March 1963 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 2 10th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats Wake Forest, 68-57

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Mar 10 Pete Rose debuts with hits in his 2 1st at bats in spring training

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

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Mar 10 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 70 points vs Syracuse

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • Mar 14 San Francisco Guy Rogers ties NBA record with 28 assists

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Mar 17 Bob Cousy plays his last NBA game

NBA Point Guard Bob Cousy
NBA Point Guard
Bob Cousy
  • Mar 23 25th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Loyola beats Cin 60-58 (OT)
  • Mar 28 AFL's NY Titan's become the NY Jets
  • Mar 30 117th Grand National: Pat Buckley aboard Ayala wins

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 1 Arnold Oosterveer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Mar 1 Barb[ara] Marois, Auburn Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 1 Magnus Svensson, Leksand Swe, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Mar 1 Ron Francis, Sault Ste Marie, NHL center (Pitts Penguins, Team Canada)
  • Mar 1 Tony Castillo, Lara Venezuela, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Mar 2 Tanyu Kiryakov, Bulgarian pistol shooter
  • Mar 3 Elizabeth Chavez, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-91), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 3 Kelly Miller, NHL left wing (Washington Capitals), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 4 Anne Minter, Australia, tennis star
  • Mar 5 Eddo Brandes, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test pace bowler)
  • Mar 7 Mike Eagles, Sussex, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • Mar 7 Mohammad Ishaq, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • Mar 8 Gursharan Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman played one Test 1989-90)
  • Mar 8 Mike Lalor, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Mar 9 Kent Ferguson, diver (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Mar 9 Terry Mulholland, Uniontown PA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Mar 10 John Cangelosi, outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 12 Candy Costie, synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mar 12 Joaquim Carvalho Cruz, Brazil, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1984)
  • Mar 12 John Andretti, race car driver
  • Mar 12 Paul Way, British golfer
  • Mar 12 Ian Holloway, English football manager
  • Mar 13 Mariano Duncan, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, infielder (NY Yankees)
  • Mar 13 Vance Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos)
  • Mar 14 Bruce Reid, cricketer (brilliant left-arm Aust pace bowler 1985-92)
  • Mar 15 Don Simington, American jockey, born in Tomahawk, Wisconsin
  • Mar 17 Roger Harper, cricketer (Guyana & WI off-spinner Extraordinary field)
  • Mar 20 Paul Annacone, tennis star, born in Southampton, New York
  • Mar 20 Ramon Andersson, Middle Swan Australia, canoeist (Olympics-br-92, 96)
  • Mar 20 Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete (d. 2007)
  • Mar 20 Manabu Suzuki, Japanese racing driver and broadcaster
  • Mar 21 Ronald Koeman, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, PSV, Barcelona, Feyenoord)
  • Mar 21 Shawon Dunston, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 22 Hannu Virta, Turku FIN, hockey defenseman (Team Finland)
  • Mar 22 Rich Monteleone, pitcher (California Angels), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Mar 23 Ana Quirot, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympics-bronze/silver-92, 96)
  • Mar 23 Kim Williams, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland-26th), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Mar 24 Raimond van der Gouw, Dutch soccer goalie (Vitesse, Manchester)
  • Mar 24 Sammy Giammatva, tennis star, born in Houston, Texas
  • Mar 26 Rebecca Twigg, 79K cyclist (Olympic silver 1984, 92, 96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mar 27 Ed Pinckney, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Mar 27 Randall Cunningham, NFL QB (Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings)
  • Mar 27 Todd Graves, Laurel Miss, skeet (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • Mar 28 Therese Washtock, 3 day equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Mar 30 Jenny Lidback, LPGA golfer (1995 du Maurier Ltd Classic), born in Lima, Peru
  • Mar 30 Lomas Brown, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 1 Irish Meusel, American baseball player (b. 1893)
  • Mar 1 Jorge Daponte, Argentine racing driver (b. 1923)
  • Mar 8 John Hartley, cricketer (bowl avg 115 in 2 Tests for Eng 1906), dies
  • Mar 11 Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (6 Tests for India 1932-36, 25 wkts), dies
  • Mar 13 Austin Dobson, British racing driver (b. 1912)
  • Mar 23 Davey Moore, dies seconds after KOed in feather-weight championship
  • Mar 25 Davey Moore, American featherweight world champion boxer, dies at 29 as a result of injuries sustained in a match against Sugar Ramos