March 1934 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 1 Primo Carnera beats Tommy Loughran in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Mar 10 Longest undefeated streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history ends - 18 games with 15 wins, 3 ties
  • Mar 11 Netherlands beats Belgium at soccer 9-3
  • Mar 20 A woman Babe Didrickson pitches hitless inning for Philadelphia A's in exhibition game against Brooklyn Dodgers
  • Mar 21 Babe Didrikson pitches an inning in an A's-Dodgers exhibition game Walks 1, hits the next guy, 3rd guy hits into triple-play
  • Mar 23 93rd Grand National: Gerry Wilson aboard Golden Miller wins
  • Mar 25 1st Masters Golf Tournament: Horton Smith wins, shooting a 284

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 2 Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, NFLer
  • Mar 7 Nari Contractor, cricketer (Indian batsman & captain)
  • Mar 8 Marv Breeding, American baseball player (d.2006)
  • Mar 11 Sydney Burke, cricketer (South African quick, 11 wkts on Test debut v NZ 1961)
  • Mar 18 Roy Chapman, English footballer and manager (d. 1983)
  • Mar 21 Lister Carney, Bellaire Oh, 200m runner (Olympic silver 1960)
  • Mar 26 Gino Cappelletti, ORFU, AFL running back (AFL Player of Year 1964)