Birthdays in Sport in March 1972

  • Mar 1 Omar Daal, Maracaibo Venezuela, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
  • Mar 1 Profail Grier, CFL running back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Mar 3 Martin Prochazka, Slany CZ, NHL forward (Czech Oly-Gold-98), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 3 Darren Anderton, English footballer
  • Mar 4 Chris Borg, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Lexington, South Carolina
  • Mar 4 Martin St Pierre, Ripon Quebec, 20k walker (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 4 Robert Smith, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Mar 4 Pae Gil-Su, North Korean gymnast
  • Mar 4 Jos Verstappen, Dutch Formula One driver
  • Mar 5 Brandon Hamilton, CFL cornerback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Mar 5 Brian Grant, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers, Sacramento Kings)
  • Mar 5 Hernan Gumy, Buenos Aires Argentina, tennis star
  • Mar 5 Mikael Tillstrom, Swedish tennis star
  • Mar 5 Tom Hipsz, CFL defensive tackle (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Mar 6 Jamal Anderson, fullback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Mar 6 Paul Frlan, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

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Mar 6 Shaquille O'Neal, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96), born in Newark, New Jersey

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  • Mar 7 Andrew Finch, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • Mar 7 Marina Hatzakis, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 8 Craig Johnson, NHL left wing (LA Kings/Oly-1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Mar 8 Pat Riley, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Mar 8 Takuro Abe, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Mar 8 Georgios Georgiadis, Greek footballer
  • Mar 10 Jack Kellogg, WLAF CB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Mar 10 Matt Kenseth, American race car driver
  • Mar 11 Carl Greenwood, NFL cornerback (NY Jets)
  • Mar 11 Chris Shelling, WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)
  • Mar 11 Jamal Duff, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, Wash Redskins)
  • Mar 13 Avrom Smith, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
  • Mar 13 Brian Saxton, NFL tight end (NY Giants)
  • Mar 13 Rickey Brady, NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints)
  • Mar 13 Ryan McCoy, WLAF LB (London Monarchs)
  • Mar 13 Trent Dilfer, NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Mar 14 Antowain Smith, running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • Mar 14 Aris Brimanis, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mar 14 Clover Maitland, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 14 Tom Barndt, NFL/WLAF guard (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
  • Mar 15 David Rhodes, WLAF wide receiver (Rhein Fire)
  • Mar 15 Filip Dewulf, Belgian tennis star
  • Mar 15 Oliver Gibson, NFL defensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 15 Steve Danielson, field hockey defender (Olympics-96), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Mar 17 Mia Hamm, Selma Alabama, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 19 Maria Maunder, St John's New Foundland, rower (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 20 Ajah Wilson-Ogechukwu, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Mar 21 (Olympics-silver-1998)
  • Mar 21 Boris Mironov, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Oly-S-98, Edmonton), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Mar 21 Chris Ball, kayak (alt-Olympics-96), born in Costa Mesa, California
  • Mar 21 Frank West, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Mar 21 John Leach, CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Mar 22 Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure-skater (Olympic silver 94, 98), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Mar 22 John Farquhar, tight end (New Orleans Saints)

  • Mar 22 Mikhail Sloutsky, WLAF LB (Scotland Claymores)
  • Mar 22 Shawn Bradley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, NJ Nets, Space Jams)
  • Mar 23 Jonas Bjorkman, Vaxjo Sweden, tennis star (Davis Cup 1994)
  • Mar 23 Ryan Kuwabara, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • Mar 23 Joe Calzaghe, Welsh boxer
  • Mar 24 Steve Karsay, American baseball player
  • Mar 25 Demet Edwards, WLAF defensive tackle (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Mar 25 Howard Battle, Biloxi MS, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Mar 25 Lawrence Moten, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Mar 26 Naoko Kijimuta, Japanese tennis star (1996 Jakarta), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Mar 26 Steve Anderson, CFL defensive linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Mar 27 Kirby Dar Dar, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
  • Mar 27 Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Dutch footballer
  • Mar 28 Derek West, offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Mar 28 Jonathan Edwards, doubles luger (Olympics-1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 28 Keith Tkachuk, Melrose MA, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix, USA)
  • Mar 28 Michael Smith, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • Mar 28 Mike Morton, linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • Mar 28 Shannon Mitchell, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 29 Alex Ochoa, outfielder (NY Mets), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mar 29 John Rothell, Titusville Florida, 400m hurdler
  • Mar 29 Paul Michael Kent, Australia, NZ breastroker (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 29 Trevor Kidd, Dugald, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames)
  • Mar 29 Rui Costa, Portugal footballer
  • Mar 30 Brenden Stai, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 30 Matt Joyce, NFL/WLAF guard/tackle (Cardinals, Seahawks, Claymores)
  • Mar 31 John Godina, Fort Sill Oklahoma, shot putter/discus thrower (Oly-silver-96)
  • Mar 31 Kelly O'Leary, Halifax Nova Scotia, kayaker (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 31 Hristos Polihroniou, Greek hammer thrower