March 1977 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 3 Islanders allow Red Wings only 11 shots on goal
  • Mar 3 World Ladies' Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Linda Fratianne (USA)
  • Mar 5 24th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats Virginia, 75-69
  • Mar 17 Australia wins cricket Centenary Test by 45 runs, same result as 1877
  • Mar 27 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Kathryn Crosby/Honda Civic Golf Classic
  • Mar 28 39th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Marquette beats NC 67-59

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 1 Rod White, Sharon Pa, archer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Mar 1 Rens Blom, Dutch athlete
  • Mar 2 Andrew Strauss, English cricket player
  • Mar 2 Jay Gibbons, American baseball player
  • Mar 3 Bas Zuiderent, cricketer (Holland all-rounder 1996 World Cup)
  • Mar 4 Ana Gabriela Guevara, Mexican athlete
  • Mar 4 Daniel Klewer, German footballer
  • Mar 5 Bryan Berard, NHL defenseman (Team USA Olympics 1998, NY Islanders)
  • Mar 5 Mike MacDougal, American baseball player
  • Mar 5 Wally Szczerbiak, American basketball player
  • Mar 6 Giorgos Karagounis, Greek soccer player
  • Mar 6 Marcus Thames, American baseball player
  • Mar 7 Ludmila Richterova, Czech tennis star (1995 Bournemouth), born in Kosice, Slovakia
  • Mar 7 Gianluca Grava, Italian footballer, born in Caserta
  • Mar 7 Mitja Zastrow, German-born swimmer
  • Mar 8 Johann Vogel, Swiss footballer
  • Mar 9 Radek Dvorak, Czech NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Tábor, Czech Republic
  • Mar 10 Shannon Miller, Rolla MO, gymnast (Oly2 gold-2 silver/3 bronze-92, 96)
  • Mar 10 Peter Enckelman, Finnish footballer
  • Mar 11 Becky Hammon, WNBA player
  • Mar 13 Momo Sylla, Guinean footballer
  • Mar 18 Danny Murphy, English footballer
  • Mar 18 Zdeno Chára, Slovak ice hockey player
  • Mar 18 Willy Sagnol, French footballer
  • Mar 18 Terrmel Sledge, American baseball player
  • Mar 18 Fernando Rodney, Dominican baseball player
  • Mar 22 Joey Porter, American football player
  • Mar 24 Darren Lockyer, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Mar 26 Kevin Davies, English footballer
  • Mar 27 Tom van der Leegte, Dutch soccer player (PSV)
  • Mar 27 Vitor Meira, Brazilian racing driver
  • Mar 31 Garth Tander, Australian racing driver

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 5 Tom Pryce, Welsh Formula One driver (b. 1949)
  • Mar 11 Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Argentine racing driver (b. 1934)
  • Mar 18 José Carlos Pace, Brazilian racing driver (b. 1944)