Birthdays of Sport Stars on August 16

1912 :Ted Drake, soccer star
1914 :Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)
1930 :Frank Gifford, Calif, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster
1938 :Andr s Balcz˘, Hungary, pentathlete (Olympic-gold-1972)
1943 :Pedro Chapp‚-Garcˇa, Havana, basketball player (Olympic-bronze-1972)
1947 :John Howard, (US), speed record (152.284 mph at Bonneville Flats, UT)
1950 :Hasely Crawford, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
1964 :Nigel Redman, English rugby international player
1965 :Brian McDonough, Long Beach Calif, points cyclist (Olympics-19th-96)
1965 :Eric van der Luer, soccer player (Roda JC)
1965 :Todd McNair, NFL running back/kick returner (Houston Oilers)
1965 :Xavier Hernandez, Port Arthur TX, pitcher (Houston Astros)
1966 :Rosey Edeh, London England, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96)
1967 :Matt Vanderbeek, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1969 :Ben Coates, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)
1969 :Carl Henkel, Torrance Calif, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1970 :Adrian Hardy, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
1970 :Dena Head, WNBA guard (Utah Starzz)
1970 :Eric Swann, NFL defensive tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
1970 :Lester Smith, CFL safety (Toronto Argonauts)
1970 :Quinton McCracken, Wilmington NC, outfielder (Colorado Rockies)
1970 :Wilco Hellinga, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1971 :Nigel Williams, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
1971 :Willie Jackson, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1972 :Eddie Goines, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
1972 :Michael Reed, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers)
1972 :Michael Thornberry, Virginia Beach Va, team handball circle (Oly-1996)
1974 :Bryan Chiu, CFL defensive tackle (Montreal Alouettes)
1974 :Krizstina Egerszegi, Hungarian backstroke swimmer (100/200m WR)
1974 :Roger Cedeno, Valencia Edo Venezuela, outfielder (LA Dodgers)
1974 :Ryan Longwell, NFL kicker (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1975 :Felicia Zimmermann, Rochester NY, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)



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