Birthdays in Sport in 1965

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 552

  • Jan 1 Andrew O Valmon, 400m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 1 Harry Galbreath, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers)
  • Jan 1 Mark Dewey, US baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Jan 2 Greg Swindell, pitcher (Houston Astros, Cleve Indians), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jan 2 Russ Courtnall, Duncan, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Jan 3 Daniel Stubbs, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins)
  • Jan 3 Mark Dewey, pitcher (SF Giants), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Jan 4 Guy Forget, Morocco, tennis star
  • Jan 4 John Jackson, NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jan 4 Kevin Wickander, US baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Jan 4 Mitch Booth, Australian tornado sailor (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 5 Rick Tuten, NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jan 5 Vinnie Jones, English-born Welsh footballer and actor
  • Jan 6 Christine Wachtel, E German running star (world indoor record 800m)
  • Jan 6 Jose Dejesus, US baseball pitcher (Kansas City Royals)
  • Jan 6 Lindsay H Burns, Big Timber Mont, rower (Olympics-silver-96)
  • Jan 6 Tim McDonald, NFL player (SF 49ers)
  • Jan 7 Mark Rushmere, cricketer (South African opening bat in comeback Test 1992)
  • Jan 8 Champaka Ramanayake, cricketer (Sri Lankan opening bowler)
  • Jan 8 Eric Wohlberg, Sudbury Ontario, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 9 Atsuo Kudo, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
  • Jan 9 Carin Garbarra, soccer forward (Olympics-96), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Jan 9 Cindy Brooks, East Hampton CT, rower (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 9 Darren Bennett, NFL punter (San Diego Chargers)
  • Jan 9 Georg Franz, Straubing GER, hockey forward (Team Germany, Landshut)
  • Jan 9 Muggsy Bogues, American NBA guard and the shortest player ever to play in the NBA (Washington Bullets, Charlotte Hornets), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jan 9 Vincent Brown, NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • Jan 10 James Washington, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Wash Redskins)
  • Jan 11 Barbara Belding, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-17th-1994), born in San Diego, California
  • Jan 11 Steve Vancil, golfer (1989 City of Portland), born in Oregon City, Oregon
  • Jan 12 Henry Thomas, defensive tackle (Detroit Lions, New England Patriots)
  • Jan 14 Dave Lowry, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
  • Jan 15 Michael Clemons, CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Jan 15 Maurizio Fondriest, Italian cyclist
  • Jan 15 Bernard Hopkins, American boxer
  • Jan 17 Nikos Nioplias, Greek footballer
  • Jan 17 Sylvain Turgeon, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 18 Richard Dunwoody, British(?) jockey)
  • Jan 19 Ricky Reynolds, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
  • Jan 20 Brad Brink, US baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Jan 20 Anton Weissenbacher, Romanian footballer
  • Jan 20 Colin Calderwood, Scottish footballer
  • Jan 21 Brian Bradley, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Jan 21 Eric Moore, NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns)
  • Jan 21 Tania Abitbol, LPGA golfer (1994 US Women's Open-4th), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jan 22 Tim Prukop, WLAF linebacker-secondary coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jan 24 Ross MacDonald, star sailor (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 25 Brian Holman, Winfield Ks, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners)
  • Jan 25 Esa Tikkanen, Helsinki FI, NHL left wing (Panthers, Canucks, Oly-B-98)
  • Jan 26 Lou Frazier, US baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos)
  • Jan 26 Tim McDonald, safety (San Francisco 49ers)

