1942 in Sport (Part 2)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 127 of 127

  • Oct 13 Bob Bailey, American baseball player
  • Oct 18 Willie Horton, baseball slugger (Detroit Tigers)
  • Oct 21 Allan Grice, Australian racing driver
  • Oct 28 Kees Verkerk, skater World Champion (1967)/(Olympic gold 1968)
  • Oct 28 Sharron Moran, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 31 Dave McNally, American baseball player, born in Billings, Montana (d. 2002)
  • Nov 8 Angel Cordero Jr, jockey (won over 6,000 races) [or May 8]
  • Nov 9 Thomas Daniel Weiskopf, PGA golfer (British Open 1973), born in Massillon, Ohio
  • Nov 11 Roy Fredericks, cricketer (brilliant WI lefty opener 169 v Aust 1975)
  • Nov 14 John Du Preez, cricketer (South African leg-spin all-rounder v Aust 1966-67)
  • Nov 16 Willie Carson, Scottish jockey
  • Nov 19 Lawrence Allen Gilbert, Fort Knox KY, PGA golfer (1994 Dallas Reunion)
  • Nov 21 Afa Anoa'i, Samoan-American wrestler
  • Nov 27 Henry Carr, American athlete (200m/4x400m Olympic golds 1964), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Nov 28 Paul Warfield, NFL/WFL wide receiver (Cleveland, Miami, Memphis)
  • Dec 2 Bob E Smith, PGA golfer (1993 Yanase Cup), born in Sacramento, California
  • Dec 7 Alex [Alexander] Johnson, American professional baseball player, born in Helena, Arkansas (d. 2015)
  • Dec 8 Hemant Kanitkar, cricketer (batted in two Tests India v WI 1974)
  • Dec 9 Dick Butkus, NFL hall of fame linebacker (Bears)/sportscaster, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 9 Billy Bremner, Scottish footballer (d. 1997)
  • Dec 11 Karen Susman, tennis pro (Wimbledon 1962)
  • Dec 20 Robert L Hayes, 100m/4x100m runner (Olympic 2 gold-1964), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Dec 23 Jerry Koosman, American pitcher (NY Mets), born in Appleton, Minnesota
  • Dec 25 Francoise Durr, French tennis player (1976 US indoor Doubles)
  • Dec 26 Barry Wood, cricketer (England opener in early 70's)
  • Dec 27 Byron Browne, baseball player
  • Dec 30 Guy Edwards, English racing driver

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport