On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in March 1970

  • Mar 1 Yolanda Griffith, American Women's Basketball Hall of Fame center (Olympic gold 2000, 04; WNBA Finals MVP 2005, Sacramento Monarchs; 8 × WNBA All-Star), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 2 Ciriaco Sforza, Swiss soccer midfielder (79 caps; Grasshopper Club Zürich, Internazionale, FC Kaiserslautern, Bayern Munich) and manager (Grasshoppers, FC Wil), born in Wohlen, Switzerland
  • Mar 3 Donovan Bergstrom, US 3K steeplechase runner
  • Mar 3 Inzamam-ul-Haq, cricketer (dashing Pakistani batsman)
  • Mar 3 Kristine Radford, Australian tennis star (1996 ITF/Lyneham), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Mar 3 Rick Mirer, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Mar 3 Scott Keswick, Nevada, gymnast (Coca-Cola-1st-94, Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 4 Dave Stevens, Fullerton CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
  • Mar 4 Marja Helena Paluila, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Mar 6 Robbie Tobeck, NFL guard/center (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Mar 6 Scott Stahoviak, infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • Mar 7 James 'Jim' Spivey, American middle-distance runner, born in Schiller Park, Illinois
  • Mar 7 Kathy Gedney, American WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25th-1994), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Mar 8 Harry Decheiver, soccer player (RKC)
  • Mar 8 Jason Elam, NFL kicker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Mar 8 Rhett Harty, Pasedena CA, US soccer player (Olympic-92)

  • Mar 8 Vadim Bekboulatov, NHL forward (Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Mar 10 Antonio Edwards, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Mar 10 Peter Wright, Scottish darts player (PDC World Champion 2020), born in Livingston, Scotland
  • Mar 12 Michael Bankston, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Mar 12 Rex Walters, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat)
  • Mar 12 Rod Smith, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • Mar 12 John Nemechek, American NASCAR driver (d. 1997)
  • Mar 14 Ebru Kavaklıoğlu, Russian athlete
  • Mar 15 Chris Dalman, NFL guard/center (SF 49ers)
  • Mar 15 Diego Nargiso, tennis pro, born in Naples, Italy
  • Mar 15 Eric Castle, NFL free safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 15 Paul Kruse, Merritt, NHL left wing (Calgary Flames)
  • Mar 16 Kelli James, Medford NJ, field hockey forward (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 17 Shannan Mitchem, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Decatur, Georgia
  • Mar 18 Sarah Thorsett, Winona Minn, 1.5k runner
  • Mar 19 Errol Refos, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Mar 19 Janne Laukenen, Lahti FIN, NHL defenseman (Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Senators)
  • Mar 19 Rick Mirer, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears)
  • Mar 19 Sean Fleming, CFL kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Mar 20 Kristin Klein, volleyball outside hitter (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Monica, California

  • Mar 20 Ron George, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Mar 20 Todd Burger, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)
  • Mar 22 Jason Rouser, American 200m/400m runner, born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Mar 22 Travis Richards, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in Crystal, Minnesota
  • Mar 22 Leontien van Moorsel, Dutch cyclist (4 Olympic gold medals), born in Boekel, Netherlands
  • Mar 23 Carl Pickens, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • Mar 23 Turhon O'Bannon, CFL receiver (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Mar 24 Marques Bragg, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Mar 24 Mike Vanderjagt, CFL kicker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Mar 24 Shannon Lemora, Baton Rouge Louisiana, 1.5k runner
  • Mar 24 Judith Draxler, Austrian swimmer
  • Mar 25 Magnus Larsson, Swedish tennis star
  • Mar 25 Shawn Antoski, Brantford, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Mar 26 Paul Bosvelt, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles/FC Twente), born in Doetinchem, Netherlands
  • Mar 27 Anthony Prior, American NFL cornerback (NY Jets, Minnesota Vikings), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Mar 27 Ed Philion, NFL nose tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Mar 28 James Johnson, American NFL/WLAF running back (Tampa Bucs, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Mar 28 Jason B Gailes, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Dighton, Massachusetts
  • Mar 28 Shawn Price, NFL defensive end (GB Packers, Car Panthers, Buf Bills), born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles
  • Mar 30 Secretariat, American thoroughbred race horse (Triple Crown, 1973), born in Caroline County, Virginia (d. 1989)

About March 1970

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

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)