Birthdays in Sport on September 6

  • 1911 Harry Danning, American baseball player, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • 1912 Vincent DiMaggio, American baseball player (Giants, Phils, Reds, Braves), born in Martinez, California (d. 1986)
  • 1917 George Mann, English cricketer, born in Byfleet, Surrey, England (d. 2001)
  • 1928 Rudolph Plukfelder, USSR, light heavyweight (Olympic gold 1964), born in Novoorlivka, Ukraine
  • 1935 Jock Wallace, Scottish football player and manager, born in Wallyford, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • 1947 Bruce Rioch, Scottish footballer and coach
  • 1953 Mohammed Kedir, Ethiopia, 10k runner (Olympic bronze 1980)
  • 1955 Anne Henning, American 500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1956 Pam Allen, LPGA golfer (1988 Planters Pat Bradley-12th), born in Billings, Montana
  • 1957 Gwyn Evans, Welsh rugby player
  • 1962 Kevin Willis, NBA center (Houston Rockets)
  • 1963 Jozsef Kiprich, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1963 Pat Nevin, Scottish footballer
  • 1965 Johan Garrels, soccer player (Alphense Boys, RKC)
  • 1966 Joan Guetschow, biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1968 Pat Meares, Salina KS, infielder (Minnesota Twins)
  • 1969 Aaron Pierce, NFL halfback (NY Giants)
  • 1969 Douglas Pirini, decathlete (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1969 Ben Finegold, American chess player
  • 1969 Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete
  • 1970 Igor Korolev, NHLer (Team Russia, Winnipeg), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1970 Shane Heal, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1970 Torrance Small, NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
  • 1971 Anthony Goldwire, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
  • 1971 Holli Rene Hyche, runner, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1971 Pavel Patera, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep, Olympic gold 1998)
  • 1971 Devang Gandhi, Indian Cricketer
  • 1972 Eric Zeier, NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns)
  • 1972 Frank Rocca, CFL corner (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1973 Greg Rusedski, tennis star (1995 Seoul), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1973 Carlo Cudicini, Italian footballer
  • 1974 Tim Henman, English tennis player
  • 1975 Derrek Lee, American baseball player
  • 1976 Danny Blankers, soccer player (PSV/Willem II)
  • 1976 Michael Nakamura, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1978 Alex Escobar, Venezuelan baseball player
  • 1979 Massimo Maccarone, Italian footballer
  • 1979 Carlos Adri├ín Morales, Mexican footballer
  • 1980 Samuel Peter, Nigerian heavyweight boxer
  • 1980 Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer
  • 1980 Yuji Hamano, Japanese archer
  • 1981 Mark Teahen, American baseball player
  • 1983 Pippa [Philippa] Middleton, English sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, born in Berkshire, England
  • 1985 Ali Ashfaq, Maldivian footballer
  • 1985 Alberto Valerio, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1989 Nikos Boutzikos, Greek footballer