Birthdays in Sport in 1971

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 1,007

  • Jan 1 Beno Bryant, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jan 1 Bobby Holik, Jihlava Cze, NHL left wing (NJ Devils, Team Czech Rep)
  • Jan 1 Bridget Pettis, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Jan 1 Kevin Lee, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • Jan 1 Kevin Mitchell, NFL linebacker (SF 49ers)
  • Jan 1 Sammie Henson, American wrestler
  • Jan 2 Aamer Nazir, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1993- )
  • Jan 2 Aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics)
  • Jan 2 Brad Parpan, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)
  • Jan 2 Horace Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Jan 2 Robert O' Neal, WLAF DB (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jan 2 Lisa Harrison, American basketball player
  • Jan 3 Cory Cross, Lloydminster, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Jan 3 Rene van Rijswijk, Dutch soccer player (RKC)
  • Jan 4 Carlos Perez, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos)
  • Jan 4 Deb Sonnenberg, softball pitcher (Olympics-96), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Jan 4 Errol Brown, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jan 4 Garrison Hearst, NFL running back (Arizona Cardinals, SF 49ers)
  • Jan 4 Orlanda Truitt, wide receiver (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jan 4 Richard Chee Quee, cricketer (NSW opening batsman Fiji/Chin ancestry)
  • Jan 5 Eric Smith, NFL/WLAF wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Scotland Claymores)
  • Jan 5 Hillary Butler, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Jan 5 Jason Bates, Downey CA, infielder (Colorado Rockies)
  • Jan 6 Jed DeVries, NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns)
  • Jan 6 Mike Wells, NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions)
  • Jan 6 Myron Baker, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Jan 7 Bobby Hamilton, NFL/WLAF defensive end (Amsterdam Admirals, NY Jets)
  • Jan 7 Masato Itai, WLAF wide receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jan 7 Todd Yeaman, NFL defensive tackle (NY Giants)
  • Jan 8 Billy Joe Hobert, NFL quarterback (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jan 8 Branislav Janos, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • Jan 8 Darren Langdon, Deere Lake, NHL left wing (NY Rangers)
  • Jan 8 Roosevelt Potts, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jan 8 Stephane Barin, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • Jan 8 Pascal Zuberbühler, Swiss footballer
  • Jan 9 Bill Schroeder, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Jan 9 Elizabeth Punsalan, American ice skater (Oly-15-94), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Jan 9 Scott Thornton, London, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Jan 10 Guylaine Cloutier, Levis QUE, 100m breaststroke swimmer (Oly-4-92, 96)
  • Jan 10 Sergi Bruguera, Italy, tennis star
  • Jan 11 Alexander Delgado, Palmerejo Venezuela, catcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Jan 11 Karmeeleyah McGill, WLAF linebacker (Scottish Claymores)
  • Jan 11 Noah Cantor, CFL defensive tackle (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Jan 11 Stephen Smith, high jumper, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jan 12 Andy Fox, infielder (NY Yankees), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jan 12 Oscar Sturgis, NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 12 Scott Burrell, NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Hornets)
  • Jan 12 Shane Dronett, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos)
  • Jan 13 Elmer Dessens, Hermosillo Mexico, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Jan 14 Antonios Nikopolidis, Greek footballer
  • Jan 15 LeShon Johnson, running back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jan 16 Jukka-Pekka Nummi, WLAF cornerback (Scottish Claymores)
  • Jan 16 Junior Bryant, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
  • Jan 16 Michel Kreek, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • Jan 16 Scott Williams, Orange California, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 16 Sergei Bruguera, Spain, tennis star
  • Jan 16 Ulrich van Gobbel, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Jan 17 Derek Plante, Cloquet, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres)
  • Jan 17 Peter Winter, Australian decathlete (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 17 Tyler Houston, US baseball catcher (Atlanta Braves)
  • Jan 17 Richard Burns, English rally driver (d. 2005)
  • Jan 17 Ann Wolfe, female boxer
  • Jan 18 Andre Coleman, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (San Diego Chargers)
  • Jan 18 Greg Engel, NFL center (San Diego Chargers)
  • Jan 18 Christian Fittipaldi, Brazilian race car driver
  • Jan 18 Josep Guardiola, Spanish footballer
  • Jan 19 Jeff Juden, baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies, SF Giants), born in Salem, Massachusetts