  • Jan 26 Natalia Yurchenko, Soviet gymnast
  • Jan 27 Igor Matoushkin, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Oly-98)
  • Jan 27 Mike Newell, English football manager
  • Jan 29 Dominik Hasek, Pardubice CZE, NHL goalie (Czech Oly-Gold-98, Buffalo)
  • Jan 29 Peter Lundgren, Swedish tennis star
  • Jan 29 Tim Johnson, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • Jan 31 Adam Johnson, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 31 Bobby Dollas, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jan 31 Kim Clarke, team handball back court (Olympics-88, 92, 96), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Jan 31 RenĂ© Trost, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Feb 1 David Callaghan, cricketer (South African all-rounder in one-dayers 1992)
  • Feb 2 Harry Swayne, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Feb 2 Carl Airey, English footballer
  • Feb 3 Dorcas Wonsavage, cross country skier (Olympics-1994), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Feb 4 John van Loen, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord, San Frecce)
  • Feb 5 Ben Lee, Rangoon Burma, US badminton player (Olympic-92)
  • Feb 5 James David McGovern, Teaneck NJ, PGA golfer (1993 Shell Houston Open)
  • Feb 5 Tarik Benhabiles, Algeria, tennis star
  • Feb 5 Gheorghe Hagi, Romanian footballer
  • Feb 7 Kristal Parker-Gregory, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian-20th), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Feb 7 Reginald Thal, soccer player (MVV)
  • Feb 8 Carmen Savy, Brisbane QLD, golfer (1990 Brisbane & District)
  • Feb 8 Jim Thornton, NFL tight end (Houston Oilers)
  • Feb 8 Lee Knight, CFL full back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Feb 8 Rod Bernstine, NFL running back (Denver Broncos)
  • Feb 8 Terry McDaniel, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders, LA Raiders)
  • Feb 9 David Brandon, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Falcons)
  • Feb 9 Igor Malkov, Russian speed skater
  • Feb 10 Lenny Webster, catcher (Montreal Expos), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Feb 11 Angie Ridgeway, Wabash IN, LPGA golfer (1992 Sara Lee-8th)
  • Feb 11 Vicki Wilson, Australian netballer
  • Feb 12 Ruben Amaro, US baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians)
  • Feb 13 Kenny Harrison, triple jumper, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Feb 14 Jessie Tuggle, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Feb 15 Craig Matthews, cricket pace bowler (South African Test)
  • Feb 17 Jim Bowie, Japanese/US baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics)
  • Feb 19 Andrew Jameson, British(?) swimmer
  • Feb 19 John Commins, cricketer (South African Test batsman v NZ 1994-95)
  • Feb 21 Jayson Meyer, Regina Saskatchewan, hockey defenseman (Team Germany)
  • Feb 21 Keith Arthurton, cricketer (Charlestown, Nevis WI lefty bat)
  • Feb 22 Chris Dudley, NBA center (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers)
  • Feb 22 Joe Reekie, Victoria, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)

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Feb 22 Pat LaFontaine, NHL center (NY Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers), born in St. Louis, Missouri

NHL Star Pat LaFontaine
NHL Star
Pat LaFontaine
  • Feb 23 Helena Sukova, tennis star (1985 US Open's Double), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Feb 24 Paul Gruber, NFL tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Feb 24 Lloyd McGrath, former English footballer
  • Feb 26 Donald Narcisse, CFL receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Feb 26 Matt Jackson, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Payless), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • Feb 27 Sandra Cecchini, Bologna Italy, tennis star (1995 Warsaw doubles)
  • Feb 28 Duane Ferrell, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Indiana Pacers)
  • Feb 28 Mikko Makela, Tampere Finland, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • Mar 1 Les Miller, defensive end (Carolina Panthers)
  • Mar 1 Stewart Elliott, Canadian jockey

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Mar 2 Ron Gant, American baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves, St Louis Cardinals), born in Victoria, Texas

