On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in December 1975

  • Dec 2 Mark Kotsay, American baseball outfielder and coach (1,914 MLB games; Florida Marlins, Oakland A's), born in Whittier, California
  • Dec 4 Marci Miller [Jobson], American soccer midfielder and coach (17 caps; coach Baylor), born in St. Charles, Illinois

Person of interestRonnie O'Sullivan

Dec 5 Ronnie O'Sullivan, British snooker player (5-time world champion), born in Wordsley, England

Snooker Player Ronnie O'Sullivan
Snooker Player
Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • Dec 6 Natalie Titcume, Australian softball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Dec 7 Jamie Clapham, English footballer (Ipswich Town), born in Lincoln, England
  • Dec 8 Kevin Harvick, American auto racer (NASCAR Cup Series Champion 2014), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Dec 9 Stuart McRae, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 9 Jeff Heath, Canadian baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1941, 43, 45; Cleveland Indians), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Dec 10 Josip Skoko, Australian footballer
  • Dec 11 Gerben de Knegt, Dutch cyclist, born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • Dec 12 Craig Moore, Australian soccer defender and broadcaster (52 caps; Glasgow Rangers 175 games), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Dec 13 Matt LeCroy, American baseball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Belton, South Carolina
  • Dec 14 James Cotton, American NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 14 Tamecka Dixon, American WNBA guard (LA Sparks), born in Linden, New Jersey
  • Dec 16 Valentin Bădoi, Romanian footballer
  • Dec 17 Nick Farrell, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in East York, Ontario

  • Dec 17 Tim Clark, South African golfer (US Masters 2006 runner-up; Players C'ship 2010), born in Durban, RSA
  • Dec 18 Michael Barry, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 19 Olivier Tebily, Ivorian footballer
  • Dec 20 Bartosz Bosacki, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • Dec 22 Stanislav Neckar, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators, Olympic gold 1998), born in České Budějovice, Czech Republic
  • Dec 22 Dmitri Khokhlov, Russian footballer, born in Krasnodar, Russia
  • Dec 22 Sergei Aschwanden, Swiss judoka, born in Bern, Switzerland
  • Dec 23 Vadim Sharifijanov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Ufa, Russia
  • Dec 24 Natalie Ward, Australian softball shortstop/2nd baseman (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Dec 25 Marcus Trescothick, English cricketer, born in Keynsham, United Kingdom
  • Dec 25 Hideki Okajima, Japanese baseball player, born in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 26 Marcelo Rios, Chilean tennis star (1995 Amsterdam), born in Santiago, Chile
  • Dec 27 Patrick Paauwe, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Graafschap)
  • Dec 29 Jaret Wright, American baseball player, born in Anaheim, California

Person of interestTiger Woods

Dec 30 Tiger Woods, American golfer (15 major titles; 81 PGA Tour titles; 41 European Tour titles), born in Cypress, California

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • Dec 31 Toni Kuivasto, Finnish footballer, born in Tampere, Finland

About December 1975

How Old? 44 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)