On This Day

March 1, 1974 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Australian cricketing brothers Ian (145) and Greg Chappell (162no) record 264 partnership in 1st Test draw vs New Zealand at Wellington; Ian (121) and Greg (133) double up with centuries in 2nd innings

Birthdays in Sport

  • Stephen Davis, American football running back (NFL Pro Bowl 1999, 2000, 03; Washington Redskins, Carolina Panthers), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Deaths in Sport

  • Larry Doyle, American baseball second baseman (NL MVP 1912, NL batting champion 1915; NY Giants), dies of tuberculosis at 87