February 1934 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 14 NHL Ace Bailey Benefit Game: Toronto beats All-Stars 7-3 in Toronto
  • Feb 23 Casey Stengel becomes manager of Brooklyn Dodgers

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 5 Henry 'Hank' Aaron, Mobile Alabama, baseball player (record 755 HRs, 1957 NL MVP)
  • Feb 9 John A Ziegler Jr, Grosse Pointe Mich, 4th NHL pres (1977-92)
  • Feb 11 John Surtees, British race car driver

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 12 Bill Russell, Monroe La, NBAer (Boston Celtics, Oly-gold-56)

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell
  • Feb 14 Marlene Matthews, Australia, sprinter (Oly-2 bronze-1956)
  • Feb 16 Marlene Bauer Hagge, Eureka SD, LPGA golfer (1950 Woman Athlete)
  • Feb 20 Bobby Unser, auto racer (1968, 75, 81 Indianapolis 500)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 22 Sparky Anderson [George Lee Anderson], Bridgewater South Dakota, American MLB manager (Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers)

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • Feb 24 Flemming Nielsen, Denmark, soccer player (Olympic-silver-1960)
  • Feb 24 Frank Chapot, US, equestrian (Olympic-silver-1960, 1972), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Feb 26 Ron Gaunt, cricketer (Australian fast bowler late 50s early 60s)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 25 John J McGraw, manager (NY Giants), dies at 60