February 1969 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Events 1 - 9 of 9

2nd - Stan Coveleski & Waite Hoyt are voted into baseball Hall of Fame
4th - John Madden is named head coach of NFL's Oakland Raiders
5th - Vince Lombardi, becomes part owner, vp, gm & head coach of Redskins
7th - Diane Crump becomes 1st woman jockey at a major US racetrack (Hialeah)
10th - LSU Pete Maravich scores 66, despite losing to Tulane 101-94
11th - Diana Crump becomes 1st US woman jockey to ride against men, Hialelah
21st - Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Wash Senators
22nd - Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st female jockey to win at a major US track
25th - Pension plan for baseball is agreed to

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 72 of 72

1st - Bryan Jacob, Palatka Fla, 59 kg (130 lbs) weightlifter (Oly-1992, 96)
1st - John Moore, Australian baseball catcher (Olympics-1996)
1st - Gabriel Batistuta, Argentine footballer
2nd - Ijaz Ahmed Jr, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka 1995)
2nd - Jeff Christy, corner (Minnesota Vikings)
2nd - Jody Hull, Cambridge, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
2nd - Valeri Karpin, Russian footballer
3rd - Casey Weldon, NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
3rd - Jeff Christy, NFL center (Minnesota Vikings)
3rd - Robert Pack, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Dallas Mavericks)
3rd - Terry Bradshaw, US baseball outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
3rd - Retief Goosen, professional golfer
4th - Brad Cornett, US baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
4th - Chris Crooms, WLAF safety (Barcelona Dragons)
4th - Dallas Drake, Trail, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
4th - Joe Sacco, Medford, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
6th - Anna Acker-Macosko, Marshfield WI, LPGA golfer (1995 Gold Coast Tour)
6th - Bob Wickman, Green Bay WI, pitcher (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)
6th - Greg Patrick, WLAF safety (Frankfurt Galaxy)
6th - James Jones, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens)
6th - Kurt Abbott, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)
6th - Rajindra Dhanraj, Trinidad cricket leg-spinner (WI 1994-95)
6th - Tim Sherwood, English footballer and manager, born in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
7th - Bucky Richardson, US football quarterback (Houston Oilers)
7th - Fiona Robinson, Collie Western Aust, basketball player (Oly-bronze-96)
9th - Jeff Pahukoa, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
9th - Jimmy Smith, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
9th - Peta Edebone, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
9th - Todd Lyght, US football quarterback (St Louis Rams)
10th - Jayhawk Owens, Cincinnati Ohio, catcher (Colorado Rockies)
10th - Tim Clark, US baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins)
11th - Bryan Eversgerd, US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
11th - Joe Valerio, NFL outside corner/tackle (KC Chiefs)
11th - Kevin King, US baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
11th - Mark Atkinson, cricket wicket-keeper (Tasmanian batsman)
12th - Colin Keely, water polo driver (Olympics-96), born in Buffalo, New York
12th - Hong Myung-Bo, Korean footballer
14th - Chad Magee, Tyler TX, Nike golfer (1993 NIKE Shreveport Open-36th)
14th - Harry Colon, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions)
14th - Jeff Graham, NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, NY Jets)
14th - Roy Barker, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings, SF 49ers)
15th - Brian Williams, Lancaster SC, pitcher (Detroit Tigers, Astros)
15th - Edgar Bennett, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
16th - Claude Lambert, boxer (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
16th - Fermin Cacho, Barcelona Spain, 1500m (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)
16th - Tim Costo, US baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
17th - David Klingler, NFL quarterback (Oakland Raiders, Cin Bengals)
17th - Joel Steed, NFL nose tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
17th - Levon Kirkland, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
18th - Alexander Mogilny, Khavarovsk, 1st soviet to defect to NHL (Sabres)
18th - Igor Larionov, Voskresensk Russia, NHL forward (Team Russia, Detroit)
20th - Tommy Vardell, El Cajon, California, American NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions)
21st - Dean Noel, CFL full back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
21st - Petra Kronberger, Austrian alpine skiier (Olympic-gold-1992)
22nd - Kahryn Tough, Calgary Alberta, volleyball (Olympics-96)
22nd - Leslie Spalding, Billings MT, golfer (Montana Women's Amat-90, 91)
22nd - Mark Chmura, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
22nd - Shawn Jefferson, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers, NE Patriots)
22nd - Brian Laudrup, Danish footballer
23rd - Ed McDaniel, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
23rd - Michael Campbell, New Zealand golfer, born in Hawera
23rd - Marc Wauters, Belgian cyclist
25th - Donald Hodge, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets)
25th - Kerry Dienelt, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Oly-bronze-96)
25th - Michelle Gibson, equestrian dressage (Olympics-bronze-96)
26th - Brandon Wilson, US baseball infielder (Chicago White Sox)
27th - Greg Stevenson, Sherbrooke Quebec, rower (Olympics-11-92, 96)
27th - Robert Massey, NFL cornerback (NY Giants)
27th - Robert Molenaar, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam)
27th - Willie Banks, US baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
28th - Shawn McEachern, Waltham MA, NHL forward (Boston Bruins, Senators)
28th - Butch Leitzinger, American race car driver

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

2nd - Giovanni Martinelli, opera singer (NY Met), dies at 83
9th - Manuel Plaza Reyes, Chilean marathoner (Oly-gold 1928), dies at 68
21st - Jose de Capriles, Mexican-born US Olympic fencer, dies

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