Birthdays in Sport in 1962

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 398

  • Jan 3 Darren Daulton, American baseball player (catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies), born in Arkansas City, Kansas (d. 2017)
  • Jan 3 Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)
  • Jan 3 Mark Gardner, American baseball player (Florida Marlins)
  • Jan 4 Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)
  • Jan 5 Brendon Kuruppu, cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman, 201* debut v NZ 1987)
  • Jan 5 Danny Jackson, American baseball pitcher (Royals/Phillies/Cardinals)
  • Jan 5 Donald John Cowie, yachting Star class (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jan 6 Philip Brown, 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jan 6 Sean Landeta, NFL place kicker (NY Giants)
  • Jan 7 Jeff Montgomery, Wellston OH, pitcher (KC Royals)
  • Jan 10 Jim Lindeman, American baseball outfielder (NY Mets)
  • Jan 11 Donn Pall, Evergreen Park IL, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies, Fl Marlins)
  • Jan 12 Richie Richardson, West Indies cricketer (elegant West Indian batsman 1983-95), born in Five Islands Village, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Jan 13 Brett Maxie, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • Jan 13 Kevin Mitchell, American baseball outfielder (NY Met, SF Giants, Cincinnati Reds)
  • Jan 16 Kevin Ross, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons, KC Chiefs)
  • Jan 18 David O'Connor, equestrian 3-day (Olympic silver 1996)
  • Jan 19 Chris Sabo, third baseman (Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 19 Hans Daams, Dutch cyclist
  • Jan 24 Sultan Zarawani, cricketer (United Arab Emirates capt 1996 World Cup)
  • Jan 25 Chris Chelios, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, Team USA), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 26 Roshan Guneratne, cricketer (wicketless in only Test SL v Aust 1983)
  • Jan 26 Tim May, cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-95)
  • Jan 26 Oscar Ruggeri, Argentine footballer
  • Jan 27 James F Doehring, shot putter (Olympic silver 1992), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Jan 28 Michael Cage, NBA forward/center (Cleveland Cavaliers, NJ Nets)
  • Feb 1 José Luis Cuciuffo, Argentinian footballer (d. 2004)
  • Feb 2 Ben Testerman, tennis star, born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Feb 2 Andy Fordham, English darts player
  • Feb 2 Paul Kilgus, baseball player
  • Feb 3 Joe Handle, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Feb 4 Vern Fleming, American NBA basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 4 Dan Plesac, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Feb 7 Alan Sippy, cricketer (dashing Bombay lefty batsman of 1980's)
  • Feb 9 Diego Perez, Spanish tennis star
  • Feb 10 Bobby Czyz, American boxer, born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Feb 11 Eric Vanderaerden, Belgian cyclist
  • Feb 12 Jimmy Kirkwood, Irish-born field hockey player, born in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
  • Feb 13 Jackie Silva, Brazilian volleyballer (Pan Am-Bronze), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Feb 17 Hennie Meijer, soccer player (Cambuur L, FC Heerenveen)
  • Feb 17 Tony Blain, cricketer (NZ Test wicket-keeper)
  • Feb 18 Gary Reasons, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Feb 18 Simon Fletcher, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)
  • Feb 19 Alvaro Espinoza, Venezuela, baseball shortstop (NY Yanks, NY Mets)

Person of interestHana Mandlikova

Feb 19 Hana Mandlíková, Czech tennis player (4 Grand Slam titles), born in Prague, Czech Republic

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova
  • Feb 20 Adam Schreiber, NFL center/guard (Atlanta Falcons, NY Giants)
  • Feb 22 Lisa Jacquin, equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • Feb 22 Les Wallace, Scottish darts player
  • Feb 25 Birgit Fischer, German DR, 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Feb 25 Cammy Ciarelli, WPVA volleyballer (Best of Beach-2nd-1995), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Feb 26 Sheila Cornell, Encino Fla, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996)

