Birthdays in Sport in August 1973

  • Aug 1 Ben Johnson, cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman)
  • Aug 1 Gregg Berhalter, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 1 Mario Bennett, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns)
  • Aug 1 Veerle Dejaeghere, Belgian athlete
  • Aug 2 George Zidek, NBA center (Denver Nuggets, Charlotte Hornets)
  • Aug 2 Karina Habsudova, Bojnice Slovakia, tennis star (1995 Futures Czech)
  • Aug 2 Nancy Drolet, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Aug 2 Susie O'Neill, Australian butterfly swimmer (Olympic gold-1992, gold 1996), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • Aug 2 Danie Keulder, Former Namibian cricketer
  • Aug 2 Brendan Dolan, Professional darts player (2011 - played perfect 9 dart game), born in Belcoo Northern Ireland
  • Aug 3 Kurt Grote, American 100m/200m breaststroke (Olympic 6th 1996)
  • Aug 3 Nikos Dabizas, Greek footballer
  • Aug 4 Alex Molden, cornerback (New Orleans Saints)
  • Aug 4 Eddie Cade, NFL full safety (NE Patriots)
  • Aug 4 Peter Tsekenis, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 4 Xavier Marchand, French swimmer
  • Aug 5 Brendan Todd, Australian mistral sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 5 Ed Burman, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
  • Aug 5 Sanwar Hossain, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • Aug 6 Mike Sheldon, WLAF Guard (Rhein Fire)
  • Aug 6 Robert Lee, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Aug 6 Max Kellerman, American sportscaster
  • Aug 6 Stuart O'Grady, Australian cyclist
  • Aug 7 Bo Hanson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 7 Kevin Muscat, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 7 Kimmo Rinatnen, hockey forward (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998)
  • Aug 7 Danny Graves, American baseball player
  • Aug 8 Shane Lee, cricket all-rounder (NSW & Somerset, Australian ODI 1995-)
  • Aug 9 Jay Hagood, tackle (NY Jets)
  • Aug 9 Jimmy King, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • Aug 9 Jochen Molling, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • Aug 9 Larry Stallworth, WLAF wide receiver (London Monarchs)
  • Aug 9 Filippo Inzaghi, Italian footballer
  • Aug 10 Jessica Grieco, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 10 Lisa Raymond, tennis star (1995 Indian Wells doubles), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 10 Mark Doubleday, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 10 Sherriden May, NFL fullback (NY Jets)
  • Aug 10 Javier Zanetti, Argentinian footballer
  • Aug 11 Edgardo Alfonzo, Sta Teresa Venezuela, infielder (NY Mets)
  • Aug 11 Thomas Haskins, CFL running back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Aug 12 Latasha Byears, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • Aug 12 Moses Ware, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Aug 12 Todd Marchant, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 12 Joseba Beloki, Spanish cyclist
  • Aug 13 Armon Williams, safety/linebacker (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Aug 13 Sherman Williams, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Aug 13 Eric Medlen, American drag racer and rodeo star (d. 2007)
  • Aug 14 Kieren Perkins, Australian free-style 1500m swimmer (world record)
  • Aug 14 Mike Mamula, NFL linebacker/defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Aug 14 Nancy Sweetnam, Lindsay Ontario, 400m swimmer (Olympics-7-92, 96)
  • Aug 14 Wayne Chrebet, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)

  • Aug 14 Jay-Jay Okocha, Nigerian footballer
  • Aug 14 Jared Borgetti, Mexican footballer
  • Aug 15 Marcus Jones, defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Aug 16 Damian Jackson, American baseball player
  • Aug 17 A J Wood, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 17 Kerry Mock, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Aug 17 Paul Wiggins, offensive linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Aug 17 Tim Forsyth, Australian high jumper (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • Aug 18 Alex Pijper, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Aug 18 Clarence Benford, NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Aug 18 Luke Fickell, defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints)
  • Aug 19 Roy Rogers, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • Aug 19 Marco Materazzi, Italian footballer
  • Aug 20 Todd Helton, American baseball player
  • Aug 21 Ben Mann, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 21 Ismael Valdes, Mexican baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Ciudad Victoria, Mexico
  • Aug 23 James Roe, wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Aug 23 Jason Clemett, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Aug 23 Casey Blake, American baseball player
  • Aug 24 Andrew Brunette, Canadian NHL left wing (Washington Capitals), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Aug 24 Inge de Bruijn, Dutch swimmer, born in Barendrecht, Netherlands
  • Aug 26 Barret Robbins, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)
  • Aug 27 Danny Coyne, Welsh footballer
  • Aug 27 Dietmar Hamann, German footballer
  • Aug 29 Devin Wyman, defensive tackle (New England Patriots)
  • Aug 29 Jermane Mayberry, guard/tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Aug 29 Joe Carollo, WLAF G (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Aug 29 Olivier Jacque, motorcyclist
  • Aug 30 Jimmy Herndon, offensive tackle (Chicago Bears)
  • Aug 31 Earl Scott, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Aug 31 Priest Lauderdale, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • Aug 31 Reggie Geary, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Aug 31 Scott Niedermayer, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils)