On This Day

Birthdays in Sport on November 10

  • 1896 Jimmy Dykes, American MLB infielder, manager (All Star 1933-34), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)
  • 1918 Martin Hanley, South African cricketer (took 1-88 with off-spin in Test for South Africa), born in Aliwal North, Cape Province (d. 2000)
  • 1919 Bulldog Turner, American NFL center (Chicago Bears), born in Plains, Texas (d. 1998)
  • 1930 Gene Conley, American MLB player and NBA player, born in Muskogee, Oklahoma (d. 2017)
  • 1933 Seymour Nurse, Barbadian cricketer (prolific WI batsman, 258 v NZ 1969), born in Jack-My-Nanny Gap, Black Rock, Saint Michael, Barbados (d. 2019)
  • 1934 Lucien Bianchi, Italian-Belgian auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1968), born in Milan, Italy (d. 1969)
  • 1934 Norm Cash, American baseball 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), born in Eldorado, Texas (d. 1986)
  • 1943 George Sauer, Jr., AFL player (New York Jets), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin (d. 2013)
  • 1951 Morris Hatalsky, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California
  • 1952 Gerry DiNardo, American football player (Notre Dame Fighting Irish) and coach (Colorado), born in Queens, New York
  • 1954 Juanito, Spanish soccer forward (34 caps; Real Madrid 284 games, 85 goals), born in Fuengirola, Spain (d. 1992)
  • 1954 Hartwig Gauder, German race walker (Olympic gold men's 50k walk 1980), born in Vaihingen an der Enz, Germany (d. 2020)
  • 1955 Jack Clark, Penns, American MLB outfielder (Giants, Cards, Yanks, Padres), born in New Brighton, Pennsylvania
  • 1957 Jodi Anderson, American long jump champ (1978-81), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959 Linda Cohn, American sportscaster (ESPN's SportsCenter), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1960 Dan Hawkins, American college football coach (University of Colorado 2006-10), born in Fall River Mills, California

  • 1961 Ramona Pagel, American shot putter, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 John Walton, English darts player (BDO World Champion 2001), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • 1962 Cathy Boswell, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1963 Mike McCarthy, American football coach (Super Bowl 2010, Green Bay Packers 2006-18; Dallas Cowboys 2020), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1963 Michael Anthony Powell, American long jumper (world record 1991, Olympic silver 1988, 92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964 Keith Lockhart, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California
  • 1964 Kenny Rogers, American MLB pitcher (perfect game 1994), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1964 Magnús Scheving, Icelandic athlete, writer and producer (LazyTown), born in Borgarnes, Iceland
  • 1965 Eddie Irvine, Irish auto racer (runner-up World F1 Championship 1999), born in Newtownards, Northern Ireland
  • 1965 Jamie Dixon, American basketball coach (University of Pittsburgh men's basketball team 2003-16), born in Burbank, California
  • 1966 Kyle Kopp, water polo 2m offense (Olympics 1996), born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1967 Jed Roberts, Canadian CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1967 Jackie Fairweather, Australian triathlete (ITU World Championships gold 1996), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2014)
  • 1968 Calvin Tiggle, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1968 Jeffrey Kooistra, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen/NEC), born in Amsterdam
  • 1968 Lissa Maria Sneck, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • 1968 Lonnie Marts, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs, Tennessee Oilers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1969 Arjan van der Laan, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Nieuwkoop, Netherlands
  • 1969 Dan Farthing, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1969 Ed Ward, Canadian NHL right wing (Calgary Flames), born in Edmonton, Alberta

  • 1969 Rod Milstead, American NFL guard (Super Bowl 1994, SF 49ers; coach Delaware State), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1969 Faustino Asprilla, Colombian footballer, born in Tuluá, Colombia
  • 1969 Jens Lehmann, German football goalkeeper, born in Essen, West Germany
  • 1970 Trent Dimas, American gymnast (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1970 Freddy Loix, Belgian rally driver, born in Tongeren, Belgium
  • 1971 Butch Huskey, American baseball infielder (NY Mets), born in Anadarko, Oklahoma
  • 1971 Jennifer McFalls, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Arlington, Texas
  • 1971 Kate Slatter, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1972 Dick Kooijman, Dutch soccer player (Heracles, FC Groningen, Az), born in Wijk bij Duurstede, Netherlands
  • 1972 Isaac Bruce, American NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1972 Shawn Green, American baseball outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • 1972 Virág Csurgó, Hungarian tennis star (1993 Futures-Freeport), born in Siófok, Hungary
  • 1973 Cale Hulse, Canadian NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1973 Darius Holland, American NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Petersburg, Virginia
  • 1973 John Solomon, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1973 Zahid Fazal, Pakistani cricket batsman (occasional Tests since 1992), born in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 1973 Patrik Berger, Czech footballer, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 1976 Steffen Iversen, Norwegian footballer, born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1976 Shefki Kuqi, Finnish footballer (Sheffield Wednesday), born in Vushtrri, SFR Yugoslavia
  • 1977 Matt Cepicky, American baseball player, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1980 Troy Bell, American basketball player, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1980 Donté Stallworth, American NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1981 Tony Blanco, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
  • 1982 Clayton Fortune, English footballer (Bristol City), born in Forest Gate, England
  • 1983 Craig Smith, American basketball player (Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1984 Kendrick Perkins, American basketball player (Boston Celtics), born in Nederland, Texas