Birthdays in Sport on June 20

  • 1860 Jack Worrall, Australian cricketer, footballer, and coach (d. 1937)
  • 1897 Cyril "Froggy" Francois, cricketer (South African all-rounder v Eng 1922-23)
  • 1903 Glenna Collett Vare, American golfer who dominated women's golf in the 1920s, born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1989)
  • 1908 Billy Werber, American baseball player
  • 1909 Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)
  • 1918 George Lynch, American auto racer (d. 1997)
  • 1925 Doris Hart, American tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2015)
  • 1930 Paul Pender, American boxer
  • 1933 Jean Boiteux, French 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1939 Budge Rogers, British rugby player
  • 1939 R B Desai, cricketer (effective pace bowler for India in 60s)
  • 1943 Andy Etchebarren, baseball catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Whittier, California
  • 1944 Dave Nelson, baseball player
  • 1947 John Forbes, horse trainer
  • 1949 Paul Shaw, Collingwood Ontario, trap shooter (Olympics 1996)
  • 1952 Jayne Thobois, Noblesville IN, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian-56th)
  • 1953 Raul Ramirez, tennis player
  • 1954 Alan Lamb, South African/British cricket player (79 tests for England), born in Langebaanweg, Cape Province
  • 1956 Peter Reid, English former footballer
  • 1958 Dickie Thon, baseball player
  • 1958 Ron Hornaday, American racecar driver
  • 1960 Donna Mayhew, Taylor Penn, javelin thrower
  • 1961 Gary Varsho, baseball player
  • 1961 Karin Enke, Dresden German DR, speed skater (Olympic gold 1980, 84)
  • 1963 Kirk Baptiste, 200m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1963 Matt Anger, tennis star, born in Walnut Creek, California
  • 1964 Najee Mustafaa, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1964 Paul David Goydos, PGA golfer (1994 BC Open-7th), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1964 Pierfrancesco Chili, Italian motorcycle racer
  • 1967 Pat Jablonski, Toledo, NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens)
  • 1968 Fred McAfee, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1968 Garry Howe, WLAF nose tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1968 Mike McCarthy, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969 Gerald Dixon, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1969 Malivai Washington, tennis star (Olympics 1996), born in Glenn Cove, New York
  • 1970 Shay-Oren Smadja, Israeli men's half middleweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Ofakim, Israel
  • 1971 Rodney Rogers, NBA forward (LA Clippers)
  • 1971 William Gaines, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • 1972 Jo Roberts, WLAF quarterback (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1972 Jozef Stumpel, Nitra CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Boston)
  • 1972 Juan Castro, Sinaloa Mexico, infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • 1972 Martin Keino, Nyeri Kenya, 1.5k runner
  • 1972 Paras Mhambrey, Indian cricket pace bowler (Test v England 1996)
  • 1972 Paul Bako, American baseball player
  • 1975 Francois Rozenthal, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1975 Maurice Rozenthal, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1975 Daniel Zítka, Czech footballer
  • 1976 Carlos Lee, Panamanian baseball player
  • 1976 Rob Mackowiak, American baseball player
  • 1976 Juliano Belletti, Brazilian footballer
  • 1977 Gordan Giriček, Croatian basketball player
  • 1978 LaVar Arrington, American football player
  • 1978 Frank Lampard, English footballer
  • 1978 Jan-Paul Saeijs, Dutch footballer
  • 1978 Bobby Seay, American baseball player
  • 1979 Sydne Vogel, figure skater (1996 NW Pac Sr champ), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 1979 Charles Howell III, Professional Golfer
  • 1979 Cael Sanderson, Olympic Wrestler
  • 1980 Carlo Festuccia, Italian rugby union footballer
  • 1980 Fabian Wegmann, German road racing cyclist
  • 1980 Franco Semioli, Italian footballer
  • 1981 Ardian Gashi, Albanian-Norwegian footballer
  • 1983 Darren Sproles, American football player
  • 1983 Josh Childress, American basketball player
  • 1985 Souleymane Mamam, Togolese footballer
  • 1985 Darko Miličić, Serbian basketball player