Events in Sport in March 1989

  • 2nd NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers win 22nd straight home game

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2nd NY Met Darryl Strawberry swings at teammate Keith Hernandez

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
MLB First Baseman Keith Hernandez
MLB First Baseman
Keith Hernandez
  • 4th Javier Sotomayor high jumps indoor world record (2.43m)
  • 5th Blains McCallister wins Honda Golf Classic shooting 266

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7th Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Minnesota North Stars to the Washington Capitals

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli
  • 8th Roger Kingdom runs indoor world record 60m hurdles (7.37 secs)
  • 9th Roger Kingdom runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.36 sec)
  • 12th 36th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #9 North Carolina beats #7 Duke, 77-74
  • 12th 30th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Alabama beats Florida, 72-60
  • 12th 10th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgetown beats Syracuse, 88-79
  • 15th NY Rangers retire goalie Eddie Giacomin's #1 uniform
  • 18th Dino Ciccarelli sets Washington Capital record of 7 pts in a game
  • 19th Lori Garbacz wins Circle K LPGA Golf Open Tucson

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20th Baseball announces Reds manager Pete Rose is under investigation

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

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22nd Pete Rozelle announces retirement as NFL commissioner after 29 years

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle
  • 22nd Clint Malarchuk of the Buffalo Sabres suffers a near-fatal injury when another player accidentally slits his throat.
  • 26th Allison Finney wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic
  • 27th Delhi beat Bengal by innings & 210 to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • 28th New Zealand wins America's Cup over Stars & Stripes, in a NY court
  • 29th 1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL