Birthdays in Sport in March 1939

  • Mar 3 M L Jaisimha, cricketer (Indian batsman of the sixties)

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Mar 4 Jack Fisher, MLB Pitcher, born in Frostburg, Maryland

MLB Pitcher Jack Fisher
MLB Pitcher
Jack Fisher
  • Mar 6 Cookie Rojas, baseball player
  • Mar 7 Panajot Pano, Albania's most outstanding football player of the past 50 years born in Durres
  • Mar 8 Jim Bouton, pitcher (NY Yankees)/author (Ball Four), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Mar 8 Lydia Skoblikova, USSR, speed skater (Olympics-6 gold-1960, 64)
  • Mar 10 Irina Press, USSR, 80m hurdles/Pentathelete (Olympic gold 1960, 64)
  • Mar 17 Shahid Mahmoud, cricketer (opener scored 16 & 9 in only Pak Test)
  • Mar 17 Robin Knox-Johnston, British yachtsman
  • Mar 18 Ron Atkinson, English former footballer and manager
  • Mar 19 Abbas Ali Baig, cricketer (Indian bat 112 on debut v England 1959)
  • Mar 19 Joe Kapp, NFL QB (Minnesota Vikings, Boston Patriots, Houston Oilers)
  • Mar 21 Martha Hudson, Eastman Ga, 4X100m relayer (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Mar 27 Cale Yarborough, auto racer (Daytona 500-1968, 77, 83, 84)
  • Mar 29 Hanumant Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India-century on debut)