On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1969 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 710

  • Jul 25 Andrea Wieland, American field hockey goaltender (Olympics 1996), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 25 Jon Barry, American NBA guard (LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors), born in Oakland, California
  • Jul 26 Greg Colbrunn, American MLB infielder (Florida Marlins), born in Fontana, California
  • Jul 26 Jonty Rhodes, South African cricket batsman (brilliant fielder), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Jul 26 Marc Boutte, American NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Jul 27 Jason Woolley, Canadian NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 27 Linda Burgess, American basketball forward (L.A. Sparks), born in Madison, Alabama
  • Jul 28 Garth Snow, American hockey goalie (Olympics 1994, Flyers), born in Wrentham Massachusetts
  • Jul 28 Jaimie Dawson, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Jul 28 Jarrod Hanks, American gymnast (Olympic-92, 96), born in Lafayette Louisiana
  • Jul 28 Wendi Simmons, American heptathlete, born in Santa Rosa, California
  • Jul 28 Dana White, American Ultimate Fighting Championship President, born in Manchester, Connecticut
  • Jul 29 Alison Dunlap, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jul 30 Errol Stewart, South African cricket wicket-keeper (limited-over 1993)
  • Jul 30 Robert Porcher, NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions)
  • Jul 31 Richard Griffith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

  • Aug 1 Graham Thorpe, English cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993), born in Farnham, Surrey, England
  • Aug 1 Kevin Jarvis, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Aug 2 Cedric Ceballos, American NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns), born in Maui, Hawaii,
  • Aug 2 Erik Meijer, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Uerdingen), born in Curaçao
  • Aug 2 Fernando Couto, Portuguese footballer, born in Espinho, Portugal
  • Aug 3 Doug Overton, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 4 Lee O'Leary, Compton CA, outfielder (Boston Red Sox)
  • Aug 4 Norm Casola, CFL slot back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Aug 5 Robert Scott, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 5 Vasbert Conniel Drakes, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI ODI 1995)
  • Aug 5 Venkatesh Prasad, cricketer (consistent Indian Test pace bowler 1996-)
  • Aug 5 Kenny Irwin Jr., American auto racer (USAC National Midget Champion 1996; NASCAR 87 starts), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2000)
  • Aug 6 Roberto Lanckohr, soccer player (MVV)
  • Aug 6 Simon Doull, cricket medium pacer (NZ)
  • Aug 6 Mike Budenholzer, American basketball head coach (Milwaukee Bucks 2018-19; Atlanta Hawks 2013-18; NBA Coach of the Year 2015, 19), born in Holbrook, Arizona
  • Aug 7 Keith Cash, American NFL tight end (KC Chiefs, Oakland Raiders), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Aug 8 Jerome Henderson, American NFL cornerback (NY Jets) and coach/executive (NY Jets), born in Statesville, North Carolina
  • Aug 9 Troy Percival, pitcher (California Angels), born in Fontana, California
  • Aug 10 Iain Fraser, Scarborough, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • Aug 11 Wilfried Elzinga, soccer player (FC Twente)

