February 1934 in Sport

Events in Sport

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

Birthdays in Sport

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

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

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell
  • 14th Marlene Matthews, Australia, sprinter (Oly-2 bronze-1956)
  • 16th Marlene Bauer Hagge, Eureka SD, LPGA golfer (1950 Woman Athlete)
  • 17th Buddy Ryan, NFL coach (Philadelphia Eagles, Phoenix Cardinals)
  • 20th Bobby Unser, auto racer (1968, 75, 81 Indianapolis 500)

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22nd 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
  • 24th Flemming Nielsen, Denmark, soccer player (Olympic-silver-1960)
  • 24th Frank Chapot, US, equestrian (Olympic-silver-1960, 1972)
  • 26th Ron Gaunt, cricketer (Australian fast bowler late 50s early 60s)

Deaths in Sport

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