March 1924 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 11 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweeps Ottawa Senators in 2 games
  • Mar 25 Stanley Cup Final, Ottawa Auditorium, Ottawa, ON: Montreal Canadiens (NHL) beat Calgary Tigers (WCHL), 3-0 for a 2-0 series sweep
  • Mar 28 83rd Grand National: Bob Trudgill wins aboard 25/1 shot Master Robert; last GN from a general riding start, now-familiar 'tape' introduced the following year.

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 9 George Haines, American swimming coach (7 x US Olympic teams), born in Huntington, Indiana (d.2006)
  • Mar 18 Madhussudan Rege, cricketer (15 runs in only Test India v WI 1948-49)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 7 Pat Moran, manager (Cincinnati Reds), dies of Bright's Disease
  • Mar 25 John Reedman, cricketer (Test for Aust 1894, 17 & 4, 1 for 24), dies