April 1924 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 10 Tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play
  • Apr 11 1st men's college swimming championships begin
  • Apr 19 28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2
  • Apr 27 Antwerp soccer tie Belgium-Netherlands 1-1

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 4 Gil Hodges, American baseball player and manager (Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Mets), born in Princeton, Indiana (d. 1972)

MLB First Baseman Gil Hodges
MLB First Baseman
Gil Hodges
  • Apr 23 Chuck Harmon, American baseball player
  • Apr 29 Al Balding, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1952), born in Toronto, Ontario

Deaths in Sport

  • Apr 16 Jack Board, cricket wicket-keeper (Eng in 6 Tests 1898-1906), dies
  • Apr 24 George Street, English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies