Birthdays in Sport in May 1970

  • May 1 Alex Van Pelt, NFL quarterback and coach (Buffalo Bills), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • May 1 Damon Diletti, Australian field hockey goal keeper (silver medal 1992 Olympics, gold 1999 Champions Trophy), born in Perth, West Australia
  • May 3 Alexia Dechaume-Balleret, French tennis star (1992 Aust), born in La Rochelle, France
  • May 3 Ted Crowley, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • May 4 Dawn Staley, American basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 5 Harold Nash, CFL halfback (Montreal Alouettes)
  • May 5 LaPhonso Ellis, NBA forward (Denver Nuggets)
  • May 5 Juan Acevedo, baseball player
  • May 6 Emerson Martin, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers, Packers)
  • May 7 Edwin Zoetebier, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • May 7 Mark Smith, American outfielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in Pasadena, California
  • May 7 Sebastien Britten, Brossard Que, figure skater (1995 Canadian Champ)
  • May 8 Christine Stark, volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • May 8 Marco Heering, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • May 8 Michael Bevan, cricketer (dashing NSW & Australian lefty batsman)
  • May 9 Doug Christie, NBA guard/forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • May 10 Andre Stolz, Brisbane QLD, Australian golfer
  • May 11 Dean Capobianco, Australian 200m/400m (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • May 11 Michael Joubert, Australian 400m/800m (Olympics 1996)
  • May 12 Andreas Hestler, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • May 12 Andrew Coltart, Dumfries Scotland, Australian golfer
  • May 12 Jim Furyk, American golfer (US Open 2003), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • May 12 Mike Weir, Canadian Tour golfer (Ontario Amateur-1990, 92), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • May 12 Stevie Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • May 12 Todd Hallett, Shelburne Nova Scotia, rower (Olympics-7-92, 96)
  • May 13 Doug Evans, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 13 Giuseppe Busillo, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • May 13 Mark Beaufait, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • May 13 Mitch Lyons, NFL tight end (Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • May 13 Selwyn Jones, NFL defensive back (Seahawks, Den Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • May 14 Sylvester Stanley, WLAF defensive tackle (Rhein Fire)
  • May 15 Artie Smith, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • May 15 Cory Philpot, CFL running back (BC Lions)
  • May 15 Desmond Howard, NFL receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders)
  • May 15 Frank de Boer, Dutch soccer star (Ajax)
  • May 15 Keith Tower, NBA center (LA Clippers)
  • May 15 Rod Smith, Texarkana, Arkansas, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • May 15 Ronald de Boer, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • May 15 Tony Brown, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • May 16 Eric Lynch, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • May 16 Gabriela Sabatini, Argentine tennis player (US Open 1990), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May 17 Alan Wetmore, CFL fullback (Montreal Alouettes)
  • May 17 Derrick Deese, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • May 17 Hubert Davis, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, NY Knicks)
  • May 17 Jim Cummins, Dearborn, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • May 17 Jodie Rogers, Australian diver (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • May 17 John Karelse, soccer player (NAC)
  • May 17 Renzo Furlan, Italian tennis star
  • May 17 Stefania Croce, Bergamo Italy, golfer (95 State Farm Rail Classic-11)
  • May 17 Todd Mundt, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • May 17 Giovanna Trillini, Italian fencer (2 x Olympic gold foil 1992), born in Iesi, Italy

  • May 18 Clemens Zwijnenberg, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • May 18 Vicky Sunohara, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • May 19 Choi Kyung-Ju, South Korean professional golfer
  • May 20 Jason York, Nepean, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • May 20 Missy Cress, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Burbank, California
  • May 20 Niklas Andersson, Kungalv SWE, NHL forward (Team Sweden, NY Islanders)
  • May 20 Terrell Brandon, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • May 21 Dorsey Levens, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 21 Roman Turek, Strakonice CZE, hockey goalie (Team Czech Rep, Olympics 1998)
  • May 21 Scott "Munnster" Munn, Larkspur California, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • May 21 Veronica Sanchez, Michoan Mexico, WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17-1994)
  • May 21 Carl Veart, Australian former footballer
  • May 22 Clyde Johnson, cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • May 22 Eric Wunderlich, American 200m breaststroke (Olympic 7th 1996)
  • May 22 Marcus Dowdell, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)
  • May 22 Pedro Diniz, Brazilian Formula One driver
  • May 23 Ricky Gutierrez, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Miami, Florida
  • May 23 Bryan Herta, American race car driver
  • May 24 Jeff Zgonina, NFL defensive tackle (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Rams)
  • May 24 Nick Castaneda, pairs skater (& Dawn Piepenbrink), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • May 25 Danni Roche, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • May 25 Heather Simmons-Carrasco, Mt View Ca, synchronized swimmer (Olympic alt-96)
  • May 25 Joey Eischen, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in West Covina, California
  • May 25 Robert Croft, cricketer (Glamorgan off-spinner, England 1996-)
  • May 25 Sandra Dopfer, Lustenau Austria, tennis star (1995 Futures-Lerida)
  • May 26 Sam Mack, NBA forward/guard (Houston Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • May 26 Sebastian Barrie, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • May 27 Liz Earley, St Catharines Ontario, LPGA golfer (1995 Thailand Open)
  • May 27 Michael Blackburn, Australian laser sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • May 27 Todd Collins, linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • May 27 Michele Bartoli, Italian cyclist
  • May 28 Ben Williams, WLAF defensive end (London Monarchs)
  • May 28 David Roberts, Alameda California, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994)
  • May 28 Jason Belser, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • May 30 Audrey Wooding, LPGA golfer
  • May 30 Sam Rogers, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • May 31 Cory Mantyka, CFL guard (BC Lions)