April 1923 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 3 2 "Black Sox" sue White Sox (unsuccessfully) for back salary
  • Apr 17 Longest NL opening game, Phillies & Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14
  • Apr 19 27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4
  • Apr 28 Wembley Stadium opens - Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 10 John Watkins, South African cricketer (South African all-rounder in 15 Tests 49-57), born in Durban, Natal, South Africa
  • Apr 14 Roberto DeVicenzo, Argentine golfer
  • Apr 17 Solly Hemus, American baseball player, born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2017)
  • Apr 24 Gus Bodnar, Canadian NHL center (NHL record 3 assists in 21 seconds 1952), born in Fort William, Ontario (d. 2005)
  • Apr 30 Alan Wharton, cricketer (England batsman once v NZ 1949, scored 7 & 13)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 30 Golfer champion Walter Hagen (30) weds Edna Straus at the Hotel Biltmore in New York

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