player (French Juniors 1981), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 11 Gerald Wilkins, American NBA guard (Orlando Magic), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sep 14 Jaromir Dragan, Slovak ice hockey goalie (1992 Winter Olympics Bronze), born in Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia
  • Sep 16 Garth Jax, American NFL middle linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Houston, Texas
  • Sep 18 Richard Weiss, American slalom single kayaker (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1997)
  • Sep 18 Jim Pocklington, British racing driver, born in Romford, London
  • Sep 19 David Seaman, English football goalkeeper (Arsenal), born in Rotherham, England
  • Sep 21 Cecil Fielder, American baseball infielder (3 x MLB All Star, 2 x AL HR leader, Detroit Tigers; World Series 1996 Atlanta Braves), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 21 Curtly Ambrose, Antiguan cricket fast bowler (West Indies 98 Tests, 405 wickets @ 20.99; 176 ODIs), born in Swetes, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Sep 23 Gabriele Reinsch, German DR, discus thrower (world record 1988)
  • Sep 26 Douglas Wakiihuri, Kenyan athlete (World marathon champion 1987, Olympic silver 1988), born in Mombasa, Kenya
  • Sep 27 Caren Metschuck, German DR, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Sep 28 Johnny Dawkins, American basketball guard (NBA: San Antonio Spurs, Philadelphia 76ers; Detroit Pistons) and coach (Stanford, UCF), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 30 Ed Drakich, volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario

About September 1963

How Old? 58 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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