Birthdays in Sport on September 16

  • 1883 George Duncan, Scottish golfer (British Open 1920), born in Methlick, Scotland (d. 1964)
  • 1895 Charles W Bidwill Sr, NFL hall of famer (Chicago Cardinals), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1896 Andre Cheron, French chess/bridge theorist
  • 1901 Andree Joly Bunet, French pairs figure skater (Olympic gold 1928, 32), born in Paris (d. 1993)
  • 1910 Karl Kling, German race car driver (d. 2003)
  • 1920 Franco Pandolfini, Italian water polo (Olympic gold 1948)
  • 1932 Mickey Stewart, manager (England Cricket Team)

Person of interestElgin Baylor

1934 Elgin Baylor, NBA star (1958-59 Rookie of Year-Lakers), born in Washington, D.C.

NBA Forward Elgin Baylor
NBA Forward
Elgin Baylor
  • 1937 Aleksandr Medved, USSR, super heavyweight (Olympic gold 1964 68, 72)
  • 1937 Vincent J Naimoli, owner (SF Giants), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1941 Tommy Carberry, Irish jockey
  • 1942 Amos Tom Wargo, Marlette MI, PGA golfer (1993 PGA Seniors Champion)
  • 1942 Dennis Conner, American sailor, 4 time America's Cup winning skipper (1974, 1980, 1987, 1988) and Olympic bronze medalist (1976), born in San Diego, California
  • 1944 Ard Schenk, Dutch 1500m, 5K, 10K speed skater (Olympic gold 1972), born in Anna Paulowna
  • 1947 Andy Irvine, rugby player
  • 1947 Ilona Gusenbauer, Austrian high jumper (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • 1947 Lucius Allen, NBA star (Milwaukee Bucks)

Person of interestRosemary Casals

1948 Rosemary Casals, tennis doubles (5X Wimbledon), born in San Francisco, California

Tennis Player Rosemary Casals
Tennis Player
Rosemary Casals
  • 1953 Jerry Pate, Macon Ga, PGA golfer (US Open 1976, Canadian Open 1976)
  • 1955 Robin Yount, baseballer (Milwaukee Brewers, MVP 1982, 1989, 3,142 hits)
  • 1956 Anatoly Beloglazov, USSR, 52 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1956 Sergei Beloglazov, USSR, 57 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1957 Keith Connor, Anguilla, British triple jumper (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • 1957 David McCreery, Irish footballer
  • 1958 Orel Hershiser, pitcher (LA Dodgers, Cleveland Indians)
  • 1958 Neville Southall, Welsh footballer

Person of interestTim Raines

1959 Tim Raines, American baseball player (Montreal Expos), born in Sanford, Florida

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • 1960 Mickey Tettleton, catcher (Texas Rangers), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1961 Mark Parent, Ashland OR, catcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1962 Julie Larsen Piers, LPGA golfer (1995 Edina Realty), born in Westchester, New York
  • 1963 Garth Jax, NFL middle linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1966 Kevin Curtis Young, 400m hurdler, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Bernie Parmalee, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1967 Dana Dormann, Oxnard CA, LPGA golfer (1993 McCall's LPGA Classic
  • 1967 Michael Smith, Kenora Ontario, decathlete (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968 Charles McRae, NFL guard/tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 1968 Tara Cross-Battle, volleyball hitter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1969 Andrew Borodow, 130 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympic 5-92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1969 Chester McGlockton, NFL defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1969 Marthijn Pothoven, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1970 Anthony Marshall, NFL safety (Chicago Bears)
  • 1970 Paul Shuey, Lima OH, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
  • 1971 Derrell Mitchell, NFL/CFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons, Argonauts)
  • 1972 Don Sasa, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972 Mark Bruener, NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1972 Ramon van Haaren, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1972 Steve Russ, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1973 Clint Peay, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Columbia, Maryland
  • 1973 Alexander Vinokourov, Kazakh cyclist
  • 1973 George Corrie, English Footballer
  • 1975 Kip Harkrider, Carthage TX, baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1978 Dan Dickau, American basketball player
  • 1979 Bobby Korecky, American baseball player
  • 1980 Patrik Stefan, Czech hockey player
  • 1982 Leon Knight, English footballer
  • 1983 Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwean Olympic swimmer
  • 1987 Louis Clement Ngwat-Mahop, Cameroonian football player