  • Feb 27 Kory Tarpenning, pole vaulter, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Feb 27 Veronica Ribot-Canales, US diver (Olympics 1996), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Feb 28 Angela Bailey, England, Canadian 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984)
  • Feb 28 Chunli Li, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Feb 28 Steve Tsujiura, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • Mar 1 Mark Gardner, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 1 Russell Coutts, New Zealand yachtsman (Olympic gold Finn Class 1984, America's Cup 5 x winner), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Mar 2 Al Del Greco, NFL kicker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Mar 2 Philip Jonas, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Payless-2nd), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mar 2 Terry Steinbach, New Ulm MN, catcher (Oakland A's)
  • Mar 2 Raimo Summanen, Finnish ice hockey player and coach
  • Mar 3 Herschel Walker, WFL/NFL running back (NJ Generals, Dallas Cowboys)
  • Mar 3 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, E St Louis IL, heptathele (Olympic gold 1988, 92)
  • Mar 4 Brant Ian Woodward, New Zealand trap shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Hurstville, New Zealand
  • Mar 4 Greg Kragen, NFL nose tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Mar 5 Elise Burgin, tennis star, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 6 Alison Nicholas, Gibraltar, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning Classic)
  • Mar 7 Peter Manley, English Darts Player
  • Mar 8 Shaun Gayle, NFL strong safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 8 William Fuller, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 9 Jan Furtok, Polish footballer, born in Katowice, Poland
  • Mar 10 Andre Waters, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals)

Person of interestDarryl Strawberry

Mar 12 Darryl Strawberry, American MLB right fielder (8-time All Star), born in Los Angeles, California

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Mar 12 Gunde Svan, Swedish long jumper (Olympic gold 1984, 88)
  • Mar 13 Liane Tooth, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Mar 16 Marcel Brands, soccer player (RKC)
  • Mar 17 Patrick Thomas Burke, Hollywood FL, PGA golfer (1992 BellSouth-6th)
  • Mar 18 Trevor Franklin, cricketer (opened for NZ mid-80's)
  • Mar 19 Ivan Calderón, Puerto Rican baseball player (d. 2003)
  • Mar 22 Diane Pavich, Australian golfer (1993 T50 Alpine Aust Ladies), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mar 22 Juan Aguilera, Spanish tennis star
  • Mar 22 Tim Elliott, Australian golfer, born in Perth, Australia
  • Mar 23 Johan Steur, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • Mar 23 Steve Redgrave, British rower (5 Olympic gold medals 1984-2000) world's most successful male rower, born in Marlow
  • Mar 24 Penny Hammel, LPGA golfer (Jamie Farr Toledo-1985, 89), born in Decatur, Illinois

Person of interestJohn Stockton

Mar 26 John Stockton, NBA guard (Utah Jazz, Olympic gold 1996), born in Spokane, Washington

NBA Point Guard John Stockton
NBA Point Guard
John Stockton
  • Mar 26 Kevin Seitzer, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • Mar 26 Maarten de Young, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Mar 28 Jure Franko, Slovenian-Yugoslav alpine skier, born in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
  • Mar 29 Kirk Alan Triplett, American PGA golfer (1992 Shell Houston-2nd), born in Moses Lake, Washington
  • Mar 29 Billy Beane, American MLB baseball player and executive (Oakland Athletics), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Mar 31 John Taylor, NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers)
  • Apr 1 Rich Amaral, Visalia CA, outfielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • Apr 2 Alex Tripolski, Israeli sport shooter, Men's 50M air pistol (Olympic 16th-1996), born in Russia
  • Apr 2 Bruce Kozerski, American football NFL tackle and guard (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Plains, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 3 Nancy Filteau, Canadian athlete, 72k judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan
  • Apr 4 Sherrin Smyers, Australian LPGA golfer (1995 Youngstown-11th), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • Apr 4 Tina Tombs, LPGA golfer (1990 Jamie Farr Toledo), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 7 Andy Hampsten, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Apr 9 Freddie Joe Nunn, NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Apr 9 Jeff Turner, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Apr 10 Cathy Turner, American short track skater (Olympic gold 1994, born in Rochester, New York
  • Apr 10 Jukka Tammi, Finnish hockey goaltender (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Tampere, Finland
  • Apr 10 Steve Tasker, American wide receiver (Buffalo Bills) and broadcaster (CBS Sports), born in Smith Center, Kansas
  • Apr 11 Terry Hoage, American NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals), born in Ames, Iowa
  • Apr 12 Takada Nobuhiko, Japanese wrestler, born in Isogo-ku, Yokohama
  • Apr 13 Dave Miley, former baseball player and manager
  • Apr 14 James Carpenter, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in Canton, Connecticut
  • Apr 15 Nawal El Moutawakel, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 1984), born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Apr 16 David Pate, tennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 16 Jeanne Golay, American cyclist (Olympics-16th-92, 96), born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • Apr 17 Nancy Hogshead, swimmer (Olympic gold 1984)/model (jockey), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Apr 18 Wilber Marshall, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)

