Birthdays in Sport on November 13

  • 1858 Percy McDonnell, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's), born in Kensington, London (d. 1896)
  • 1898 Earl Sande, American jockey (Hall of Famer), born in Groton, South Dakota (d. 1968)

Person of interestBuck O'Neil

1911 Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (Kansas City Monarchs, 1st African-American coach in Major League Baseball), born in Carrabelle, Florida (d. 2006)

Baseball Player and Coach Buck O'Neil
Baseball Player and Coach
Buck O'Neil
  • 1927 John Pont, American college football coach (Miami, Yale, Northwestern, Indiana), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 1928 Steve Bilko, American baseball player, born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • 1932 Olga Connolly-Fikotova, US discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956), born in Libiš, Czech Republic
  • 1939 Karel Brückner, Czech football manager, born in Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 1940 Jack Birkenshaw, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74), born in Rothwell, England
  • 1940 Joan Haanappel, Dutch figure skater and sports reporter, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1941 Mel Stottlemyre, American pitcher (NY Yankee) and pitching coach (NY Met), born in Hazleton, Missouri
  • 1943 Jay Sigel, American golfer (US Amateur C'ship 1982-83), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • 1943 Roberto Boninsegna, Italian footballer, born in Mantua, Italy
  • 1944 Ken Shuttleworth, English cricketpaceman (England on 1970-71 Ashes tour), born in St Helens, Lancashire
  • 1945 Masahiro Hasemi, Japanese racing driver, born in Ome, Tokyo
  • 1946 Al Luginbill, American football coach (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Pomona, California
  • 1947 Gene Garber, American baseball player, born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

  • 1949 Yoshimi Ishibashi, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo, Japan

Person of interestGilbert Perreault

1950 Gilbert Perreault, Canadian NHL center (over 500 goals), born in Victoriaville, Quebec

  • 1951 Beth Anders, American field hockey sweeper (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1958 Linda Jackson, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1959 Anne Manning, Australian walker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1959 Rosie Jones, LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1962 Blair Rasmussen, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1962 Gaetano Orlando, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1963 Vinny Testaverde, NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, NY Jets), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964 Ronald Agenor, Rabat Morocco, tennis player (1989 French quarters)
  • 1965 Kevin Gamble, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1965 Rob Natal, catcher (Florida Marlins), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1965 Sheryl Boyle, Renfrew Ontario, kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965 Zeljko Petrovic, soccer player (FC The Bosch/RKC)
  • 1966 Rumeal Robinson, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Detroit Pistons)
  • 1967 Steve Christie, NFL kicker (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1968 Mark Fitzpatrick, NHL goalie (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968 Pat Hentgen, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1968 Tami Whitlinger-Jones, tennis star (1995 Futures-Sedona), born in Neenah, Wisconsin
  • 1971 Anthony Whiteman, England, 800m/1500m runner
  • 1971 Craig Powell, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns)
  • 1971 Matthew Minagall, cricketer (S Australian lefty wrist-spinner 1991-95)
  • 1971 Ron Rivers, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • 1973 George Harris, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
  • 1973 Samantha Riley, Brisbane Australia, breastroker (Olympic 2 bronze-92, 96)
  • 1975 Sarah Pitkowski, Seclin France, tennis star (1995 Futures-Koksijde)
  • 1975 Ivica Dragutinović, Serbian footballer
  • 1975 Quim, Portuguese footballer
  • 1975 Tom Compernolle, Belgian athlete (d. 2008)
  • 1976 Kelly Sotherton, English heptathlete
  • 1979 Ron Artest, American basketball player
  • 1980 François-Louis Tremblay, Canadian short track speed skater
  • 1981 Kirsty-Leigh Brown, Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1981 Mark Cardona, Filipino basketball player
  • 1982 Samkon Gado, American football player
  • 1985 Asdrúbal Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player