Birthdays in Sport on October 22

  • 1880 Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39)
  • 1885 Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)
  • 1907 Jimmie Foxx, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (9-time MLB All Star), born in Sudlersville, Maryland (d. 1967)
  • 1913 Annette Rogers, US sprinter (Olympic gold 1932, 36)
  • 1918 Lou Klein, American baseball player (d. 1976)
  • 1920 Harry Potts, soccer star/manager
  • 1922 Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentine footballer (d. 2001)
  • 1923 Pete Pihos, NFL end (Phil Eagles)
  • 1923 Bert Trautmann, German footballer, (d. 2013)
  • 1933 Helmut Senekowitsch, Austrian footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1935 Judy Devlin Hashman, 10 time badminton champ (1957-67)
  • 1939 George Cohen, English footballer
  • 1943 Allen James Coage, American HW judo (Olympic bronze 1976), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948 John Peterson, American freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1976), born in Cumberland, Wisconsin
  • 1948 Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)
  • 1949 Manfred Burgsmuller, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)
  • 1949 Arsène Wenger, French football manager (Arsenal 1996-2018), born Strasbourg, France
  • 1956 Frank DiPino, American baseball player
  • 1961 Barbara Potter, Ct, tennis player (changed shirt on Wimbledon Court)
  • 1961 Donna Wynd, 1k sprint cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1961 Leonard Marshall, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, NY Jets)
  • 1961 Sanath Kaluperuma, cricketer (four Tests for Sri Lanka 1984-88)
  • 1962 Derrick Waldroup, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962 Gayle Stammer, Livermore California, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1963 Brian Boitano, Mountainview California, figure skater (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1965 Marvin Washington, NFL defensive end (NY Jets, SF 49ers)
  • 1965 Otis Smith, NFL cornerback (NY Jets)
  • 1966 Blair Hartland, cricketer (NZ opener)
  • 1967 Ron Tugnutt, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1968 Keith Osik, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Port Jefferson, New York
  • 1968 Stephane Quintal, Boucherville, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
  • 1968 Warry van Wattum, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
  • 1969 Cuty [Yumi] Suzuki, Kawaguchi Japan, wrestler (Japan)
  • 1969 Kevin Carrasco, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1970 Coleman Rudolph, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
  • 1970 Steve Campbell, tennis star, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1970 Winston Bogarde, soccer player (Sparta/Ajax)
  • 1971 Amanda Coetzer, Hoopstad South Africa, tennis star (1996 Aust semi)
  • 1971 Anthony "Pig" Miller, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1971 Mitchel van der Gaag, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Motherwell)
  • 1971 Timothy Christopher Carswell, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1972 Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • 1972 Tyrone Williams, WLAF/NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears, Rhein Fire)
  • 1973 Kathy Butler, Edinburgh Scotld, Canad 3k/5k runner (Olympic-8-92, 96)
  • 1973 Andrés Palop, Spanish footballer
  • 1973 Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball player
  • 1974 Miroslav Satan, Topolcany Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers, Sabres)
  • 1975 Melchior Schoenmakers, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1975 Martín Cardetti, Argentine footballer
  • 1975 Míchel Salgado, Spanish footballer
  • 1978 Chaswe Nsofwa, Zambian footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1978 Owais Shah, English cricketer
  • 1978 Dion Glover, American basketball player, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1979 Eve Chalom, dance skater (& Gates--1995 Nat Jr champ), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1981 Olivier Pla, French racing driver
  • 1982 Robinson Canó, Dominican baseball player
  • 1982 Heath Miller, American football player
  • 1983 Glenn Loovens, Dutch footballer
  • 1986 Kara Lang, Canadian soccer player
  • 1987 Jake Richardson, English footballer