Person of interestAl Unser Jr.

Apr 19 Al Unser Jr, Indy-car racer (over 10 wins), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.
  • Apr 19 Christa Teno, Tecumseh Ontario, LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi-44th)
  • Apr 21 Les Lancaster, American baseball player
  • Apr 22 David Wettlaufer, golfer (Ontario Beefeater-1986, 87), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Apr 22 Denise Baldwin, LPGA golfer (1991 Futures Salisbury), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Apr 24 Stuart Pearce, English footballer and manager, born in Hammersmith, London

Person of interestAdam Silver

Apr 25 Adam Silver, American lawyer and NBA Commissioner, born in Rye, New York

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
NBA Commissioner
Adam Silver
  • Apr 26 Colin Anderson, English footballer
  • Apr 27 Denise Baldwin, LPGA golfer (1991 Futures Salisbury Classic), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Apr 27 PattiSue Plumer, American 3k runner (Gold-Seattle '90), born in Covina, California
  • Apr 27 Ángel Comizzo, Argentine football goalkeeper, born in Reconquista, Argentina
  • Apr 28 Evguenni Rochtchin, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Apr 29 Bruce Driver, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 29 Dieter Hegen, Kaufbeuren GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
  • Apr 29 Robert Druppers, runner (world record 1 km indoor)
  • May 1 Gary Clark, NFL wide receiver (2-time Super Bowl champion with Washington Redskins), born in Radford, Virginia
  • May 1 Paula Weishoff, American volleyballer (Silver medal 1984, Bronze 1992 Olympics), born in Hollywood, California
  • May 2 Nancy Harvey, Canadian LPGA golfer (1995 Youngstown-11th), born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • May 2 Jimmy White, English professional snooker player, born in Tooting, England
  • May 3 Anthony Gilligan, Penrith NSW, Australian golfer
  • May 6 Neil Foster, cricketer (England right-fast medium)
  • May 8 Terry Baker, CFL kicker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • May 10 Joey Meyer, baseball player
  • May 10 Robby Thompson, infielder (SF Giants), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • May 11 Steve Bono, NFL quarterback (KC Chiefs, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 12 Amy Benz, LPGA golfer (1994 Oldsmobile Classic-3rd), born in Rochester, New York
  • May 12 Emilio Estevez, American actor (Breakfast Club, Young Guns, Mighty Ducks), born in NYC, New York
  • May 12 Mark Bradshaw, Happy Camp California, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • May 13 Sean McDonough, American sports newscaster
  • May 16 Gary Crocker, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman)
  • May 17 Scott Case, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
  • May 18 Mike Whitmarsh, beach volleyballer (Olympic silver 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • May 22 Andrew Donald Magee, PGA golfer (1988 Pensacola Open), born in Paris, France
  • May 23 Keith Brantley, Scott AFB Ill, marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • May 24 Bev Lidyoff, Huntington Park Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1994)
  • May 24 Dorothy Trapp, equestrian 3-day (Olympics 1996)
  • May 25 Amy Read, golfer (1994 Healthsouth Palm Beach-15th), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • May 25 Zulqarnain, cricketer (last person in alphabetical order to play Test)
  • May 27 Ravi Shastri, cricketer (Indian SLA all-rounder 1981-92)
  • May 27 Ray Borner, Australian basketball center (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • May 29 Eric Davis, American MLB outfielder (3-time Gold Glove 1987-99), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 29 Gerry Norquist, American professional golfer, born in Portland, Oregon
