Birthdays in Sport on February 13

  • 1876 Fritz Buelow, German-born American baseball player (d. 1933)
  • 1883 Harold "Hal" Chase, baseball player/manager
  • 1908 Sulo Nurmela, Finland, 4 X 100K relay skier (Olympic gold 1936)
  • 1912 Jose de Capriles, American fencer (Olympic-1936, 48, 52)
  • 1918 Patty Berg, LPGA golfer (1938 US Amateur), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1919 Eddie Robinson, winningest college football coach (Grambling)
  • 1935 Tommy Jacobs, American PGA golfer, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1935 Dr. Don Panoz, American entrepreneur and motorsports impresario (ALMS)
  • 1936 John Harris, British(?) cricket player
  • 1936 Leamon King, Tulare California, 4X100m relayer (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1944 Sal Bando, baseball player (Oakland A's)
  • 1947 Mike Krzyzewski, basketball coach
  • 1950 Leonard Pascoe, cricketer (dynamic Aussie quick 1977-82)
  • 1952 Freddy Maertens, Belgian cyclist
  • 1953 Suleiman Nyambui, Tanzanian runner (world record 5k indoor)
  • 1956 Liam Brady, Irish soccer player, born in Dublin
  • 1956 Yiannis Kouros, Greek-Australian runner
  • 1957 Thelston Payne, cricket wicket-keeper (WI 1986)
  • 1959 Gord Hampson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1960 Kelly McCormick, US diver (Olympic silver 1984), born in Anaheim, California
  • 1960 Gary Patterson, American football coach and player, born in Rozel, Kansas
  • 1960 Artur Yusupov, Russian chess player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1961 Kyi Hla Han, Burmese golfer, born in Yangon, Burma
  • 1962 Jackie Silva, Brazilian volleyballer (Pan Am-Bronze), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1964 Evi Strasser, German equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Inzell, Germany
  • 1965 Kenny Harrison, US triple jumper, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1967 Bas Roorda, Dutch football player (FC Groningen) [or Feb 21], born in Assen, Netherlands
  • 1967 Eddie Pye, US baseball infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Columbia, Tennessee
  • 1967 Stanimir Stoilov, Bulgarian footballer and coach, born in Haskovo, Bulgaria
  • 1968 Matt Mieske, US baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Midland, Michigan
  • 1970 Kevin Stocker, US baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1970 Ruben Brown, NFL guard (Buffalo Bills), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1970 Vernon Patao, 141 lbs (64 kg) US weightlifter (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Wailuku, Hawaii
  • 1971 Jim Reid, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers), born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 1971 Mats Sundin, NHL center (Team Sweden, Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Bromma, Sweden
  • 1971 Shelly Hammonds, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings), born in Barnwell, South Carolina
  • 1971 Todd Williams, US baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1972 Charlie Garner, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Falls Church, Virginia
  • 1972 Juha Ylonen, NHL forward (Olympic bronze 1998, Phoenix), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1973 Willie Smith, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Smithfield, North Carolina
  • 1974 Anthony Mortas, French hockey forward (Team France 1998), born in Reims, France
  • 1975 Mark Gerald Keddell, New Zealand 200m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1975 Ben Collins, English racing car driver and former Top Gear Stig (ASCAR-2003), born in Bristol, United Kingdom
  • 1977 Randy Moss, NFL player, born in Rand, West Virginia
  • 1979 Rafael Márquez, Mexican footballer, born in Zamora, Mexico
  • 1980 Kristy Powell, US gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Stuart, Florida
  • 1980 Sebastian Kehl, German footballer, born in Fulda, Germany
  • 1981 Luisão [Ânderson Luís da Silva], Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1981 Liam Miller, Irish footballer, born in Cork, Republic of Ireland
  • 1981 Luke Ridnour, US basketball player, born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
  • 1982 Michael Turner, Running Back for the San Diego Chargers, born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • 1985 Alexandros Tziolis, Greek footballer, born in Katerini, Greece
  • 1985 David Padgett, US basketball player, born in Reno, Nevada
  • 1986 Luke Moore, English footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1986 Jamie Murray, Scottish tennis player, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 1988 Keegan Hirst, British footballer (Wakefield Trinity) and England's 1st openly gay professional player, born in Batley, West Yorkshire
  • 1989 Rhys Palmer, Australian footballer, born in Western Australia, Australia
  • 1989 Rodrigo Possebon, Brazilian footballer, born in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil