Birthdays in Sport on December 13

  • 1850 G. F. Grace, English cricketer and brother of W. G. Grace)

Person of interestArchie Moore

1913 Archie Moore, light-heavyweight boxing champion (1952-60), born in Benoit, Mississippi, (d. 1998)

Boxing Champion Archie Moore
Boxing Champion
Archie Moore
  • 1918 Bill Vukovich, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1953-4), born in Fresno, California (d. 1955)
  • 1921 Jackie Pung, American golfer (5 LPGA titles), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2017)
  • 1924 Larry Doby, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (1st African-American in AL, Cleveland Indians), born in Camden, South Carolina (d. 2003)
  • 1926 Carl Erskine, baseball player (Bkln Dodgers)
  • 1926 George Rhoden, Jamaican athlete
  • 1935 Joe Christopher, American baseball player
  • 1935 Lindy McDaniel, American baseball player
  • 1936 J. C. Martin, American baseball player
  • 1938 Tom Shaw, Wichita KS, PGA golfer (1969 Doral Open AVCO Golf Classic)
  • 1943 Ferguson Jenkins, baseball pitcher (Red Sox)
  • 1945 Brian McGuire, Australian racing driver, born in Melbourne (d. 1977)
  • 1947 Les Joslin, cricketer (Test as batsman for Australia 1968, made 7 & 2)
  • 1948 Lillian Board, England, 400m (Olympic silver 1968)
  • 1949 Nana Alexandria, USSR, International Woman's Chess Grandmaster (1976)
  • 1952 John Francome, English jockey
  • 1953 Ray Stewart, Matsqui BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Dunhill Cup)
  • 1953 Zoltan Magyar, Hungarian side horse gymnast (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • 1953 Bill Castro, Dominican baseball player
  • 1956 Dale Berra, baseball infeilder (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees)
  • 1956 Phillip Gregory Hubbard, basketball (Olympic gold 1976), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1960 Randy Stoklos, Pacific Palisades Ca, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1960 Richard Dent, defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1961 Gary Zimmerman, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1962 Kendra Slewenski, English netballer
  • 1965 Stacy Sunny, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1967 Chris O'Loughlin, fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Mike Mordecai, infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1967 Scott Zolak, NFL quarterback (NE Patriots)
  • 1967 Bo Pelini, American football coach
  • 1968 Carlos Hasselbaink, Dutch soccer player (VVV/FC Utrecht/Haarlem)
  • 1968 Shaun Stafford, Ocala Florida, tennis star (1992 Taipei)
  • 1969 Norm Krumpschmd, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
  • 1969 Sergei Fedorov, Pskov Russia, NHL forward (Detroit, Olympic silver 1998)
  • 1970 Basit Ali, cricketer (exciting Pakistani batsman 1993-)
  • 1970 George Van Os Jr, team handball left back (Olympics 1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970 Tonja Yevette Buford-Bailey, 400m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1971 Johnny Dixon, WLAF safety (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1971 Mike Pelton, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972 Craig Sauer, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1973 Shandon Anderson, NBA forward (Utah Jazz)
  • 1974 Chris Lewis, CFL safety (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1975 Matt LeCroy, Anderson SC, baseball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1976 Radosław Sobolewski, Polish footballer
  • 1976 Søren Friis, Danish footballer
  • 1976 Josh Fogg, American baseball player
  • 1977 Sascha Kindred, British Paralympic swimmer
  • 1977 Peter Stringer, Irish rugby union footballer
  • 1982 Ricky Nolasco, American baseball player
  • 1982 Tuka Rocha, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1982 Freddie Weinke, American football player
  • 1982 Dominik Werling, German footballer
  • 1983 Otylia Jędrzejczak, Polish swimmer
  • 1988 Darcy Blake, Welsh footballer
  • 1988 Rickie Fowler, American golfer (number one ranked amateur golfer for 37 weeks), born in Murrieta, California