On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1970 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 798 of 798

  • Oct 1 Ronnie Bradford, American NFL defensive back and coach (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos; La. Tech., USC), born in Minot, North Dakota
  • Oct 2 Eddie Guardado, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2002-03; AL saves leader 2002; Minnesota Twins), born in Stockton, California
  • Oct 4 Ryan McNeil, American NFL defensive back (Pro Bowl 2001; San Diego Chargers), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Oct 5 Mark Luijpers, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Cadier en Keer, Netherlands
  • Oct 5 Thomas Randolph, American NFL cornerback (NY Giants), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Oct 5 Tina Poitras, Canadian 10k walker (Olympics 1996), born in Thompson, Canada
  • Oct 6 Darren Oliver, American pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 7 Daniel Collins, Australian canoeist (World C'ship gold K-2 500m 1997; Olympic silver 2000), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 7 Dwayne Provo, Canadian cornerback (New England Patriots), born in North Preston, Canada
  • Oct 7 Harold Ellis, English NBA forward (Denver Nuggets), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Oct 7 Le'Shai Maston, American NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 8 David Doster, American baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Oct 9 Annika Sörenstam, Swedish golfer (10 LPGA major titles; 8-time LPGA Tour Player of the Year), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 9 Kenny Anderson, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trailblazers), born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 10 Alexei Zhitnik, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Olympic silver 1998, Buffalo), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Oct 10 Glenn Foley, American NFL quarterback (NY Jets), born in Woburn, Massachusetts

  • Oct 10 Dean Kiely, Irish football goalkeeper (Crystal Palace), born in Salford, England
  • Oct 10 Silke Kraushaar-Pielach, German luger (Olympic gold 1998), born in Sonneberg, Thuringia, Germany
  • Oct 10 Mohammed Mourhit, Belgian athlete, born in Khouribga, Morocco
  • Oct 10 Matthew Pinsent CBE, English rower (Olympic gold coxless pair 1992, 96; four 2000, 04; World C'ship gold x 10) and broadcaster (BBC), born in Holt, England
  • Oct 11 Chidi Ahanotu, American NFL defensive end and defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Modesto, California
  • Oct 11 Andy Marriott, English-Welsh football goalkeeper, born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, England
  • Oct 12 Charlie Ward, American basketball guard (NBA: NY Knicks) and College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1993, Florida State), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Oct 12 Herman Arvie, American NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns), born in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • Oct 12 Tanyon Sturtze, American baseball player (Chicago Cubs), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Oct 13 Ann Grossman, American tennis star (1994 LA finalist), born in Grove City, Ohio
  • Oct 13 Steve Matthews, American NFL and WLAF quarterback (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores), born in Tullahoma, Tennessee
  • Oct 14 Jim Jackson, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Oct 14 Nina Kemppel, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Oct 14 Pär Zetterberg, Swedish football player
  • Oct 15 Lonnie Palelei, American football offensive lineman (NY Jets), born in Nu'uuli, American Samoa
  • Oct 16 Adrian Murrell, NFL running back/kick returner (NY Jets)
  • Oct 16 Mehmet Scholl, German footballer
  • Oct 16 Kazuyuki Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter
  • Oct 17 Anil Kumble, cricketer (great Indian leg-spinner since 1990)
  • Oct 17 Jean-Paul de Young, soccer player (FC Utrecht)

