Birthdays in Sport in 1965

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 492

  • 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, American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Jan 2 Greg Swindell, pitcher (Houston Astros, Cleveland 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, Moroccan tennis star
  • Jan 4 John Jackson, American NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Okinawa, Japan
  • Jan 4 Kevin Wickander, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • Jan 4 Mitch Booth, Australian tornado sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jan 5 Rick Tuten, American NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks), born in Perry, Florida
  • Jan 5 Vinnie Jones, English-born Welsh footballer and actor, born in Watford, United Kingdom
  • Jan 6 Christine Wachtel, German running star (world indoor record 800m), born in Altentreptow, Germany
  • Jan 6 José DeJesús, American baseball pitcher (Kansas City Royals), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 6 Lindsay Burns, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Big Timber, Montana

  • Jan 6 Tim McDonald, NFL player (SF 49ers), born in Fresno, California
  • Jan 7 Mark Rushmere, South African cricketer (South African opening bat in comeback Test 1992), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Jan 8 Champaka Ramanayake, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan opening bowler), born in Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Jan 8 Eric Wohlberg, Canadian cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Jan 9 Carin Garbarra, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Jan 9 Darren Bennett, Australian AFL player and NFL punter (San Diego Chargers), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 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, American NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jan 10 James Washington, American NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Wash Redskins), born in Abilene, Texas
  • Jan 11 Barbara Belding, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-17th-1994), born in San Diego, California
  • Jan 11 Roland Scholten, Dutch Darts Player
  • Jan 12 Henry Thomas, American defensive tackle (Detroit Lions, New England Patriots), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 14 Dave Lowry, American NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Jan 15 Michael Clemons, American CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts), born in Dunedin, Florida
  • Jan 15 Maurizio Fondriest, Italian cyclist, born in Cles, Italy
  • Jan 15 Bernard Hopkins, American boxer, born in Pennsylvania
  • Jan 17 Nikos Nioplias, Greek footballer
  • Jan 17 Sylvain Turgeon, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 18 Richard Dunwoody, British jockey, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Jan 19 Ricky Reynolds, American NFL cornerback (NE Patriots), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jan 20 Brad Brink, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Roseville, California
  • Jan 20 Anton Weissenbacher, Romanian footballer, born in Baia Mare, Romania
  • Jan 20 Colin Calderwood, Scottish footballer, born in Stranraer, United Kingdom
  • Jan 21 Brian Bradley, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Jan 21 Eric Moore, NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns)

  • Jan 23 Tim Berrett, Canadian 20k walker (Olympics 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008), born in Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
  • Jan 24 Ross MacDonald, star sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 25 Brian Holman, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jan 25 Esa Tikkanen, Finnish NHL left wing (Panthers, Canucks, Olympic bronze 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jan 26 Lou Frazier, American 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, Olympics 1998)
  • Jan 27 Mike Newell, English football manager
  • Jan 29 Dominik Hašek, Czech Hockey Hall of Fame goalie (Olympic gold 1998, 2-time NHL MVP), born in Pardubice, Czech Republic
  • Jan 29 Peter Lundgren, Swedish tennis star
  • Jan 29 Tim Johnson, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • Jan 31 Adam Johnson, American beach volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 31 Bobby Dollas, Canadian ice hockey player (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jan 31 Kim Clarke, American team handball back court (Olympics 1988, 92, 96), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Jan 31 René Trost, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Kerkrade, Netherlands
  • Feb 1 David Callaghan, South African cricketer (South African all-rounder in one-dayers 1992), born in Queenstown, South Africa
  • 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, American badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Rangoon, Burma
  • Feb 5 Tarik Benhabiles, Algerian tennis player, born in Algiers, Algeria
  • Feb 5 Gheorghe Hagi, Romanian footballer, born in Săcele, Romania
  • Feb 7 Reginald Thal, soccer player (MVV)
  • 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, American NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, Atlanta Falcons), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 10 Lenny Webster, American catcher (Montreal Expos), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Feb 11 Vicki Wilson, Australian netballer
  • Feb 12 Rubén Amaro Jr., American baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 13 Kenny Harrison, US triple jumper, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Feb 14 Jessie Tuggle, US NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons), born in Griffin, Georgia
  • Feb 15 Craig Matthews, South African cricket pace bowler (South African Test), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Feb 17 Jim Bowie, Japanese-American 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, Canadian hockey defenseman (Team Germany), born in Regina, Canada
  • Feb 21 Keith Arthurton, West Indian cricketer (Charlestown, Nevis WI lefty batsman), born in Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Feb 22 Chris Dudley, American NBA center (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Feb 22 Joe Reekie, American NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Victoria, Canada

Person of interestPat LaFontaine

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

NHL Star Pat LaFontaine
NHL Star
Pat LaFontaine
  • Feb 23 Helena Suková, Czech tennis player (14 Grand Slam doubles & mixed doubles titles), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Feb 24 Paul Gruber, NFL tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Feb 24 Lloyd McGrath, former English footballer
  • Feb 26 Donald Narcisse, American CFL receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Port Arthur, Texas
  • Feb 27 Sandra Cecchini, Italian tennis star (1995 Warsaw doubles), born in Bologna, Italy
  • 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, American jockey (2004 Kentucky Derby & Preakness on Smarty Jones), born in Toronto, Canada

