Birthdays in Sport in 1972 (Part 2)

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 836

  • Apr 4 Chad Eaton, American football player (New England Patriots), born in Exeter, New Hampshire
  • Apr 4 Jim Werland, Ventura California, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 4 Matt Wagner, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • Apr 5 Tom Coronel, Dutch racing driver
  • Apr 5 Paul Okon, Australian former footballer
  • Apr 6 Dickey Simpkins, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Chicago Bulls)
  • Apr 6 Donald Blair, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Apr 6 Hurvin McCormack, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Apr 7 Greg Clark, tight end (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Apr 7 Joanne Brown, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Olym-bronze-96)
  • Apr 7 Lovett Purnell, wide receiver (New England Patriots)
  • Apr 7 Malcolm Huckaby, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • Apr 7 Shana Williams, Bridgeton NJ, long jumper/heptathlete
  • Apr 8 Damon Watts, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Apr 8 Isaac Davis, NFL guard (San Diego Chargers)
  • Apr 8 Katrina Powell, Australian field hockey striker (Olympics 1996), born in Canberra Australia

  • Apr 9 Brian DeMarco, NFL tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Berea, Ohio
  • Apr 9 Craig Jones, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Queanbeyan, Australia
  • Apr 9 Jeffrey van As, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Leiden, Netherlands
  • Apr 9 Karen Clark, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Apr 10 Maurice Harrell, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Apr 10 Richard Wearne, Australian rower (Olympics 1996) and photographer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Apr 10 Sue Merz, American ice hockey defenseman (Olympics 1998), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Apr 11 Dietrich Jells, American wide receiver (New England Patriots), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 11 Nicole Levesque, American baseball guard (Charlotte Sting), born in Shaftsbury, Vermont
  • Apr 12 Paul Lo Duca, American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 13 Dave Wohlabaugh, American NFL center and guard (NE Patriots), born in Hamburg, New York
  • Apr 13 Mariusz Czerkawski, Polish NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Radomsko, Poland
  • Apr 13 Mike Kennedy, Canadian NHL left wing (Dallas Stars), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 14 Paul Devlin, England-born Scottish footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Apr 14 Dean Potter, American free climber & BASE jumper, born in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (d. 2015)
  • Apr 15 Melvin Johnson, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Apr 15 Ricky Otero, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Apr 15 Ronald Cherry, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • Apr 15 Vickie Johnson, WNBA guard/forward (NY Liberty)
  • Apr 16 Conchita Martínez, Spanish tennis player (Wimbledon 1994), born in Monzón, Huesca, Spain
  • Apr 16 Jim Ballard, American NFL & WLAF quarterback (Scottish Claymores, Buffalo Bills), born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
  • Apr 17 Benjamin Dodwell, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Apr 17 Gordon Laro, American NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Lynn, Massachusetts
  • Apr 17 Keith Lyle, American football safety (St Louis Rams), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 17 Muttiah Muralitharan, Sri Lankan cricketer (leading Sri Lankan Test off-spinner), born in Kandy, Ceylon

  • Apr 17 Tony Boselli, American NFL offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Modesto, California
  • Apr 17 Jarkko Wiss, Finnish footballer, born in Tampere, Finland
  • Apr 17 Gary Bennett, American baseball player, born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • Apr 18 Jeff Traversy, Canadian CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Apr 19 Eric Jack, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Apr 19 Jeff Wilkins, American NFL kicker (SF 49ers, St Louis Rams), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Apr 19 Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer (Brazil national team 1993-2003), born in Recife, Brazil
  • Apr 20 Lê Huỳnh Đức, Vietnamese footballer, born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Apr 21 David Williams, Bedford PA, outfielder (SF Giants)
  • Apr 21 Tia Jackson, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Apr 21 Gwendal Peizerat, French ice dancer
  • Apr 22 Sabine Appelmans, Aalst Belg, tennis star (Strasbourg doubles final)
  • Apr 22 Owen Finegan, Australian rugby union footballer
  • Apr 23 Rachel Hetherington, Australian golfer (ANA Inspiration 2001 runner-up, 8 LPGA Tour titles), born in Port Macquarie, NSW
  • Apr 24 Chipper Jones, American MLB infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in DeLand, Florida
  • Apr 24 Jamie Brown, American football tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Miami, Florida
  • Apr 24 Nicolas Gill, 86kg judoka (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 24 Rab Douglas, Scottish football goalkeeper (Arbroath), born in Lanark, Scotland
  • Apr 24 Jure Košir, Slovenian alpine skier, born in Jesenice, Yugoslavia
  • Apr 25 Percell Gaskins, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Apr 26 Francisco Cordova, Mexican pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Veracruz, Mexico
  • Apr 26 Marco Rivera, American NFL/WLAF guard (Scot Claymores, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 26 Natrone Means, American NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Harrisburg, North Carolina
  • Apr 26 Avi Nimni, Israeli footballer (Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C.), born in Holon, Israel
  • Apr 26 Kiko Narváez, Spanish footballer (Atlético Madrid), born in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
  • Apr 27 Alison McKnight, 100m hurdler and heptathlete, born in Bakersfield, California
  • Apr 27 Ethan Brooks, American football offensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Rhein Fire), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Apr 27 Silvia Farina, Italian tennis star (1995 Maria Lankowitz doubles), born in Milan, Italy
  • Apr 27 Tim Ruddy, American football offensive lineman (Miami Dolphins), born in Dunmore, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 28 Jean-Paul van Gastel, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Apr 29 Gwendolyn Wentland, high jumper, born in Flint, Michigan
  • Apr 30 Kendricke Bullard, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • May 1 Bobby Chouinard, baseball pitcher (first Filipino to play MLB), born in Manilla, Phillipines
  • May 2 Erik Maes, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • May 2 Jill Savery, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • May 2 Peter Ogilvie, Canadian 100m sprinter (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • May 2 Paul Adcock, English footballer, born in Ilminster, England
  • May 3 Brett Hayman, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne
  • May 3 Vyacheslav Kozlov, Russian ice hockey NHL forward (Detroit Red Wings), born in Voskresensk, Russia
  • May 4 Ethan Watts, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 4 Gretchen Ulion, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Marlborough, Connecticut
  • May 5 Barrett Brooks, American NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • May 5 Mikael Renberg, Swedish NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers, TB Lightning), born in Piteå, Sweden
  • May 5 Ronald Snook, Australian rower (Olympics bronze 1996), born in Dalwallinu, Western Australia
  • May 5 Rushia Brown, American WNBA forward & center (Cleveland Rockers), born in New York
  • May 5 Travis Jervey, American NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • May 5 Žigmund Pálffy, Slovak NHL right wing (NY Islanders), born in Skalica, Czechoslovakia
  • May 5 James Cracknell, British rowing champion (Olympic gold 2000, 04), born in Sutton, London

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May 6 Martin Brodeur, NHL goalie (NJ Devils, Team Canada), born in Montreal, Quebec

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  • May 7 Chris Hayes, safety (NY Jets)
  • May 7 John Holecek, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • May 8 Chris Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Tennessee/Houston Oilers)
  • May 9 Dan Hollander, figure skater (1996 Great Lakes champ), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • May 9 Simon Hollingsworth, Australian 400m hurdler (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • May 9 Daniela Silivaș, Romanian gymnast (3 Olympic gold 1988), born in Deva, Romania
  • May 10 Akili Johnson, NFL defensive back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • May 10 Farrell Duclair, CFL fullback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • May 10 Stuart Carlisle, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1995-)
  • May 10 Radosław Majdan, Polish footballer
  • May 11 Hicham El-Mashtoub, NFL center (Houston Oilers)
  • May 11 Stefen Reid, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • May 12 David Oaks, 100m/200m runner
  • May 12 Jason Kyle, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
  • May 13 Josh Taves, American football defensive end (New England Patriots), born in Watsonville, California
  • May 13 Darryl Sydor, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)
  • May 13 Stefaan Maene, Belgian swimmer
  • May 14 Chad Cascadden, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
  • May 15 Patrick Pothuizen, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • May 15 Troy Drake, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • May 16 Keith Burns, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Greeleyville, South Carolina

