On This Day

March 1910 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 1 National Baseball Commission prohibits giving mementos to players on winning World Series teams; decision later reversed, making way for traditional winners' watches, rings, and stickpins
  • Mar 5 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Montreal Wanderers beat Ottawa Senators, 3-1
  • Mar 12 Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Wanderers beat Berlin Dutchmen (ON), 7-3
  • Mar 17 DHC soccer team forms in Delft, Netherlands
  • Mar 18 72nd Grand National: Bob Chadwick wins aboard 100/8 chance Jenkinstown; earliest Grand National to which there are moving images
  • Mar 19 Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Adelaide: Rodney Heath wins his 2nd and last Australasian title; beats fellow Australian Horace Rice 6-4, 6-3, 6-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 12 Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, American heavyweight boxer and actor (On the Waterfront), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 1979)
  • Mar 16 Alad├ír Gerevich, Hungarian fencer (7 Olympic gold 1932, 36, 48, 52, 56, 60), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1991)
  • Mar 16 Iftikhar Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, England & India)
  • Mar 27 Rudi Ball, German-Jewish ice hockey star (Olympic bronze 1932), born in Berlin (d. 1975)