Birthdays in Sport on November 27

  • 1901 Ted Husing, American sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), born in NYC, New York
  • 1903 Johnny Blood, aka John McNally, early NFL halfback (Green Bay)
  • 1916 Chick Hearn, American sportscaster (d. 2002)
  • 1920 Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star
  • 1927 Carlos José Castilho, Brazilian footballer (d. 1987)
  • 1928 Edward Greenall, businessman/sportsman
  • 1934 Ammo Baba, Iraqi-Assyrian footballer
  • 1935 Prakash Bhandari, cricketer (3 Tests for India in mid-50's, 77 runs)
  • 1938 Jose Tartabull, baseball player
  • 1939 Dave Giusti, American baseball player
  • 1941 Aimé Jacquet, French football manager
  • 1942 Henry Carr, American athlete (200m/4x400m Olympic golds 1964), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1949 Masanori Sekiya, Japanese racing driver
  • 1951 Jayne Kennedy, sportscaster (CBS)/actress (Body & Soul), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1955 Pierre Mondou, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1957 Kenny Acheson, Northern Irish racecar driver
  • 1958 Julia Celotto, WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz/Pismo-9th-1994), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958 Mike Scioscia, baseball player (LA Dodgers)
  • 1960 Martin van Yellow, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1960 Ken O'Brien, American football quarterback (NY Jets), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • 1961 Lee Johnson, NFL punter/kicker (Cin Bengals)
  • 1961 Randy Milligan, baseball player
  • 1964 David Giles, Australian star sailor (Olympics-84, 88, 92, 96)
  • 1965 Danielle Ammaccapane, LPGA golfer (1991 Register PING), born in Babylon, New York
  • 1965 Kathleen Heddle, Trail BC, rower (Olympic gold 1992/96)
  • 1965 Raffaella Ragge, Italian tennis star
  • 1966 Carwell Gardner, NFL fullback (Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1966 Chryssandra Hines, Bristol Conn, team handball wing (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966 Dean Garrett, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • 1967 Brett MacNeil, CFL guard (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1967 Garry Valk, Edmonton, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • 1967 Laura Golarsa, tennis star (Oklahoma City doubles), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1970 Calvin Jones, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1970 Chris Underwood, volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970 Patrick Bates, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1970 Todd Kelly, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971 Larry Allen, NFL guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1971 Nick Van Exel, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
  • 1972 Chris Hetherington, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972 Ivan Imbernon, WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 1972 Jason Burns, NFL running back (Cin Bengals), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1972 Yureck Person, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1973 Nick Ferguson, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1973 Reginald Lee, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1974 Lee Vaughn, cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1975 Martin Gramatica, Argentinian-American football player
  • 1976 Chad Kilger, Cornwall, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1976 Saqlain Mushtaq, cricketer (Pakistan Test off-spinner 1995)
  • 1978 Jimmy Rollins, American baseball player
  • 1979 Ricky Carmichael, American motocross racer
  • 1979 Teemu Tainio, Finnish footballer
  • 1980 Michael Yardy, English cricketer
  • 1981 Matthew Taylor, English footballer
  • 1984 Domata Peko, American football player
  • 1986 Suresh Raina, Indian cricketer (Gujarat Lions, Chennai Super Kings), born in Muradnagar, India
  • 1991 Nur Atikah Nabilah, Singaporean Gymnast