Birthdays in Sport in 1972 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 942

  • Mar 22 Shawn Bradley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, NJ Nets, Space Jams)
  • Mar 23 Jonas Bjorkman, Vaxjo Sweden, tennis star (Davis Cup 1994)
  • Mar 23 Ryan Kuwabara, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • Mar 23 Joe Calzaghe, Welsh boxer
  • Mar 24 Steve Karsay, American baseball player
  • Mar 25 Demet Edwards, WLAF defensive tackle (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Mar 25 Howard Battle, Biloxi MS, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Mar 25 Lawrence Moten, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Mar 26 Naoko Kijimuta, Japanese tennis star (1996 Jakarta), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Mar 26 Steve Anderson, CFL defensive linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Mar 27 Kirby Dar Dar, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
  • Mar 27 Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Dutch footballer
  • Mar 28 Derek West, offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Mar 28 Jonathan Edwards, doubles luger (Olympics-1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 28 Keith Tkachuk, Melrose MA, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix, USA)
  • Mar 28 Michael Smith, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • Mar 28 Mike Morton, linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • Mar 28 Shannon Mitchell, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 29 Alex Ochoa, outfielder (NY Mets), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mar 29 John Rothell, Titusville Florida, 400m hurdler
  • Mar 29 Paul Michael Kent, Australia, NZ breastroker (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 29 Trevor Kidd, Dugald, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames)
  • Mar 29 Rui Costa, Portugal footballer
  • Mar 30 Brenden Stai, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 30 Matt Joyce, NFL/WLAF guard/tackle (Cardinals, Seahawks, Claymores)
  • Mar 31 John Godina, Fort Sill Oklahoma, shot putter/discus thrower (Oly-silver-96)
  • Mar 31 Kelly O'Leary, Halifax Nova Scotia, kayaker (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 31 Hristos Polihroniou, Greek hammer thrower
  • Apr 1 Kenny Gales, NFL/WLAF cornerback (Chicago Bears, Barcelona Dragons)
  • Apr 1 Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback and coach, born in San Francisco, California
  • Apr 2 Graham Hood, Winnipeg Manitoba, 1.5k runner (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • Apr 3 Sandrine Testud, Lyon France, tennis star (1993 Strasbourg)
  • Apr 4 Chad Eaton, defensive tackle (New England Patriots)
  • Apr 4 Jim Werland, Ventura California, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • Apr 4 Matt Wagner, Cedar falls IA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Apr 5 Shigemasa Ito, WLAF offensive linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • 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-96), born in Canberra Australia
  • Apr 9 Brian DeMarco, NFL tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Apr 9 Craig Jones, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

