On This Day

March 3, 1962 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 9th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Wake Forest beats Clemson, 77-66

Birthdays in Sport

  • Herschel Walker, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1982, U of Georgia; Pro Bowl 1987, 88), Dallas Cowboys), born in Wrightsville, Georgia
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee, E St Louis IL, heptathele (Olympic gold 1988, 92)
  • Steve Blackmore, Welsh rugby union prop (4 caps; Cardiff RFC), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2020)