Birthdays in Sport in April 1973

  • Apr 1 Ferdy Vierklau, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Apr 1 Stephen Fleming, cricketer (NZ left-handed Test batsman 1994-)
  • Apr 3 Greg DeLong, American football player, NFL tight end (Minnesota Vikings), born in Orefield, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 3 Kelly Lochbaum, Canadian football linebacker (BC Lions), born in Abbotsford, Canada
  • Apr 4 Damon Allen, American figure skater (1997 Midwestern champ), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Apr 4 Peter Hoekstra, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Ajax), born in Assen, Netherlands
  • Apr 4 Ryan Coughlin, Canadian football offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes), born in Renfrew, Ontario
  • Apr 4 Tiffany Woosley, American basketball player (Houston Comets), born in Shelbyville, Tennessee
  • Apr 4 Loris Capirossi, Italian Grand Prix motorcycle racer, born in Castel San Pietro Terme, Italy
  • Apr 4 Chris McCormack, Australian triathlete (ITU World Championships), born in Sydney
  • Apr 5 Ed Hobbs, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
  • Apr 5 Emile Palmer, WLAF DT (London Monarchs)
  • Apr 5 Estefania Knuth, LPGA golfer (1992 French Intl), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Apr 5 Spencer Folau, NFL/WLAF offensive tackle (Balt Ravens, Rhein Fire)
  • Apr 5 Tony Banks, quarterback (St Louis Rams)
  • Apr 5 Yutaka Kawaguchi, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
  • Apr 6 Donnie Edwards, linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Apr 6 Randall Godfrey, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Apr 6 Sun Wen, Chinese footballer
  • Apr 7 Brett Tomko, American baseball player
  • Apr 8 Alex Gonzalez, American infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Miami, Florida
  • Apr 8 Joel Davis, guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Apr 8 Walter Nicholas Henry Tongue, 50m/100m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Apr 8 Khaled Badra, Tunisian footballer
  • Apr 10 Roberto Carlos, Brazilian footballer, born in Garça, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Apr 11 Blake Brockermeyer, American football tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Apr 11 Reggie Tongue, American football safety (KC Chiefs), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Apr 12 Antonio Osuna, Mexican baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Apr 13 Aaron Hayden, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Apr 13 Dave Wohlabaugh, corner (New England Patriots)
  • Apr 14 Roberto Ayala, Argentine footballer
  • Apr 15 Jeremy Burkett, NFL/WLAF tight end (NY Giants, Barcelona Dragons)
  • Apr 17 Brett Maher, Adelaide SA Australia, basketball guard (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 17 Gene Makowsky, CFL offensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Apr 17 Jeff Lewis, NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Apr 17 Kenneth Carlsen, Danish tennis star
  • Apr 17 Ross Aloisi, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 17 Theo Ratliff, NBA forward/center (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Apr 17 Kaihō Ryōji, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • Apr 18 Derrick Brooks, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Apr 18 Haile Gebrselassie, Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopian 10k runner (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Apr 18 James "Jamie" Koven, rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Apr 20 Itula Mili, NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Kahuku, Hawaii
  • Apr 20 Lamond Murray, American basketball forward (LA Clippers), born in Pasadena, California
  • Apr 20 Todd Hollandsworth, American baseball outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Apr 21 Jonathan Nsenga, Belgian athlete
  • Apr 22 Christopher Sanders, tight end (Washington Redskins)
  • Apr 22 Scott Fields, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Apr 22 Ofer Talker, Israeli footballer
  • Apr 22 Adem Poric, Australian former footballer
  • Apr 23 Derek Armstrong, NHL center (NY Islanders), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Apr 23 Patrick Poulin, Vanier, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Apr 24 Eric Snow, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle Supersonics), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Apr 24 Mark Babic, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia

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Apr 24 Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricketer (prodigy at 16, Indian captain at 23, highest run scorer in international cricket), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra

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  • Apr 25 Alek Stojanov, Windsor, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • Apr 25 Barbara Rittner, Krefeld German FR, tennis star (1992 Schenectady)
  • Apr 25 Paige Gordon, North diver (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Apr 25 Wes Martin, golfer (1990 Alberta Jr Masters-2nd), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Apr 26 Mark Davis, NBA guard/forward (Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Apr 26 Chris Perry, English footballer
  • Apr 28 Earl Holmes, linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Apr 28 Marc[us] Blake Schneider, rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Apr 28 Melvin Hayes, NFL tackle (NY Jets, Tennessee Oilers)
  • Apr 28 Serge Zwikker, NBA center (Houston Rockets)
  • Apr 28 Francisco Palencia, Mexican footballer