  • Oct 17 John Mabry, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Oct 17 Marciano Vink, soccer player (Genoa/PSV)
  • Oct 17 Tasha Tsang, Canadian rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Saskatoon Saskatchewan
  • Oct 18 Bob Kennedy, Bloomington Indiana, 5k runner
  • Oct 18 Camille Spitaleri, Mountain View Ca, female infielder (Silver Bullets)
  • Oct 18 Mark Schenning, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Oct 18 Shane Bonham, NFL defensive linesman (Detroit Lions)
  • Oct 19 Chamara Dunusinghe, cricket wicket-keeper (Sri Lanka 1995)
  • Oct 20 Greg Primus, NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears)
  • Oct 20 Sander Boschke, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Oct 20 Shane George, cricketer (S Australian fast bowler, Shield debut at 17)
  • Oct 21 Marc Wilkins, Mansfield OH, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Oct 22 Coleman Rudolph, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
  • Oct 22 Steve Campbell, tennis star, born in Buffalo, New York
  • Oct 22 Winston Bogarde, soccer player (Sparta/Ajax)
  • Oct 24 Walter Dunson, NFL running back and kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Oct 25 Kelvin Ingram, American NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Oct 25 J.A. Adande, American sports columnist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 25 Peter Aerts, Dutch kickboxer and martial artist, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Oct 26 Bert Emanuel, American NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 26 Jessie Armstead, American NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 26 Tom Vano, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Oct 27 Vernon Lewis, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 27 Felix Bwalya, Zambian boxer, born in Chingola, Zambia
  • Oct 28 Bracey Walker, NFL safety (Cin Bengals, Miami Dolphins)
  • Oct 28 Rob Hitchcock, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Oct 29 Chris Thorpe, doubles luger (Olympics 1994), born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • Oct 29 Dan Ratushny, Nepean, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Oct 29 Edwin van der Sar, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax)
  • Oct 29 Marquez Pope, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
  • Oct 29 Phillip Cocu, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse, PSV)
  • Oct 30 Dino Philyaw, American NFL running back (NE Patriots), born in Dudley, North Carolina
  • Oct 30 James Pedro, American lightweight judoka (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Danvers, Massachusetts
  • Oct 30 Kevin Johnson, American NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles, Oakland Raiders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 30 Patrice Tardif, Canadian NHL center (LA Kings), born in Thetford Mines, Quebec
  • Oct 30 Suvat Karadag, Turkish soccer player (FC Utrecht), born in Mazgirt, Turkey
  • Oct 30 Wim Bubberman, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Oct 30 Ekaterini Voggoli, Greek discus thrower, born in Larissa, Greece
  • Oct 31 Steve Trachsel, American baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Oxnard, California
  • Oct 31 Nicholas "Nicky" Wu, Taiwanese singer, actor and martial arts expert (Xiao Hu Dui/Little Tiger Team), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Nov 1 Sherwin Campbell, West Indian cricket batsman (52 Tests, top score 208; 90 ODIs), born in Belleplaine, Barbados
  • Nov 1 Erik Spoelstra, American basketball head coach (Miami Heat 2008-19; NBA champion 2012-13), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Nov 4 Corey Schwab, Canadian NHL goalie (NJ Devils), born in North Battleford, Canada
  • Nov 4 Tim DeBoom, American triathlete, born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Nov 5 Javier Lopez, Puerto Rican baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Nov 5 Ryan Wetnight, American NFL tight end (Chicago Bears), born in Fresno, California
  • Nov 6 Eric Mueller, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Nov 6 Maa Tanuvasa, American NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Nu'uuli, American Samoa
  • Nov 6 Rich Braham, American NFL center (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Nov 7 Andre Hastings, American NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Nov 7 Kris[ten] Fillat, field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 7 Marc Rosset, Swiss tennis star (1992 French Doubles), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Nov 7 Andy Houston, American NASCAR driver, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • Nov 8 DeWayne Knight, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • Nov 8 Qadry Ismail, American NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins), born in Newark, New Jersey

  • Nov 8 José Francisco Porras, Costa Rican footballer, born in Grecia, Costa Rica
  • Nov 9 Bill Guerin, American NHL right wing (NJ Devils, Oilers), born in Wilbraham, Massachusetts
  • Nov 9 Chad Ogea, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Nov 9 Chantal Brunner, long jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Nov 9 Melanie Roche, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Bankstown, New South Wales
  • Nov 10 Trent Dimas, American gymnast (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Nov 10 Freddy Loix, Belgian rally driver, born in Tongeren, Belgium

