On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1972 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 758 of 758

  • Oct 14 Nelson Van waes, CFL defensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Oct 15 Fred Hoiberg, American NBA guard (Indiana Pacers), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Oct 16 Darius Kasparaitis, Elektrenai Lit, NHL defenseman (Islanders, Pitts)
  • Oct 16 Darren Balmforth, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 16 Kordell Stewart, NFL quarterback/wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 16 Stephen O'Connor, Irish amateur snooker champ (1990)
  • 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 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Oct 19 Marc Newfield, outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • Oct 19 Megan Still, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 19 Otto Steffers, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), 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 (with partner Debbie Koegel), born in Moscow, Russia

  • Oct 20 Will Greenwood, English rugby union centre (55 caps England, 2 British & Irish Lions; Leicester Tigers, Harlequins), born in Blackburn, England
  • Oct 21 Orlando Thomas, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Oct 22 Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • Oct 22 Tyrone Williams, Canadian American football defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Oct 23 Daryl Price, defensive end (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Oct 23 Patrise Alexander, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • Oct 23 Tiffeny Milbrett, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 24 Eric Sutton, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Oct 24 Pat Williams, American football defensive tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • Oct 24 Ruxandra Dragomir, Romanian tennis star (1996 Bournemouth doubles), born in Piteşti, Romania
  • Oct 24 T. J. Cunningham, American NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks), born in Aurora, Colorado (d. 2019)
  • Oct 24 Tom Fletcher, NFL defensive safety (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Oct 25 Leland Taylor, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 27 Brad Radke, American baseball pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Oct 27 John Steel, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct 27 Maria Mutola, Mozambican 800m runner (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
  • Oct 27 Lee Clark, English footballer (Newcastle United), born in Wallsend, England
  • 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 1996)
  • Oct 30 Patrice Denis, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Oct 30 Trevor Wilmot, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Amsterdam Admirals), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Oct 31 Jamie Asher, American NFL tight end (Washington Redskins), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 31 Matt Dawson MBE, English rugby union halfback (77 caps England, 7 British & Irish Lions; Northampton, London Wasps) and broadcaster ( A Question of Sport, BBC), born in Birkenhead, England
  • Nov 1 Glen Murray, Canadian ice hockey right wing (1,009 NHL games; All Star 2003-04; Boston Bruins), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Nov 1 Paul Dickov, Scottish soccer striker and manager (10 caps; Manchester City, Leicester City), born in Livingston, West Lothian
  • Nov 2 Alfred Schreuder, Dutch soccer midfielder and manager (NAC Breda; manager: 1899 Hoffenheim), born in Barneveld, Netherlands
  • Nov 2 Marie-Josée Gilbeau-Ouimet, Canadian kayaker (World C'ships 3 gold K-2 200m 1995, 98; K-4 200m 1995), born in Lachine, Quebec
  • Nov 2 Darío Silva, Uruguayan soccer striker (49 caps, 14 goals; Málaga, Cagliari), born in Treinta y Tres, Uruguay
  • Nov 3 Armando Benitez, Dominican baseball pitcher (NL saves leader 2004; MLB All Star 2003-04), born in Ramón Santana, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 3 Ugo Ehiogu, English soccer defender (4 caps; Aston Villa, Middlesborough), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • Nov 4 Luís Figo, Portuguese footballer
  • Nov 6 Anthony Brown, American NFL tackle (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Okinawa, Japan
  • Nov 6 Vicki Movessian, American ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympic-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Nov 6 Garry Flitcroft, English soccer midfielder, manager (Manchester City, Blackburn Rovers), born in Bolton, Lancashire
  • Nov 6 Deivi Cruz, American baseball player, born in Nizao, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 7 Emily Lesueur, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold teams 1996), born in Glendale, California
  • Nov 7 Jimmy Gary Jr., American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks), born in Stuart, Florida
  • Nov 7 Marcus Stewart, English football player, born in Bristol, England
  • Nov 8 Chris Fydler, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Nov 8 Ken Blackman, American NFL guard (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Brunswick, Georgia
  • Nov 9 Laxmi Poruri, American tennis star (1994 Futures-College Park), born in Guntur, India
  • Nov 9 Mark Fields, American NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 10 Dick Kooijman, Dutch soccer player (Heracles, FC Groningen, Az), born in Wijk bij Duurstede, Netherlands
  • Nov 10 Isaac Bruce, American NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Nov 10 Shawn Green, American baseball outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Nov 10 Virág Csurgó, Hungarian tennis star (1993 Futures-Freeport), born in Siófok, Hungary
  • Nov 11 Jack Jackson, NFL/CFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Toronto Argonauts), born in Moss Point, Mississippi
  • Nov 11 Steve Konowalchuk, American NHL center (Washington Capitals), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Nov 12 Vassilis Tsiartas, Greek footballer, born in Alexandria, Greece
  • Nov 14 Aaron Taylor, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Nov 14 Ed Patterson, Delta, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • Nov 14 Lori Dupuis, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Nov 15 Christian van der Weerden, Dutch soccer player (NEC, Vitesse)
  • Nov 15 Greg Bloedorn, NFL center (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 18 Jason Arnberger, cricketer (NSW opening batsman 1994-95 -)
  • Nov 19 David Palmer, American NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings 1994-2002), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Nov 20 Riddick Parker, American football defensive tackle (New England Patriots), born in Emporia, Virginia
  • Nov 20 Trent Pollard, American NFL guard (Cin Bengals), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 20 Yanick Dupre, Canadian NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1997)
  • Nov 21 David Tua, Samoan boxer
  • Nov 22 Mavan Atapattu, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman)
  • Nov 24 Barry Potomski, Windsor, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • Nov 24 Fred Brathwaite, NHL goalie (Edmonton Oilers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nov 25 Kevin Han, US badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Shanghai, China
  • Nov 25 Petteri Nummelin, Turku FIN, hockey defenseman (Team Finland)
  • Nov 27 Jason Burns, American NFL running back (Cin Bengals), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 28 Paulo Figueiredo, Angolan footballer
  • Nov 29 Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Nov 30 Abel Xavier, Portuguese footballer
  • 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