On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in July 1964

  • Jul 1 Bernard Laporte, French Rugby Union coach (France 1999-2007), born in Rodez, France
  • Jul 2 DeAnne Hemmens, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 2 Joe Magrane, American baseball player nicknamed "Maddog" (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Des Moines, Iowa

Person of interestJosé Canseco

Jul 2 José Canseco, Cuban-American MLB outfielder and designated hitter (AL MVP 1988), born in Havana, Cuba

MLB Player José Canseco
MLB Player
José Canseco
  • Jul 2 Shannon Ritter, jockey
  • Jul 2 Ozzie Canseco, Cuban-born American baseball player
  • Jul 3 Warren Newson, American MLB outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Newnan, Georgia
  • Jul 4 Cle Kooiman, American soccer player, born in Ontario, California
  • Jul 6 Lillie Leatherwood, American 4X400m relayer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Jul 8 Alexei Gusarov, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 9 Ronnie Grandison, American NBA forward (NY Knicks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 9 Scott Verplank, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles; Ryder Cup 2002, 06), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 10 Felipe Martinez, jockey
  • Jul 10 Urban Meyer, American football coach
  • Jul 10 Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist
  • Jul 11 Earl Jones, Inkster Mich, 800m runner (Olympic bronze 1984)

  • Jul 13 Utpal Chatterjee, cricketer (Bengal slow left-arm bowler)
  • Jul 14 Barbara Chiu, Canada table tennis player (Olympic 33-92, 96), born in Guangzhou, China
  • Jul 14 Brett Ogle, Australian golfer, broadcaster (2 PGA Tour titles; Fox Sports), born in Sydney, NSW
  • Jul 16 Miguel Induráin, Spanish cyclist (Tour de France winner 1991-95), born in Villava, Spain
  • Jul 19 Gina Procaccio, American long and middle distance runner, born in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 19 Teresa Edwards, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1984, 88,92,96), born in Cairo, Georgia
  • Jul 20 Murray Craven, Medicine Hat, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Jul 22 Rafael Addison, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Jul 23 Greg Best, American equestrian athlete (Olympic silver 1988, 92), born in Lynchburg, Virginia

Person of interestBarry Bonds

Jul 24 Barry Bonds, American baseball left fielder (MLB home-run record [762], 7 x NL MVP), born in Riverside, California

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • Jul 24 Erminia Russo, Kelowna BC, volleyball player (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 24 Teri Schroeder, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13-1993), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jul 25 José Bautista, Dominican baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Jul 25 Tony Granato, American NHL left wing (LA Kings), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Jul 28 Dave Alexander, American NFL center (NY Jets), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Jul 30 Jürgen Klinsmann, German footballer and manager, born in Göppingen, West Germany

About July 1964

How Old? 56 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)