Birthdays in Sport in 1963

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 448

  • Jan 1 Glenn Trimble, cricketer (son of Sam Two ODI's for Australia 1986)
  • Jan 1 Lance Smith, NFL guard (NY Giants)
  • Jan 1 Lina Kačiušytė, Lithuanian swimmer
  • Jan 2 David Cone, baseball pitcher (NY Mets/Tor Blue Jays/NY Yankees), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jan 2 Edgar Martinez, American baseball 1st baseman (Seattle Mariners), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 3 Aamer Malik, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 13 Tests 1987-90)
  • Jan 3 Ashley Chinner, Cape Town South Africa, golfer (1992 CGIA Canadian Tour)
  • Jan 3 Jim Everett, NFL quarterback (LA Raiders, New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers)
  • Jan 4 Linda Muri, Killingly Conn, rower (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 5 Jeff Fassero, Springfield IL, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
  • Jan 6 Norm Charlton, Fort Polk LA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Jan 7 Craig Shipley, Australian/US baseball infielder (San Diego Padres)
  • Jan 8 Hiromi Kobayashi, Fukushima Japan, LPGA golfer (1993 JAL Big Apple)
  • Jan 10 Frank Wijnhoven, Dutch soccer player (NEC, Treffers)
  • Jan 11 Kate Gompert, Ames lA, tennis star
  • Jan 11 Petra Schneider, E German swimming star (world record 400m)
  • Jan 11 Tracy Caulkins, Winona Minn, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1984)
  • Jan 13 Dirk Tazelaar, cricketer (Queensland & Surrey left-arm pace bowler)
  • Jan 13 Felita Carr, dance skater (& Komarov-1995 Pac Champ), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jan 15 Lijuan Geng, Hebei China, Canadian tennis player (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 15 Richard Nasheim, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
  • Jan 15 Yaro Dachniwsky, team handball goalie (Olympics-1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 18 Yury Zakharevich, Soviet weightlifter
  • Jan 19 Adele Peterson, LPGA golfer
  • Jan 19 Michael Adams, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Jan 20 Scott Fisher, Australian basketball forward (Oly-96), born in San Jose, California
  • Jan 21 Cindy Schreyer, Forest Park GA, LPGA golfer (1993 Sun-Times Challenge)
  • Jan 21 Detlef Schrempf, Germany, NBA forward (Mavericks, Pacers, Supersonics)
  • Jan 21 Jessie Hester, NFL player (St Louis Rams)

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Jan 21 Hakeem Olajuwon, Nigerian-American NBA center (Houston Rockets, Olympic gold 1996), born in Lagos, Nigeria

NBA Center Hakeem Olajuwon
NBA Center
Hakeem Olajuwon
  • Jan 22 Jeff Treadway, US baseball infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • Jan 22 Andrei Tchmil, Ukrainian-Belgian cyclist
  • Jan 23 Rocco Romano, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jan 24 Martyn Grimley, English field hockey player
  • Jan 24 Arnold Vanderlyde, Dutch boxer
  • Jan 25 Joe Lloyd, Highland Park Ill, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Space Coast)
  • Jan 26 Simon O'Donnell, cricketer (Deniliquin NSW ODI all-rounder 1985-90)
  • Jan 26 José Mourinho, Portuguese football manager (Chelsea), born in Setúbal, Lisbon
  • Jan 28 Colleen Harp, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1994), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 28 Denise Beillmann, Switz, figure skater (Olympics-4th-1980)
  • Jan 29 Michelle Bell, Melrose MA, LPGA golfer (1981 Mass School Girls Champ)
  • Feb 4 Jane Leary, Australian golfer (1992 Australian Amateur Champ), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Feb 4 Pirmin Zurbriggen, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • Feb 4 Tracie Ruiz-Conforto, Hawaii, sync swimmer (Oly-2 gold/silver-84, 88)
  • Feb 6 David Capel, cricketer (England all-rounder in 15 Tests 1987-90)
  • Feb 6 Mike Hough, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Feb 7 Roland Lefebvre, cricket pace bowler (Glamorgan & Holland)
  • Feb 8 Mohammad Azharuddin, cricketer (elegant Indian batsman 1984-)
  • Feb 8 Raleigh MCkenzie, NFL center/guard (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)
  • Feb 9 Bonnie Levin, WPVA volleyballer, born in Miami, Florida
  • Feb 9 Madusa Miceli, [Debra Ann], wrestler (WCW), born in Milan, Italy
  • Feb 9 Mike Rindel, cricketer (N Transvaal opening bat ODI ton v Pak 1995)
  • Feb 10 Bennie Thompson, NFLer (Saints, Chiefs, Cleveland Browns/Ravens)
  • Feb 10 Harris Huizingh, soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Feb 10 Joakim Nystrom, Sweden, tennis star
  • Feb 10 Lenny Dykstra, centerfielder (NY Met, Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Feb 11 Todd Benzinger, US baseball player (SF Giants)
  • Feb 11 José Mari Bakero, Spanish footballer
  • Feb 12 Brent Jones, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
  • Feb 14 Jeff Dellenbach, NFL center (NE Patriots, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Feb 14 John Marzano, catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 16 Dano Halsall, Swiss swimmer

