March 1930 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 7 Georgetown High of Chicago defeats Homer 1-0 in basketball

AgreementContract of Interest

Mar 8 Babe Ruth signs 2-year contract for $160,000 with NY Yankee GM Ed Barrow, wrongly predicts "No one will ever be paid more than Ruth"

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Mar 18 Boston Bruins win record 20th NHL home game
  • Mar 29 89h Grand National: Tommy Cullinan aboard Shaun Goilin wins
  • Mar 30 Babberich-H soccer team forms

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 1 C D Gopinath, cricketer (batted in 8 Tests for India in the 1950's)
  • Mar 1 Gastone Nencini, Italian cyclist (d. 1980)
  • Mar 5 Del Crandall, American baseball player
  • Mar 8 Bob Grim, American baseball player (d. 1996)
  • Mar 10 Sandor Iharos, athlete
  • Mar 13 Doug Harvey, American National League umpire (Baseball Hall of Fame 2010), born in South Gate, California (d. 2018)
  • Mar 14 Ray Flockton, cricketer (prolific NSW batsman of 50's)
  • Mar 29 G R Sunderam, cricket pace bowler (2 Tests India v NZ 1955-56)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 6 William Milton, cricketer (South African Test capt in 3 Tests 1889-92), dies