On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1983 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 309 of 309

  • Aug 30 Gustavo Eberto, Argentine footballer, born in Paso de los Libres, Argentina (d. 2007)
  • Aug 31 Larry Fitzgerald, American football player
  • Sep 1 José Antonio Reyes, Spanish soccer left wing (Spain 21 caps; Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Arsenal), born in Utrera, Spain (d. 2019)
  • Sep 2 Mark Foster, English rugby player
  • Sep 3 Augusto Farfus, Brazilian racing driver, born in Curitiba, Brazil
  • Sep 3 Nicky Hunt, English footballer, born in Westhoughton, England
  • Sep 4 Tareq Aziz, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • Sep 5 Eugen Bopp, Ukrainian-German footballer, born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Sep 5 Pablo Granoche, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Sep 7 Philip Deignan, Irish cyclist (UCI Pro Team), born in Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
  • Sep 7 Mehmet Topuz, Turkisher footballer (Kayserispor), born in Caferli Köyü, Yozgat, Turkey
  • Sep 7 Pops Mensah-Bonsu, British basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks, born in Tottenham, London
  • Sep 7 Annette Dytrt, German skater figure, born in Landshut, Germany
  • Sep 8 Wali Lundy, American NFL football player, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Sep 8 Diego Benaglio, Swiss-Italian footballer, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • Sep 8 Chris Judd, Australian rules football player, born in Melbourne, Australia

  • Sep 8 Will Blalock, American basketball player, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 9 Kyle Davies, American baseball player, born in Decatur, Georgia
  • Sep 9 Edwin Jackson, American baseball pitcher, born in Neu-Ulm, Germany
  • Sep 9 Sam Hollenbach, American football quarterback, born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 9 Cleveland Taylor, English-born Jamaican footballer, born in Leicester, United Kingdom
  • Sep 10 Joey Votto, Canadian MLB first baseman (NL MVP 2010), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Sep 11 Jacoby Ellsbury, American baseball player, born in Madras, Oregon
  • Sep 11 Ike Diogu, Nigerian-American basketball player, born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 12 Daniel Muir, American football player, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 14 Frostee Rucker, American NFL defensive end, born in Tustin, California
  • Sep 15 Luke Hochevar, American baseball player
  • Sep 16 Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwean Olympic swimmer, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Sep 18 Kevin Doyle, Irish footballer, born in Adamstown, Ireland
  • Sep 19 Joey Devine, American baseball player, born in Junction City, Kansas
  • Sep 19 Charlie Haeger, American baseball player, born in Livonia, Michigan
  • Sep 20 Ángel Sánchez, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Sep 21 Fernando Cavenaghi, Argentinian footballer
  • Sep 21 Anna Meares, Australian cyclist
  • Sep 24 Randy Foye, American basketball player, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 26 Ricardo Quaresma, Portuguese footballer, born in Lisbon, Portugal

  • Sep 28 Stefan Moore, English footballer
  • Sep 30 Andreea Răducan, Romanian gymnast, born in Bârlad, Romania
  • 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
  • Nov 1 Jon Wilkin, English rugby league utility (England 10, Great Britain 6 Tests; St. Helens 404 games), born in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Nov 5 Mike Hanke, German footballer, born in Hamm, West Germany
  • Nov 8 Blanka Vlašić, Croatian high jumper, born in Split, Croatia
  • Nov 8 Remko Pasveer, Dutch footballer, born in Enschede, Netherlands
  • Nov 10 Craig Smith, American basketball player (Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Inglewood, California
  • Nov 10 Marius Žaliūkas, Lithuanian soccer centre back (25 caps; Hearts, Leeds, Rangers), born in Kaunas, Lithuania (d. 2020)
  • Nov 11 Philipp Lahm, German footballer (Bayern Munich,), born in Munich, West Germany
  • Nov 11 Matt Garza, American baseball player ( Tampa Bay Rays), born in Selma, California
  • Nov 12 Carlton Cole, English football player, born in Croydon, United Kingdom
  • Nov 15 Fernando Verdasco, Spanish tennis player
  • Nov 16 Kari Lehtonen, Finnish ice hockey goaltender, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Nov 16 Britta Steffen, German swimmer (Olympic gold 50/100m 2008), born in Schwedt, Germany
  • Nov 17 Yiannis Bourousis, Greek basketball player
  • Nov 17 Ryan Braun, American baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 17 Scott Moore, American baseball player
  • Nov 17 Nick Markakis, American baseball player
  • Nov 18 Travis Buck, American baseball player
  • Nov 19 Chandra Crawford, Canadian cross-country skier
  • Nov 21 Jamie Langley, English rugby player
  • Nov 22 Peter Ramage, English footballer
  • Nov 24 Dean Ashton, English footballer
  • Nov 29 Tanner Glass, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Regina, Canada

  • Nov 30 Adrian Cristea, Romanian footballer
  • Dec 2 Chris Burke, Scottish soccer winger (7 caps; Rangers F.C., Kilmarnock), born in Glasgow, Scotland

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Dec 2 Aaron Rodgers, American NFL quarterback (NFL MVP 2011, 14; Super Bowl MVP 2010; Green Bay Packers), born in Chico, California

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  • Dec 3 Stephen Donald, New Zealand rugby union fly-half/centre (25 caps; Chiefs, Bath), born in Papakura, New Zealand
  • Dec 8 Neel Jani, Swiss racing driver, born in Rorschach, Switzerland
  • Dec 8 Liu Song, Chinese snooker player, born in Beijing, China
  • Dec 9 Dariusz Dudka, Polish footballer, born in Kostrzyn, Poland
  • Dec 9 Jermaine Beckford, English footballer, born in London, England
  • Dec 10 Habib Mohamed, Ghanaian footballer
  • Dec 10 Zé Kalanga, Angolan footballer
  • Dec 13 Otylia Jędrzejczak, Polish swimmer (Olympic gold 2004), born in Ruda Śląska, Śląskie, Poland
  • Dec 15 Wang Hao, Chinese table tennis player
  • Dec 16 Kelenna Azubuike, English basketball player
  • Dec 19 Matt Stajan, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Dec 20 Darren Sammy, St. Lucian West Indies cricketer, born in Micoud Quarter, Saint Lucia
  • Dec 23 Michael Chopra, English footballer, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Dec 23 Hanley Ramírez, Dominican baseball player, born in Samaná, Dominican Republic
  • Dec 27 Cole Hamels, American baseball player