Birthdays in Sport on May 10

  • 1850 Thomas Johnstone Lipton, yachtsman/tea magnate (Lipton Tea), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1867 Jim Kelly, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (Australian 1896-1905), born in Port Melbourne, Australia (d. 1938)
  • 1868 Ed Barrow, American baseball manager (d. 1953)
  • 1897 Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1923)
  • 1903 Kay Petre, early racing driver

Person of interestPat Summerall

1930 Pat Summerall, American NFL player (NY Giants) and CBS sportscaster, born in Lake City, Florida (d. 2013)

CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster Pat Summerall
CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster
Pat Summerall
  • 1934 Cliff Wilson, snooker player
  • 1937 Jim Hickman, baseball player (Mets, Dodgers, Cubs), born in Henning, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • 1937 Tamara Press, USSR, shot putter/discus thrower (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1938 Manuel Santana, Spanish tennis player (4-time Grand Slam singles champion), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1938 Merritt Ranew, baseball player
  • 1941 Ken Berry [Allen Kent Berry], American baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1943 Bruce Raymond, British jockey, born in Hatfield
  • 1943 Andrzej Badeński, Polish athlete (400 metres) (d. 2008)
  • 1944 Abdul Kadir, cricketer (Pakistani batsman-keeper in 4 Tests 1964-65)
  • 1944 Kathy Farrer, LPGA golfer
  • 1953 Barbara Moxness, LPGA golfer
  • 1955 Bruce Hartzler, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1955 Chris Berman, sportscaster (ESPN)
  • 1957 Phil Mahre, alpine slalom skier (Olympic gold/silver-80, 84), born in Yakima, Washington
  • 1957 Steve Mahre, twin alpine slalom skier (Olympic silver 1980, 84), born in Yakima, Washington
  • 1958 Jeannette Kohlhaas, LPGA golfer
  • 1958 Margaret Ward, LPGA golfer
  • 1959 Dan Schayes, NBA center/forward (Miami Heat, Orlando Magic)
  • 1960 Merlene Ottey, Jamaican/Italian running star (Olympics)
  • 1960 Tauseef Ahmed, cricketer (leading Pakistani off-spinner of 80's)
  • 1961 Blyth Tait, England, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1961 Randy Cunneyworth, Etobicoke, NHL left wing (Ottawa Senators)
  • 1962 Joey Meyer, baseball player
  • 1962 Robby Thompson, infielder (SF Giants), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1964 Dean Spriddle, Plymouth England, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Oak Valley)
  • 1965 Jim Schreiner, Kailua Hawaii, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • 1965 Mike Butcher, baseball player
  • 1965 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)
  • 1965 Todd Kalis, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • 1966 Jonathan Edwards, Britain, triple jumper (Olympics-gold/silver-92, 96)
  • 1966 Mikael Andersson, Swedish NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Malmö, Sweden
  • 1967 Nobuhiro Takeda, Japanese footballer and sportscaster
  • 1968 Julie Smith, Glendora California, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1969 Curtis Whitley, NFL center (Panthers, Packers, Raiders)
  • 1969 Dennis Bergkamp, Amsterdam Neth, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1969 Martin Driever, WLAF tight end (Rhein Fire)
  • 1969 Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1970 Andre Stolz, Brisbane QLD, Australian golfer
  • 1971 Andrei Kravtsov, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971 Eric Stock, soccer player (NEC)
  • 1971 Ronnie Dixon, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles, NY Jets)
  • 1972 Akili Johnson, NFL defensive back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1972 Farrell Duclair, CFL fullback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1972 Stuart Carlisle, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1995-)
  • 1972 Radosław Majdan, Polish footballer
  • 1973 Jerome Williams, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1973 Joshua Eagle, Australian tennis player
  • 1974 Grant Williams, American former NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • 1974 Sylvain Wiltord, French footballer
  • 1975 Adam Deadmarsh, Trail BC, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Olympics 1998)
  • 1975 Hélio Castroneves, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1976 Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi, Greek javelin thrower
  • 1977 Amanda Borden, gymnast (World silver 94, Olympic gold 1996), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1977 Henri Camara, Senegalese footballer
  • 1977 Nick Heidfeld, German Formula 1 driver
  • 1981 Humberto Suazo, Chilean footballer
  • 1984 Edward Mujica. Venezuelan baseball player
  • 1985 Ryan Getzlaf, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1987 Anej Lovrečič, Slovenian football (soccer) player