On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1974 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 549

  • Apr 23 Joey Kent, American football wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Apr 23 Sam Madison, American football cornerback (Miami Dolphins), born in Thomasville, Georgia
  • Apr 23 Bret Anderson, Canadian football slot back (BC Lions), born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
  • Apr 24 Jared Tomich, American football defensive end (New Orleans Saints), born in St. John, Indiana
  • Apr 24 Toine Rorije, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Heerde, Netherlands
  • Apr 25 Brad Hassell, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 25 Libor Procházka, Czech ice hockey defenseman (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998), born in Vlašim, Czechoslovakia
  • Apr 25 Tricia Dunn, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Derry, New Hampshire
  • Apr 25 Twan Russell, American football linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Apr 27 Carlos Fortes, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Apr 27 Pete Chryplewicz, tight end (Detroit Lions), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 28 Sergei Stas, NHL defenseman (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Apr 28 Richel Hersisia, Dutch boxer
  • Apr 29 Alana Blahoski, ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • Apr 29 Pascal Cygan, French footballer (Arsenal), born in Lens, France
  • Apr 29 Julian Knowle, Austrian tennis player, born in Lauterach, Austria

  • Apr 30 Cedric Jones, defensive end (NY Giants)
  • Apr 30 Chris Darkins, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 2 Miles Joseph, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts
  • May 2 Andy Johnson, Welsh soccer midfielder (15 caps; WBA, Nottingham Forest), born in Bristol, England
  • May 4 Miguel Cairo, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Anaco, Anzoátegui, Venezuela
  • May 5 Seiji Ara, Japanese auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 2004), born in Chiba, Japan
  • May 7 Scott Whittaker, center/tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • May 8 Calvin Branch, cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
  • May 8 Colin Daynes, 68 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympic-96), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • May 8 Korey Stringer, NFL tackle (Minnesota Vikings)
  • May 9 Stephane Yelle, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • May 10 Sylvain Wiltord, French footballer
  • May 11 Roger Juffing, soccer player (Fortuna Sittard
  • May 11 Stanley Gene, Papua New Guinean rugby league footballer
  • May 11 Darren Ward, Welsh footballer
  • May 12 Anna Ozolins, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • May 13 Albert Connell, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
  • May 13 Lisa Jacob, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics 1996)
  • May 14 Ken Belanger, Sault-ste-marie Ca, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
  • May 15 A J Hinch, Wavely IA, baseball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996)

  • May 15 Addilson dos Santos, soccer player (Sparta)
  • May 15 Jennifer Rizzotti, Basketball Hall of Fame point guard (Uni of Connecticut) and coach (George Washington), born in White Plains, New York
  • May 16 Conal Groom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Northford, Connecticut
  • May 16 Keith Thibodeaux, cornerback (Washington Redskins)
  • May 17 Wiki González, Venezuelan baseball player
  • May 18 Nelson Figueroa, American baseball player
  • May 19 Andrew Johns, Australian rugby league footballer
  • May 20 Brandon Jessie, tight end (NY Giants)
  • May 22 Greg Jones, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • May 23 Duane Clemons, American NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Riverside, California
  • May 23 Matt Hindle, Canadian bobsledder, born in Calgary, Alberta
  • May 24 Ace Custis, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks), born in Eastville, Virginia
  • May 24 Marcus Coleman, American football defensive back (NY Jets), born in Dallas, Texas
  • May 24 Maria Alejandra Vento, Venezuelan tennis star (1995 Futures-Braz), born in Caracas
  • May 24 Natalie Neaton, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • May 24 Masahide Kobayashi, Japanese baseball player, born in Yamanashi, Yamanashi, Japan
  • May 25 Dennis Stallings, American football linebacker (Tennessee Oilers), born in East St. Louis, Illinois
  • May 26 Lars Frölander, Swedish swimmer, born in Boden, Sweden
  • May 27 Danny Wuerffel, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1996, U of Florida; NFL: New Orleans Saints), born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida
  • May 29 Marc Gené, Spanish auto racer (Ferrari, Williams F1, Le Mans 2009), born in Sabadell, Catalonia
  • May 29 Stephen Larkham, Australian Rugby Union fly-half, coach (Australia 102 caps), born in Canberra, ACT
  • May 30 David Wilkie, Ellensburg, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
  • May 30 Konstantinos Chalkias, Greek footballer
  • May 31 Bindi Mansfield, Mooerbank NSW Australia, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • May 31 Jim Carey, Dorchester MA, NHL goalie (Washington Capitals)
  • May 31 Steve Martin, defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • May 31 Chad Campbell, American golfer (US masters 2009 runner-up, 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Andrews, Texas
  • Jun 1 Akis Zikos, Greek soccer midfielder (18 caps; Skoda Xanthi, AEK Athens, Monaco), born in Athens, Greece
  • Jun 1 Michael Rasmussen, Danish road cyclist (best climber classification Tour de France 2005, 06), born in Tølløse, Denmark
  • Jun 2 Tammy Holmes, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Berkeley, California
  • Jun 2 Gata Kamsky, American chess player
  • Jun 3 Ashaundai Smith, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jun 3 Bryan Still, wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • Jun 4 Darin Erstad, outfielder (California Angels)
  • Jun 4 James Miller, Australian pole vaulter (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 4 Johnny Taylor, NBA forward (Orlando Magic)
  • Jun 5 Russ Ortiz, American baseball player, born in Van Nuys, California
  • Jun 6 Brooke Wilkins, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Jun 6 Patrick Hape, tight end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Jun 7 Jason Caswell, Skeet shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Jun 7 Mahesh Bhupathi, India, tennis pro
  • Jun 8 Gabe Northern, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jun 9 Jana Nejedly, Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Jun 9 Jon Harris, defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jun 9 Randy Winn, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 2002; TB Devil Rays, Seattle Mariners, SF Giants) and analyst (NBC Sports Bay Area), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 11 Emilee Klein, American golfer (3 LPGA Tour titles), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jun 11 Tatiana Ignatieva, Belarusian tennis star (1994 Futures-Sopot POL), born in Minsk, Soviet Union
  • Jun 12 Kerry Kittles, American NBA guard (NJ Nets), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Jun 12 Hideki Matsui, Japanese baseball player, born in Neagari, Ishikawa, Japan
  • Jun 13 Elli Overton, Canadian Australian swimmer (Olympic 5th 1992, 96)
  • Jun 13 Harvey Esajas, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Jun 13 Valeri Bure, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jun 14 Rod Payne, corner (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Jun 15 Scott Tunkin, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 16 David Fizdale, American basketball head coach (New York Knicks 2018-19; Memphis Grizzlies 2016-17), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jun 17 Evangelia Psarra, Greek archer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Jun 18 Keith Poole, wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
  • Jun 18 Vincenzo Montella, Italian footballer
  • Jun 19 Doug Mientkiewicz, American baseball player
  • Jun 21 Rob Kelly, American football safety (New Orleans Saints), born in Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • Jun 21 Craig Lowndes, Australian racing driver
  • Jun 22 Mark Wetges, field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Jun 23 Dontonio Wingfield, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
  • Jun 23 Mark Hendrickson, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • Jun 24 Adam Treu, guard/tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 24 Carrie Zarse, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 25 Leeland McElroy, American football running back (Arizona Cardinals), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Jun 25 Vernon Crawford, American football linebacker (New England Patriots), born in Texas City, Texas

