1938 in Sport (Part 2)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 139 of 139

  • Sep 15 Rafael H Osuna, tennis champ (US Open - 1963)
  • Sep 20 Tom Tresh, NY Yankee (1962 AL Rookie of Year)
  • Sep 22 Gene Mingo, American football player
  • Sep 23 Clifford Ann Creed, LPGA golfer
  • Sep 29 Mike McCormick, American MLB baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Cy Young 1967), born in Pasadena, California
  • Oct 1 J Bert Sonnier, race horse trainer
  • Oct 1 Les Scheinflug, Australian soccer asst coach (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 7 Ann Jones, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1969), born in Birmingham, England
  • Oct 8 Fred Stolle, Australian tennis player, broadcaster (French Open 1965, US Open 1966), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 8 Penny Pitou, American skier (Olympic-2 silvers-1960)
  • Oct 12 Bob Miller, American NHL broadcaster, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 13 Mahboob Shah, cricketer (Pakistani Test umpire on intl panel)
  • Oct 25 Robert Webster, diver (Olympic gold 1960, 64), born in Berkeley, California
  • Oct 28 Peter Carlstein, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1958-64)
  • Oct 31 Rives McBee, PGA golfer (1989 RJR Bank One Classic), born in Denton, Texas
  • Nov 4 Alan Jones, cricketer (England v ROW 1970 his only intl honour)
  • Nov 5 C├ęsar Luis Menotti, Argentine footballer
  • Nov 6 Mack Jones, American baseball player, born in Atlanta (d. 2004)
  • Nov 7 James Katt, pitcher/sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)
  • Nov 11 Josef Odozil, Czech, 1500m (Olympic silver 1964)
  • Nov 11 Haruhiro Yamashita, Japanese gymnast
  • Nov 18 Karl Schranz, Austrian slalom (Olympic-1968)
  • Nov 19 Frank Misson, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1960-61)
  • Nov 19 Richard Dumbrill, cricketer (South African all-rounder in 5 Tests 1965-67)

Person of interestTed Turner

Nov 19 Ted Turner, American founder of CNN, owner of the Atlanta Braves and winner of the America's Cup in 1977, born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner
  • Nov 20 Tony White, cricketer (2 Tests WI v Australia 1965)

Person of interestOscar Robertson

Nov 24 Oscar Robertson [The Big O], NBA guard (Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Olympic gold 1960), born in Charlotte, Tennessee

NBA Player Oscar Robertson
NBA Player
Oscar Robertson
  • Nov 24 Wynne Bradburn, cricketer (father of Grant NZ batsman v South Africa 1964)
  • Nov 27 Jose Tartabull, baseball player
  • Dec 1 Bill Playle, cricketer (NZ batsman in 8 Tests without distinction)
  • Dec 4 Richard Meade, British equestrian (3 Olympic Golds 1968, 1970), born in Chepstow, Monmouthshire (d. 2015)
  • Dec 9 [David] Deacon Jones, American NFL defensive end (LA, SD, Washington), born in Eatonville, Florida (d. 2013)
  • Dec 13 Tom Shaw, Wichita KS, PGA golfer (1969 Doral Open AVCO Golf Classic)
  • Dec 15 Bob [Robert] Foster, American professional boxer "The Deputy Sheriff", born in Borger, Texas (d. 2015)
  • Dec 16 Frank Deford, American sportswriter
  • Dec 17 Peter Snell, New Zealand middle distance runner (3 Olympic gold 1960, 64), born in Opunake, New Zealand
  • Dec 22 Matty Alou, Dominican baseball player
  • Dec 29 Wayne Huizenga, American businessman, CEO (Waste Management, Blockbuster), and sports team owner (Miami Dolphins, Florida Panthers, Florida Marlins), born in Evergreen Park, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • Dec 31 Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Holland, speed skater (world champ), (d. 2013)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport