March 1952 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 2 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
  • Mar 9 Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title
  • Mar 16 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • Mar 23 Rangers with less than 14 minutes to go blow a 6-2 lead, losing 7-6 to Chicago Black Hawks. Mosienko scores 3 times in 21 seconds
  • Mar 26 14th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kansas beats St Johns 80-63
  • Mar 30 Patty Berg wins LPGA New Orleans Women's Golf Open

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 1 Alice Ritzman, Kalispell MT, LPGA golfer (1995 Rochester Intl-5th)
  • Mar 1 David Allen Barr, Kelowna BC, PGA golfer (Atlanta Golf Classic)
  • Mar 1 Martin O'Neill, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • Mar 7 Lynn Swann, NFL receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)/sportscaster
  • Mar 9 Iuliana Semenova, USSR, basketball (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Mar 18 Mike Webster, American football player (d. 2002)
  • Mar 18 Pat Eddery, Irish jockey (won Epsom Derby 3x), born in Newbridge, County Kildare (d. 2015)
  • Mar 19 Warren Lees, NZ cricket wicket-keeper (late 70's)
  • Mar 20 Anand Armitraj, India, tennis player (Brother of ViJay)
  • Mar 20 Geoff Brabham, Australian racing driver
  • Mar 22 Bob Costas, sportscaster/talk show host (Later), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 26 Didier Pironi, French Formula One driver (d. 1987)
  • Mar 28 Tony Brise, racing driver (d. 1975)
  • Mar 29 Teofilo Stevenson, Cuba, heavyweight boxer (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), (d. 2012)
  • Mar 30 Peter Knights, Australian footballer and coach