April 1969 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Events 1 - 18 of 18

1st - Seattle Pilots trade minor league outfielder Lou Piniella to Royals
2nd - Milwaukee Bucks sign (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Lew Alcindor)
7th - Dodgers' Bill Singer is credited with 1st official save, against Reds
7th - Ted Williams begins managing Wash Senators, they lose to Yanks 8-4
8th - 1st Baseball game in Canada - Mont Expos beats NY Mets 10-9
8th - Expansion teams Royals, Expos, Padres & Pilots win their 1st games
9th - Chic Cub Billy Williams hits 4 consecutive doubles beat Phillies 11-3
12th - Simon & Garfunkel releases "Boxer"
13th - 33rd Masters Golf Tournament: George Archer wins, shooting a 281
14th - 1st major league baseball game outside US played (Montreal Canada)
17th - Mont Expos Bill Stoneman no-hits Phillies, 7-0
20th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
21st - 73rd Boston Marathon: Yoshiaki Unetani of Japan 1st man in 2:13:49 and Sara Mae Berman of United States 1st woman in 3:22:46
22nd - Joe Frazier KOs Dave Zyglewick in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Joe FrazierBoxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier 22nd - Robin Knox-Johnston ends 312 day non-stop sailing
23rd - LA Laker Jerry West scores 53 points
27th - Carol Mann wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational
30th - Cin Red Jim Maloney 3rd no-hitter beats Houston Astros, 10-0

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 67 of 67

1st - Andrew Vlahov, Australian basketball forward (Olympics-1988, 92, 96)
1st - Arnaud Boetsch, Meulam France, tennis star (1985 European Junior)
1st - Frank Castillo, El Paso TX, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), (d. 2013)
1st - John Forest, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
1st - Kevin Dean, Madison, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils)
2nd - Yj Nagata, [Yuji], wrestler (NJPW)
3rd - David Morland, North Bay Ont, golfer (1992 Trafalgar Rookie of Year)
3rd - Reid Hayston Hamilton, NZ, beach volleyball player (Olympics-96)
3rd - Rodney Hampton, NFL running back (NY Giants)
4th - Anthony Tucker, NBA forward (NY Knicks)
4th - Carlos Reyes, pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Miami, Florida
4th - Dennis de Nooijer, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
4th - Gerard de Nooijer, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
6th - Andy Harmon, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
6th - Bret Boone, El Cajon CA, infielder (Cin Reds)
6th - Brian Williams, NBA center/forward (Detroit Pistons, LA Clippers)
7th - Clark Sheehan, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Denver, Colorado
7th - Jeremy Lincoln, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
7th - Peggy Clasen, St Paul Minn, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
7th - Ricky Bones, Salinas Puerto Rico, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers, NY Yanks)
7th - Ricky Watters, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles)
8th - Steve Jackson, NFL cornerback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
9th - Amy Feng, Tianjin China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)
9th - Karl Krikken, cricketer (Derbyshire 1989-, wicketkeeper)
9th - Timothy Young, Phila, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)
10th - Dennis Vial, Sault Ste-Marie Ca, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
10th - Wayne Lammle, WLAF kicker/punter (Scotland Claymores)
10th - Ekaterini Koffa, Greek sprinter
11th - Gavin Briant, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993)
11th - J Nick Adamson, Freeport Bahamas, US laser yachter (Olymp-21st-1996)
11th - Janeth Arcain, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
11th - Jesse Campbell, NFL safety (NY Giants, Washington Redskins)
12th - Michael Jackson, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
14th - Brad Ausmus, New Haven CT, catcher (Detroit Tigers)
14th - Brad Pennington, Salem IN, pitcher (California Angels)
14th - David Archibald, Chilliwack, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)
14th - Mark Macon, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
14th - Tim Roberts, NFL defensive end (NE Patriots)
15th - Chris Smith,Nike golfer (1993 BC Open-8th), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
15th - Jeromy Burnitz, Westminster CA, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)
15th - Michael Jones, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders, St Louis Rams)
15th - Phillippi Sparks, NFL cornerback (NY Giants)
16th - Fernando Vina, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Sacramento, California
18th - Vladimir Tsyplakov, Inta Russia, NHL left wing (LA Kings, Belarus 1998)
20th - John van Halst, soccer player (FC Twente)
21st - Conrad Clarks, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
21st - Dwight Hollier, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
22nd - Bobby Olive, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
22nd - Roger Jones, NFL center (Cin Bengals)
22nd - Dion Dublin, English footballer
23rd - Nadeem Shahid, cricketer
23rd - Yelena Shushunova, Russian gymnast
24th - Elias Atmatsidis, Greek footballer
25th - Darren Woodson, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
25th - Gavin Bruk-Jackson, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1993)
25th - Marisa Pedulla, Bellefonte PA, half-lightweight judoka (Olympics-96)
25th - Nir Shental, Israel, Men's 470 yachter (Oly-15th-1996)
25th - Sanjeeva Ranatunga, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman 1994- )
25th - Travis Fryman, Lexington KY, infielder (Detroit Tigers)
25th - Joe Buck, American sports broadcaster
27th - Brett Steven, Bermuda, NZ tennis player (Olympics-96)
27th - Francine "Frankie" McRae, Australian softball outfielder (Oly-br-96)
27th - Tyrone Rodgers, CFL defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
27th - Grahame Cheney, Australian boxer
28th - Merlelynn Lange-Harris, basketball center (Oly-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
29th - Arthur Marshall, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
30th - Dexter Rogers, St Petersburg Fla, volleyball opposite hitter (Oly-96)

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