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Year 1972 in Sports History (Part 7)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 758

  • Oct 14 Nelson Van waes, CFL defensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Oct 15 Fred Hoiberg, American NBA guard (Indiana Pacers), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Oct 16 Darius Kasparaitis, Elektrenai Lit, NHL defenseman (Islanders, Pitts)
  • Oct 16 Darren Balmforth, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 16 Kordell Stewart, NFL quarterback/wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 16 Stephen O'Connor, Irish amateur snooker champ (1990)
  • Oct 17 Joe McEwing, American baseball player
  • Oct 18 Angie Marzetta, Norfolk Virginia, female outfielder (Silver Bullets)
  • Oct 18 Alex Tagliani, Quebec racing driver
  • Oct 19 Glen Anthony Mitchell, New Zealand road race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Oct 19 Marc Newfield, outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • Oct 19 Megan Still, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 19 Otto Steffers, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 19 Reggie Rusk, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Oct 20 Dexter Coakley, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Oct 20 Oleg Fediukov, dance skater (with partner Debbie Koegel), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Oct 20 Will Greenwood, English rugby union centre (55 caps England, 2 British & Irish Lions; Leicester Tigers, Harlequins), born in Blackburn, England
  • Oct 21 Orlando Thomas, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Oct 22 Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • Oct 22 Tyrone Williams, Canadian American football defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Oct 23 Daryl Price, defensive end (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Oct 23 Patrise Alexander, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • Oct 23 Tiffeny Milbrett, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 24 Eric Sutton, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Oct 24 Pat Williams, American football defensive tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • Oct 24 Ruxandra Dragomir, Romanian tennis star (1996 Bournemouth doubles), born in Piteşti, Romania
  • Oct 24 T. J. Cunningham, American NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks), born in Aurora, Colorado (d. 2019)
  • Oct 24 Tom Fletcher, NFL defensive safety (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Oct 25 Leland Taylor, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 27 Brad Radke, American baseball pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Oct 27 John Steel, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct 27 Maria Mutola, Mozambican 800m runner (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
  • Oct 27 Lee Clark, English footballer (Newcastle United), born in Wallsend, England
  • Oct 28 Calvin Jackson, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
  • Oct 28 Chad Folk, CFL cornerback (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Oct 28 Terrell Davis, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Oct 29 Rhonda Blades, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)
  • Oct 30 Georgina Douglas, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 30 Patrice Denis, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Oct 30 Trevor Wilmot, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Amsterdam Admirals), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Oct 31 Jamie Asher, American NFL tight end (Washington Redskins), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 31 Matt Dawson MBE, English rugby union halfback (77 caps England, 7 British & Irish Lions; Northampton, London Wasps) and broadcaster ( A Question of Sport, BBC), born in Birkenhead, England
  • Nov 1 Glen Murray, Canadian ice hockey right wing (1,009 NHL games; All Star 2003-04; Boston Bruins), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Nov 1 Paul Dickov, Scottish soccer striker and manager (10 caps; Manchester City, Leicester City), born in Livingston, West Lothian
  • Nov 2 Alfred Schreuder, Dutch soccer midfielder and manager (NAC Breda; manager: 1899 Hoffenheim), born in Barneveld, Netherlands
  • Nov 2 Marie-Josée Gilbeau-Ouimet, Canadian kayaker (World C'ships 3 gold K-2 200m 1995, 98; K-4 200m 1995), born in Lachine, Quebec
  • Nov 2 Darío Silva, Uruguayan soccer striker (49 caps, 14 goals; Málaga, Cagliari), born in Treinta y Tres, Uruguay
  • Nov 3 Armando Benitez, Dominican baseball pitcher (NL saves leader 2004; MLB All Star 2003-04), born in Ramón Santana, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 3 Ugo Ehiogu, English soccer defender (4 caps; Aston Villa, Middlesborough), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • Nov 4 Luís Figo, Portuguese footballer
  • Nov 6 Anthony Brown, American NFL tackle (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Okinawa, Japan
  • Nov 6 Vicki Movessian, American ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympic-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Nov 6 Garry Flitcroft, English soccer midfielder, manager (Manchester City, Blackburn Rovers), born in Bolton, Lancashire
  • Nov 6 Deivi Cruz, American baseball player, born in Nizao, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 7 Emily Lesueur, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold teams 1996), born in Glendale, California
  • Nov 7 Jimmy Gary Jr., American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks), born in Stuart, Florida
  • Nov 7 Marcus Stewart, English football player, born in Bristol, England
  • Nov 8 Chris Fydler, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Nov 8 Ken Blackman, American NFL guard (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Brunswick, Georgia
  • Nov 9 Laxmi Poruri, American tennis star (1994 Futures-College Park), born in Guntur, India
  • Nov 9 Mark Fields, American NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 10 Dick Kooijman, Dutch soccer player (Heracles, FC Groningen, Az), born in Wijk bij Duurstede, Netherlands
  • Nov 10 Isaac Bruce, American NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Nov 10 Shawn Green, American baseball outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Nov 10 Virág Csurgó, Hungarian tennis star (1993 Futures-Freeport), born in Siófok, Hungary
  • Nov 11 Jack Jackson, NFL/CFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Toronto Argonauts), born in Moss Point, Mississippi
  • Nov 11 Steve Konowalchuk, American NHL center (Washington Capitals), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Nov 12 Vassilis Tsiartas, Greek footballer, born in Alexandria, Greece
  • Nov 14 Aaron Taylor, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Nov 14 Ed Patterson, Delta, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • Nov 14 Lori Dupuis, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Nov 15 Christian van der Weerden, Dutch soccer player (NEC, Vitesse)
  • Nov 15 Greg Bloedorn, NFL center (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 18 Jason Arnberger, cricketer (NSW opening batsman 1994-95 -)
  • Nov 19 David Palmer, American NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings 1994-2002), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Nov 20 Riddick Parker, American football defensive tackle (New England Patriots), born in Emporia, Virginia
  • Nov 20 Trent Pollard, American NFL guard (Cin Bengals), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 20 Yanick Dupre, Canadian NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1997)
  • Nov 21 David Tua, Samoan boxer
  • Nov 22 Mavan Atapattu, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman)
  • Nov 24 Barry Potomski, Windsor, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • Nov 24 Fred Brathwaite, NHL goalie (Edmonton Oilers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nov 25 Kevin Han, US badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Shanghai, China
  • Nov 25 Petteri Nummelin, Turku FIN, hockey defenseman (Team Finland)
  • Nov 27 Jason Burns, American NFL running back (Cin Bengals), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 28 Paulo Figueiredo, Angolan footballer
  • Nov 29 Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Nov 30 Abel Xavier, Portuguese footballer
  • Dec 2 Alan Henderson, American basketball forward (NBA Most Improved Player 1998; Atlanta Hawks), born in Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Dec 3 Eva Němcová, Czech basketball forward (WNBA record 66 consecutive free throws 2000; Cleveland Rockers), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dec 3 Bucky Lasek, American skateboarder (10 x Summer X Games gold), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dec 4 Ted Johnson, American NFL inside linebacker (Super Bowl 2001, 03-04; New England Patriots), born in Alameda, California
  • Dec 5 Cliff Floyd, MLB outfielder and 1st base (Montreal Expos), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 5 Kevin Sally, Canadian archer (Olympics 1996), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Dec 5 Randolph Ross, American 110m hurdler, born in Shelby, North Carolina
  • Dec 5 Roderick Mullen, American NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Dec 5 Mike Mahoney, American baseball player, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Dec 6 Brendan Garard, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 6 Gary Bandy, American NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Dec 6 James Logan, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Opp, Alabama

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