Birthdays in Sport on May 10

  • 1850 Thomas Lipton, Scottish yachtsman (5-time America's Cup challenger) and tea merchant (Lipton Tea), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1931)
  • 1867 Jim Kelly, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (Australian 1896-1905), born in Port Melbourne, Australia (d. 1938)
  • 1868 Ed Barrow, American Baseball HOF manager (World Series 1918 Boston Red Sox) and executive (10 x World Series NY Yankees), born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1953)
  • 1897 Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1923)
  • 1903 Kay Petre, early racing driver
  • 1923 Herb Carneal, American sports broadcaster (Minnesota Twins 1962-2006; Ford C. Frick Award 1996), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2007)
  • 1927 Mike Souchak, American golfer (15 PGA Tour titles; Ryder Cup 1959, 61), born in Berwick, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)

Pat Summerall

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

  • 1934 Cliff Wilson, snooker player
  • 1937 Jim Hickman, baseball player (Mets, Dodgers, Cubs), born in Henning, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • 1937 Tamara Press, Soviet athlete (Olympic gold shot put 1960, 64; discus 1960, 64), born in Kharkiv, Ukraine (d. 2021)
  • 1938 Manuel Santana, Spanish tennis player (French Open 1961, 64; Wimbledon 1966; US Open 1965; French Open doubles 1963), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2021)
  • 1938 Merritt Ranew, baseball player
  • 1941 Ken Berry [Allen Kent Berry], American baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1941 Ken Kennedy, Irish rugby union hooker (45 Tests Ireland, 4 British & Irish Lions; London Irish RFC), born in Rochester, England (d. 2022)
  • 1942 Jim Calhoun, American College Basketball & Basketball Hall of Fame coach (Men's NCAA National C'ship 1999, 2004, 11; UConn; University of Saint Joseph), born in Braintree, Massachusetts
  • 1943 Andrzej Badeński, Polish athlete (400 metres) (d. 2008)
  • 1943 Bruce Raymond, British jockey, born in Hatfield
  • 1944 Abdul Kadir, cricketer (Pakistani batsman-keeper in 4 Tests 1964-65)
  • 1954 Anatoly Chukanov, Russian cyclist (Olympic gold Soviet Union team time trial 1976; UCI Road World C'ships gold 1977), born in Novospasovka, Rostov, Russia (d. 2021)
  • 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
  • 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, New Zealand equestrian (Olympic gold Individual eventing 1996, bronze 1992), born in Whangārei, New Zealand
  • 1961 Randy Cunneyworth, Canadian ice hockey left wing (Pittsburgh Penguins, Hartford Whalers) and coach (Atlanta Thrashers, Montreal Canadiens), born in Etobicoke, Ontario
  • 1962 Joey Meyer, baseball player
  • 1962 Robby Thompson, infielder (SF Giants), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 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, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Glendora, California
  • 1969 Curtis Whitley, NFL center (Panthers, Packers, Raiders)
  • 1969 Dennis Bergkamp, Amsterdam Neth, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1969 Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas
  • 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 Farrell Duclair, CFL fullback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 1972 Radosław Majdan, Polish footballer
  • 1972 Stuart Carlisle, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1995-)
  • 1973 Jerome Williams, American NBA forward (Detroit Pistons), born in Washington D.C.
  • 1973 Joshua Eagle, Australian tennis player
  • 1973 Rüştü Reçber, Turkish soccer goalkeeper (120 caps, record appearance holder, FIFA World Cup All Star Team: 2002; Fenerbahçe, Barcelona, Beşiktaş), born in Korkuteli, Turkey
  • 1974 Sylvain Wiltord, French footballer
  • 1975 Adam Deadmarsh, Canadian-American NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Olympics 1998), born in Trail, British Columbia
  • 1975 Hélio Castroneves, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1977 Amanda Borden, American gymnast (World silver 1994, 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
  • 1995 Gabriella Papadakis, French ice dancer (Olympic gold [Guillaume Cizeron] 2022; World C'ship gold 2015–16, 18–19, 22), born in Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • 1995 Missy Franklin, American swimmer (5 Olympic gold 2012, 16; 4 x WRs), born in Pasadena, California