Person of interestDerek Jeter

Jun 26 Derek Jeter, American baseball shortstop (NY Yankees, Rookie of Year 1996), born in Pequannock, New Jersey

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter
  • Jun 26 Dieter Kalt, Austrian ice hockey forward (Team Austria 1998), born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Jun 26 Jason Kendall, American baseball catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in San Diego, California
  • Jun 27 Juran Bolden, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jun 28 Atilla Buday, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jun 28 Josh[ua] Crosby, Manchester Mass, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 28 Abdul-Karim al-Jabbar, American football running back (Miami Dolphins), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 28 Rob Dyrdek, American entrepreneur, TV personality (Ridiculousness) and professional skateboarder, born in Kettering, Ohio
  • Jun 30 Melanie Lambert, American ice skater
  • Jun 30 Hezekiel Sepeng, Potchefstroom South Africa, South African athlete
  • Jul 1 Michele Krasnoo, American actress (Kickboxer IV), born in Culver City, California
  • Jul 1 Jefferson Pérez, Ecuadorian race walker (Olympic gold 20k 1996), born in Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Jul 2 Sean Casey, American baseball player
  • Jul 3 Jamie Feick, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Jul 4 La'Roi Glover, American football player, born in San Diego, California
  • Jul 5 Márcio Amoroso, Brazilian footballer, born in Brasília, Brazil
  • Jul 6 Steve Sullivan, Canadian NHL center (NJ Devils), born in Timmins, Ontario, Canada