  • Aug 12 Lincoln Coleman, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Aug 12 Stuart Williams, cricketer (West Indian opening batsman 1994- )
  • Aug 13 Alex Fernandez, Cuban-American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida
  • Aug 13 Midori Ito, Japanese ice skater (Olympic silver 1992), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Aug 14 Stig Tøfting, Danish footballer, born in Aarhus, Denmark
  • Aug 15 Eric Bieniemy, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
  • Aug 15 James Black, Regina, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Aug 15 Mark Heese, beach volleyballer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 15 Yancey Thigpen, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Aug 16 Ben Coates, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)
  • Aug 16 Carl Henkel, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Torrance, California
  • Aug 17 Christian Laettner, American NBA forward/center (Atlanta Hawks, Olympic gold 1992), born in Angola, New York
  • Aug 17 Ed Cunningham, NFL center (Arizona Cardinals) and sports announcer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 17 Maria Strandlund, Swedish tennis star (1987 Futures NOR), born in Akersberga Sweden
  • Aug 18 Isaac Austin, American basketball center (Miami Heat), born in Gridley, California
  • Aug 19 Kirk Herbstreit, American football analyst (College GameDay)
  • Aug 19 Kazuyoshi Tatsunami, Japanese baseball player
  • Aug 20 Bart Spark, soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)
  • Aug 20 Francisco Torres, Mexican actor (Los diez pasos), born in Mexico
  • Aug 21 Andújar Cedeño, Dominican baseball infielder (Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers), born in La Romana, Dominican Republic (d. 2000)
  • Aug 21 Josee Chouinard, Canadian figure skater (Olympic-9th-1994), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 22 Hipolito Pichardo, Dominican pitcher (KC Royals), born in Jicomé, Dominican Republic
  • Aug 22 Maurice Graef, Dutch soccer player (VVW, Roda JC), born in Horn, Netherlands
  • Aug 23 Jeremy Schaap, American sportswriter, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 25 Catriona Matthew, Scottish golfer (British Open 2009), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Aug 25 Elly Hakami, tennis star, born in San Francisco, California
  • Aug 25 Mike Gisler, corner (New England Patriots)
  • Aug 25 Mike Jones, NFL defensive end (NE Patriots)
  • Aug 25 Vivek Razdan, cricket pace bowler (Indian Test 1989-90)
  • Aug 26 Mike Gisler, NFL guard/center (NE Patriots)
  • Aug 26 Nicole Arendt, Somerville NJ, tennis star (1996 Aust doubles finalist)
  • Aug 26 Ricky Bottalico, New Britain CT, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Aug 27 Kipp Vickers, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Aug 27 Mark Ealham, cricketer (Kent & England Test all-rounder 1996)
  • Aug 27 Steven Van Randwijck, field hockey player (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestPierre Turgeon

Aug 28 Pierre Turgeon, Canadian NHL center (NY Islanders, Montreal Canadiens), born in Rouyn, Quebec

NHL Star Pierre Turgeon
NHL Star
Pierre Turgeon
  • Aug 29 Joe Swail, Northern Irish snooker player, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Aug 31 Andrei Trefilov, Kirovo Russia, NHL goalie (Buffalo Sabres, Olympic silver 1998)
  • Aug 31 Javagal Srinath, cricketer (Indian right-arm pace bowler since 1991)
  • Aug 31 Nathan Minchey, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Aug 31 Victor Alexander, NBA forward/center (NY Knicks)
  • Sep 1 Henning Berg, Norwegian footballer
  • Sep 2 Shani Waugh, Australian golfer (US Open 2002 3rd), born in Bunbury West Australia
  • Sep 2 Stephen Peall, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Sep 3 Keith Traylor, American NFL defensive tackle (Super Bowl 1997-98, 2004), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Sep 5 Leonardo Araujo, Brazilian footballer, born in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Sep 5 Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer, born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
  • Sep 6 Aaron Pierce, American NFL halfback (NY Giants), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 6 Doug Pirini, New Zealand decathlete (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sep 6 Ben Finegold, American chess player, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 6 Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete (won two ITU Triathlon World Championships), born in Fairfield, New South Wales, Australia
  • Sep 7 Darren Bragg, American outfielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Sep 7 Rudy Galindo, American figure skater, born in San Jose, California
  • Sep 8 Oswaldo Ibarra, Ecuadorian footballer, born in Ambuquí, Ecuador
  • Sep 8 Lars Bohinen, Norwegian footballer (Nottingham Forest), born in Vadsø, Norway