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Nov 12 Tonya Harding, American figure skater (Olympic 8th-1994/US Champ 1994), born in Portland, Oregon

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  • Nov 14 Dana Stubblefield, NFL defensive tackle (SF 49ers)
  • Nov 14 Darrien Gordon, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers, Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Nov 14 David Wesley, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Boston Celtics)
  • Nov 14 Derrick Hoskins, NFL safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • Nov 14 Dexter Nottage, NFL defensive end (Wash Redskins, KC Chiefs)
  • Nov 15 Lesley Reddon, ice hockey goalie (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Nov 15 Patrick Mboma, Cameroonian footballer
  • Nov 17 Chris Tamer, Dearborn, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
  • Nov 17 Max Huiberts, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Nov 18 Allen Watson, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 18 Toby Wright, safety (St Louis Rams)
  • Nov 19 Berthil de Avest, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Twente)
  • Nov 19 Bhupinder Singh Jr, cricketer (Punjab & Indian ODI batsman)
  • Nov 19 Jenni Meno, Pompton Plains NJ, pairs skaters (Olympics 1994)
  • Nov 19 Larry Tharpe, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions)
  • Nov 19 Rickey Brady, NFL tight end (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Nov 20 Delia Gonzalez, American-Mexican boxer, born in Anthony, New Mexico
  • Nov 21 Justin Langer, cricketer (gutsy Australian lefty bat 1993- )
  • Nov 21 Keith Crawford, wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
  • Nov 22 Alison Korn, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nov 22 Marvan Atapattu, Sri Lankan cricketeer
  • Nov 24 Brett Wallerstedt, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)

  • Nov 24 Doug Brien, kicker (New Orleans Saints)
  • Nov 24 Jason Jacome, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Nov 24 Lemanski Hall, NFL linebacker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Nov 24 Nancy Mason, Belleville Ill, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-17th-1995)
  • Nov 25 Shane Pahukoa, NFL safety (New Orleans Saints)
  • Nov 26 Greg Graham, American NBA guard (NJ Nets), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Nov 26 John Amaechi, English psychologist and NBA player (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 26 Mark Dixon, CFL offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Nov 27 Calvin Jones, American NFL running back (Oakland Raiders), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Nov 27 Chris Underwood, American volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 27 Todd Kelly, American NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • Nov 28 Jason Day, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 28 Todd Perry, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)
  • Nov 28 Álex López Morón, Spanish tennis player, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Nov 29 Lamar Smith, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Nov 29 Mark Pembridge, Welsh footballer, born in Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
  • Nov 30 James Brown, tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • Nov 30 Natalie Williams, volleyball outside hitter (Olympics 1996), born in Long Beach, California
  • Nov 30 Robert Griffith, NFL strong safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Nov 30 Yayuk Basuki, Indonesian tennis player and politician, born in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia
  • Dec 1 Todd Steussie, American NFL guard / tackle (Pro Bowl 1997-98; Minnesota Vikings), born in Canoga Park, California
  • Dec 2 Maksim Tarasov, Russian pole vaulter (Olympic gold 1992; World C'ship gold 1999), born in Yaroslavl, Russia
  • Dec 2 Alex Čejka, Czech-German golfer (Volvo Masters 1995), born in Mariánské Lázně, Czech Republic
  • Dec 3 Laura Schuler, Canadian ice hockey forward and coach (World C'ship gold 1990, 92, 97; coach Dartmouth College), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • Dec 3 Lindsey Hunter, American basketball guard (NBA C'ship 2002, 04; LA Lakers, Detroit Pistons), born in Utica, Mississippi
  • Dec 3 Paul Byrd, American baseball pitcher and broadcaster (MLB All Star 1999; Philadelphia Phillies; Fox Sports Southeast), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Dec 3 Christian Karembeu, French soccer midfielder (53 caps; Nantes, Olympiacos), born in Lifou, New Caledonia
  • Dec 4 Jeff Blake, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1995; Cincinnati Bengals), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Dec 5 Kevin Haller, Canadian NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Trochu, Alberta, Canada
  • Dec 5 Susan Sloane, American tennis star, born in Lexington, Kentucky

