April 1886 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 6 "Smokey" Joe Williams, American Baseball HOF pitcher (NgL, Mexico, Caribbean 1905-32; no-hitter 1919 NY Lincoln Giants), born in Seguin, Texas (d. 1951)
  • Apr 7 Ed Lafitte, American baseball player (d. 1971)

Jim BarnesJim Barnes (1886-1966)

Apr 8 English golfer (PGA C'ship 1916, 19; US Open 1921, British Open 1925; World Golf HOF), born in Lelant, Cornwall, England