On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1964 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 446

  • Jun 17 Steve Rhodes, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper 1994-95), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • Jun 17 Rinaldo Capello, Italian racing driver, born in Asti, Italy
  • Jun 18 Thanh Nguyen, American 141 lbs US weightlifter (Olympics 1996), born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • Jun 19 David Freedman, cricketer (NSW left-arm Chinese bowler since 1990)
  • Jun 20 Najee Mustafaa, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 20 Paul Goydos, American golfer (4th 59 in PGA history 2010), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 20 Pierfrancesco Chili, Italian motorcycle racer
  • Jun 22 Greg Anderson, NBA forward/center (San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks)
  • Jun 22 Mark Royals, NFL punter (New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions)
  • Jun 22 Nico Jalink, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, NAC)
  • Jun 23 Yun Lou, Chinese gymnast
  • Jun 24 Gary Suter, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, USA), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jun 25 Dell Curry, American basketball guard and broadcaster (NBA Sixth Man of The Year 1994; Charlotte Hornets all-time points leader [9,839]), born in Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Jun 25 Phil Emery, Australian cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, Australia 1994), born in St Ives, New South Wales, Australia
  • Jun 26 Alison Wyeth, Isle 1.5k/5k runner, born in West Middlesex, England
  • Jun 26 Pamela Wright, Scottish golfer (US Open 9-hole record with 30 1994), born in Glasgow, Scotland

  • Jun 27 Chuck Person, American NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Brantley, Alabama
  • Jun 28 Bryan Barker, NFL punter (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Jacksonville Beach, Florida
  • Jun 28 Susan Mascarin, American tennis player, born in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan
  • Jun 29 Pepper Johnson, American NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Cleveland Browns), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 1 Bernard Laporte, French Rugby Union coach (France 1999-2007), born in Rodez, France
  • Jul 2 DeAnne Hemmens, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 2 Joe Magrane, American baseball player nicknamed "Maddog" (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Des Moines, Iowa

Person of interestJosé Canseco

Jul 2 José Canseco, Cuban-American MLB outfielder and designated hitter (AL MVP 1988), born in Havana, Cuba

MLB Player José Canseco
MLB Player
José Canseco
  • Jul 2 Shannon Ritter, jockey
  • Jul 2 Ozzie Canseco, Cuban-born American baseball player
  • Jul 3 Warren Newson, American MLB outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Newnan, Georgia
  • Jul 4 Cle Kooiman, American soccer player, born in Ontario, California
  • Jul 6 Lillie Leatherwood, American 4X400m relayer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Jul 8 Alexei Gusarov, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 9 Ronnie Grandison, American NBA forward (NY Knicks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 9 Scott Verplank, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles; Ryder Cup 2002, 06), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 10 Felipe Martinez, jockey
  • Jul 10 Urban Meyer, American football coach
  • Jul 10 Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist
  • Jul 11 Earl Jones, Inkster Mich, 800m runner (Olympic bronze 1984)

  • Jul 13 Utpal Chatterjee, cricketer (Bengal slow left-arm bowler)
  • Jul 14 Barbara Chiu, Canada table tennis player (Olympic 33-92, 96), born in Guangzhou, China
  • Jul 14 Brett Ogle, Australian golfer, broadcaster (2 PGA Tour titles; Fox Sports), born in Sydney, NSW
  • Jul 16 Miguel Induráin, Spanish cyclist (Tour de France winner 1991-95), born in Villava, Spain
  • Jul 19 Gina Procaccio, American long and middle distance runner, born in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 19 Teresa Edwards, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1984, 88,92,96), born in Cairo, Georgia
  • Jul 20 Murray Craven, Medicine Hat, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Jul 22 Rafael Addison, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Jul 23 Greg Best, American equestrian athlete (Olympic silver 1988, 92), born in Lynchburg, Virginia

Person of interestBarry Bonds

Jul 24 Barry Bonds, American baseball left fielder (MLB home-run record [762], 7 x NL MVP), born in Riverside, California

