April 1927 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 13 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, in 2 games & 2 ties

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Apr 15 Babe Ruth hits 1st of 60 HRs of season (off A's Howard Ehmke)

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Apr 19 31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:40:22.2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 2 Billy Pierce, pitcher (Chicago White Sox) seven time all star
  • Apr 2 Carmen Basilio, American boxer, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 2 Ferenc Pusk├ís, Hungarian footballer (d. 2006)
  • Apr 18 Jim De Courcy, cricketer (in Newcastle Australian batsman 1953)
  • Apr 24 Josy Barthel, Luxembourg, 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Apr 29 Dorothy Manley, England, 100m sprint (Olympic silver 1948)
  • Apr 30 Lars Hall, Swedish pentathelete (Olympic gold 1952)

Deaths in Sport

  • Apr 10 Ivo Bligh, cricketer (8th Earl of Darnley, 4 Tests 1882-83), dies