Birthdays in Sport in March 1949

  • Mar 3 Jesse Jefferson, American baseball player
  • Mar 6 Martin Buchan, Scottish soccer player
  • Mar 8 Charles Lismont, Belgian marathon runner (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Mar 12 Natalia Kuchinskaya, Soviet gymnast
  • Mar 13 Hiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver (d. 1974)
  • Mar 17 Pat Rice, Northern Irish footballer and football manager
  • Mar 18 Hannu Siitonen, Finnish athlete
  • Mar 21 Alvin Kallicharran, cricketer (wonderful West Indies LHB 1972-81)
  • Mar 25 Jean Potvin, Canadian NHL player, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Mar 28 Ronnie Ray Smith, 4 X 100m relay runner (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Mar 28 Shafiq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman during the 70's)
  • Mar 29 Uton Dowe, cricketer (WI pace bowler 1972-73 "Dowe shall not bowl")