March 1993 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 1 George Steinbenner is reinstated as owner of NY Yankees
  • Mar 1 New expansion NHL team, owned by Disney, is named the Mighty Ducks
  • Mar 3 Howard Stern radio show premieres in Boston (WBCN 104.1 FM-evenings)

Sport awardSports Awards

Mar 4 1st ESPY Awards: Michael Jordan, Monica Seles win

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 5 Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird
  • Mar 5 Marlins beat Astros 12-8 in their 1st spring training game
  • Mar 9 Pittsburgh Penguins begin NHL record 17 game winning streak

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 14 Meg Mallon wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • Mar 14 40th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgia Tech beats #1 North Carolina, 77-75
  • Mar 14 34th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats LSU, 82-65
  • Mar 14 14th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Seton Hall beats Syracuse, 103-70

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 21 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Mar 23 NY Knicks & Phoenix Suns get into a major brawl
  • Mar 28 22nd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Helen Alfredsson
  • Mar 29 Queensland all out for 75 v NSW in Sheffield Shield Final
  • Mar 30 New South Wales beat Qld by eight wkts to win Sheffield Shield
  • Mar 30 Punjab beat Maharashtra by 120 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 6 Ning Zetao, Chinese swimmer (2015 World Championships, 2014 Asian Games), born in Zhengzhou, China
  • Mar 15 Paul Pogba, French football player (Manchester United, French national team), born in Lagny-sur-Marne, France

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 7 Tony Harris, South African cricketer (8 Tests for South Africa 1947-49, 100 runs) and rugby union player (Springbok), dies at 76
  • Mar 11 Dino Bravo, wrestler (WWF), shot to death at 44
  • Mar 22 Cec Pepper, cricketer (NSW & Commonwealth XI leggie), dies
  • Mar 22 Steve Olin, pitcher (Cleve Indians), drowns at 27
  • Mar 22 Tim Crews, pitcher (Cleve Indians), drowns at 31
  • Mar 26 Roy Riegels, University of California football player who ran wrong way, dies at 84