On This Day

Birthdays in Sport on June 10

  • 1910 Frank Demaree, American MLB outfielder (2-time All Star), born in Winters, California (d. 1958)
  • 1911 C. P. "Chilla" Christ, Australian cricketer (Qld spinner late 30's), born in Milton, Brisbane (d. 1998)
  • 1919 Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (d. 2006)
  • 1921 Jean Robic, French cyclist (d. 1980)
  • 1927 Ladislao Kubala, Hungarian-born footballer (d. 2002)
  • 1933 Chuck Fairbanks, American football coach (New England Patriots 1973-78; University of Oklahoma 1967-72, University of Colorado 1979-81), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • 1947 Ken Singleton, baseball player (Orioles), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1951 Burglinde Pollak, German DR, pentathlete (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • 1951 Dan Fouts, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1951 Vicky Latta, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1962 Brent Sutter, Viking, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1962 Duane Sutter, NHL player (NY Islander)
  • 1963 Vital Borkelmans, Belgian soccer defender (22 caps; Club Brugge 350 games) and manager (Jordan), born in Maaseik, Belgium
  • 1965 Claudio Mezzadri, Swiss tennis star
  • 1966 David Platt, English footballer
  • 1968 Kevin Donnalley, NFL guard/tackle (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

  • 1969 Tony McCoy, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969 Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian footballer
  • 1970 Laurel Korholz, La Jolla California, rower (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • 1971 DeWayne Dotson, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1971 Bruno N'Gotty, French footballer
  • 1972 C J Richardson, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1972 David Dunn, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1973 Brandon Sanders, safety (NY Giants)
  • 1973 Carl Kidd, NFL defensive back (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1973 Wade Miller, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1973 Pokey Reese, American baseball player
  • 1975 Henrik Pedersen, Danish footballer
  • 1975 Risto Jussilainen, Finnish ski jumper
  • 1976 Freddy García, American baseball player
  • 1976 Stefan Postma, Dutch footballer
  • 1977 Mike Rosenthal, American football player, sports radio talk show host
  • 1978 Brian West, American soccer player
  • 1980 Francelino Matuzalem, Brazilian footballer
  • 1981 Burton O'Brien, Scottish footballer
  • 1982 Tara Lipinski, figure skater (1997 World Champ), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1985 Kristina Lundberg, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1985 Vasilis Torosidis, Greek footballer
  • 1987 Martin Harnik, Austrian footballer
  • 1987 Amobi Okoye, Nigeria-born American football player
  • 1987 Anna Nordqvist, Swedish golfer (Women's PGA 2009, Evian C'ship 2017), born in Eskilstuna, Sweden
  • 1990 Louis Clark, British Isthmian League footballer (Worthing), born in Brighton, England
  • 1993 Scott McLaughlin, New Zealand professional racing driver, born in Hamilton, New Zealand