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Birthdays in Sport in December 1969

  • Dec 2 O. J. McDuffie, American NFL wide receiver (NFL receptions leader 1998; Miami Dolphins), born in Marion, Ohio
  • Dec 2 Pavel Loskutov, Estonian long distance athlete (Frankfurt Marathon 1999, 2001; JoongAng Seoul Marathon 2003-04), born in Valka, Latvia
  • Dec 2 Paul Stankowski, American golfer (World Open 1996; Hawaiian Open 1997), born in Oxnard, California
  • Dec 3 Harold Steinbrenner, American businessman and MLB team owner (New York Yankees), born in Culver, Indiana
  • Dec 5 Mark Dekker, Zimbabwe cricket opening batsman, born in Gatooma, Rhodesia
  • Dec 5 Lewis Gordon Pugh, English-South African swimmer, polar explorer and motivational speaker, born in Plymouth, England
  • Dec 6 Elmore Spencer, American NBA center (Portland Trail Blazers), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 6 Greg Knox, CFL safety (Calgary Stampeders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 6 Todd Black, American 800m runner, born in Kenton, Ohio
  • Dec 8 Antoon Kuil, Dutch soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)
  • Dec 8 Victor Green, American NFL cornerback/safety (NY Jets), born in Americus, Georgia
  • Dec 9 Greg Klingsporn, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Dec 9 Ramon Garcia, Venezuelan pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Guanare, Venezuela
  • Dec 9 Bixente Lizarazu, French footballer, born in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Dec 10 Darren Berry, Australian cricketer (Victorian wicket-keeper since 1989-90), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Dec 10 Nadim Khan, Pakistani cricketer (brother of Moin Pakistani lefty spinner 1993), born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan

  • Dec 10 Rob Blake, Canadian NHL defenseman (Team Canada, LA Kings), born in Simcoe, Ontario
  • Dec 10 Todd Furdyk, CFL tackle (BC Lions)
  • Dec 11 Stig Inge Bjørnebye, Norwegian footballer, born in Elverum, Norway
  • Dec 11 Vishwanathan Anand, Indian chess grandmaster, born in Mayiladuthurai, India
  • Dec 11 Sean Grande, American sportscaster, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 11 Alessandro Melli, Italian footballer, born in Agrigento, Italy
  • Dec 12 Courtney Hawkins, American NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Dec 12 Doug Terry, American NFL/WLAF safety (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores), born in Dumas, Arkansas
  • Dec 12 Frank Dikstaal, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Velsen, Netherlands
  • Dec 12 Jane Robinson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Cobden, Victoria
  • Dec 12 Kris Wirtz, Canadian ice pairs skater (1994 Skate Canada), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Dec 13 Sergei Fedorov, Russian NHL forward (Detroit, Olympic silver 1998), born in Pskov, Russia
  • Dec 14 Arthur Numan, Dutch soccer player (PSV), born in Heemskerk, Netherlands
  • Dec 14 Dave Nilsson, Australian baseball catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Dec 14 Rogerick Green, American NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Brenham, Texas
  • Dec 15 Dan Williams, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos, KC Chiefs)
  • Dec 15 Sean Briscombe, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 15 Wayne Simmons, linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Dec 15 Chantal Petitclerc, Canadian wheelchair athlete
  • Dec 16 Charles Mincy, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

  • Dec 16 Craig White, cricketer (England all-rounder 1994-95, AIS graduate)
  • Dec 17 Marc Davis, Oceanside California, 3K steeplechase runner (Goodwill-gold-94)
  • Dec 17 Marty Carter, NFL safety (Chicago Bears)
  • Dec 17 Rob Maas, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Dec 18 Andrew Murphy, Australian long jumper/triple jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 18 Joe Randa, infielder (KC Royals), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Dec 18 Keith Piper, cricketer (Warwickshire & England A wicketkeeper)
  • Dec 18 Marco Coleman, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers)
  • Dec 18 Santiago Cañizares, Spanish footballer
  • Dec 18 Justin Edinburgh, English footballer
  • Dec 19 Michael Bates, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers)
  • Dec 19 Nayan Mongia, cricketer (Indian Test batsman-wicketkeeper 1994- )
  • Dec 19 Santana Dotson, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Dec 19 Scott Pearson, Cornwall, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
  • Dec 19 Tom Gugliotta, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Dec 20 Bobby Phills, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Charlotte Hornets), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Dec 21 Chuck Smith, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Athens, Georgia
  • Dec 21 Leon Searcy, NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers, Jackson Jaguars), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 21 Mihails Zemļinskis, Latvian footballer, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Dec 22 Andrew Scott, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Dec 22 Marcie Aguilar, American female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Dec 22 Myriam Bédard, Canadian biathlete, born in Loretteville, Quebec City
  • Dec 23 Rodney Culver, American football running back (San Diego Chargers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 23 Stephen Grant, American football linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Miami, Florida
  • Dec 23 Greg Biffle, American racecar driver, born in Vancouver, Washington
  • Dec 23 Rob Pelinka, American sports agent (LA Lakers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 27 Chris Humbert, Modesto California, water polo 2m offense (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 27 Suzanne Paxton, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Baltimore Maryland
  • Dec 27 Jean-Christophe Boullion, French race car driver
  • Dec 28 James Trapp, US sprinter and NFL player (Oakland Raiders), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Dec 29 Allan McNish, Scottish race car driver, born in Dumfries, United Kingdom
  • Dec 30 Anthuan Maybank, Georgetown SC, 200m/400m runner
  • Dec 30 Jeff Thomason, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Dec 30 Michelle McGann, American golfer (7 LPGA Tour wins), born in West Palm Beach, Florida

About December 1969

How Old? 51 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)