Deaths in Sport in March 1980

  • Mar 1 Dixie Dean, English footballer (b. 1907)
  • Mar 12 Arthur Charles Dobson, British racing driver (b. 1914)
  • Mar 18 Herman Griffith, cricketer (13 Tests for WI, 44 wickets), dies

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Mar 31 Jesse Owens, American track and field star who spoiled Hitler's 1936 Olympics with 4 gold medals, dies of lung cancer at 66

Track and Field Athlete Jesse Owens
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Jesse Owens