April 1932 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 9 Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs beat New York Rangers, 6-4 for 3-0 series sweep; Toronto's first SC as the Maple Leafs
  • Apr 13 Kozakken Boys soccer team forms in Werkendam forms
  • Apr 18 36th Boston Marathon won by German runner Paul de Bruyn in 2:33:36.4

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 2 Mahmood Hussain, Pakistani cricket swing bowler (68 wkts in 27 Tests), born in Lahore, Punjab, British India (d. 1991)
  • Apr 4 Bapu Nadkarni, Indian cricketer (economical Indian slow left-armer 1956-68), born in Nashik, Bombay, British India
  • Apr 10 Mae Faggs Starr, American athlete, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1952), born in Mays Landing, New Jersey (d. 2000)
  • Apr 16 Imre Polyák, Hungarian featherweight (Olympic gold 1964), born in Kecskemét, Hungary (d. 2010)
  • Apr 19 Andrea Mead-Lawrence, American alpine skier (2 Olympic gold 1952), born in Rutland, Vermont (d. 2009)
  • Apr 21 Angela Mortimer, British tennis player, French C'ships 1955, Australian C'ships 1958, Wimbledon 1961), born in Plymouth, England
  • Apr 24 Vladimir Yengibaryan, Armenian welterweight boxer (Olympic gold, 1956), born in Yerevan, Armenia (d. 2013)
  • Apr 25 Lia Manoliu, Romanian discus thrower (Olympic gold 1968), born in Chişinău, Romania (d. 1998)
  • Apr 25 Meadowlark Lemon, American basketball star (Harlem Globetrotters), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Apr 27 Charles Adkins, American light welterweight boxer (Olympic gold 1952), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 1993)
  • Apr 27 Chuck Knox, American NFL coach (Rams, Bills, Seahawks), born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)

Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 30 Australian Test cricket batsman Don Bradman (23) weds Jessie Martha Menzies at St Paul's Anglican Church in Burwood, Sydney

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Deaths in Sport

  • Apr 26 Bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies