Birthdays in Sport in December 1961

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 1 Barb Mucha, American golfer (5 LPGA titles), born in Parma Heights, Ohio
  • Dec 4 Frank Reich, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions), born in Freeport, New York
  • Dec 9 Christiane Jolissaint, Swiss tennis star
  • Dec 9 Ian Andrew Wright, New Zealand rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Dec 11 Mike Henneman, American baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Saint Charles, Missouri
  • Dec 12 Dale Sanderson, CFL guard (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Dec 13 Gary Zimmerman, American NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Fullerton, California
  • Dec 14 Jeff Robinson, American baseball player (Det, Balt), born in Ventura, California, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 18 Brian Orser, Canadian figure skater (Olympic silver 1988)
  • Dec 18 Lalchand Rajput, cricketer (Indian Test opening batsman 1985-86)

Person of interestReggie White

Dec 19 Reggie White, American NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2004)

NFL Legend Reggie White
NFL Legend
Reggie White
  • Dec 20 Gale Gilbert, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers), born in Red Bluff, California
  • Dec 20 Nate Newton, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Dec 21 Trevor Bayliss, Australian cricketer (NSW batsman) and coach (England), born in Goulburn, Australia
  • Dec 24 Jay Wright, American basketball coach, born in Churchville, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 25 Storm Davis, baseball player
  • Dec 26 Storm Davis, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Dec 27 Caroline Gowan, LPGA golfer (SC Women's Amat-1981, 83), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Dec 28 Heather Hafner, WPVA volleyballer (National-7th-90), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Dec 28 Kent Nielsen, Danish football player & coach, born in Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • Dec 30 Ben Johnson, Canadian athlete (Olympic 100m gold 1988-disqualified), born in Falmouth, Jamaica
  • Dec 30 Sue Malaxos, Australian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 31 Rick Aguilera, American baseball pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in San Gabriel, California

About December 1961

How Old? 57 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius