Birthdays in Sport on September 3

  • 1841 Tom Emmett, England cricketer (d. 1904)
  • 1878 Dorothea Lambert Chambers, British tennis player (7-time Wimbledon champion), born in Ealing, England (d. 1960)
  • 1882 Johnny Douglas, England cricketer and boxer (d. 1930)
  • 1911 Bernard Mammes, American cyclist (d. 2000)
  • 1917 Eddie "Brat" Stanky, Phil Rizzuto's nemisis/2nd baseman (Dodgers)
  • 1926 Bill Flemming, sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports)
  • 1929 Carlo Clerici, Swiss cyclist (d. 2007)
  • 1931 Dick Motta, NBA coach (856 wins, Its not over 'til the fat lady sings)
  • 1933 Basil Butcher, West Indies cricket batsman (44 Tests), born in Port Mourant, British Guiana
  • 1943 Dave Eichelberger, PGA golfer (1971 Greater Milwaukee Open), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1943 Frank Lister, English footballer
  • 1948 Ronald W Harris, lightweight boxer (Olympic gold 1968), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1949 José Pekerman, Argentine football manager
  • 1956 Hans-Georg Beyer, German DR, team handball player (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1961 Brian Thomas Kamm, PGA golfer (1994 Bell Canadian-6th), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1961 Greg Petersen, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Klondike-6th), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1961 Rene Gonzales, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1962 Dave Clark, Tupelo MS, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1963 Eric Plunk, Wilmington CA, pitcher (Oakland A's, NY Yankees, Indians)
  • 1963 Mubarak Ghanim, UAE footballer
  • 1964 Ernest Givins, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1964 Glenn Joyner, Ferntree Gully VIC, Australian golfer
  • 1964 Toshiyuki Sakai, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • 1965 Maurizio Mansi, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1966 Bennie Blades, NFL safety (Detroit Lions)
  • 1966 Pat Eilers, NFL safety (Chicago Bears)
  • 1966 Shawn Daniels, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1967 Chris Gatling, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • 1967 Luis Gonzalez, outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1968 David Pichler, Butler Pa, diver (Olympic 6th 1996)
  • 1968 Dawn Allinger, Salt Lake City UT, team handball back court (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968 Matt Hamon, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968 Robert Bailey, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1969 Keith Traylor, NFL defensive tackle (KC Chiefs, Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1970 George Lynch, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1970 Uzooma Okeke, CFL guard (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1970 Gareth Southgate, English footballer
  • 1971 Glen Housman, Australian swimmer (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Rockhampton, Queensland
  • 1972 Antonius Bonner, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1972 Martin Straka, Pizen CZE, NHL forward (Team Czech Rep, Florida)
  • 1972 Roland Ramoser, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1973 Brian Thure, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • 1973 Damon Stoudamire, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1973 Joanette Kruger, tennis star, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1974 Rebecca Bailey, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1974 Sergei Yerkovich, hockey defenseman (Team Belarus 1998)
  • 1975 Christobal Huet, hockey goalie (Team France 1998)
  • 1976 Jevon Kearse, American football player
  • 1977 Tami Tyler, dance skater (& Jonathan Nichols), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1977 Rui Marques, Angolan footballer
  • 1977 Olof Mellberg, Swedish footballer
  • 1977 Nate Robertson, American baseball player
  • 1978 John Curtis, English footballer
  • 1978 Michal Rozsival, Czech ice hockey player
  • 1980 Daniel Ruben Bilos, Argentinian footballer
  • 1983 Augusto Farfus, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1983 Nicky Hunt, English footballer
  • 1983 Marcus McCauley, American football player
  • 1983 Valdas Vasylius, Lithuanian basketball player
  • 1985 Scott Carson, English footballer
  • 1985 Kelvin Wilson, English footballer

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1986 Shaun White, American snowboarder (Olympic gold: 2006, 2010, 2018), born in San Diego, California

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  • 1993 Dominic Thiem, Austrian tennis player (runner-up French Open 2018), born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria