1962 in Sport (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 395 of 395

  • Oct 5 Mike Conley, triple jumper (Olympic silver 1984), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 6 Rich Yett, baseball player
  • Oct 8 Bruno Thiry, Belgian rally driver
  • Oct 9 Jorge Burruchaga, Argentinian footballer
  • Oct 11 Martin Bayless, NFL safety (KC Chiefs)
  • Oct 11 Philip Newport, cricketer (England pace bowler in 3 Tests 1988-91)
  • Oct 12 Dhammika Ranatunga, cricketer (bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan batsman 1990)
  • Oct 12 Sid Fernandez, pitcher (NY Mets, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

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Oct 13 Jerry Rice, NFL wide receiver (San Francisco 49ers), born in Starkville, Mississippi

NFL Wide Receiver Jerry Rice
NFL Wide Receiver
Jerry Rice
  • Oct 14 Shahar Perkiss, Israel, tennis star
  • Oct 15 Susan DeMattei, cyclist (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 16 Laura Coenen, team handball goalie (Olymp-1988, 92, 96), born in Neenah, Wisconsin
  • Oct 16 Manute Bol, NBA center (Golden State Warriors)
  • Oct 16 Tamara McKinney, slalom skier (Olympic-4th-1984), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Oct 17 John Dorge, Australian basketball center (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 18 Jody Anschutz, LPGA golfer (1987 du Maurier Ltd Classic), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Oct 19 Evander Holyfield, American boxer (Olympic bronze 1988) and world champion (1990-92), born in Atmore, Alabama

  • Oct 19 Ruud Bread, soccer player (NAC)
  • Oct 20 Ray Childress, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • Oct 21 Don Fardon, Toowoomba QLD, Australian golfer
  • Oct 21 David Campese, Australian rugby union footballer
  • Oct 22 Derrick Waldroup, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 22 Gayle Stammer, Livermore California, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 23 Christo van Rensburg, South Africa, tennis star
  • Oct 23 Doug Flutie, CFL/NFL quarterback (Argonauts, Generals, Bears, Pats)
  • Oct 23 Mike Tomczak, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 24 Jay Novacek, NFL tight end (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Oct 26 Roger Kingdom, American 110m hurdler (Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Vienna, Georgia
  • Oct 28 Peter Cantrell, cricketer (Queensland opening bat, Neth WC 1996)
  • Oct 28 Erik Thorstvedt, Norwegian footballer
  • Oct 30 Courtney Walsh, cricketer (WI pace bowler, hat-trick v Aust 1988)
  • Oct 30 Danny Tartabull, outfielder (NY Yankees, Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 30 Mark Portugal, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 1 Sharron Davies, British Olympic swimmer and tv presenter (BBC), born in Plymouth, Devon
  • Nov 1 Kelly Kelland, softball 1st baseman (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • Nov 1 Michelle Estill, LPGA golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One), born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Nov 1 Robert Willis, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Nov 2 Donna Spangler, wrestler (Coal Miner's Daughter-GLOW), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 3 Kym Hampton, WNBA forward (NY Liberty)
  • Nov 5 Abédi Pelé, Ghanaian footballer
  • Nov 7 Wayne Norman Phillips, Vic opener cricketer (Test for Aust v Ind 1992)
  • Nov 8 Ron Johnson, Australian baseball hitting coach (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 10 Cathy Boswell, basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Nov 12 Jeff Reed, Joliet IL, catcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Nov 12 Wim Kieft, Dutch soccer star (Ajax/Gir de Bordeaux/PSV)
  • Nov 13 Blair Rasmussen, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • Nov 13 Gaetano Orlando, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • Nov 14 Morgan Reeser, 470 sailor (Olymp-8th-1992, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Nov 16 Chuck Finley, pitcher (Angels)
  • Nov 18 Jamie Moyer, Sellersville PA, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Nov 18 Jill Briles-Hinton, Elmhurst IL, LPGA golfer (1995 Women's Open-16th)
  • Nov 19 Salim Jaffer, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 14 Tests 1986-91)
  • Nov 19 Dodie Boy Peñalosa, Philippine boxer
  • Nov 21 Sabine Busch, German athlete
  • Nov 22 Steve DeOssie, NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • Nov 23 Andrea Blackwell, basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Nov 24 Randy Velarde, Midland TX, infielder (NY Yankees, California Angels)
  • Nov 25 Gilbert Delorme, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 26 Chuck Finley, Monroe LA, pitcher (California Angels)
  • Nov 26 John Samuel Inman, PGA golfer (1993 Buick South Open), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Nov 26 Mike Johnson, NFL inside linebacker (Detroit Lions)
  • Nov 28 Karen Marsden, field hockey goalie (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • Nov 29 Sadanand Viswanath, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (v Sri Lanka 1985-86)
  • Nov 30 Bo Jackson, baseball/football player (KC Royals, LA Raiders)
  • Dec 1 Pamela McGee, WNBA center/forward (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • Dec 3 Tammy Jackson, WNBA forward/center (Houston Comets)
  • Dec 4 Arnold Scholten, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Dec 4 John Gaasbeek, soccer player (FC Twente/NAC)
  • Dec 4 Stan Gelbaugh, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Dec 8 Berry van Aerle, Dutch soccer star (PSV)

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Dec 8 Steve Elkington, Australian golfer (1995 PGA Championship), born in Inverell, New South Wales

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington
  • Dec 10 John de Wolf, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Dec 11 Ejo Elburg, Dutch soccer player (Pax, NEC)
  • Dec 11 Kim Linehan, swimmer (1979 1500m World record)
  • Dec 12 Nadeem Ghauri, cricketer (bowled in Test for Pak v Australia 1990)
  • Dec 12 Ray Brown, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, SF 49ers)
  • Dec 12 Tracy Austin, Rolling Hills California, tennis pro (US Open 1979, 81)
  • Dec 13 Kendra Slewenski, English netballer
  • Dec 14 Bharat Arun, cricketer (Indian pace bowler late-80's)
  • Dec 14 Chris Dahlquist, Fridley, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
  • Dec 16 William "The Refrigerator" Perry, NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears)
  • Dec 17 Rocco Anthony Mediate, PGA golfer (1991 Doral-Ryder), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 17 Paul Dobson, English footballer
  • Dec 19 Charith Senanayake, cricketer (played for Sri Lanka v NZ 1991)
  • Dec 20 Thomas Newberry, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Dec 23 Jerry Reynolds, NBA guard/forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Dec 23 Bertrand Gachot, Belgian racing driver
  • Dec 25 Mary Ellen Clark, Abington Pa, diver (Olympics 2 bronze-92, 96)
  • Dec 27 Sherri Steinhauer, LPGA golfer (1992 du Maurier Ltd), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Dec 27 Timothy Hacker, 10k runner, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Dec 27 Mark Few, American basketball coach
  • Dec 27 Bill Self, American basketball coach
  • Dec 28 Keith Lee, basketball player (Memphis State)
  • Dec 29 Devon White, Kingston Jamacia, outfielder (Florida Marlins)
  • Dec 31 Tyrone Corbin, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport