March 1959 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 9 of 9

1st - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Golden Triangle Festival Golf Tournament
3rd - SF Giant's rename their stadium Candlestick Park
8th - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
10th - Dorothy Comiskey Rigney, sells 54% of White Sox to Bill Veeck
15th - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
18th - Boston Celtic's Bill Sharman begins record of 56 straight free-throws
21st - 21st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: California beats W Va 71-70
22nd - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Nehi Golf Tournament
29th - Wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 15 of 15

2nd - Laura Hurlbut, LPGA golfer
3rd - Romeo Zondervan, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
7th - Thomas Edward Lehman, Austin MN, PGA golfer (1994 Memorial Tournament)
13th - Dirk Wellham, cricketer (century on NSW debut & Australian debut )
15th - Eliot Teltscher, California, tennis player (US Davis Cup team)
15th - Harold Baines, Easton MD, outfielder (Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers)
17th - Brian Douglas Jones, Auckland NZ, tornado class yachter (Olympics-96)
17th - Danny Ainge, NBA coach (Phoenix Suns)
20th - Dale Reid, Ladybank Scotland, LPGA golfer (European Solheim Cup team)
24th - Renaldo Nehemiah, US, hurdler (110m at 12.93)/NFLer (SF 49ers)
25th - Vince Guerra, jockey
26th - David Delong, Portland Ore, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 BC Open)
28th - Petra Delhees, Jauch Switzertand, tennis star
29th - Brad McCrimmon, Dodsland, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
30th - Daniel Seifried, Kitchener Ont, Canadia Tour golfer (1981 Thunder Bay)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 1 of 1

28th - James Neblett, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935), dies


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