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Birthdays in Sport in December 1972

  • Dec 2 Alan Henderson, American basketball forward (NBA Most Improved Player 1998; Atlanta Hawks), born in Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Dec 3 Eva Němcová, Czech basketball forward (WNBA record 66 consecutive free throws 2000; Cleveland Rockers), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dec 3 Bucky Lasek, American skateboarder (10 x Summer X Games gold), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dec 4 Ted Johnson, American NFL inside linebacker (Super Bowl 2001, 03-04; New England Patriots), born in Alameda, California
  • Dec 5 Cliff Floyd, MLB outfielder and 1st base (Montreal Expos), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 5 Kevin Sally, Canadian archer (Olympics 1996), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Dec 5 Randolph Ross, American 110m hurdler, born in Shelby, North Carolina
  • Dec 5 Roderick Mullen, American NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Dec 5 Mike Mahoney, American baseball player, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Dec 6 Brendan Garard, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 6 Gary Bandy, American NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Dec 6 James Logan, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Opp, Alabama
  • Dec 6 Mike Gruttadauri, American football center (St Louis Rams), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Dec 7 Bobby Schoonens, Dutch soccer player (RKC), born in Den Bosch, Netherlands
  • Dec 7 Clay Shiver, American NFL center (Dallas Cowboys, Carolina Panthers), born in Tifton, Georgia
  • Dec 7 Jordi Buritlo, Spanish tennis player, born in Barcelona, Spain

  • Dec 7 Kevin Dogins, American NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Eagle Lake, Texas
  • Dec 7 Hermann Maier, Austrian skier (2 Olympic gold medals 1998), born in Altenmarkt im Pongau, Austria
  • Dec 8 Marco Abreu, Angolan footballer, born in Lubango, Angola
  • Dec 9 Fabrice Santoro, Tahitian tennis star, born in Tahiti, French Polynesia
  • Dec 10 Marcos di Palma, Argentine racing driver, born in Arrecifes, Argentina
  • Dec 11 Daniel Alfredsson, Swedish NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Dec 11 Francisco Rodriguez, American pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 11 Robert Robinson, CFL defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Dec 12 Greg Randolph, American road cyclist (Olympics-74th-96), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Dec 12 Jamal Willis, American NFL running back (SF 49ers), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Dec 12 Nicky Eaden, English footballer, born in Sheffield, England
  • Dec 12 Wilson Kipketer, Kenyan-born Danish middle-distance runner, born in Kapchemoiywo, Nandi County, Kenya
  • Dec 12 Yeoryios Theodoridis, Greek sprinter, born in Athens
  • Dec 13 Craig Sauer, American NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons), born in Sartell, Minnesota
  • Dec 14 Johnny Mcwilliams, American football tight end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Pomona, California
  • Dec 14 Marcus Jensen, American baseball player, born in Oakland, California
  • Dec 15 Rodney Harrison, American NFL safety (San Diego Chargers), born in Markham, Illinois
  • Dec 16 Charles Gipson, American baseball player
  • Dec 16 Željko Kalac, Australian soccer player
  • Dec 17 Brian Williams, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)

  • Dec 17 Dewayne Washington, cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Dec 17 Don Davis, linebacker (New Orleans Saints)
  • Dec 17 Ivan Pedroso, Cuba, long jumper (Olympic 4th 1992)
  • Dec 18 Jeff Nelson, Prince Albert, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • Dec 18 Marcos Ondruska, South Africa, tennis star
  • Dec 19 Warren Sapp, American NFL Hall of Fame defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Dec 19 Waverly Jackson, American NFL player (Carolina Panthers), born in South Hill, Virginia
  • Dec 20 Scott Slutzker, American football tight end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Oakland, California
  • Dec 20 Jan Caloun, Czech hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998), born in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
  • Dec 20 Jonathan Wyatt, New Zealand 5000m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Dec 21 Latroy Hawkins, American baseball player, born in Gary, Indiana
  • Dec 21 Dustin Hermanson, American baseball player, born in Springfield, Ohio
  • Dec 22 Anthony Edwards, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Ballarat, Australia
  • Dec 22 Kirk Maltby, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Guelph, Canada
  • Dec 22 Mike Thompson, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Portage, Wisconsin
  • Dec 24 Alvaro Mesen, Costa Rican footballer, born in Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Dec 26 Burnell Roques, American NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons), born in Claremont, California
  • Dec 26 Derrick Cullors, American football running back (New England Patriots), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Dec 26 Esteban Fuertes, Argentine footballer, born in Coronel Dorrego Partido, Argentina
  • Dec 27 Charles Way, NFL fullback (NY Giants)
  • Dec 27 Dewayne Washington, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Dec 28 Adam Clawson, US slalom canoeist (Olympic-19th-96), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Dec 28 Adam Vinatieri, US NFL placekicker (Amsterdam Admirals, NE Patriots), born in Yankton, South Dakota
  • Dec 28 Jean-Francois Jomphe, Canadian professional ice hockey player (Anaheim), born in Havre-Saint-Pierre, Canada
  • Dec 28 Jim Kitts, US NFL running back (Frankfurt Galaxy, Miami Dolphins), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Dec 28 Patrick Rafter, Australian tennis player (US Open 1997-98), born in Mount Isa, Australia
  • Dec 28 Roberto Palacios, Peruvian footballer, born in Lima, Peru
  • Dec 29 Malcolm Seabron, NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers)
  • Dec 30 Kerry Collins, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback ( Penn State Uni; Pro Bowl 1996, 2008; Carolina Panthers, Tennessee Titans), born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 30 Loren Meyer, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Dec 30 Paul Keegan, Irish footballer
  • Dec 31 Chris Parker, American football running back (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Dec 31 Kelvin Kinney, American football defensive end (Washington Redskins), born in Montgomery, West Virginia
  • Dec 31 Cole Ford, American football placekicker (Oakland Raiders), born in Tucson, Arizona

About December 1972

How Old? 48 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)