  • May 30 Jan Gunnarsson, Swedish tennis star
  • May 30 John Alt, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs)
  • May 31 Henry Williams, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • May 31 Joe Orsulak, Glen Ridge NJ, outfielder (Florida Marlins)
  • Jun 1 Sherri Howard, 4X400m hurdler (Olympic gold 1984), born in Sherman, Texas
  • Jun 2 Darnell Coles, baseball player
  • Jun 2 Laura Witvoet, Alberta Canada, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning-52nd)
  • Jun 3 Connie Price-Smith, discus thrower (Olympic 5th-96), born in Saint Charles, Missouri
  • Jun 4 Zenon Jaskuła, Polish cyclist
  • Jun 7 Janice Lawrence Braxton, WNBA center (Cleve Rockers, Olym-gold-1984)
  • Jun 7 Takuya Kurosawa, Japanese racing driver, born in Ibaraki, Japan
  • Jun 10 Brent Sutter, Viking, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Jun 10 Duane Sutter, NHL player (NY Islander)
  • Jun 10 Floris Jansen, cricketer (Netherlands pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
  • Jun 11 Michael Kenny, WLAF offensive assistant (Scottish Claymores)
  • Jun 11 Erika Salumäe, Estonian cyclist, Olympian
  • Jun 13 Hannah Storm, sports journalist (CNN, NBC)
  • Jun 13 Karen Kurreck, Urbana Ill, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 13 Davey Hamilton, American racing driver
  • Jun 14 Scott Radecic, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jun 16 Wally Joyner, American baseball player
  • Jun 17 Ed Brady, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Morris, Illinois
  • Jun 19 Ken Tohill, American jockey, born in Pleasanton, California
  • Jun 19 Phillip Hatchett, Russellville Ky, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Quebec)
  • Jun 19 Jeremy Bates, English tennis player
  • Jun 21 Takeshi Asami, Japanese racing driver

Person of interestClyde Drexler

Jun 22 Clyde "Glide" Drexler, NBA Guard (Houston Rockets, Port Trailblazers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NBA Swingman Clyde Drexler
NBA Swingman
Clyde Drexler
  • Jun 23 Kari Takko, Uusikaupunki FIN, hockey goalie (Team Finland)
  • Jun 25 Dan Turk, American footballer, NFL center (Washington Redskins), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2000)
  • Jun 26 Jerome Kersey, American NBA forward (Golden State Warriors, Sea Supersonics), born in Clarksville, Virginia (d. 2015)
  • Jun 28 Anisoara Stanciu-Cusmir, Romanian long jumper (Olympic gold 1984), born in Brăila, Romania
  • Jun 30 Tony Fernández, Dominican baseball player
  • Jul 2 Brandel Eugene Chamblee, PGA golfer (1994 Honda-3rd), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 4 Pam Shriver, American tennis star (1991 US Open doubles/Olympic gold 1988), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jul 4 Roland Ratzenberger, Austrian race car driver, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1994)
  • Jul 8 Martin Pavlu, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • Jul 10 Mike Saxon, American NFL punter (Minnesota Vikings), born in Whittier, California
  • Jul 11 Dale Hellestrae, NFLer (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jul 12 Stein Jorgesen, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 12 Julio César Chávez, Mexican boxer
  • Jul 12 Dean Wilkins, English football manager
  • Jul 14 Diane Ratnik, volleyball setter (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 17 Jay Barrs, archer (Olympic gold 1988, 92, 96), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jul 18 Engelbert Linder, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)