  • Sep 8 Gary Speed, Welsh footballer and Wales national football team manager, born in Mancot, Flintshire, Wales (d. 2011)
  • Sep 9 Sean Rooks, American basketball center (LA Lakers), born in New York City, New York
  • Sep 10 Bob Spitulski, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Sep 10 Matt Geiger, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Sep 11 Tracy Scroggins, American NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Checotah, Oklahoma
  • Sep 11 Eduardo Perez, American baseball player, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Sep 12 Ángel Cabrera, Argentine golfer (US Open 2007, US Masters 2009), born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • Sep 12 Shigeki Maruyama, Japanese golfer (3 PGA Tour titles; Presidents Cup 1998, 2000), born in Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture
  • Sep 13 Shane Warne, Australian cricket spin bowler and broadcaster (145 Tests, 708 wickets; 194 ODIs), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Sep 16 Andrew Borodow, Canadian freestyle wrestler (Olympic 5-92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 16 Chester McGlockton, American NFL defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders), born in Whiteville, North Carolina
  • Sep 16 Marthijn Pothoven, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Sep 17 Rob Zamuner, NHL forward (Tampa Bay Lightning, Team Canada 1998)
  • Sep 17 Ken Doherty, Irish snooker player (world champion 1997), born in Dublin, Rep. of Ireland
  • Sep 18 Robert Coons, American NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills), born in Brea, California
  • Sep 20 Tommy Jeter, American NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Sep 20 Richard Witschge, Dutch footballer, born in Amsterdam
  • Sep 21 Jason Christiansen, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 21 Randal Hill, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
  • Sep 22 Marian Chlad, soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Sep 22 Nicole Bradtke, Australian tennis star (1995 Auckland), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Sep 23 Jeff Cirillo, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Pasadena, California
  • Sep 23 Tapio Laukkanen, Finnish rally driver
  • Sep 24 Andrew Greene, Canadian football guard (NFL: Miami Dolphins; 4 x CFL All Star, Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Sep 25 David Weathers, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Yankees), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
  • Sep 25 Hansie Cronje, South African Cricket Batsman and captain (68 Tests, 3,714 runs, 43 wickets; 188 ODIs; life ban for match-fixing 2000), born in Bloemfontein, South Africa (d. 2002)
  • Sep 26 Andy Petterson, Australian footballer, born in Fremantle, Australia
  • Sep 26 Paul Warhurst, English footballer, born in Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, United Kingdom
  • Sep 27 Laura Wilson, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Utica, New York
  • Sep 27 Lester Holmes, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)

  • Sep 27 Robert Jones, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Sep 28 L Janusz Hooker, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 28 Nico Vaesen, Belgian footballer

Person of interestKelly Robbins

Sep 29 Kelly Robbins, American golfer (LPGA C'ship 1995), born in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins
  • Sep 29 Angelo Barretto, Filipino racecar driver
  • Oct 2 Marcus Robertson, American NFL defensive back, administrator and coach (All Pro 1993, 97; Houston Oilers, Tennessee Titans), born in Pasadena, California
  • Oct 6 Byron Black, Zimbabwe, tennis star
  • Oct 6 Robert Person, pitcher (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 6 Troy Shaw, English snooker player
  • Oct 7 Martin Haywood, Australian cricketer (NSW opening batsman), born in Tamworth, Australia
  • Oct 9 Charles Jordan, American wide receiver (Miami Dolphins), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 9 Dwayne Sabb, American NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Oct 10 Brett Favre, American NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Oct 11 Cal Dixon, American NFL center and guard (NY Jets), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Oct 12 Alison Peek, Australian field hockey halfback and midfielder (Olympics gold 2000), born in Australia
  • Oct 12 Dave Chaytors, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Oct 12 José Valentín, MLB infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Manatí, Puerto Rico

Person of interestNancy Kerrigan

Oct 12 Nancy Kerrigan, American figure skater (Olympic silver 1994), born in Stoneham, Massachusetts

