Birthdays in Sport on September 11

  • 1892 Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (d. 1980)
  • 1893 W. Douglas Hawkes, British racing driver (d. 1974)
  • 1913 Paul "Bear" Bryant, American college football coach (Alabama), born in Moro Bottom, Arkansas (d. 1983)

Person of interestEd Sabol

1916 Ed Sabol, American filmmaker (NFL Films), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Ed Sabol
  • 1917 Daniel Wildenstein, French art dealer and racehorse owner (d. 2001)

Person of interestTom Landry

1924 Tom Landry, American NFL player (NY Giants) and coach (Dallas Cowboys), born in Mission, Texas (d. 2000)

NFL Head Coach Tom Landry
NFL Head Coach
Tom Landry
  • 1926 Alfred Slote, author (Love & Tennis, Omega Station)
  • 1926 Eddie Miksis, baseball player (d. 2005)
  • 1930 Saleh Selim, Egyptian football player (d. 2002)
  • 1932 Peter Anderson, English footballer
  • 1934 Norma Croker, Australian sprinter
  • 1944 Everaldo, Brazilian footballer
  • 1945 Franz Beckenbauer, German footballer
  • 1949 Marty Liquori, American runner (AAU 3 mile-1979 (13:14.7))
  • 1949 Roger Uttley, English rugby player
  • 1949 Bill Whittington, race car driver
  • 1951 Miroslav Dvořák, Czechoslovak ice hockey player (d. 2008)
  • 1957 Jeffrey George Sluman, PGA golfer (1988 PGA Champ), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1958 Don Slaught, catcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1959 David Laurence Frost, PGA golfer (1988 Southern Open), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1959 Robert Wrenn, American professional golfer, sportscaster and course designer, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1962 Julio Salinas, Spanish footballer
  • 1963 Bonnie Gadusek, tennis player (French Juniors 1981), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1963 Gerald Wilkins, NBA guard (Orlando Magic)
  • 1964 Ellis Burks, Vicksburg MS, outfielder (Colorado Rockies)
  • 1964 Eric Thomas, NFL cornerback (Denver Broncos)
  • 1964 Jean-Phil LeMoine, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • 1965 Tony Woods, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
  • 1966 Richard Harvey, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints)
  • 1966 Stewart Carr, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1967 Simon Burgess, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968 Konstantin Shafranov, hockey forward (Team Kazkhstan 1998)
  • 1969 Tracy Scroggins, NFLer (Detroit Lions)
  • 1969 Eduardo Perez, American baseball player
  • 1970 Berry Richter, US hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1970 Dan Hackett, water polo goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1970 William Joppy, American boxer
  • 1971 Mack Strong, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1971 Todd Norman, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1971 Shelton Quarles, American football player
  • 1972 Kip Simons, Media Pa, gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996)
  • 1972 Mark Pope, NBA forward (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1972 Matthew Gilmore, Belgian cyclist
  • 1973 Fred Thomas, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1974 Lucian Sahetapy, soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • 1975 Juan Cobián, former Argentine footballer
  • 1976 Flora Redoumi, Greek hurdler
  • 1976 Tomáš Enge, Czech racing driver
  • 1977 Matthew Stevens, Welsh snooker player
  • 1978 Dejan Stanković, Serbian footballer
  • 1978 Ed Reed, American football player
  • 1979 Frank Francisco, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • 1979 David Pizarro, Chilean footballer
  • 1980 Antônio Pizzonia, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1980 Mike Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1981 Andrea Dossena, Italian footballer
  • 1983 Jacoby Ellsbury, American baseball player
  • 1983 Ike Diogu, American basketball player
  • 1985 Shaun Livingston, American basketball player
  • 1985 Zack Stortini, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1986 Chiliboy Ralepelle, South African rugby player
  • 1986 Dwayne Jarrett, American football player