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • Jul 24 Erminia Russo, Kelowna BC, volleyball player (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 24 Teri Schroeder, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13-1993), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jul 25 José Bautista, Dominican baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Jul 25 Tony Granato, American NHL left wing (LA Kings), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Jul 28 Dave Alexander, American NFL center (NY Jets), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Jul 30 Jürgen Klinsmann, German footballer and manager, born in Göppingen, West Germany
  • Aug 1 Traci Phillips, American sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Aug 1 Andrew Wilson, Australian canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Aug 2 John Cullen, Canadian NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Puslinch, Canada
  • Aug 3 Johnny Thomas, American NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 3 Kevin Elster, American baseball infielder (Texas Rangers), born in San Pedro, California
  • Aug 3 Nate McMillan, American NBA guard and head coach (Indiana Pacers 2016-19; Portland, Seattle; NBA steals leader 1994), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Aug 4 B J Surhoff, infielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 4 Clyde Simmons, NFL defensive end (Az Cardinals, Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Aug 6 John Mooney, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 6 Robert Mimbs, CFL running back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Aug 8 Harry Lee "Butch" Reynolds, American 400m runner (world record)
  • Aug 8 Paul Taylor, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler in one Test 1993)

Person of interestBrett Hull

Aug 9 Brett Hull, Canadian-American NHL right wing (8-time All Star, 2-time Stanley Cup winner), born in Belleville, Ontario

NHL Legend Brett Hull
NHL Legend
Brett Hull
  • Aug 9 Yuri Khmylev, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Aug 10 Andy Stankiewicz, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos), born in Inglewood, California
  • Aug 13 Jay Buhner, American MLB outfielder (Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Aug 13 Tom Prince, American MLB catcher (LA Dodgers), born in Kankakee, Illinois
  • Aug 16 Jimmy Arias, tennis player (US Davis Cup team), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 16 Nigel Redman, English rugby union lock (20 caps; Bath), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Aug 18 Kenny Walker, American basketball player, born in Roberta, Georgia
  • Aug 20 Giuseppe Giannini, Italian soccer player (Rome A Team), born in Rome, Italy
  • Aug 22 Dean Evason, Canadian NHL player (Calgary Flames), born in Thompson, Manitoba

Person of interestMats Wilander

Aug 22 Mats Wilander, Swedish tennis player (7-time Grand Slam winner), born in Växjö, Sweden

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
  • Aug 23 Johan Bruyneel, Belgian road racing cyclist, born in Izegem, Belgium
  • Aug 23 Ray Ferraro, Canadian ice hockey center (Hartford Whalers, New York Islanders) and broadcaster (TSN Radio, TSN, NBCSN), born in Trail, British Columbia
  • Aug 25 Vassilios Kotronias, Greek chess grandmaster, born in Athens, Greece
  • Aug 26 Bobby Jurasin, CFL defensive end (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Aug 26 Chad Kreuter, Marin County CA, catcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • Aug 26 Dave Boyes, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 26 Karla Karch-Gailus, basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Aug 28 Lee Janzen, American golfer (US Open 1993, 98), born in Austin, Minnesota
  • Aug 29 Jordi Arrese, Spanish tennis player, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Aug 30 Stephen Baker, American NFL receiver (NY Giants), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Aug 30 Steve Smith, American NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks), born in Wshington, D.C.
  • Aug 30 Gavin Fisher, British engineer (Williams Formula One)
  • Sep 1 Brian Bellows, Canadian ice hockey left wing (1,188 NHL games; 3 x time All Star 1984, 88, 92), born in St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Sep 3 Ernest Givins, American NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers; Pro Bowl 1990, 92), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Sep 4 Tomas Sandstrom, Swedish NHL forward (Anaheim, Team Sweden 1998), born in Jakobstad, Finland
  • Sep 5 Frank Farina, Australian footballer, born in Darwin, Australia

