Birthdays in Sport in April 1970

  • Apr 1 Mark Wheeler, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs, NE Patriots)
  • Apr 1 Wes Barnett, 238lb (108kg) weightlifter (Oly-6th-92, 96), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • Apr 1 Wyatt Jones, kayak (alt-Olympics-96), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Apr 2 Jerry Reynolds, NFL guard/tackle (NY Giants)
  • Apr 2 Jon Lieber, Council Bluffs IA, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Apr 2 Marcus Christensen, figure skater (1995 Canadian-2nd), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 2 Tammi Reiss, WNBA guard (Utah Starzz)
  • Apr 3 Keith Franklin, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Apr 4 Barry van Galen, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Apr 4 Jason Stoltenberg, Australia, tennis star
  • Apr 5 Erlan Sagymbayev, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • Apr 5 Tim Jacobs, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins)
  • Apr 6 Oliver Miller, NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors)
  • Apr 6 Olaf Kolzig, German NHL goalie and coach (Germany, Washington Capitals), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Apr 6 Huang Xiaomin, Chinese swimmer
  • Apr 7 Alexander Karpovtsev, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Apr 7 Kevin Smith, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Apr 8 Derek D Brown, team handball right wing (Olympics-1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 8 Gerald Vaughn, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Apr 8 Harold Bishop, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns)
  • Apr 9 Chuck Bradley, CFL/WLAF tackle (BC Lions, Barcelona Dragons)
  • Apr 9 Neal Caloia, Torrance California, free pistol (Olympics-1996)
  • Apr 10 Enrico Ciccone, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 10 J J McCleskey, NFL safety (New Orleans Saints, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Apr 10 Sean Gilbert, defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • Apr 10 Wesley Barnett, Oly weightlifter (Pan Am-silver-1987), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • Apr 11 Joe Vitiello, infielder (KC Royals), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Apr 11 Sean Bergman, Joliet IL, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
  • Apr 11 Trevor Linden, Medicine Hat, NHL right wing (Canucks, NY Islanders)
  • Apr 12 Patrick Brugnoli, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • Apr 13 Eddie Robinson, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Apr 13 Monty Brown, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • Apr 13 Gerry Creaney, Scottish footballer
  • Apr 14 Brian Stablein, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Apr 14 Jan Siemerink, Neth, tennis star
  • Apr 14 Steve Avery, Trenton MI, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
  • Apr 15 Darrin Smith, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Apr 16 Ian Franklin, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Apr 16 Steve Emtman, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • Apr 16 Walt Williams, NBA forward/guard (Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat)
  • Apr 17 Tony Sacca, WLAF quarterback (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Apr 18 Carl Simpson, NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears)
  • Apr 18 Francois Leroux, Ste-adele, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
  • Apr 18 Heike Friedrich, East Germany swimmer (world record 200m)
  • Apr 18 Peter Giles, kayaker (Olympics-96), born in London, Ontario
  • Apr 18 Vladimir Antipin, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • Apr 18 William Roaf, NFL tackle (New Orleans Saints)
  • Apr 18 Rico Brogna, American baseball player
  • Apr 19 Michael Barrow, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Apr 19 Rick Hamilton, WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Apr 19 Kelly Holmes, English athlete

  • Apr 20 Ben Weir, Rock Island Ill, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Bogey Hills-2nd)
  • Apr 21 Israel Stanley, NFL/WLAF defensive end (New Orleans Saints, Rhein Fire)
  • Apr 21 Stewart Malgunas, Prince George, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
  • Apr 22 Claus Biedermann, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • Apr 22 Coleman Bell, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)
  • Apr 23 Cristiano Caratti, Italian tennis star (1987 Orange Bowl boys doubles)
  • Apr 23 Frank Temming, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Apr 24 Damien Fleming, Aust cricket pace bowler (hat-trick on Test debut)
  • Apr 24 Emanuela Zardo, Swiss tennis star
  • Apr 25 Corwin Brown, NFL safety (NY Jets, NE Patriots)
  • Apr 25 Steve Tovar, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
  • Apr 27 Mikiko Hagiwara, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • Apr 27 Tim Hanshaw, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • Apr 28 Jason Belser, defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Apr 28 Mark Harris, wide receiver (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Apr 28 Nicklas Lidstrom, Vasteras SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, Detroit)
  • Apr 28 Richard Fromberg, Australia, tennis star
  • Apr 28 Diego Simeone, Argentine footballer

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Apr 29 Andre Agassi, tennis star (Oly-gold-96, US Open 1994), born in Las Vegas, Nevada

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  • Apr 29 Arnaud Briand, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • Apr 29 Derrick Frazier, NFL cornerback (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Apr 29 J R Phillips, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in West Covina, California
  • Apr 29 Leuea Tagoai, CFL defensive end (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Apr 29 Mark McMillian, NFL cornerback (Philadelphia Eagles, KC Chiefs)
  • Apr 29 William Martin III, finn sailor (Olympics-23rd-1996), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Apr 30 Brad Layton, Seymour Ind, rower (Olympics-1996)