Birthdays in Sport in March 1971

  • 1st Allen Johnson, long jumper/110m hurdler (Olympics-gold-96), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1st Andre Karnebeek, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1st Austin Robbins, NFL defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders, NO Saints)
  • 1st Shepherd Clark, figure skater (1994, 97 Eastern Sr champ), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1st Tim Prinsen, CFL offensive linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1st Tyler Hamilton, Marblehead Mass, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1st Zahoor Elahi, cricketer (Pakistan opening batsman v NZ 1996)
  • 2nd James Hammerstrand, LaMesa California, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)
  • 2nd Ray Hall, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 2nd Ruffin Hamilton, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 3rd Terryl Ulmer, CFL defensive back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 4th Edwin van Holten, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • 4th Jovan Stanković, Serbian footballer
  • 5th Brian Hunter, Portland OR, outfielder (Houston Astros)
  • 5th Chad Fonville, Jacksonville NC, infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • 5th James Roberson, WLAF defensive end (Rhein Fire)
  • 5th Jose Mercedes, El Seybo Dom Rep, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 5th Filip Meirhaeghe, Belgian mountainbiker
  • 6th Darrick Martin, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • 6th Roger Salkeld, Burbank CA, pitcher (Cin Reds)
  • 7th Alison Herst, kayaker (Olympics-5-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 8th Bob Boughner, Windsor, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
  • 8th Marc Tobert, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 8th Kit Symons, Welsh footballer
  • 9th Bev Oden, Millington Tenn, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
  • 9th Jiro Nihei, hockey goaltender (Team Japan 1998)
  • 9th Lou Benfatti, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets)
  • 9th Sean Holcomb, NFL linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • 10th Frank Habermann, WLAF defensive linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • 10th Morris Unutoa, corner (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 10th Shad Williams, pitcher (California Angels), born in Fresno, California
  • 10th Steve Arnold, British racing driver
  • 11th Bob Kronenberg, WLAF corner (Rhein Fire)
  • 11th Jiri Vykoukai, Olomouc CZ, hockey player (Team Czech Rep, Oly-gold-98)
  • 11th Martin Rucinsky, Most Cze, NHL left wing (Canadiens, Oly-Gold-1998)
  • 12th Greg Hansell, Bellflower CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
  • 12th Isaiah Rider, NBA guard/forward (Minn Timberwolves, Port Trailblazers)
  • 12th Raul Mondesi, MLB outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
  • 13th Curtis Conway, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Chicago Bears)
  • 13th Li Chen, Changsha China, tennis star (1995 Futures-Austin TX)
  • 13th Paul Henderson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)
  • 13th Ralf Kleinmann, WLAF kicker/punter (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 13th Robert Samuels, cricketer (West Indies Test opening batsman v NZ 1996)
  • 13th Ryan Hayden, 400m hurdler, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 13th Tony Vinson, NFL running back (Atl Falcons, Lon Monarchs, Balt Ravens)
  • 14th Ernie Brown, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 15th Patrick Reidy, Australian basketball forward (Oly-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 15th Robbie Pratt, jockey
  • 16th Brett Carolan, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
  • 16th Eric Ravotti, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 17th Katrina Colleton, WNBA guard/forward (LA Sparks)
  • 17th Tommy Thigpen, WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 17th Bill Mueller, American baseball player
  • 18th Mariaan de Swardt, Johannesburg, tennis star (1996 3rd round Aust))
  • 19th Cory Fleming, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 19th Kirk Botkin, NFL tight end (NO Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 19th Louie Debrusk, Cambridge, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 19th Marty Moore, NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • 19th Taase Faumui, NFL defensive linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 19th Whitney Hedgepeth, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympics-2 silver-96)
  • 20th Janis Kelly, Winnipeg Manitoba, volleyball player (Olympics-96)
  • 20th Manny Alexander, Dominican Republic, infielder (Baltimore Orioles)
  • 21st Hason Graham, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • 22nd Richard Castillo, jockey
  • 23rd Alexander Selivanov, Moscow Russia, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • 23rd Chris Lipuma, Oak Lawn, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • 23rd Demetrius DuBose, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 23rd Hiroyoshi Yamamoto, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 25th Aashish Kapoor, cricketer (Indian off-spin batsman 1994- )
  • 25th Andre Bolduc, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 25th Cammi Granato, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
  • 25th Perry Klein, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 25th Sheryl Swoopes, Texas, WNBA forward (Houston Comets. Oly-gold-96)
  • 26th Dave DeGraaf, Lansing Mich, team handball circle (Olympics-1996)
  • 26th Jesus Tavarez, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Florida Marlins)
  • 26th Rennae Stubbs, Australian tennis star, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 26th Tommy Fagan, CFL/NFL defensive end (Atl Falcons, Winn Blue Bombers)
  • 28th Damien Marsh, Georgia, Australian 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 28th Wesley Person, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 30th Mari Holden, Milwaukee Wisc, cyclist (Olympics-96)

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31st Pavel Bure, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers), born in Minsk, Soviet Union

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