  • Dec 5 Thomas Smith, American NFL cornerback (Buffalo Bills), born in Gates, North Carolina
  • Dec 6 Eric Mahlum, American NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts), born in San Diego, California
  • Dec 6 Isabelle Arnould, Belgian swimmer, born in Liège, Belgium
  • Dec 7 Courtney Browne, Barbadian cricketer (West Indies Test wicket-keeper 1995), born in Lambeth, London
  • Dec 9 Marlin Cannon, American 200m/400m runner, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Dec 10 Bryant Stith, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in Emporia, Virginia
  • Dec 11 Danan Hughes, American NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Dec 11 Doug Nussmeier, American NFL quarterback (New Orleans Saints), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Dec 11 Errict Rhett, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Pembroke Pines, Florida
  • Dec 12 Ivano Newbill, American NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Sedalia, Missouri
  • Dec 12 Orlando Brown, American NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 13 Basit Ali, Pakistani cricketer (exciting Pakistani batsman 1993-), born in Karachi, Sindh
  • Dec 13 George Van Os Jr, team handball left back (Olympics 1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 13 Tonja Yevette Buford-Bailey, American 400m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Dec 14 Bradford Banta, American NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Dec 15 Damon Thomas, American NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills), born in Clovis, California
  • Dec 15 Lawrence Funderburke, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • Dec 15 Mitchell Butler, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Dec 15 Frankie Dettori, Italian jockey, born in Milan, Italy
  • Dec 17 Michael Mols, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Dec 18 Lucious Harris, NBA guard (NJ Nets, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Dec 19 Jon Cleveland, Canadian 100m/200m swimmer (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Fresno, California
  • Dec 19 Robert Lang, Teplice CZE, NHL forward (Team Czech Rep, Los Angeles)
  • Dec 20 Grant Flower, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Dec 20 Tony Semple, NFL guard (Detroit Lions), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • Dec 20 Travis Green, Canadian NHL center (NY Islanders; Toronto Maple Leafs; World C'ship gold 1997) and coach (Vancouver Canucks), born in Castlegar, Canada
  • Dec 21 Irving Spikes, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins), born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  • Dec 21 Monique Ambers, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Dec 22 Gary Anderson, Scottish darts player (PDC World Champion 2015-16), born in Musselburgh, Scotland
  • Dec 23 Raymont Harris, American football running back (Chicago Bears), born in Lorain, Ohio

  • Dec 24 Michael Batiste, NFL/WLAF defensive tackle (Cowboys, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 24 Romeo Wouden, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, Heerenveen), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Dec 25 Ghalid Salamat, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in the Netherlands
  • Dec 25 Stu Barnes, Canadian NHL center (Florida Panthers), born in Spruce Grove, Canada
  • Dec 26 Radka Zrubakova, Slovakian tennis star (1994 Futures-GER), born in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Dec 26 Willie Williams, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers, Seahawks), born in England, United Kingdom
  • Dec 27 Lorenzo Neal, NFL fullback (New Orleans Saints, NY Jets)
  • Dec 28 Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, Dutch tennis player (95, 96 Oklahoma City), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Dec 28 James Jett, US Olympic sprinter and NFL wide receiver (Oakland Raiders), born in Charles Town, West Virginia
  • Dec 29 Hidetoshi Mitsusada, Japanese racing driver, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Dec 30 Grant Carter, CFL defensive end (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Dec 30 Gus Nketia, 100m sprint (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Dec 30 Kevin Salvadori, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)
  • Dec 31 Bryon Russell, American NBA forward (Utah Jazz), born in San Bernardino, California
  • Dec 31 Dan Howe, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • Dec 31 Dunstan Anderson, NFL defensive end (Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Rhein Fire), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Dec 31 Michel Brunet, Canadian ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd), born in Gatineau, Quebec