Figure Skater Nancy Kerrigan
Figure Skater
Nancy Kerrigan
  • Oct 12 Terry Ray, American NFL strong safety (NE Patriots), born in Belgium
  • Oct 13 Rhonda Mapp, American WNBA center and forward (Charlotte Sting), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Oct 13 Tim Crabtree, American baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Oct 14 Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
  • Oct 14 P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)
  • Oct 15 Vítor Baía, Portuguese football goalkeeper, born in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Oct 16 Darren McKenzie-Potter, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct 16 Doug Hocking, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Oct 16 Spencer McLennan, CFL safety (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Oct 17 Alfred Pupunu, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Oct 17 Joe Courtney, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Person of interestErnie Els

Oct 17 Ernie Els, South African golfer (US Open 1994, 97; British Open 2002, 12), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Golfer Ernie Els
Golfer
Ernie Els

  • Oct 18 Anthony Avent, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Oct 18 Nelson Vivas, Argentine former footballer
  • Oct 19 Zdeno Ciger, Martin Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Oct 19 Erwin Sánchez, Bolivian footballer
  • Oct 20 Chantel Tremitiere, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • Oct 20 Guillermo Perez-Roldan, Argentina, tennis star
  • Oct 20 Herman Moore, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
  • Oct 20 Juan Gonzalez, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
  • Oct 20 Laurie Daley, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Oct 21 Mo Lewis, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oct 22 Cuty [Yumi] Suzuki, Kawaguchi Japan, wrestler (Japan)
  • Oct 22 Kevin Carrasco, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Oct 23 Kristine Bailey, Livonia Mich, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995)
  • Oct 24 Arthur Rhodes, American baseball pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Waco, Texas
  • Oct 24 Kelvin Pritchett, American NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oct 25 Corey Harris, American NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 25 Eric Guliford, American NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Oct 25 Josef Beranek, Czech NHL center (Vancouver Canucks, Olympic Gold 1998), born in Litvinov
  • Oct 25 Larry Thomas, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 25 Oleg Salenko, Russian-Ukrainian footballer, born in Leningrad, Soviet Union
  • Oct 26 Mark Sweeney, American MLB first baseman (St Louis Cardinals), born in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Oct 26 Mike Pritchard, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks), born in Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina
  • Oct 27 Corey Foster, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Oct 27 John Kasay, NFL kicker (Carolina Panthers), born in Athens, Georgia
  • Oct 28 Denny Fercho, Ventura California, team handball circle (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 29 Peter Breen, American dance skater, born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Oct 29 Giorgos Donis, Greek footballer
  • Oct 30 Mayumi Hirase, Japanese golfer (18 LPGA of Japan Tour titles), born in Kumamoto, Japan
  • Oct 31 Damon Mashore, MLB outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 31 Henry John Mills, American NFL tight end (Houston Oilers), born in Jacksonville, Florida

  • Oct 31 Lee Woodall, American NFL linebacker (SF 49ers), born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 1 Tie Domi, Canadian ice hockey right wing (third overall penalty minutes in NHL history; Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Nov 4 Jan Apell, Swedish tennis star
  • Nov 4 Katrin Borchert, Australian sprint canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Waren (Müritz), Germany
  • Nov 4 Tommy Henry, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Nov 6 Don Wengert, American baseball pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Nov 7 Michelle Morse, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • Nov 7 Tanya Dubnicoff, Canadian cyclist (Olympic 6th 1992, 96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Nov 8 Devon McDonald, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Nov 8 Ricardo McDonald, American NFL linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Nov 9 Angel Miranda, Puerto Rican baseball pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
  • Nov 10 Arjan van der Laan, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Nieuwkoop, Netherlands
  • Nov 10 Dan Farthing, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Nov 10 Ed Ward, Canadian NHL right wing (Calgary Flames), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Nov 10 Rod Milstead, American NFL guard (Super Bowl 1994, SF 49ers; coach Delaware State), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 10 Faustino Asprilla, Colombian footballer, born in Tuluá, Colombia
  • Nov 10 Jens Lehmann, German football goalkeeper, born in Essen, West Germany
  • Nov 11 Damion Easley, American infielder (California Angels), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 11 Dave Moore, NFL tight end/fullback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Morristown, New Jersey