March 1964 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 5 Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr, announces a baseball team is moving there

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Mar 6 Boxer Cassius Clay joins the Nation of Islam and its leader Elijah Muhammad renames him Muhammad Ali

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
Religious Leader Elijah Muhammad
Religious Leader
Elijah Muhammad
  • Mar 7 11th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats Wake Forest, 80-59
  • Mar 16 Paul Hornung & Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension
  • Mar 21 26th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Duke 98-83
  • Mar 21 UCLA completes undefeated NCAA basketball season (30-0)
  • Mar 21 118th Grand National: Willie Robinson aboard Team Spirit
  • Mar 22 Carol Mann wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open Invitational

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 1 Paul Le Guen, French football manager
  • Mar 3 Atif Rauf, cricketer (Pakistani Test batsman v New Zealand 1994)
  • Mar 3 Raúl Alcalá, Mexican cyclist
  • Mar 4 Emilia Eberle, Romania, gymnist (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Mar 4 Linda French, badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Mar 4 Tom Lampkin, catcher (SF Giants), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mar 5 Reggie Williams, NBA forward/guard (Denver Nuggets)
  • Mar 7 Amy Baltus, Bloomington IND, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-13th-1992)
  • Mar 7 Jeff Criswell, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs)
  • Mar 8 Lance McCullers, American baseball player
  • Mar 9 Phil Housley, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team USA Olympics 1998), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Mar 10 Greg Campbell, cricketer (Aussie pace-bowler 1989-90)
  • Mar 11 Raimo Helminen, Tampere FIN, hockey forward (Team Finland, Olympic bronze 1998)
  • Mar 13 Will Clark, American MLB first baseman (San Francisco Giants), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 14 Donald Evans, NFL defensive end/tackle (NY Jets)
  • Mar 14 Richard Migliore, jockey
  • Mar 15 Alison Johnson, Tustin CA, WPVA volleyball player (US Open-4th-1993)
  • Mar 15 Ron Hall, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
  • Mar 15 Davide Pinato, Italian footballer
  • Mar 16 Pascal Richard, Swiss cyclist
  • Mar 17 Alex Shoumidoub, NHL goaltender (Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Mar 17 Don Griffin, NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns)
  • Mar 17 Ron Warren Jr, jockey (Bay Meadows)
  • Mar 17 Lee Dixon, English footballer
  • Mar 17 Jacques Songo'o, Cameroonian footballer
  • Mar 18 Bonnie Blair, American speed skater (Olympic 5 gold/bronze 1988, 92, 94), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • Mar 18 Alex Caffi, Italian racecar driver
  • Mar 18 Paul Elliott, English footballer
  • Mar 20 Ruth Davidon, rower (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 21 Jesper Skibby, Danish professional cyclist
  • Mar 22 Jeffrey Wagner, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Mar 24 Hans Schwaier, West Germany, tennis star
  • Mar 25 Alex Solls, American jockey, born in Panama City, Panama
  • Mar 25 Eric Woods, California, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Xerox BC Open)
  • Mar 25 Ken Wregget, Brandon, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins)
  • Mar 26 Ab Plugboer, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Mar 26 Ulf Samuelsson, Fagersta SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, NY Rangers)
  • Mar 26 Martin Donnelly, Irish racecar driver
  • Mar 30 Corey Millen, Cloquet, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • Mar 30 Dave Ellett, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mar 30 Vlado Bozinovski, Australian former footballer
  • Mar 31 Dave Wyman, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)
  • Mar 31 David Diaz-Infante, NFL guard (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Mar 31 Rod Jones, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 18 Sigfrid Edström, Swedish sports official (b. 1870)