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Year 1972 in Sports History (Part 6)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 758

  • Aug 23 Sheldon Benoit, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • Aug 23 Tony Carter, American NFL running back (Chicago Bears), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Aug 23 Martin Grainger, English footballer, born in London Borough of Enfield, United Kingdom
  • Aug 23 Raul Casanova, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Aug 24 Chris Right, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Aug 24 Christian Ruud, Norwegian tennis star (1989 Norwegian), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Aug 24 Ian Moran, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994, Pitts), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 24 Kurt Miller, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Aug 25 Bryan Stoltenberg, corner (NY Giants)
  • Aug 25 Marlo Perry, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • Aug 25 Marvin Harrison, wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Aug 25 Tony Dumas, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Aug 26 Sherell Ford, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics)
  • Aug 27 Chris Imes, South Paris Maine, US hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994)
  • Aug 27 Donta Jones, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Aug 27 Denise Lewis, English heptathlete
  • Aug 28 Darby Hendrickson, American hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Richfield, Minnasota
  • Aug 28 Mike Cawley, American CFL quarterback (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 28 Jay Witasick, American baseball player, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 29 Michael Roan, American football tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Aug 30 Jose Herrera, outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Aug 30 Pavel Nedvěd, Czech football player (Lazio, Juventus), born in Cheb, Czechoslovakia
  • Sep 1 Josh Davis, American 800m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Sep 1 Louise Dobson, Shepparton Aust, field hockey fullback (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 1 Matt O'Dwyer, American NFL guard (NY Jets), born in Lincolnshire, Illinois
  • Sep 2 James Willis, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 2 Katarina Studenikova, Bratislava Slovak Rep, tennis star
  • Sep 3 Antonius Bonner, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Sep 3 Martin Straka, Czech NHL forward (Team Czech Rep), born in Plzeň, Czechoslavakia
  • Sep 4 Daniel Nestor, Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Sep 4 Jason Fisk, American football defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings), born in Davis, California
  • Sep 4 Norman Hand, American football defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in Queens, New York (d. 2010)
  • Sep 5 Dirk Copeland, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 5 Tom Carter, American NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Sep 6 Eric Zeier, American NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Sep 7 Cedric Davis, American NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Brandon, Florida
  • Sep 7 Jason Isringhausen, American pitcher (NY Mets), born in Brighton, Illinois
  • Sep 7 Willy Tate, American NFL tight end (KC Chiefs), born in Montana, California
  • Sep 8 Trent McCleary, Canadian NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Swift Current, Canada
  • Sep 8 Markus Babbel, German football player and coach, born in Munich, West Germany
  • Sep 9 Ben Bronson, American football wide receiver (Detroit Lions), born in Jasper, Texas
  • Sep 9 Mike Hampton, American baseball pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Brooksville, Florida
  • Sep 9 Miriam Oremans, Dutch tennis player, born in Berlicum, Netherlands
  • Sep 11 Kip Simons, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Media, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 11 Mark Pope, American NBA forward (Indiana Pacers), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 11 Matthew Gilmore, Belgian-Australian cyclist, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • Sep 14 David Bell, American baseball infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Sep 14 Donnell Bennett, American NFL fullback (KC Chiefs), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Sep 16 Don Sasa, American NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in American Samoa
  • Sep 16 Mark Bruener, American NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Aberdeen, Washington
  • Sep 16 Ramon van Haaren, Dutch soccer player (RKC), born in Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • Sep 16 Steve Russ, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Stetsonville, Wisconsin
  • Sep 17 Allen Williams, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • Sep 18 François Gesthuizen, Dutch soccer player (PSV, NAC), born in Millingen aan de Rijn, Netherlands
  • Sep 18 Richard Huntley, American NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons), born in Monroe, North Carolina
  • Sep 18 Brigitte Becue, Belgian swimmer (Olympics 1988, silver), born in Ostend, Belgium
  • Sep 18 David Jefferies, British motorcycle racer, born in Shipley, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2003)
  • Sep 19 Amy Frazier, American tennis star, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 19 David Tamburrino, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Sep 19 Eric van de Merwe, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Sep 19 Fred McCrary, American NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Naples, Florida
  • Sep 20 Jenny Morris, Maryborough Australia, field hockey fullback (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 20 Vance Joseph, American NFL cornerback and safety (NY Jets), born in Marrero, Louisiana
  • Sep 21 Jon Kitna, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Sep 22 Nate Dingle, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 26 Mark Haslam, New Zealand cricketer (New Zealand slow left-armer 1992), born in Bury, United Kingdom
  • Sep 27 Clara Hughes, cyclist (Olympics 2 bronze-96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Sep 27 Laurie Shepard, Cordele, GA, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • Sep 27 Malachy Loye, cricketer (Northamptonshire & England "A" batsman)
  • Sep 27 Sylvia Crawley, American basketball player
  • Sep 28 Cathy Caverzasio, Swiss tennis star
  • Sep 28 Greg Ivy, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Sep 29 Butler By'not'e, American NFL running back (Carolina Panthers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 29 Jörgen Jönsson, Swedish retired ice hockey forward (Team Sweden 1998), born in Ängelholm, Sweden
  • Sep 29 Oliver Gavin, British racing car driver (Corvette Racing 2002-present), born in Huntingdon, England
  • Sep 30 Cedric Saunders, NFL tight end (Tampa Bay Bucs, Scotland Claymores)
  • Sep 30 Jamal Anderson, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Sep 30 Troy Dumas, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Oct 1 Danielle Scott-Arruda, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympics silver 2008, 12), born in Baton Rouge Louisiana
  • Oct 2 Aaron McKie, American basketball guard and coach (NBA 6th Man of the Year 2001; Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 3 Michael Nylander, Swedish NHL center (World C'ship gold 1992, 2006; Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, Washington Capitals), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 5 Grant Hill, American basketball player (Det Pistons, Olympic gold 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 6 J. J. [Jeral Jamal] Stokes, NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers), born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 8 Dede Demet, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 8 Stanislav Varga, Slovakian footballer (Slovan Bratislava), born in Lipany, Czechoslovakia
  • Oct 9 Maurice Kelly, American CFL linebacker (BC Lions), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Oct 9 Roman Oben, American football tackle (NY Giants), born in Cameroon
  • Oct 10 Marianne Limpert, Canadian 200m relay swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Matagami, Quebec
  • Oct 10 Yinka Dare, Nigerian NBA center (NJ Nets), born in Kano, Nigeria (d. 2004)
  • Oct 11 Brigitte Soucy, Canadian volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Moncton, New Brunswick
  • Oct 11 Cherokee Parks, American NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minn Timberwolves), born in Huntington Beach, California
  • Oct 11 Kyoko Ina, Japanese-American figure skater (1993 North Atlantic Sr champ), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Oct 11 Troy Corbett, Australian cricket pace bowler (Victorian lefty since 1994-95), born in Ouyen, Australia
  • Oct 12 Singor Mobley, American football safety (Dallas Cowboys), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Oct 12 Tom van Mol, Belgian soccer player (PSV), born in Dendermonde, Belgium
  • Oct 12 Juan Manuel Silva, Argentine racing driver, born in Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina
  • Oct 13 Summer Sanders, American butterfly swimmer (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Roseville, California
  • Oct 14 Erika de Lone, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 14 J. J. Smith, American NFL running back (KC Chiefs), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 14 Mike Archie, running back (Tennessee Oilers)

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