  • May 16 Matthew Hart, cricketer (NZ lefty spinner 1994- )
  • May 17 Elena Wagner, Sofia Bulgaria, tennis star (1996 ITF/Redbridge-GBR)
  • May 17 John Burrough, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • May 18 Turner Stevenson, Prince George, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens)
  • May 19 Ronald Williams, CFL running back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • May 20 Michael Cox, Hannibal Missouri, 1.5k runner
  • May 21 Liliko Ogasawara, middleweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • May 22 Mike Hollis, NFL kicker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 22 Rich Owens, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
  • May 23 Isabelle Fijalkowski, WNBA center/forward (Cleveland Rockers)
  • May 23 Marco van Hoogdalem, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • May 23 Rene Ingoglia, running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • May 23 Shannon Brown, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • May 23 Rubens Barrichello, Brazilian formula one driver
  • May 24 Danny Bautista, Dominican baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • May 24 Petra Schwarz-Ritter, Austrian tennis star (1988 Futures-Bari-ITA), born in Vienna, Austria
  • May 24 Tito Paul, American NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Kissimmee, Florida
  • May 24 Viktor Ujčík, Czech hockey player (Team Czech Rep), born in Jihlava, Czechoslovakia
  • May 25 Antonio Lang, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • May 25 Tony Ronaldson, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • May 27 Antonio Freeman, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 27 Karen Hecox, US 1500m runner
  • May 27 Troy Sienkiewicz, NFL tackle/guard (San Diego Chargers)
  • May 28 Cheryl Demkowski, dance skater (& Gregory Maddalone), born in Syracuse, New York
  • May 28 Michael Boogerd, Dutch cyclist
  • May 28 Guidoni Junior Doriva, Brazilian footballer
  • May 30 Allen Aldridge, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • May 30 Anthony Cook, NFL defensive end/defensive tackle (Tenn Oilers)
  • May 30 Jeff Jones, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • May 30 Manny Ramirez, Dominican-American outfielder (Cleveland Indians), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • May 30 Renita Farrell, Townsville Qld Aust, field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • May 31 John Godina, American shot putter (World C'ship gold 1995, 97, 01; Olympic silver 1996), born in Fort Still, Oklahoma
  • May 31 Bryan Walker, safety (Washington Redskins)
  • May 31 Eileen Richetelli, Milford Conn, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • May 31 Dave Roberts, American baseball player
  • Jun 1 Cheryl Abplanalp, Bryn Mawr Penn, team handball wing (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 1 Jon Witman, fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jun 1 Leta Lindley, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship runner-up 1997), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Jun 1 Nicholas Porzig, South African born Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Jun 1 Scott Greene, American football fullback (Carolina Panthers), born in Canandaigua, New York

  • Jun 2 Brad Ottis, tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jun 2 Dwayne Joseph, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears)
  • Jun 3 Robert Kennedy, New Zealand cricket medium pace bowler (NZ 4 Tests), born in Dunedin, NZ
  • Jun 4 Derian Hatcher, American hockey defenseman (NHL All Star 1997, Dallas Stars), born in Sterling Heights, Michigan
  • Jun 6 Dulip Liyanage, cricketer (Sri Lanka righty fast-medium Test bowler)
  • Jun 6 Erin Woodley, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Jun 6 Frankie King, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
  • Jun 6 Gary Downs, running back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jun 6 Jeff Williams, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 6 Marko Kiprusoff, Turku FIN, NHL defenseman (Team Finland, Montreal)
  • Jun 7 Jeff Burris, NFL cornerback/punt returner (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jun 8 David Sloan, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
  • Jun 8 Christian Mayrleb, Austrian footballer
  • Jun 9 Bryan Strang, cricket pace bowler (brother of Paul Zimbabwe 1995- )
  • Jun 9 Steven Salter, CFL offensive linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Jun 9 Wardell Rouse, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Jun 10 C J Richardson, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jun 10 David Dunn, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • Jun 10 Pat Johnson, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jun 11 Andrew Peterson, American NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Greenock, Scotland
  • Jun 12 Inger Miller, American 100m runner, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 12 Nathalie Baudone, Rocurt Belgium, tennis star (3rd round 1995 US Open)
  • Jun 12 Patrick van Diemen, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, NEC), born in Woerden, Netherlands
  • Jun 13 Sale Isaia, American football guard (Baltimore Ravens), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jun 14 Jeff Kysar, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 14 Rick Brunson, NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers)
  • Jun 15 Andrew Pettitte, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Jun 15 DeWayne Patterson, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jun 15 Jean Francois Labbe, Sherbrooke, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Jun 15 Justin Leonard, American golfer (British Open 1997; 12 PGA Tour titles), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jun 15 Lianne Bennion, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jun 15 Ramiro Mendoza, Los Santos Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Jun 15 Sandy Mccarthy, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 15 Tony Clark, Newton KS, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
  • Jun 16 Shawnelle Scott, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Jun 17 Dirk-Jan Derksen, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Tiel, Netherlands
  • Jun 17 James McKnight, American NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Jun 18 Otakar Vejvoda, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep)
  • Jun 19 Andre Strode, CFL defensive back (BC Lions)
  • Jun 19 Anna Van der Kamp, Abbotsford BC, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 19 Millard Coleman, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Jun 20 Jozef Stumpel, Nitra CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Boston)
  • Jun 20 Juan Castro, Sinaloa Mexico, infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • Jun 20 Martin Keino, Nyeri Kenya, 1.5k runner
  • Jun 20 Paras Mhambrey, Indian cricket pace bowler (Test v England 1996)
  • Jun 20 Paul Bako, American baseball player
  • Jun 21 Andrew Jordan, NFL tight end (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jun 21 Billy Milner, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jun 21 Heath Rylance, CFL quarterback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)