February 1944 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 2 Baseball meets in NYC to discuss postwar action
  • Feb 14 Carl Wick publishes "Salmon Trolling for Commercial & Sport Fishing"
  • Feb 18 Youngest baseball player, Cincinnati Reds sign 15 year old Joe Nuxhall

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 1 Burkhard Ziese, German football manager
  • Feb 1 Paul Blair, Cushing, OK, MLB outfielder (Baltimore Orioles), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 8 Bunky Henry, American PGA golfer, born in Valdosta, Georgia
  • Feb 11 Bert Greene, American PGA golfer, born in Gray, Georgia
  • Feb 12 Charles Pasarell, tennis pro
  • Feb 13 Sal Bando, baseball player (Oakland A's)
  • Feb 14 Bruce Summerhays, PGA golfer (Provo Open-1966, 91 93), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 14 Ronnie Peterson, Swedish racing driver (d. 1978)
  • Feb 16 Richard Ford, US author (Sportswriter)
  • Feb 20 Willem van Hanegem, Dutch soccer champ/coach (Feyenoord)
  • Feb 22 Ranjit Fernando, Sri Lankan cricket wicketkeeper (1975 World Cup)
  • Feb 22 Tom Okker, tennis star
  • Feb 27 Graeme Pollock, cricketer (South African batting prodigy)
  • Feb 28 Sepp Maier, German footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 8 Clem Wilson, cricketer (bro of Rockley, 2 Tests for England 1896), dies
  • Feb 21 Ferenc Szisz, Hungarian-born race car driver (b. 1873)