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Feb 17 Michael Jordan, American NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls) and sports superstar, born in Chicago, Illinois

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • Feb 18 John Gesek, NFL center (Washington Redskins)
  • Feb 18 Rob Andrew, English rugby player

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Feb 20 Charles Barkley, American NBA forward (Phoenix, Rockets, Olympic gold 1996), born in Leeds, Alabama

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley
  • Feb 21 Greg Turner, New Zealand golfer, born in Dunedin
  • Feb 22 Dave Besteman, speed skater (Olympics-1994), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Feb 22 Devon Malcolm, cricketer (in Jamaica England fast bowler 1989-95)
  • Feb 22 Vijay Singh, Lautoka Fiji, PGA golfer (1993 Buick Classic)
  • Feb 23 Bobby Bonilla, American outfielder (NY Mets, Balt Orioles, Marlins), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 24 Fuad Reveiz, NFL kicker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Feb 24 Matias Carrillo, Mexican/US baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins)

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Feb 25 Paul O'Neill, MLB right fielder (Cincinnati Reds, NY Yankees), born in Columbus, Ohio

MLB Right Fielder Paul O'Neill
MLB Right Fielder
Paul O'Neill
  • Feb 25 Tom McHale, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • Feb 27 Francesco Cancellotti, Italy, tennis star
  • Feb 28 Claudio Chiappucci, Italian cyclist
  • Mar 1 Arnold Oosterveer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Mar 1 Barb[ara] Marois, Auburn Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 1 Magnus Svensson, Leksand Swe, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Mar 1 Ron Francis, Sault Ste Marie, NHL center (Pitts Penguins, Team Canada)
  • Mar 1 Tony Castillo, Lara Venezuela, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Mar 2 Tanyu Kiryakov, Bulgarian pistol shooter
  • Mar 3 Elizabeth Chavez, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-91), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 3 Kelly Miller, NHL left wing (Washington Capitals), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 4 Anne Minter, Australia, tennis star
  • Mar 5 Eddo Brandes, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test pace bowler)
  • Mar 7 Mike Eagles, Sussex, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • Mar 7 Mohammad Ishaq, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • Mar 8 Gursharan Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman played one Test 1989-90)
  • Mar 8 Mike Lalor, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Mar 9 Kent Ferguson, diver (Olympics-92, 96), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Mar 9 Terry Mulholland, Uniontown PA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Mar 10 John Cangelosi, outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 12 Candy Costie, synchronized swimmer (Olympic-gold-1984), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mar 12 Joaquim Carvalho Cruz, Brazil, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Mar 12 John Andretti, race car driver
  • Mar 12 Paul Way, British golfer
  • Mar 12 Ian Holloway, English football manager
  • Mar 13 Mariano Duncan, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, infielder (NY Yankees)
  • Mar 13 Vance Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos)
  • Mar 14 Bruce Reid, cricketer (brilliant left-arm Aust pace bowler 1985-92)
  • Mar 15 Don Simington, American jockey, born in Tomahawk, Wisconsin
  • Mar 17 Roger Harper, cricketer (Guyana & WI off-spinner Extraordinary field)
  • Mar 20 Paul Annacone, tennis star, born in Southampton, New York
  • Mar 20 Ramon Andersson, Middle Swan Australia, canoeist (Olympics-br-92, 96)
  • Mar 20 Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete (d. 2007)
  • Mar 20 Manabu Suzuki, Japanese racing driver and broadcaster
  • Mar 21 Ronald Koeman, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, PSV, Barcelona, Feyenoord)
  • Mar 21 Shawon Dunston, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 22 Hannu Virta, Turku FIN, hockey defenseman (Team Finland)
  • Mar 22 Rich Monteleone, pitcher (California Angels), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Mar 23 Ana Quirot, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympics-bronze/silver-92, 96)
  • Mar 23 Kim Williams, Bethesda MD, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland-26th)
  • Mar 24 Raimond van der Gouw, Dutch soccer goalie (Vitesse, Manchester)
  • Mar 24 Sammy Giammatva, tennis star, born in Houston, Texas
  • Mar 26 Rebecca Twigg, 79K cyclist (Olympic-silver-1984, 92, 96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mar 27 Ed Pinckney, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Mar 27 Randall Cunningham, NFL QB (Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings)
  • Mar 27 Todd Graves, Laurel Miss, skeet (Olympics-1992, 96)
  • Mar 28 Therese Washtock, 3 day equestrian (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Mar 30 Jenny Lidback, Lima Peru, LPGA golfer (1995 du Maurier Ltd Classic)
  • Mar 30 Lomas Brown, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Apr 2 Dermot Reeve, English cricketer and unorthodox all-rounder, born in Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Apr 3 Chris Bosio, baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Apr 3 Zakir Khan, cricketer (two Tests for Pakistan 1986-89)
  • Apr 3 Jack Del Rio, American football coach
  • Apr 4 Dale Hawerchuk, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 4 Jack Del Rio, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Apr 6 Lorenzo Lynch, NFL safety (Az Cardinals, Oakland Raiders)
  • Apr 8 Alec Stewart, cricketer (son of Micky/opening bat Occasional WK)
  • Apr 8 Terry Porter, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Apr 10 Claire Smith, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Apr 10 Kirk Lowdermilk, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Apr 10 Marvin Freeman, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 10 Mike Devereaux, Casper WY, outfielder (Baltimore Orioles)
  • Apr 11 Elizabeth Smylie, Perth Australia, tennis star (1987 Oklahoma City)
  • Apr 11 Billy Bowden, New Zealand cricket umpire, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Apr 13 Jan Willem van Ede, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, PSV)
  • Apr 13 Mark Leiter, Joliet IL, pitcher (SF Giants)
  • Apr 14 Cynthia Cooper, WNBA guard (Houston Comets/Olympic-gold-1988)

