Birthdays in Sport in October 1971

  • Oct 1 Amp Lee, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams)
  • Oct 1 Melinda Gainsford, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-92, 96)
  • Oct 2 Jair Lynch, Amherst Mass, gymnast (Olympics-silver-96)
  • Oct 2 Steve McLaughlin, NFL kicker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Oct 3 Reggie Givens, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Oct 3 Wil Cordero, baseball player
  • Oct 4 Corey Sawyer, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • Oct 5 Chad Lewis, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Oct 5 Chris Whitney, NBA guard (Wash Wizards)
  • Oct 5 Dan Plante, Hayward, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • Oct 5 Mauricio Pellegrino, Argentine former footballer
  • Oct 6 Chris Hudson, NFL strong safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Oct 6 Phil Bennett, British racing driver
  • Oct 6 Alan Stubbs, English footballer and manager (Rotherham United), born in Kirkby, England
  • Oct 7 Dexter Dawson, CFL receiver (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Oct 7 Johnnie Morton, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
  • Oct 7 Paul Hannam, 470 sailor (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 8 Jim Hanna, WLAF defensive tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Oct 8 Monty Williams, NBA forward/guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Oct 8 Nate Miller, NFL/WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy, Atlanta Falcons)
  • Oct 8 Terry Richardson, WLAF running back (Rhein Fire)
  • Oct 8 Val St germain, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Oct 9 Pete Mitchell, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Oct 10 Bryn Parry, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 BC Amateur-2nd), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 10 Claus Dalpiaz, hockey goaltender (Team Austria 1998)
  • Oct 10 Corey Louchiey, NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • Oct 10 Ian Bennett, English footballer
  • Oct 11 Chann McRae, Albany Ga, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • Oct 12 Bronzel Miller, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Oct 12 Pavol Rybar, hockey goaltender (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • Oct 12 Tony Fiore, American baseball player
  • Oct 13 Hitesh Modi, cricketer (Kenyan left-handed batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • Oct 13 Irv Smith, NFL tight end (NO Saints)
  • Oct 13 Jay Williams, defensive end (St Louis Rams)
  • Oct 13 Sean O'Donnell, NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Oct 14 Derrick Rodgers, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • Oct 14 Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Oct 14 Jorge Costa, Portuguese footballer
  • Oct 15 Bernardo Harris, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Oct 15 Roland McGhee, long jumper, born in Flint, Michigan
  • Oct 15 Andy Cole, British footballer
  • Oct 16 David Johnson, cricketer (Karnataka fast bowler, India 1996-)
  • Oct 16 Greg Jeffries, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Oct 16 Simon Shanks, NFL inside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Oct 16 Toni Foster, WNBA forward/center (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Oct 17 Byron Chamberlain, NFL/WLAF tight end Denver Broncos, Rhein Fire)
  • Oct 17 Ernest Dixon, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)
  • Oct 17 Henry McMillian, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Oct 18 Bob Whitfield, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Oct 18 Emmett Waldron, WLAF linebacker (Scottish Claymores)
  • Oct 20 Eddie Jones, NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers)
  • Oct 20 Kimberly Po, tennis star (1991 Futures-Evansville IN), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 21 Damien Martyn, cricketer (WA & Australian middle-order batsman)
  • Oct 21 RenĂ© Ponk, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Oct 21 Shane Hannah, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Oct 21 Paul Norman Telfer, Scottish footballer
  • Oct 22 Amanda Coetzer, Hoopstad South Africa, tennis star (1996 Aust semi)
  • Oct 22 Anthony "Pig" Miller, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Atlanta Hawks)
  • Oct 22 Mitchel van der Gaag, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Motherwell)
  • Oct 22 Timothy Christopher Carswell, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Oct 23 Alai Kalaniuvalu, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Oct 24 Aaron Bailey, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Oct 24 Mike Verstegen, NFL guard (NO Saints)
  • Oct 25 Jeffrey Prommayon, soccer player (PSV)
  • Oct 25 Laura Chapot, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-96)
  • Oct 25 Lee Gissendaner, NFL/WLAF receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Scottish Claymores)
  • Oct 25 Stephanie Martin-Cobb, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 25 Simon Charlton, English footballer
  • Oct 26 Cinnamon Woods, Anderson Ind, diver (Olympics-96)
  • Oct 26 Ronnie Irani, cricketer (Essex all-rounder, England 1996)
  • Oct 27 Liz Pagano, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1994), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 27 Matt Brown, WLAF guard (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Oct 27 Mike Ricci, Scarborough, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Oct 27 Zaddick X Longenbach, Greenwalds Pa, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
  • Oct 27 Theodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer
  • Oct 27 Jorge Soto, Peruvian footballer
  • Oct 28 John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
  • Oct 28 Nicole Green, Springfield Ohio, 400m runner
  • Oct 28 Tracy Hanson, Coeur D'Alene ID, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland-4th)
  • Oct 29 Greg Blewett, cricketer (Aust batsman, century on Test debut 1995)
  • Oct 29 Matthew Hayden, cricketer (heavy scorer for Queensland, Aust 1994-96)
  • Oct 30 Edward "Ted" Murphy, rower (Olympics-5th-1996), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 30 Henry Ford, NFL defensive end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Oct 31 Phillip Tataurangi, New Zealand golfer, born in Auckland
  • Oct 31 Alphonso Ford, American basketball player (d. 2004)
  • Oct 31 Ian Walker, English footballer