  • Jul 6 Zé Roberto, Brazilian footballer (Palmeiras), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Jul 7 Patrick Lalime, Canadian NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins), born in Saint-Bonaventure, California
  • Jul 8 Demetrius Allen, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jul 11 André Ooijer, Dutch soccer defender (55 caps; PSV, Blackburn Rovers), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 11 Hermann Hreiðarsson, Icelandic footballer
  • Jul 12 Stelios Giannakopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Jul 13 Jarno Trulli, Italian race car driver
  • Jul 14 Erick Dampier, NBA center (SF Warriors)
  • Jul 15 Janice Bremner, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Burlington, Ontario
  • Jul 16 Michelle Chandler, Australian basketball point guard (Olymp-bronze-96), born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • Jul 16 Wendell Sailor, Australian rugby league and union footballer, born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Jul 18 Derek Anderson, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Jul 19 Vincent Spadea, tennis star, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 19 Preston Wilson, baseball player
  • Jul 20 "Big Money" Bengie Molina [Benjamin José Molina], Puerto Rican baseball player (Texas Rangers), born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 21 Geoff Jenkins, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 2003; World Series 2008; Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Olympia, Washington
  • Jul 23 Maurice Greene, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 4x100m 2000; World C'ship gold 100m 1997; 100m, 200m, 4x100m 1999; WR 100m 9.79s 1999), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Jul 23 Terry Glenn, American football player (New England Patriots), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • Jul 23 Rik Verbrugghe, Belgian cyclist
  • Jul 25 Todd Fuller, American NBA center (SF Warriors), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Jul 26 Dean Sturridge, English football striker, born in Birmingham, England
  • Jul 29 Derek Wilkinson, Lasalle, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Jul 30 Radostin Kishishev, Bulgarian footballer, born in Burgas, Bulgaria
  • Jul 30 Jason Robinson, English dual-code rugby player, born in Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Jul 31 Jonathan Ogden, American College, Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive tackle (11-time Pro Bowl; Baltimore Ravens), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 1 Kerwin Waldroup, American football player (Detroit Lions), born in Country Club Hills, Illinois
  • Aug 1 Beckie Scott, Canadian cross-country skiing athlete, born in Vegreville, Alberta, Canada
  • Aug 2 Nabil Bouchlal, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • Aug 2 Paul Grasmanis, American defensive tackle (Chicago Bears), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Aug 3 Blaine Wilson, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio

  • Aug 4 Canute Curtis, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Aug 4 Kily González, Argentine footballer
  • Aug 4 Keenan Milton, Professional Skater
  • Aug 5 Frankie Hejduk, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in La Mesa, California
  • Aug 5 Antoine Sibierski, French footballer
  • Aug 6 Adrian Voinea, Focsani Romania, tennis star (1995 Malta)
  • Aug 6 Bobby Petta, soccer player (Feyenoord, RKC)
  • Aug 6 Nelson Vargas, Holoyoke Mass, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Aug 7 Jeff Buckey, American NFL offensive lineman (Miami Dolphins), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Aug 7 Philippe De Rouville, Canadian NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins), born in Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada
  • Aug 8 Andrei Mezin, NHL goaltender (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Aug 8 Andy Priaulx, British race car driver
  • Aug 9 Derek Fisher, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
  • Aug 9 Tremayne Allen, tight end (Chicago Bears)
  • Aug 10 Dave Fiore, tackle (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Aug 10 Walt Harris, cornerback (Chicago Bears)
  • Aug 10 David Sommeil, French footballer
  • Aug 10 Luis Marín, Costa Rican footballer
  • Aug 11 Audrey Mestre, French diver
  • Aug 11 Anju Jain, Indian cricketer(women's team)
  • Aug 12 Wendy Palmer, American basketball player, WNBA forward (Utah Starzz), born in Timberlake, North Carolina
  • Aug 13 Jarrod Washburn, American baseball player (Los Angeles Angels), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Aug 14 Chucky Atkins, American basketball player, born in Orlando, Florida
  • Aug 15 Ramon Morel, Villa Gonzalez Dom Rep, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Aug 16 Bryan Chiu, CFL defensive tackle (Montreal Alouettes), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Aug 16 Krizstina Egerszegi, Hungarian swimmer (5 x Olympic gold backstroke/medley 1988, 92, 96), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Aug 16 Roger Cedeno, Venezuelan outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in Valencia, Venezuela
  • Aug 16 Ryan Longwell, NFL kicker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 16 Iván Hurtado, Ecuadorian footballer, born in Esmeraldas, Ecuador
  • Aug 18 Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Guyanese cricketer (WI left-handed batsman 1994-), born in Unity Village, Guyana

  • Aug 20 Szabolcs Sáfár, Hungarian football goalkeeper, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Aug 21 Pietra Gay, WNBA guard/forward (Houston Comets)
  • Aug 22 Agustín Pichot, Argentine rugby player, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Aug 23 Benjamin Limo, Kenyan runner, born in Eldoret, Kenya
  • Aug 24 Archie Amerson, CFL running back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Aug 24 Tony McCombs, American football linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
  • Aug 25 Chris Mantilla, diver (Olympics 1996), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Aug 25 Darren Benson, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Aug 26 Freddie Scott, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Aug 26 Kelvin Cato, American NBA center (Portland Trailblazers), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 27 José Vidro, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Aug 27 Michael Mason, New Zealand cricketer
  • Aug 28 Carsten Jancker, German footballer and coach, born in Grevesmühlen, East Germany

Person of interestJay Onrait

Aug 29 Jay Onrait, Canadian sports broadcaster (TSN, Fox Sports 1), born in Athabasca, Alberta

Sports Anchor Jay Onrait
Sports Anchor
Jay Onrait
  • Aug 30 Javier Otxoa, Spanish cyclist
  • Aug 31 Andrei Medvedev, tennis star (1991 French Open junior), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Aug 31 Jeremy O'day, CFL offensive linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Sep 1 Jason Taylor, American football player
  • Sep 2 Jason Lawson, NBA center (Orlando Magic)