Events in Sport in March 1941

  • Mar 1 Elmer Layden becomes 1st NFL commissioner
  • Mar 4 NHL Chicago goalie Samuel LoPresti stops record 80 of 83 Boston shots
  • Mar 8 1st baseball player drafted into WW II (Hugh Mulcahy, Phillies)

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Mar 11 Bronko Nagurski beats Ray Steele in Minn, to become wrestling champ

Hall of Fame American Football Player Bronko Nagurski
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Bronko Nagurski

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mar 21 Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Mar 24 LIU beats Ohio U 56-42 for NIT basketball championship
  • Mar 29 3rd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Wisconsin beats Wash State 39-34