March 1922 in Sport

Events in Sport


AgreementContract of Interest

Mar 6 Babe Ruth signs 3 year contract with NY Yankees at $52,000 a year

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Mar 13 NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games
  • Mar 24 81st Grand National: Lewis Rees aboard Music Hall wins (only 3 horses out of 32 starters finish)
  • Mar 28 Stanley Cup: Toronto St Pats (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 3 NĂ¡ndor Hidegkuti, Hungarian footballer (d. 2002)
  • Mar 5 Ebrahim Maka, Indian cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests 1952)
  • Mar 9 Herb Douglas, American long jumper (Olympic bronze 1948), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 13 Brun Smith, New Zealand cricketer (NZ right-handed batsman of late 1940's), born in Rangiora, New Zealand (d. 1997)
  • Mar 13 Jim Rodger, sports writer
  • Mar 28 Joey Maxim, American boxer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2001)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 1 Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Spanish footballer (b. 1892)