Birthdays in Sport in October 1971

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