March 1944 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 28 6th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Utah defeats Dartmouth 42-40

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 2 Pam Barnett, LPGA golfer
  • Mar 9 Geoff Arnold, cricketer (England medium-pacer in 34 Tests 1967-75)
  • Mar 9 Lee Irvine, cricketer (South African batsman, only Tests in 1970)
  • Mar 14 Clyde Lee, American NBA player, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Mar 15 Chi Cheng, Taiwan, sprinter/80m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Mar 17 Cito Gaston, MLB manager (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Mar 21 Charles Edward Greene, Pine Bluff Ark, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Mar 23 Salim Altaf, cricketer (Pakistan medium-pacer in 21 Tests 1967-78)
  • Mar 23 George Scott, Greenville, MS, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), (d. 2013)
  • Mar 24 Denny McLain, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers, 31 wins in 1968)
  • Mar 25 Ross Duncan, cricketer (one Test Australia v England 1971, 0-30)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 28 Rick Barry, Basketball forward (NY Nets, Golden State Warriors), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey

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