Birthdays in Sport on February 14

  • 1884 Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1952)
  • 1907 Johnny Longden, jockey/trainer (1958 Racing Hall of Fame)
  • 1913 Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of the year)
  • 1913 Mel Allen, American sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1914 Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (d. 2007)
  • 1921 Piet Kraak, Dutch soccer player
  • 1923 Jay Herbert, golfer (1960 PGA winner)
  • 1931 Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, NHL right wing (Canadiens, Rangers)
  • 1934 Marlene Matthews, Australia, sprinter (Oly-2 bronze-1956)

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1935 [Mary] Mickey Wright, LPGA golfer (4 times LPGA champ), born in San Diego, California

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  • 1942 Ricardo Rodríguez, Mexican racing driver (d. 1962)
  • 1943 Robert J Murphy Jr, PGA golfer (1968 Philadelphia Classic), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944 Bruce Summerhays, PGA golfer (Provo Open-1966, 91 93), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1944 Ronnie Peterson, Swedish racing driver (d. 1978)
  • 1945 Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Piriápolis, Uruguay, football goalkeeper, (d. 2013)
  • 1947 Heidemarie Rosendahl, German FR, long jumper (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1947 Salah-ud-Din, cricketer (played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69)
  • 1951 Kevin Keegan, British soccer player/manager (Newcastle United)
  • 1951 JoJo Starbuck, American ice skater
  • 1955 Ronald Desruelles, Belgian athlete
  • 1956 Dave Dravecky, pitcher (SF Giants), had arm amputated
  • 1956 Howard Edward Davis Jr., boxer (Olympic silver 1976), born in Glen Cove, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1960 Jim Kelly, NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1963 Jeff Dellenbach, NFL center (NE Patriots, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1963 John Marzano, catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964 Darrick Brilz, NFL center (Cin Bengals)
  • 1964 Gianni Bugno, Italian cyclist
  • 1965 Jessie Tuggle, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1966 Clark Sherwood Dennis, PGA golfer (1990 Hawaiian Open-3rd), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1966 Petr Svoboda, Most Cze, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers, Oly-gold-1998)
  • 1967 Calle Johansson, Goteborg Swe, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
  • 1967 Laura Martin, LaJolla California, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-13th-1994)
  • 1967 Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere, Sofia Bulgaria, tennis player (1984 US Mix)
  • 1968 Chris Lewis, cricketer (in Guyana England all-rounder)
  • 1969 Harry Colon, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions)
  • 1969 Jeff Graham, NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, NY Jets)
  • 1969 Roy Barker, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings, SF 49ers)
  • 1970 David Podlich, Brisbane QLD, Australian golfer
  • 1970 Elaine Youngs, Orange California, volleyball outside hitter (Olympics-96)
  • 1970 Guillaume Raoux, French tennis star
  • 1970 Kelly Stinnett, US baseball catcher (NY Mets)
  • 1970 Richard Smehlik, Ostrava CZE, NHL defenseman (Team Czech Rep, Buffalo)
  • 1970 Sean Hill, Duluth, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
  • 1970 Giuseppe Guerini, Italian cyclist
  • 1971 Derrick Witherspoon, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1971 Gheorghe Muresan, NBA center (Washington Bullets/Wizards)
  • 1971 Kenny Shedd, WLAF receiver (Barcelona Dragons, Oakland Raiders)
  • 1971 Lonnie Johnson, NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1972 Bruno Heppell, CFL full back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1972 Drew Bledsoe, NFL quarterback (NE Patriots)
  • 1972 Raymond Beerens, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen)
  • 1973 George Hegamin, NFL/WLAF tail back (Dallas Cowboys, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1973 Steve McNair, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers)
  • 1973 Tyus Edney, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings)
  • 1974 Michael Lowery, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • 1974 Rob Jahrling, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1974 Philippe Léonard, Belgian footballer
  • 1977 Cadel Evans, Australian cyclist
  • 1977 Darren Purse, English footballer, born in London
  • 1977 Elmer Symons, South African motorcycle racer (d. 2007)
  • 1978 Laurie Schwoy, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
  • 1978 Richard Hamilton, American basketball player
  • 1978 Darius Songaila, basketball player
  • 1979 Pablo Pallante, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1980 Fátima Leyva, Mexican footballer
  • 1982 Marián Gáborík, Slovak hockey player
  • 1983 Bacary Sagna, French footballer
  • 1984 Hamed Namouchi, Tunisian footballer
  • 1985 Philippe Senderos, Swiss footballer
  • 1985 Tyler Clippard, American baseball player
  • 1986 Aschwin Wildeboer, Spanish swimmer
  • 1986 Michael Ammermüller, German racing driver
  • 1987 David Wheater, English footballer
  • 1988 Ángel Di María, Argentine footballer