Birthdays in Sport in October 1972

  • Oct 1 Danielle Scott, Baton Rouge LA, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)
  • Oct 2 Aaron McKie, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Oct 2 Adrian Van Troost, fast cricket bowler (Somerset & Holland)
  • Oct 2 Rafael Carmona, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Oct 2 Torey Hunter, CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Oct 3 Christian Peter, defensive tackle (NY Giants)
  • Oct 3 Michael Nylander, NHL center (Calgary Flames), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 3 Sandy Martinez, Villa Mella Dom Rep, catcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Oct 4 Joanna Stone, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics-96)
  • Oct 4 Kurt Thomas, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat)
  • Oct 4 Norberto Garrido, tackle (Carolina Panthers)
  • Oct 4 Rusty Fitzgerald, NHL center (Pitts Penguins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Oct 5 Derek Sholdice, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Oct 5 Grant Hill, NBA forward/guard (Det Pistons, Oly-gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 6 J J Stokes, NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers)
  • Oct 7 John Hyden, Tustin California, volleyball outside hitter (alt-Olympics-96)
  • Oct 7 Rahsaan Giddings, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Oct 8 Dede Demet, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 8 Jared Kaaiohelo, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores)
  • Oct 8 Stanislav Varga, Slovakian footballer
  • Oct 9 Maurice Kelly, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • Oct 9 Roman Oben, tackle (NY Giants)
  • Oct 10 Alexei Zhitnik, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Oct 10 Hunter Goodwin, tight end (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Oct 10 Marianne Limpert, Matagami Quebec, 200m relay swimmer (Oly-silver-96)
  • Oct 10 Trent McCleary, Swift Current, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)
  • Oct 10 Yinka Dare, NBA center (NJ Nets)
  • Oct 11 Brigitte Soucy, American volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Moncton New Brunswick
  • Oct 11 Cherokee Parks, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minn Timberwolves)
  • Oct 11 Kyoko Ina, figure skater (1993 North Atlantic Sr champ), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Oct 11 Troy Corbett, cricket pace bowler (Victorian lefty since 1994-95)
  • Oct 12 Jeroen Egge, WLAF offensive linesman (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Oct 12 Singor Mobley, safety (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Oct 12 Tom van Mol, soccer player (PSV)
  • Oct 12 Juan Manuel Silva, Argentine racing driver
  • Oct 12 Tom Van Mol, Belgian football player
  • Oct 13 Jean Foster, 3x20 rifle (Olympics-1996), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Oct 13 Summer Sanders, California, butterfly swimmer (Olympics-gold-1992, 96)
  • Oct 14 Erika de Lone, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 14 J J Smith, NFL running back (KC Chiefs)
  • Oct 14 Mike Archie, running back (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Oct 14 Nelson Van waes, CFL defensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Oct 14 Shawn Banks, WLAF LB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Oct 15 Fred Hoiberg, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
  • Oct 16 Darius Kasparaitis, Elektrenai Lit, NHL defenseman (Islanders, Pitts)
  • Oct 16 Darren Balmforth, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Oct 16 Kordell Stewart, NFL quarterback/wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 17 Vicki Goetze, Michicot WI, LPGA golfer (1995 British Open-12th)
  • Oct 17 Joe McEwing, American baseball player
  • Oct 18 Angie Marzetta, Norfolk Virginia, female outfielder (Silver Bullets)
  • Oct 18 Alex Tagliani, Quebec racing driver

  • Oct 19 Glen Anthony Mitchell, New Zealand road race cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Oct 19 Marc Newfield, outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • Oct 19 Megan Still, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Oct 19 Otto Steffers, field hockey defender (Olympics-96), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 19 Reggie Rusk, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Oct 20 Dexter Coakley, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Oct 20 Oleg Fediukov, dance skater (& Debbie Koegel), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Oct 21 Orlando Thomas, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Oct 22 Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • Oct 22 Tyrone Williams, WLAF/NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears, Rhein Fire)
  • Oct 23 Daryl Price, defensive end (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Oct 23 Patrise Alexander, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • Oct 23 Tiffeny Milbrett, soccer forward (Olympics-96), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 24 Eric Sutton, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Oct 24 Pat Williams, defensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • Oct 24 Ruxandra Dragomir, Pitesti Rom, tennis star (1996 Bournemouth doubles)
  • Oct 24 T J Cunningham, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Oct 24 Tom Fletcher, NFL defensive safety (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Oct 24 Pat Williams, American football player
  • Oct 25 Leland Taylor, defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Oct 27 Brad Radke, Eau Claire WI, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
  • Oct 27 John Steel, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct 27 Maria Mutola, Maputo Mozambique, 800m runner (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Oct 27 Lee Clark, English footballer
  • Oct 28 Calvin Jackson, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
  • Oct 28 Chad Folk, CFL cornerback (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Oct 28 Terrell Davis, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Oct 29 Rhonda Blades, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)
  • Oct 30 Georgina Douglas, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Oct 30 Patrice Denis, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Oct 30 Trevor Wilmot, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Oct 31 Clifford Rozier, NBA center/forward (Golden State Warriors), born in Bradenton, Florida
  • Oct 31 Jamie Asher, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 31 Matt Dawson, English rugby union footballer, born in Birkenhead, England