Deaths in Sport in March 2017

  • Mar 2 Simon Hobday, South African PGA golfer (1994 US Senior Open), dies at 76
  • Mar 3 Raymond Kopa [Kopaszewski], French footballer 'the Napoleon of football', dies at 85
  • Mar 8 Lou Duva, American boxing trainer, dies at 94
  • Mar 10 John Surtees, British F1 driver (1964 Championship) and motorcyclist (7 world championships), dies at 83
  • Mar 13 Ed Whitlock, British-born runner, oldest person to run marathon under 4 hrs (at 85), dies at 86
  • Mar 22 Dallas Green, American baseball manager and pitcher (Phillies, Yankees), dies at 82
  • Mar 26 Brian Oldfield, American shot-putter, dies at 71
  • Mar 31 RubĂ©n Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 81