On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in February 1967

  • Feb 1 Tim Naehring, American baseball infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Feb 2 Arturs Irbe, Latvian hockey player
  • Feb 3 Aurelio Vidmar, soccer player (Standard Luik, Feyenoord)
  • Feb 3 Jason Morris, Scotia NY, half-middleweight judoka (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • Feb 3 Bob Taylor, English footballer
  • Feb 4 Sergei Grinkov, figure skater (Olympic gold pairs 1988, 94; World C'ship gold pairs 1986-87, 89-90), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1995)
  • Feb 7 Joseph Tilford Leigh Greene, long jumper (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Feb 7 Richie Burnett, Welsh darts player (BDO World Darts Champion 1995), born in Cwmparc, Rhondda, Wales
  • Feb 8 Yvon Corriveau, Ontario, NHL left wing (Wash Caps)
  • Feb 9 Stevon Moore, NFL safety (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • Feb 9 Todd Pratt, American baseball catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Feb 10 Dwayne "Road Grader" White, NFLer (NY Jets, St Louis), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 10 Jacky Durand, French cyclist, born in Laval, France
  • Feb 11 Barbara Byrne, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • Feb 11 Chris Reohr, American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 11 Derek King, Canadian NHL left wing (NY Islanders), born in Hamilton, Canada

  • Feb 11 John Patterson, American baseball infielder (SF Giants), born in Orange, Texas
  • Feb 11 Uwe Daßler, German swimmer, born in Ebersbach, Görlitz
  • Feb 13 Eddie Pye, American baseball infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Columbia, Tennessee
  • Feb 13 Bas Roorda, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, NEC), born in Assen, Netherlands
  • Feb 13 Stanimir Stoilov, Bulgarian footballer and coach, born in Haskovo, Bulgaria
  • Feb 14 Calle Johansson, Swedish NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Feb 14 Laura Martin, American WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-13th-1994), born in La Jolla, California
  • Feb 14 Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere, Bulgarian tennis player (Hopman Cup 1992, Switzerland; 19 x WTA titles; World #11 1993), born in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Feb 16 John Valentin, infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Mineola, New York
  • Feb 16 Keith Gretzky, former hockey player; brother of Wayne Gretzky
  • Feb 17 Gary Shuchuk, Canadian former NHL centre and coach (LA Kings), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Feb 17 Robert Massey, American NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions) and coach, born in Rock Hill, South Carolina
  • Feb 18 Colin Jackson, Welsh 100m hurdler (Olympic silver 1988), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • Feb 18 Matt Turner, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 2019)
  • Feb 18 Roberto Baggio, Italian footballer, (FIFA World Player of the Year 1993), born in Caldogno, Italy
  • Feb 19 Roel Liefden, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
  • Feb 20 Broderick Thomas, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Minn, Cowboys)
  • Feb 20 Chris Singleton, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • Feb 20 Kurt Knudsen, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Feb 20 Theresa Luke, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Feb 20 Tom Waddle, NFL player (Chicago Bears/Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Feb 21 Leroy Russel Burrell, American long jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 21 Patrick Lodewijks, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Feb 22 Marianne Ihalainen, Finnish ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Tampere, Finland
  • Feb 22 Steve Broussard, American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 23 Gord Murphy, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 23 Steve Stricker, American golfer (12 PGA Tour titles; US Senior Open, The Tradition 2019), born in Edgerton, Wisconsin
  • Feb 25 Jenny Byrne, tennis star (1984 Futures-Wyong-AUS), born in Perth, Australia
  • Feb 25 Rich Rowland, American baseball catcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Feb 26 David Howard, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Sarasota, Florida
  • Feb 26 Roman Fortin, American NFL center (Atlanta Falcons), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Feb 26 Scott Service, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Feb 27 Dallas Eakins, American-Canadian NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets), born in Dade City, Florida
  • Feb 27 Robert Kron, Czech NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers), born in Brno, Czechia
  • Feb 28 Antone Davis, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Feb 28 Jeff[rey] Pfaendtner, rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 28 Colin Cooper, English soccer defender (2 caps; Middlesborough, Nottingham Forest), born in Durham, England

About February 1967

How Old? 53 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse (Feb 1 - Feb 8), Goat/Sheep (Feb 9 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)