Sports Stars Born in April 1897

  • Apr 1 Doc Alexander, American College Football Hall of Fame guard (Syracuse; All Pro 1921, 22; Rochester Jeffersons; NFL C'ship 1925; NY Giants), born in Silver Creek, New York (d. 1975)
  • Apr 10 Ross Youngs, American Baseball HOF right fielder (World Series 1921, 22; NY Giants), born in Shiner, Texas (d. 1927)

Eddie EaganEddie Eagan (1897-1967)

Apr 26 American boxer (Olympic gold light heavyweight 1920) and bobsledder (Olympic gold 4-man 1932), born in Denver, Colorado