Birthdays in Sport on March 22

  • 1866 Jack Boyle, American baseball player (d. 1913)
  • 1878 Michel Théato, Luxembourgian athlete (d. 1919)
  • 1880 Ernie Quigley, Canadian-American sports official (d. 1960)
  • 1914 Cec Burke, cricketer (NZ leg-spinner v Australia 1946, 1 & 3, 2-30)
  • 1915 George Cresswell, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ aged 35)
  • 1927 George Thoms, cricketer (1 Test Aust against WI 1952, scored 16 & 28)
  • 1928 Ed Macauley, NBAer (Boston Celtics)
  • 1933 Chris Duckworth, South African cricketer (South African batsman v England 1956-57)
  • 1937 Armin Hary, German athlete
  • 1938 Vivian Pulliam, horse trainer
  • 1941 Gary Lewis, horse trainer
  • 1946 Don Chaney, NBA player (Houston Rockets)/coach (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1952 Bob Costas, sportscaster/talk show host (Later), born in Queens, New York
  • 1956 Lyndsay Stephen, Donnybrook WA, Australian golfer
  • 1958 Joyce Lester, Australian softball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1962 Diane Pavich, Australian golfer (1993 T50 Alpine Aust Ladies), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1962 Juan Aguilera, Spanish tennis star
  • 1962 Tim Elliott, Australian golfer, born in Perth, Australia
  • 1963 Hannu Virta, Turku FIN, hockey defenseman (Team Finland)
  • 1963 Rich Monteleone, pitcher (California Angels), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1964 Jeffrey Wagner, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1966 Brad Edwards, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1966 Brian Shaw, NBA guard (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors)
  • 1966 Sean Berry, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1966 Todd Ewen, Saskatoon, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • 1967 Mario Cipollini, Italian cyclist
  • 1968 Ramon Martinez, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • 1969 Darrell Russell, defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1969 Russell Maryland, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys, Oak Raiders)
  • 1970 Jason Rouser, 200m/400m runner, born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1970 Travis Richards, Crystal Minn, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)
  • 1970 Leontien van Moorsel, Dutch cyclist
  • 1971 Richard Castillo, jockey
  • 1972 Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure-skater (Olympic silver 94, 98), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 1972 John Farquhar, tight end (New Orleans Saints)
  • 1972 Mikhail Sloutsky, WLAF LB (Scotland Claymores)
  • 1972 Shawn Bradley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, NJ Nets, Space Jams)
  • 1973 Joe Nedney, kicker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1973 Luther Elliss, NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions)
  • 1974 Marcus Camby, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1974 Tuomas Gronman, NHL defenseman (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998, Pitts)
  • 1974 Philippe Clement, Belgian footballer
  • 1975 Chris Bayne, safety (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1975 Jiri Novak, Czechostovakia, tennis star
  • 1977 Joey Porter, American football player
  • 1978 Tom Poti, professional hockey player
  • 1979 Juan Uribe, Dominican baseball player
  • 1985 Mike Jenkins, American football player
  • 1989 J.J. [Justin James] Watt, American NFL player (Houston Texans), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • 1992 Luke Freeman, English footballer