April 1938 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 8 of 8

1st - Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown, NY
1st - Joe Louis KOs Harry Thomas in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
4th - 5th Golf Masters Championship: Henry Picard wins, shooting a 285
12th - Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3 games to 1
19th - 42nd Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:35:34.8
24th - Lindenheuvel soccer team forms
30th - Bradman scores 258 Aust v Worcs, 293 mins, 33 fours 1 five
30th - The first televised FA Cup Final takes place between Huddersfield Town and Preston North End.

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 9 of 9

2nd - Whirlaway, American thoroughbred racehorse, 1941 Triple Crown Winner (d. 1953)
4th - A Bartlett Giamatti, Boston, pres of Yale/baseball commish (1989)
5th - Colin Bland, cricketer (South African bat Maybe the best cover field)
8th - Mohammad Farooq, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 7 Tests 1960-65)
10th - Don Meredith, Mount Vernon Texas, NFL QB (Cowboys)/Mon Night Football
16th - Rich Rollins, American baseballer
20th - Bernard Malivoire, France, cox pair (Olympic-gold-1952)
20th - Betty Cuthbert, Australia 100m/200m/400m dash (Olympic-gold-1956, 64)
22nd - Alan Bond, tycoon/yachtsman

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 3 of 3

4th - Cyril Christiani, cricket wicket keep (WI 1935), dies of malaria at 24
8th - Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (took 2-99 lefty in test for S Af), dies
16th - Steve Bloomer, English footballer (b. 1874)


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