Person of interestRon Gant

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 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 6 Tammy Liley, volleyball mid blocker/capt (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California
  • Mar 7 Jesper Parnevik, Swedish golfer (Ryder Cup 1997, 99, 2002; British Open 2004, 07 runner-up), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 7 Steve Beuerlein, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars, Car Panthers), born in Hollywood, California
  • Mar 7 [Willie] Flipper Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts), born in Paulsboro, New Jersey
  • Mar 7 Jack Armstrong, American baseball player, born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Mar 8 Kenny Smith, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)
  • Mar 9 Benito Santiago, Puerto Rican baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • 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, American TV personality, sportscaster and former WNBA guard, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Mar 12 Molly Van Nostrand, American former professional tennis player, born in West Islip, New York
  • Mar 12 Randall "Randy" Dixon, American former NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts), born in Clewiston, Florida

  • Mar 12 Steve Finley, American MLB outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Union City Tennessee
  • Mar 12 Shawn Gilbert, American former MLB player (New York Mets), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Mar 12 Steve Levy, American sports journalist (ESPN), born in New York, New York
  • 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, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 3rd 1995), 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, outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Mar 18 Birgit Clarius, German heptathlete
  • Mar 20 Chris Hoiles, Bowling Green OH, catcher (Baltimore Orioles)
  • Mar 20 Danielle Woodward, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), 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 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, Canadian ice hockey player, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers), born in Ajax, Canada
  • Mar 28 Steve Bull, English footballer, born in Tipton, Staffordshire
  • Mar 29 Voula Patoulidou, Greek athlete, born in Tripotamo, Greece
  • Mar 30 Karel Novacek, Prostejov Czech, tennis star (1994 Hilversum)
  • Mar 31 Patty Fendick, American tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1991), born in Sacramento, California
  • Mar 31 Tom Barrasso, American NHL goaltender (Calder Memorial Trophy, Vezina Trophy 1984), 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, American football running back (Edmonton Eskimos), born in LaFayette, Georgia
  • 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 1996)
  • 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, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • Apr 9 Helen Alfredsson, Swedish golfer (Nabisco Dinah Shore 1993), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Apr 9 Paolo Canè, Italian tennis star, born in Bologna, Italy

  • Apr 12 Elaine Zayak, American figure skater (Olympic 6th 1984), born in Paramus, New Jersey
  • Apr 13 Quinn Early, American NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills), born in West Hempstead, New York
  • Apr 14 Craig McDermott, cricket pace bowler (tireless Austr since 1984)
  • Apr 14 Stan Humphries, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • Apr 15 Anthony Miller, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 15 Kevin Stevens, American NHL left wing (Pittsburgh Penguins, Stanley Cup 1991, 92), born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Apr 15 Mark Dennis, American NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers), born in Junction City, Kansas
  • Apr 15 Michele Redman, American golfer (2 LPGA Tour titles), born in Zanesville, Ohio
  • Apr 16 Caren Kemner, American volleyball outside hitter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Quincy, Illinois
  • Apr 20 Jim Terrell, American sprint canoer (Olympics 1996), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 21 Ed Belfour, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (Olympic gold 2001, Vezina Trophy 1991, 93), born in Carman, Manitoba
  • Apr 21 Gary Grant, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • Apr 22 Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Apr 23 Donna Weinbrecht, American skier (Olympic gold 1992), born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Apr 24 Mike Blowers, MLB infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), born in Würzburg, Germany
  • Apr 25 Mark Bryant, American NBA forward and center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets), born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey
  • Apr 27 Courtenay Becker-Dey, American Europe class sailor (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Apr 29 Reggie Miller, NBA player (Indiana Pacers)
  • Apr 30 Daniela Costian, Australian discus/shot putter (Olympics 1996)
  • May 3 John Jensen, Danish football player and manager, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • May 4 Adrie Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 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, American NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Elmira, New York
  • May 6 Zahid Sadiq, cricketer
  • May 7 Reuben Davis, American NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • May 9 Marc Logan, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)

Person of interestSteve Yzerman

May 9 Steve Yzerman, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame forward (Olympic gold 2002, Detroit Red Wings), born in Cranbrook, British Columbia

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman
  • May 10 Jim Schreiner, Kailua Hawaii, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • May 10 Mike Butcher, baseball player
  • May 10 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)
  • May 10 Todd Kalis, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • May 12 Stacy Wilson, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • May 13 Chris Washburn, American NBA player, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • May 14 Curt Harnett, sprint cyclist (Olympic bronze 1992/96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 14 Dave Widell, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 14 Joey Cora, Caguas Puerto Rico, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • May 14 Kelvin Martin, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • May 15 Dan Stryzinski, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)
  • May 15 Raí, Brazilian footballer
  • May 16 Lori Sippel, Stratford Ontario, softball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • May 18 Erik Hanson, MLB pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Kinnelon, New Jersey
  • May 18 Rufus Porter, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Amite, Louisiana
  • May 20 Bruno Marie-Rose, French runner (world record 200 m indoor)
  • May 20 Todd Stottlemyre, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals, Blue Jays), born in Yakima, Washington
  • May 23 James Hasty, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • May 23 Lilian Drescher, Venezuela, tennis star

About 1965

How Old? 53 or 54 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon (Jan 1 - Feb 1), Snake (Feb 2 - Dec 31)