March 1915 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 13 Dodgers manager Wilbert Robinson tries to catch a baseball dropped from an airplane, but the pilot substitutes a grapefruit
  • Mar 26 Stanley Cup: Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA) sweep Ottawa Senators
  • Mar 26 77th Grand National: Mr Jack Anthony aboard Ally Sloper wins

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 3 George Brian Snape, businessman/rugby league entrepreneur
  • Mar 6 Leonard Tose, owner NFL Philadelphia Eagles 1969-85, born in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
  • Mar 6 Pete Gray [Wyshner], MLB one-armed outfielder (St Louis Browns), born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • Mar 8 Tapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete, actor, and singer (Me tulemme taas, Rion yƶ), born in Pirkkala, Finland (d. 1979)
  • Mar 11 Vijay Hazare, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1946-54)
  • Mar 17 William Roycroft, Austrian equestrian 3 day (Olympic bronze 1976)
  • Mar 19 Norman Yardley, English cricket captain (late 40's)
  • Mar 22 George Cresswell, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ aged 35)
  • Mar 28 Ray Emery, New Zealand cricketer (NZ Test batsman vs West Indies 1952), born in Auckland (d. 1982)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 31 Wyndham Halswelle, Scottish athlete (b. 1882)