Events in Sport in March 1968

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 3 Jean Beliveau (Mont) becomes 2nd NHLer to score 1,000 pts

NHL Legend Jean Beliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Beliveau

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Mar 3 In a blockbuster trade, the Toronto Maple Leafs send hall of fame forward Frank Mahovlich to the rival Detroit Red Wings

NHL Legend Frank Mahovlich
NHL Legend
Frank Mahovlich

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mar 4 Joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Joe Frazier
  • Mar 8 6 year old Tommy Moore scores hole-in-one in golf (Hagerstown, Maryland)
  • Mar 9 15th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats NC State, 87-50
  • Mar 15 Bob Beamon sets indoor long jump record (27'2-3/4")
  • Mar 17 Kathie Whitworth wins LPGA St Petersburg Orange Blossom Golf Open
  • Mar 23 30th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats NC 78-55

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 24 Mickey Wright wins Port Malabar Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Mar 30 122nd Grand National: Brian Fletcher aboard Red Alligator wins
  • Mar 31 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Palm Beach County Golf Open