March 1946 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Mar 9 Ted Williams is offered $500,000 to play in Mexican Baseball League, he refuses

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Mar 21 Kenny Washington signs with Rams, 1st black NFLer since 1933
  • Mar 23 8th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NC 43-40
  • Mar 29 1st Test Cricket between Australia & NZ
  • Mar 29 Test Cricket debuts of Lindwall, Miller & Tallon
  • Mar 30 Australia beats NZ in cricket at 3 30pm on 2nd day
  • Mar 30 Last Test Cricket appearance of Bill O'Reilly (5-14 & 3-19)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 5 Rocky Bleier, Wisc, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 8 Mohammad Nazir, Pakistani cricket off-spinner (14 Tests 1969-83)
  • Mar 10 Hiroshi Fushida, Japanese racing driver
  • Mar 14 Wes Unseld, NBA all-star (Baltimore Bullets, MVP 1969)
  • Mar 15 Bobby Bond, baseball player (Giants, Yankees, etc)
  • Mar 18 Martyn Griffiths, British racing driver
  • Mar 18 Michel Leclère, French racing driver
  • Mar 19 Mohammad Ilyas, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in ten Tests 1964-69)
  • Mar 22 Don Chaney, NBA player (Houston Rockets)/coach (Detroit Pistons)
  • Mar 25 Cliff Balsam, English footballer
  • Mar 27 Bill Sudakis, baseball player
  • Mar 31 Aftab Gul, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in six Tests 1969-71)
  • Mar 31 Gonzalo Márquez, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 1984)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 28 Chick Fullis, baseball player (b. 1904)