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Apr 14 Meg Mallon, American LPGA golfer (1991 US Women's Open), born in Natick, Massachusetts

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • Apr 15 Manoj Prabhakar, cricketer (Indian opening batsman & opening bowler)
  • Apr 15 Teresa Wentzel DeWitt, Ft Bragg NC, double trap (Olympics-1996)
  • Apr 16 Garry Galley, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 16 Hu Na, China, tennis star
  • Apr 16 Salim Malik, cricketer (memorable Pakistani & Essex batsman)
  • Apr 18 Phil Simmons, cricketer (West Indian opening batsman)
  • Apr 20 Mauricio Gugelmin, Brazilian racing driver
  • Apr 21 Ken Caminiti, Hanford CA, infielder (San Diego Padres)
  • Apr 23 Benoit Doucet, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 26 Bill Wennington, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)
  • Apr 26 Thomas Searle, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)

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Apr 29 Mike Babcock, Canadian NHL Coach (Anaheim, Detroit, Team Canada), born in Manitouwadge, Ontario

NHL Coach Mike Babcock
NHL Coach
Mike Babcock
  • Apr 30 Steve Smith, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 1 Robert Seguso, tennis star, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • May 2 Jos van Eck, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • May 2 Kenton Leonard, CFL cornerback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • May 3 Jeff Hornacek, NBA guard (Utah Jazz)
  • May 11 Blair Piercy, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Cordova Bay Open), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • May 11 Mark Breland, American welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1984), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 12 Stefano Modena, Italian racing driver
  • May 13 Wally Masur, England, tennis star
  • May 14 Pat Borders, catcher (California Angels), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • May 17 Jon Koncak, NBA center (Orlando Magic)
  • May 18 Marty McSorley, Hamilton, NHL defenseman (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
  • May 19 Rebecca Bradley, LPGA golfer
  • May 19 Filippo Galli, Italian footballer
  • May 20 David Wells, Torrance CA, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles, NY Yankees)
  • May 20 Dipak Chudasama, cricketer (Kenya opening batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • May 21 Yelena Vodorezova, USSR, figure skater (Olympic-1976)
  • May 24 Horace Holden Jr, slalom double canoe (Olympics-11th-96), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 24 Joe Dumars, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
  • May 24 Ken Ftach, tennis star, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • May 24 Ivan Capelli, Italian racing driver
  • May 24 Rich Rodriguez, American football coach
  • May 26 Eddie Martin Jr, jockey
  • May 28 Eugene Robinson, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawk, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 29 Ukyo Katayama, Japanese racing driver
  • Jun 2 Brian Harvey, baseball umpire (NL)
  • Jun 2 Jay B Cooper, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Jamaica), born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • Jun 2 Tim Balmer, Canadian Tour golfer (Bermuda Open-1990), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jun 3 Deb Richard, Abbeville LA, LPGA golfer (1991 Women's Kemper Open)
  • Jun 3 Sabrina Goles, Yugoslavia, tennis star
  • Jun 4 Carey Nelson, Canada, marathoner (Olympics-96)
  • Jun 4 Jim Lachey, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • Jun 4 Xavier McDaniel, NBA forward (Seattle SuperSonics)
  • Jun 6 Dannette Leininger, Kailua HA, team handball wing (Olympics-92, 96)
  • Jun 6 Vladimir Ruzicka, hockey forward (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998)
  • Jun 7 Steven David Rintoul, Bowral Australia, PGA golfer (1994 Buick-2nd)
  • Jun 8 John Restino, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Tommy Armour), born in Westchester, New York
  • Jun 8 Susan Smith, LPGA golfer
  • Jun 11 Max Stevens, Millmeran QLD, Australian golfer
  • Jun 11 Tommy Barnhardt, NFL punter (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, TB Bucs)
  • Jun 11 Bruce Kimball, American diver
  • Jun 12 Philippa June Baker, Wanganui NZ, double scull rower (Olympics-96)
  • Jun 12 Philippe Bugalski, French rally driver
  • Jun 13 Bettina Bunge, Switz, tennis player (Virginia Slims of California 1983)
  • Jun 13 Catarina Lindqvist, Sweden, tennis player (Swedish Open 1986)
  • Jun 13 Edward Sturing, soccer player (Vitesse)