Birthdays in Sport in May 1969

  • May 1 Billy Owens, NBA forward/guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • May 1 Bryan Marchment, Scarborough, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
  • May 2 Brian Lara, cricketer (WI left-hand bat Smashed world records in 1994)
  • May 2 Glen Young, NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
  • May 3 Karen Kraft, San Mateo California, rower (Olympics-silver-96)
  • May 4 Micah Aivazoff, Canadian ice hockey player
  • May 5 Bryan Ivie, Torrance California, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-br-92, 96)
  • May 6 Mark Thomas, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Bears)
  • May 6 Pascall Davis, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • May 6 Jim Magilton, Northern Irish footballer
  • May 7 Katerina Maleeva, Bulgaria, tennis player (US Open Junior 1984)
  • May 7 Melanie Valerio, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • May 8 Brad Culpepper, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • May 8 Duane Forde, CFL fullback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • May 8 Swift Burch, CFL defensive end (Montreal Alouettes)
  • May 8 Akebono Taro, sumo wrestler
  • May 9 Carla Overbeck, soccer defender (Olympics-96), born in Pasadena, California
  • May 9 Renn Crichlow, canoeist (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • May 10 Curtis Whitley, NFL center (Panthers, Packers, Raiders)
  • May 10 Dennis Bergkamp, Amsterdam Neth, soccer player (Ajax)
  • May 10 Martin Driever, WLAF tight end (Rhein Fire)
  • May 10 Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas
  • May 11 Amy Legacki, Terrytown NY, 10k runner
  • May 13 Lyle Mouton, Lafayette Louisiana, outfielder (Chicago White Sox)

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May 15 Emmitt Smith, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-time NFL rushing leader), born in Pensacola, Florida

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  • May 15 Holly McPeak, Manhattan Beach CA, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
  • May 15 Hideki Irabu, Japanese baseball player
  • May 16 Marcel Schewe, cricketer (Holland wicket-keeper 1996 World Cup)
  • May 16 Steven Earl Lewis, 4X100/400m runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 16 Steve Lewis, American athlete
  • May 17 Aaron Ruffin, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • May 17 Craig Erickson, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins)
  • May 17 Ujesh Ranchod, cricketer (Zimbabwe off-spinner 1993)
  • May 18 Jean-Chris. Filippin, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • May 19 Cecile Ulbrich Tucker, Warren Maine, rower (Olympics-96)
  • May 19 David Wharton, Warminster PA, US Olympic swimmer (Olympic silver 88)
  • May 19 Kevin Scott, WLAF cornerback (Scotland Claymores)
  • May 19 Richard Dumas, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • May 20 Alberto Mancini, Argentina, tennis star
  • May 21 Reid Simpson, Flin Flon, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)
  • May 21 Pierluigi Brivio, Italian footballer
  • May 22 Tim Wiley, kayak (alt-Olympics-96), born in Lexington, Massachusetts
  • May 22 Vaughn Eshelman, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 23 Pat Hurst, San Leandro CA, LPGA golfer (1995 Rolex Rookie of the Year)
  • May 23 Ramon Caraballo, baseball player
  • May 24 Martin McCague, cricketer (in Ulster AIS product, Eng quickie 1993-94)
  • May 27 Chip Beake, WLAF administrative assistant (Barcelona Dragons)
  • May 27 Francois Letourneau, St Jerome Quebec, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • May 27 Lesley Tashlin, 100m hurdler (Olympics-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 27 Todd Hundley, Martinsville VA, catcher (NY Mets)
  • May 27 Travis Williams, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
  • May 28 Bob Meeks, WLAF corner (Barcelona Dragons)
  • May 28 Damian Rhodes, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • May 28 Frank McCormack, Leicester Mass, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • May 29 Toby Borland, Quitman LA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • May 29 Wiltrud Probst, Nuermberg Germany, tennis star (1992 Belgian Open)
  • May 31 Juliet Haslam, Australian hockey midfielder (Olympics-96), born in Adelaide