On This Day

March 1914 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 19 Stanley Cup, Arena Gardens, Toronto ON: Toronto HC (NHA) defeat Victoria Aristocrats (PCHA), 2-1 for a 3-0 series sweep; final series of the "challenge" era
  • Mar 20 1st international figure-skating tournament held in US, New Haven
  • Mar 27 76th Grand National: Bill Smith aboard Sunloch wins by 8 lengths from Trianon III

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 1 Harry Caray, American Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster (Chicago Cubs), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1998)
  • Mar 4 Gino Colaussi (Luigi Colaussi), Italian footballer (d. 1991)
  • Mar 10 Chandler Harper, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1950), born in Portsmouth, Virginia (d. 2004)
  • Mar 14 Lee Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)

Person of interestSammy Baugh

Mar 17 Sammy Baugh, American NFL hall of fame quarterback (Washington Redskins), born in Temple, Texas (d. 2008)

American Football Player and Coach Sammy Baugh
American Football Player and Coach
Sammy Baugh
  • Mar 19 Jay Berwanger, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (1st Heisman Trophy winner 1935, Chicago), born in Dubuque, Iowa (d. 2002)