MLB Outfielder Ron Gant
MLB Outfielder
Ron Gant
  • Mar 3 A J Sager, pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Mar 4 Alexandra Harbold, American sprint kayaker (Olympics-96), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 6 Tammy Liley, volleyball mid blocker/capt (Oly-b-92, 96), born in Long Beach, California
  • Mar 7 Jesper Bo Parnevik, PGA golfer (1995 Nestle-5th), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 7 Steve Beuerlein, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars, Car Panthers)
  • Mar 7 [Willie] Flipper Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Mar 7 Jack Armstrong, American baseball player
  • Mar 8 Kenny Smith, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)
  • Mar 9 Benito Santiago, Ponce Puerto Rico, catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Mar 9 Brian Bosworth, NFL linebacker (Seattle), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Mar 10 Paul Masotti, CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Mar 10 Rod Woodson, American NFL cornerback/kick returner (Pittsburgh Steelers, SF 49ers), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Mar 11 Eric Jelen, West Germany, tennis star
  • Mar 12 Fran Harris, WNBA guard (Houston Comets)
  • Mar 12 Molly Van Nostrand, West lslip NY, tennis star
  • Mar 12 Randy Dixon, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Mar 12 Steve Finley, MLB outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Union City Tennessee
  • Mar 12 Shawn Gilbert, American baseball player
  • Mar 12 Steve Levy, American sports journalist
  • Mar 14 John Stephenson, cricketer (England opening bat in one Test v Aust 1989)
  • Mar 14 Kevin Brown, Mcintyre GA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Mar 15 Marianne Morris, LPGA golfer (1995 McDonald's LPGA-3rd), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Mar 16 Cindy Brown, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Mar 17 Andrew Hudson, South African cricket player
  • Mar 17 Caitlin Bilodeaux, US fencer (Olympic-92), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 17 John Smiley, Phoenixville PA, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Mar 18 Geronimo Berroa, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Oakland A's)
  • Mar 18 Birgit Clarius, German heptathlete
  • Mar 20 Chris Hoiles, Bowling Green OH, catcher (Baltimore Orioles)
  • Mar 20 Danielle Woodward, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mar 23 Dante Jones, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)
  • Mar 23 Daren Puppa, Kirkland Lake, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Mar 23 Wayne Presley, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 24 Angela Zuckerman, speed skater (Olympics-1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Mar 24 Ben Torriero, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores)
  • Mar 24 Jeff Reese, Brantford, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Mar 24 Marian Vajda, Czech, tennis star
  • Mar 25 Avery Johnson, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Mar 28 Jeff Beukeboom, Ajax, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
  • Mar 28 Steve Bull, English footballer
  • Mar 29 Voula Patoulidou, Greek athlete
  • Mar 30 Karel Novacek, Prostejov Czech, tennis star (1994 Hilversum)
  • Mar 31 Patty Fendick, tennis star (1989 Auckland), born in Sacramento, California
  • Mar 31 Tom Barrasso, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 1 John "Jumbo" Elliott, NFL tackle (NY Giants, NY Jets)
  • Apr 1 Mark Jackson, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers) and coach, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 4 Tony Burse, CFL fullback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Apr 5 Cris Carpenter, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers), born in St. Augustine, Florida
  • Apr 6 Gerald Diduck, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
  • Apr 6 Rica Reinisch, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Apr 6 Virginia Lee, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Apr 6 Lieve Slegers, Belgian athlete
  • Apr 7 Alexander Mronz, tennis star, born in Cologne, Germany
  • Apr 7 Kaushik Amalean, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka 1986-88)
  • Apr 9 Hal Morris, Fort Rucker Alabama, infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Apr 9 Helen Alfredsson, Goteborg Sweden, LPGA golfer (1993 Dinah Shore)
  • Apr 9 Paolo Cane, Itaty, tennis star
  • Apr 10 Karen Booker, WNBA center (Utah Starzz)
  • Apr 12 Elaine Zayak, NJ, figure skater (Olympics-6th-1984)
  • Apr 13 Quinn Early, NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills)
  • Apr 14 Craig McDermott, cricket pace bowler (tireless Austr since 1984)
  • Apr 14 Stan Humphries, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • Apr 15 Anthony Miller, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys)
  • Apr 15 Kevin Stevens, Brockton, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • Apr 15 Mark Dennis, NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • Apr 15 Michele Redman, LPGA golfer (1995 Star Bank-3rd), born in Zanesville, Ohio
  • Apr 16 Caren Kemner, Quincy IL, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
  • Apr 20 Jim Terrell, sprint canoe (Olympics-96), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 21 Ed Belfour, Carman, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Apr 21 Gary Grant, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • Apr 22 Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Apr 23 Donna Weinbrecht, skier (Olympic-gold)
  • Apr 24 Mike Blowers, Wurlzburg Germany, infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers)
  • Apr 25 Denis Perez, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • Apr 25 Mark Bryant, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets)
  • Apr 27 Courtenay Becker-Dey, American Europe class sailor (Oly-bronze-1996), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Apr 29 Reggie Miller, NBA player (Indiana Pacers)
  • Apr 30 Daniela Costian, Australian discus/shot putter (Olympics-96)
  • May 1 Jon Warren, 1.5k runner, born in Akron, Ohio
  • May 3 John Jensen, Danish footballer
  • May 4 Adri Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II)
  • May 5 Paul Frase, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 5 Glenn Seton, Australian racing driver
  • May 6 Bob Bassen, NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • May 6 Ken Harvey, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • May 6 Norman Whiteside, British soccer player
  • May 6 Paul Frase, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 6 Tim Simpson, American professional golfer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 6 Zahid Sadiq, cricketer
  • May 7 Reuben Davis, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • May 9 Marc Logan, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)

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May 9 Steve Yzerman, Canadian NHL forward (Team Canada, Detroit), born in Cranbrook, British Columbia

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman
  • May 10 Jim Schreiner, Kailua Hawaii, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
  • May 10 Mike Butcher, baseball player
  • May 10 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)