March 1948 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 15 Bradman scores 115 for the Australian cricket team v Western Australia

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Mar 20 102nd Grand National: Arthur Thompson aboard Sheila's Cottage wins
  • Mar 23 10th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Baylor 58-42
  • Mar 29 Drachtster Boys soccer team forms in Drachten
  • Mar 29 Yanks & Red Sox tie at 2-2 in 17, spring training game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 4 Tom Grieve, American baseball player
  • Mar 4 Leron Lee, American baseball player
  • Mar 10 Austin Carr, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Mar 11 César Gerónimo, Dominican baseball player
  • Mar 17 Alex MacDonald, Scottish Footballer and football manager
  • Mar 18 Eknath Solkar, cricketer (India 1969-77, brilliant short-leg fielder)
  • Mar 18 Brian Lloyd, Welsh footballer
  • Mar 19 Vintcent Van der Bijl, Natal cricket bowler (superb 2m of 70's & 80's)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 20 Bobby Orr, Canadian hall of fame NHL defenseman (Boston Bruins), born in Parry Sound, Ontario

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • Mar 23 Wasim Bari, cricket wicket-keeper (Pakistan's most successful)
  • Mar 25 Richard Lundy, horse trainer
  • Mar 31 Gustaaf Van Cauter, Belgian cyclist

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 5 Charles Prince, cricketer (5 & 1 in only Test for South Africa), dies