  • Sep 8 Steffan Peters, German equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1996, 2016), born in Wesel, Germany
  • Sep 9 Willie Broughton, American NFL defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Sep 10 Peter Vogler, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 10 Tim Harris, American NFL defensive end (SF 49ers), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Sep 11 Ellis Burks, American baseball outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • Sep 11 Eric Thomas, American NFL cornerback (Denver Broncos), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Sep 12 Dieter Hecking, German football player and manager, born in Castrop-Rauxel, West Germany
  • Sep 13 Peter Remie, Dutch soccer player (NAC), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • Sep 14 Kurt Gouveia, American NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sep 15 Andrew Landenberger, Australian tornado sailor (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • Sep 17 Karen Straker, horse show jumper
  • Sep 19 Bob Papa, American sportscaster (NBC Sports), born in Dumont, New Jersey
  • Sep 21 Danny Hoekman, soccer player (NEC)
  • Sep 21 Danny Villa, NFL guard (KC Chiefs)
  • Sep 23 Diane Dixon, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 23 Leon Meijs, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Sep 23 Clayton Blackmore, Welsh footballer
  • Sep 24 Rafael Palmeiro, 1st baseman (Baltimore Orioles), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Sep 25 Joey Saputo, Canadian businessman and sports executive, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 26 Bobby Joe Edmonds, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Nashville, Tennessee,
  • Sep 26 Dave Martinez, American baseball outfielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Sep 26 Derek Ho, American surfer (World C'ship 1993; Hawaiian Triple Crown 1984, 86, 88, 90), born in Kailua, Hawaii (d. 2020)
  • Sep 28 Paul Jewell, English football manager
  • Sep 29 Brad Lohaus, NBA forward/center (NY Knicks)
  • Sep 29 John Tucker, Windsor, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Sep 30 Michael McKay, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 1 Roberto Kelly, Panamanian baseball outfielder and coach (NY Yankees; MLB All Star 1992-93), born in Panama City, Panama
  • Oct 1 Jonathan Sarfati, New Zealand chess player, scientist, and author (FIDE Master), born in Ararat, Australia
  • Oct 2 Michael Brooks, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1992; Denver Broncos), born in Ruston, Louisiana
  • Oct 2 Sheila Echols, American track athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m 1988), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Oct 4 David Brain, Zimbabwean cricketer and fast medium bowler (9 Tests; 23 ODIs), born in Salisbury, Zimbabwe
  • Oct 4 Mark McLemore, American baseball pitcher and broadcaster (Texas Rangers), born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 4 Matthew Cetlinski, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4x200m freestyle relay 1988), born in Fort Worth, Florida
  • Oct 5 Denean Howard, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1988), born in Sherman, Texas
  • Oct 5 Terry Mathews, Alexandria LA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Oct 6 Tom Jager, American swimmer (5 Olympic gold 1984, 88, 92; 50m freestyle world record x 6), born in East St. Louis, Illinois
  • Oct 7 Rich Delucia, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 7 Paul Stewart, British footballer (Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 9 Martín Jaite, Argentine tennis star, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Oct 10 Maxi Gnauck, German uneven parallel bars gymnast (Olympic gold 1980), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Oct 12 Fanie De Villiers, South African cricketer (great South African pace bowler), born in Vereeniging, Transvaal Province, South Africa
  • Oct 13 Chris Gwynn, American baseball outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 14 Joe Girardi, American MLB catcher (4 teams, including NY Yankees, 1996-99), and manager (Yankees, 2006-17), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Oct 14 Pieter Axe, soccer player (FC Utrecht/SC Heerenveen)
  • Oct 18 Etsuko Inoue, Japan, tennis star
  • Oct 18 George Ferris, Antigua cricketer (Leewards fast bowler), born in Antigua
  • Oct 19 Webster Slaughter, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • Oct 25 Barb Broen-Ouellette, volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Oct 25 Johan de Kock, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Sliedrecht, Netherlands
  • Oct 25 Pat Swilling, American NFL defensive end and linebacker (Oakland Raiders), born in Toccoa, Georgia
  • Oct 26 Lawson Duncan, American tennis star, born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Oct 26 Vencie Glenn, American NFL safety (NY Giants), born in Grambling, Louisiana
  • Oct 27 Jill Hetherington, Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Brampton, Canada
  • Oct 27 Mark Taylor, Australian cricketer (genius Australian captain since 1994), born in Leeton, Australia
  • Oct 27 Mary T. Meagher, American swimmer (3 x Olympic gold 100/200m butterfly, 4x100m medley 1984; WR 100/200m butterfly 1981), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 28 Lenny Harris, infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 28 Paul Wylie, figure skater (Olympic-silver)
  • Oct 29 Greg Montgomery, punter (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Oct 29 Jackie Pereira, field hockey center/forward (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • Oct 29 May Allison, marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario

  • Oct 31 Marco van Basten, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, AC Milan), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Nov 1 Kosala Kuruppuarachchi, Sri Lankan cricket spin bowler (2 Tests; best 5-44 1986), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Nov 2 Kevin Gogan, American NFL guard (Pro Bowl 1994, 97-98; Super Bowl 1992-93, Dallas Cowboys), born in Pacifica, California
  • Nov 3 Bryan Young, New Zealand cricket batsman (35 Tests, top score 267; 74 ODIs), born in Whangarei, Northland
  • Nov 6 Erik Kramer [William Erik Kramer], American former NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Encino, California
  • Nov 8 Chuck Cecil, American NFL safety (Houston Oilers), born in Red Bluff, California
  • Nov 9 Leah Pells, Canadian 1.5k runner (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nov 10 Keith Lockhart, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California
  • Nov 10 Kenny Rogers, American MLB pitcher (perfect game 1994), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Nov 10 Magnús Scheving, Icelandic athlete, writer and producer (LazyTown), born in Borgarnes, Iceland
  • Nov 11 Roberto Hernandez, Puerto Rican pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Santurce Puerto Rico
  • Nov 12 Erik Howard, NFL defensive tackle/end (NY Jets)
  • Nov 12 Gerald Perry, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Nov 12 Jakob Hlasek, Swiss tennis player (French Open doubles 1992, Hopman Cup 1992), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Nov 13 Ronald Agenor, Rabat Morocco, tennis player (1989 French quarters)
  • Nov 14 Silken Laumann, Canadian rower (Olympic bronze, silver-92, 96), born in Mississauga, Ontario

Person of interestDwight Gooden

Nov 16 Dwight Gooden, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, NY Mets), born in Tampa, Florida

Baseball Pitcher Dwight Gooden
Baseball Pitcher
Dwight Gooden
  • Nov 17 Marina Tcherkasova, American pairs figure skater (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Nov 17 Michelle Knox-Zaloom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Nov 18 Mike Withycombe, CFL corner (BC Lions)
  • Nov 18 Seth Joyner, NFL linebacker (Ariz, Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Nov 19 Jeni Lidgett, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 19 Irina Laricheva, Russian trap shooter (World C'ships x 6 gold individual, team, double trap), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2020)
  • Nov 20 John Maclean, Canadian NHL right wing (NJ Devils), born in Oshawa, Ontario
  • Nov 21 Olden Polynice, NBA forward/center (Sacramento Kings)
  • Nov 21 Thomas Everett, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Nov 22 Akram Raza, cricketer (Pakistani off-spin all-rounder)
  • Nov 22 Benoit Benjamin, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Nov 22 David Tate, NFL defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Nov 22 Gene Atkins, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)

  • Nov 22 Pierre Vercheval, CFL guard (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Nov 22 Robbie Slater, Australian former footballer
  • Nov 23 Jose Gonzales, baseball player
  • Nov 23 Kapila Wijegunewardene, cricketer (Sri Lankan fast-medium bowler)
  • Nov 23 Frank Rutherford, Bahamian athlete
  • Nov 25 Dan Saleaumua, NFL defensive tackle (KC Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 25 Wendy Wyland, American platform diver (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Nov 26 Al Smith, American former NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 26 Jeff Jaeger, American NFL kicker (Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Nov 26 Vreni Schneider, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic gold 1988, 94), born in Elm, Switzerland
  • Nov 27 David Giles, Australian sailor (Olympics-84, 88, 92, 96)
  • Nov 28 John Burkett, New Brighton PA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Nov 30 David Wood, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Dec 1 Salvatore Schillaci [Totò], Italian soccer striker (16 caps; Messina, Juventus), born in Palermo, Italy
  • Dec 2 Chip Hale, American baseball infielder, coach and manager (Minnesota Twins; Arizona Diamondbacks; Washington Nationals), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Dec 4 Scott Hastings, Scottish rugby union centre and broadcaster (65 caps; 2 caps British & Irish Lions; Watsonians RFC), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Dec 5 Pablo Morales, American butterfly swimmer (Olympic 3 gold/2 silver-1984, 92), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 6 Will Johnson, CFL defensive end (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Dec 7 Peter Laviolette, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in Franklin, Massachusetts