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Birthdays in Sport in October 1983

  • Oct 1 Mirko Vučinić, Montenegrin soccer forward (48 caps; Lecce, Roma, Juventus), born in Nikšić, Montenegro
  • Oct 3 Frederico Chaves Guedes [Fred], Brazilian soccer striker (39 caps; Fluminense, Lyon), born in Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Oct 4 Kurt Suzuki, American baseball catcher (MLB All Star 2014; Washington Nationals), born in Wailuku, Hawaii
  • Oct 5 Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Narail District, Bangladesh
  • Oct 8 Michael Fraser, Scottish football goalkeeper, born in Inverness, Scotland
  • Oct 8 Travis Pastrana, American motorsports competitor, born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Oct 9 Jang Mi-Ran, South Korean weightlifter (Olympic gold 2008), born in Gangwon, South Korea
  • Oct 9 Andreas Zuber, Austrian racing driver, born in Judenburg, Austria
  • Oct 9 Stephen Gionta, American ice hockey player, born in Rochester, New York
  • Oct 10 Vusimuzi Sibanda, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Highfield, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Oct 11 Ruslan Ponomariov, Ukrainian chess player, born in Horlivka, Ukraine
  • Oct 12 Alex Brosque, Australian footballer (Sydney FC), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 14 Lin Dan, Chinese badminton player (two-time Olympic champion, five-time World champion), born in Longyan, China
  • Oct 17 Ivan Saenko, Russian football player
  • Oct 20 Luis Saritama, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Oct 21 Zack Greinke, American baseball player

  • Oct 21 Andy Marté, Dominican baseball player
  • Oct 22 Glenn Loovens, Dutch footballer
  • Oct 23 Filipos Darlas, Greek footballer
  • Oct 24 Marc Leishman, Australian golfer (British Open 2015 runner-up), born in Warrnambool, Victoria
  • Oct 24 Brian Vickers, American race car driver, born in Thomasville, North Carolina
  • Oct 26 Dmitri Sychev, Russian football player (FC Pyunik), born in Omsk, Soviet Union
  • Oct 26 Francisco Liriano, Dominican MLB pitcher, born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • Oct 26 Luke Watson, South African rugby player (Western Province), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Oct 27 Brent Clevlen, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Austin, Texas
  • Oct 28 Jarrett Jack, American basketball player
  • Oct 29 Maurice Clarett, American football player
  • Oct 29 Dana Eveland, American baseball player
  • Oct 29 Jason Tahincioglu, Turkish racing driver
  • Oct 30 Iain Hume, Canadian footballer (Kerala Blasters), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Oct 30 Trent Edwards, American football player (Buffalo Bills), born in Los Gatos, California

About October 1983

How Old? 37 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)