March 1872 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 16 1st English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Wanderers defeat Royal Engineers, 1-0; Morton Betts scores winner
  • Mar 21 34th Grand National: John Page wins his second GN aboard 20/1 shot Casse Tete

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 3 Willie Keeler, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (highest career AB-per-strikeout ratio in MLB history), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1923)
  • Mar 17 Billy Quaife, cricketer (England batsman 1899-1902)