  • Jan 19 Maurice Hofman, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • Jan 19 Reggie Brooks, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
  • Jan 20 Alan Young, NFL defensive end (NY Jets)
  • Jan 20 Andrei Skabelka, NHL forward (Belarus, Oly-98)
  • Jan 20 Johnny Mitchell, NFL tight end (NY Jets)
  • Jan 20 Brian Giles, American baseball player
  • Jan 21 Doug Edwards, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Jan 21 Doug Weight, Warren MI, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers, Team USA 98)
  • Jan 22 Bucky Brooks, wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jan 22 Stan Collymore, English footballer
  • Jan 23 Adam Parore, cricket wicket-keeper (NZ, 1st Maori Test centurion)
  • Jan 23 James Logan, WLAF linebacker (Scotland Claymores)
  • Jan 23 Julie Foudy, SD California, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 23 Kevin Mawae, NFL center/guard (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jan 23 Mark Grimmette, doubles luger (Olympics-1994), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Jan 24 Cory Bailey, US baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Jan 24 Joe Panos, NFL guard/center (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jan 24 John Reece, WLAF/NFL cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals, Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 25 Herman Smith, NFL/WLAF defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs, London Monarchs)
  • Jan 25 Jordan Young, Thunder Bay Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Purdue)
  • Jan 25 Kerry Taylor, US baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres)
  • Jan 25 Kevin Williams, receiver/kick returner (Az Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 25 Konstantin Matoussevich, Israel, Men's high jump (Oly-7th-1996)
  • Jan 25 Tommie Jones, WLAF cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jan 25 Vincent Brisby, NFL wide receiver (New England Patriots)
  • Jan 25 Luca Badoer, Italian race car driver
  • Jan 26 Jon Heidenreich, WLAF G (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Jan 26 Lamar Mills, WLAF DE (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jan 26 Lee Naylor, Australian 400m runner (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 26 Min Tang, Hunan China, tennis star (1995 Futures-Canberra AUS)
  • Jan 27 Mark Noordlander, soccer player (Sparta)
  • Jan 27 Patrice Brisebois, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jan 29 Chris Vargas, CFL quarterback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jan 29 Jamal Fountaine, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers, Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jan 30 Brent Moss, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jan 30 Chris Slade, NFL outside linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • Jan 30 Derek Allen, NFL/WLAF offensive linebacker (NY Giants, Rhein Fire)
  • Jan 30 Kevin Knox, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
  • Jan 30 Kimo Von Oelhoffen, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • Jan 30 Milko Pieren, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • Jan 30 Quentin Neujahr, NFL center (Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns)
  • Jan 30 Takeshi Yamanaka, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
  • Jan 30 Trent Klatt, Robbinsdale, NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Jan 31 Corey Holliday, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jan 31 Dimitris Markos, Greek footballer
  • Feb 1 Ajay Jadeja, cricketer (Indian opening batsman)
  • Feb 1 Derek Byrd, NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints)
  • Feb 1 Robert O'Neal, WLAF safety (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Feb 1 Tommy Salo, Surahammar SWE, NHL goalie (Team Sweden, NY Islanders)
  • Feb 1 Zlatko Zahovič, Slovenian footballer
  • Feb 2 Ken Dilger, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Feb 2 Tony Miller, Mount Pleasant Texas, 400m runner
  • Feb 3 Eric Owens, Danville VA, outfielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Feb 3 Marcus Buckley, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Feb 3 Roman Cechmanek, NHL goaltender (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998)
  • Feb 3 Sean Dawkins, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Feb 4 Kevin Farkas, NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers)
  • Feb 4 Maarten Atmodikoro, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, NAC)
  • Feb 4 Pete Pierson, NFL tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Feb 4 Sterling Palmer, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
  • Feb 5 Dianne Norman, Sault Ste Marie Ontario, basketball forward (Oly-96)
  • Feb 5 Peter "Chip" Cipollone, Ardmore Pa, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • Feb 6 Brad Hogg, cricketer (WA chinaman all-rounder, Australia v India 1996)
  • Feb 6 Carlos Rogers, NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors)
  • Feb 6 Lance Bade, US double trap (Olympics-bronze-1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 6 Mana Endo, tennis star (1996 3rd round Aust Open), born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Feb 6 Peter Tchernyshev, dance skater (& Naomi Lang), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Feb 7 Andrew Currey, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics-96)
  • Feb 7 Marvin Graves, CFL quarterback (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Feb 9 Gonzalo Floyd, CFL defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Feb 9 Jason Mathews, NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Feb 9 Jim Miller, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers, Atl Falcons, Jaguars)
  • Feb 9 Ken Felder, US baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • Feb 9 Pat O'Neill, NFL punter/place kicker (NE Patriots)
  • Feb 9 Johan Mjällby, Swedish footballer
  • Feb 10 Kevin Sefcik, Oaklawn IL, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Feb 10 Marty Nothstein, sprint cyclist Olympics-silver-96), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 10 Wayne Gandy, tackle (St Louis Rams)
  • Feb 10 Louie Spicolli, American wrestler (d. 1998)
  • Feb 11 John Bock, NFL center (NY Jets, Miami Dolphins)
  • Feb 11 Linda Wild, tennis star (1993 Melbourne Open), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Feb 12 Lincoln Kennedy, tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Feb 12 Romeo Bandison, NFL defensive tackle (Cleveland Browns)
  • Feb 12 Shane Tonkin, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
  • Feb 12 Shante Carver, NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Feb 13 Jim Reid, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
  • Feb 13 Mats Sundin, Bromma SWE, NHL center (Team Sweden, Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Feb 13 Shelly Hammonds, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Feb 13 Todd Williams, US baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • Feb 14 Derrick Witherspoon, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Feb 14 Gheorghe Muresan, NBA center (Washington Bullets/Wizards)
  • Feb 14 Kenny Shedd, WLAF receiver (Barcelona Dragons, Oakland Raiders)
  • Feb 14 Lonnie Johnson, NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Feb 15 Barbara Failey-Herbert, South Africa, golfer (1989 winner SA Champ)
  • Feb 15 Jim Butler, table tennis player (Olympics-92, 96), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Feb 15 Tyrone Legette, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Feb 15 Ray Sefo, New Zealand kick boxer
  • Feb 16 Anthony Abrams, NFL defensive tackle (KC Chiefs)
  • Feb 16 Chi Kredell, water polo driver (Olympics-96), born in Long Beach, California
  • Feb 16 Larry Jones, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
  • Feb 16 Marco Sas, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
  • Feb 16 Mike Hubbard, MBA catcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Feb 16 Van Tuinei, defensive end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Feb 18 George Teague, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers)
  • Feb 18 Reggie Holt, WLAF safety (London Monarchs)
  • Feb 18 Constantin Popa, Romanian-Israeli basketball player
  • Feb 19 Becky Dyroen-Lancer, synchronized swimmer (Oly-gold-96), born in San Jose, California
  • Feb 19 Glyn Milburn, NFL running back/kick returner (Den Broncos, Det Lions)
  • Feb 19 Richard Green, Australian golfer
  • Feb 19 Wally Williams, NFL center/guard (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • Feb 19 William Henderson, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Feb 20 Jari Litmanen, soccer player (Ajax)
  • Feb 20 Joost can der Westhuizen, South African rugby player, born in Pretoria (d. 2017)
  • Feb 21 Arco Jochemsen, Dutch soccer player (SVDB, Vitesse)
  • Feb 21 Jeff Schmidt, US baseball pitcher (California Angels)
  • Feb 21 Jey Phillips, WLAF safety (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Feb 21 Terry Mickens, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Feb 22 Barry Smith, 100m/200m runner
  • Feb 22 Gilbert Brown, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Feb 22 Jason Marshall, Cranbrook, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • Feb 22 Lisa Fernandez, Lakewood California, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96)
  • Feb 22 Max Lane, NFL tackle (NE Patriots)
  • Feb 22 Mohammed Sylla, soccer player (Willem II, FC Martigues)
  • Feb 22 Rico Mack, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Feb 23 Carin Hjalmarsson Koch, Kungalv Sweden, golfer (1995 Pinewild-7th)
  • Feb 23 Torsten Kienass, Berlin GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany)
  • Feb 23 Don Maxwell, Canadian cricketer
  • Feb 24 Aki Rahunen, Finland, tennis star
  • Feb 24 Brian Savage, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)
  • Feb 24 Pedro de la Rosa, Spanish Formula One driver
  • Feb 25 Andrew Hermann, US 50K walker (Olympics-96)
  • Feb 25 Byron Dafoe, Sussex England, NHL goalie (LA Kings)
  • Feb 25 David Fox, US, 50m freestyle (Olympics-6th-96)