  • Apr 9 Jeffrey van As, soccer player (MVV)
  • Apr 9 Karen Clark, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-silver-96), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Apr 10 Maurice Harrell, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Apr 10 Richard Wearne, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Apr 10 Sue Merz, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)
  • Apr 11 Avo Avetisyan, WLAF defensive linesman (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Apr 11 Dietrich Jells, wide receiver (New England Patriots)
  • Apr 11 Kunihiko Sakurai, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • Apr 11 Nicole Levesque, WNBA guard (Charlotte Sting)
  • Apr 11 Ted Johnson, linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • Apr 12 Paul Lo Duca, American baseball player
  • Apr 13 Dave Wohlabaugh, NFL center/guard (NE Patriots)
  • Apr 13 Mariusz Czerkawski, Radomsko Pol, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Apr 13 Mike Kennedy, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • Apr 14 Jason Mallett, CFL safety (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Apr 14 Zev Lumelski, WLAF guard (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Apr 14 Paul Devlin, England-born Scottish footballer
  • Apr 14 Dean Potter, American free climber and 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 Martinez, Monzon Spain, tennis star (1996 final Indian Wells)
  • Apr 16 Jim Ballard, NFL/WLAF quarterback (Scottish Claymores, Buffalo Bills)
  • Apr 16 Mario Bradley, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
  • Apr 17 Benjamin Dodwell, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Apr 17 Gordon Laro, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Apr 17 Keith Lyle, safety (St Louis Rams)
  • Apr 17 Muttiah Muralitharan, cricketer (leading Sri Lankan Test off-spinner)
  • Apr 17 Tony Boselli, NFL offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Apr 17 Jarkko Wiss, Finnish Footballer
  • Apr 17 Gary Bennett, American baseball player
  • Apr 18 Jeff Traversy, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Apr 19 Eric Jack, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Apr 19 Jeff Wilkins, NFL kicker (SF 49ers, St Louis Rams), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Apr 19 Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer
  • Apr 20 Le Huynh Đuc, Vietnamese footballer
  • Apr 21 David Williams, Bedford PA, outfielder (SF Giants)
  • Apr 21 Tia Jackson, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Apr 22 Sabine Appelmans, Aalst Belg, tennis star (Strasbourg doubles final)
  • Apr 22 Owen Finegan, Australian rugby union footballer
  • Apr 23 Rachel Hetherington, Port Macquarie NSW, golfer (1993 NSW Champ)
  • Apr 24 Chipper Jones, Deland FL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
  • Apr 24 Jamie Brown, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Apr 24 Nicolas Gill, 86kg judoka (Olympics-bronze-92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 24 Rab Douglas, Scottish footballer
  • Apr 25 Percell Gaskins, linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
  • Apr 26 Francisco Cordova, Veracruz Mexico, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Apr 26 Marco Rivera, NFL/WLAF guard (Scot Claymores, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Apr 26 Natrone Means, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Apr 26 Avi Nimni, Israeli Footballer
  • Apr 26 Kiko Narváez, Spanish footballer
  • Apr 27 Alison McKnight, 100m hurdler and heptathlete, born in Bakersfield, California
  • Apr 27 Ethan Brooks, NFL/WAFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Rhein Fire)
  • Apr 27 Silvia Farina, tennis star (1995 Maria Lankowitz doubles), born in Milan, Italy
  • Apr 27 Tim Ruddy, NFL center (Miami Dolphins)
  • Apr 27 Tommy Thompson, NFL punter (SF 49ers)
  • Apr 28 Jan Benda, Reet Belgium, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
  • 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)
  • Apr 30 Mario Schaden, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
  • May 1 Bobby Chouinard, Manilla Phillipines, pitcher (Oakland A's)
  • May 2 Erik Maes, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • May 2 Jill Savery, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-gold-96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • May 2 Peter Ogilvie, 100m sprinter (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • May 2 Paul Adcock, English footballer
  • May 3 Brett Hayman, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • May 3 Josh Taves, defensive end (New England Patriots)
  • May 3 Vyacheslav Kozlov, Voskresensk Russia, NHL forward (Detroit Red Wings)
  • May 4 Ethan Watts, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 4 Gretchen Ulion, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
  • May 4 Marc Lamb, WLAF T (London Monarchs)
  • May 5 Barrett Brooks, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • May 5 Mikael Renberg, Pitea Swe, NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers, TB Lightning)
  • May 5 Ron Snook, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • May 5 Rushia Brown, WNBA forward/center (Cleveland Rockers)
  • May 5 Travis Jervey, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 5 Zigmund Palffy, Skalica Slo, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • May 5 James Cracknell, British rowing champion, double Olympic gold medalist

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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 7 Vince Stewart, WLAF defensive tackle (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 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 Dave Barr, WLAF quarterback (Scotland Claymores)
  • May 9 Simon Hollingsworth, Australian 400m hurdler (Olympics-92, 96)
  • May 9 Daniela Silivaş, Romanian gymnast
  • 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 Andrew Bonhomme, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 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 Darryl Sydor, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)
  • May 13 Josh Heinrich, NFL/WLAF defensive end (Lions, Barcelona Dragons)
  • May 13 Stefaan Maene, Belgian swimmer
  • May 14 Chad Cascadden, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
  • May 15 Patrick Pothuizen, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • May 15 Tirrell Greene, WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • May 15 Troy Drake, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • May 16 Keith Burns, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 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 19 Willie Brown, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Seattle Seahawks. Rhein Fire)
  • May 20 Michael Cox, Hannibal Missouri, 1.5k runner
  • May 21 Liliko Ogasawara, middleweight judoka (Olympics-96), 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, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)
  • May 24 Petra Schwarz-Ritter, Vienna Aus, tennis star (1988 Futures-Bari-ITA)
  • May 24 Tito Paul, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • May 25 Antonio Lang, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • May 25 Tony Ronaldson, Adelaide SA Australia, basketball forward (Oly-96)
  • 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 27 Todd Demsey, American golfer
  • 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 29 Bill Curley, NBA forward (Portland Trail Blazers, Minn Timberwolves)
  • May 29 David Hendrix, NFL strong safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • May 29 Kenny McEntyre, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
  • May 29 Kevin McDougal, CFL quarterback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 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 (Oly-96)
  • May 30 Terry Wilburn, WLAF running back (Barcelona Dragons)
  • May 31 Bryan Walker, safety (Washington Redskins)
  • May 31 Eileen Richetelli, Milford Conn, diver (Olympics-96)
  • 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, LPGA golfer (1995 State Farm Rail-3rd), born in Phoenix, Arizona