April 1933 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 13 Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3 games to 1
  • Apr 17 Chicago Bears win their 1st NFL Game beating NY Giants 23-21
  • Apr 19 37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:31:01.6
  • Apr 23 Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal
  • Apr 24 1st major league to get 4 consecutive doubles in 9 inn (Dick Bartell)
  • Apr 25 NY Yankee Russ Van Atta shuts out Washington Senators 16-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 4 Bill France, Jr., NASCAR pioneer, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2007)
  • Apr 5 Larry Felser, American sports columnist, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2013)
  • Apr 10 Ron Murphy, Canadian NHL player (New York Rangers), born in Ontario, Canada (d. 2014)
  • Apr 19 Harold "Dickie" Bird, English cricketer (noted England Test umpire)
  • Apr 24 Alan Eagleson, Canadian ice hockey agent and promoter, born in St. Catharines, Canada
  • Apr 29 Edwin "Ed" Charles, American MLB third baseman (Miracle Mets-1969), born in Daytona Beach, Florida (d. 2018)

Deaths in Sport

  • Apr 2 K S Ranjitsinhji, cricketer (989 Test runs, 1st-class avg 56), dies

Person of interestTim Keefe

Apr 23 Tim Keefe, US Major League Baseball pitcher, dies at 76

Major League Baseball Pitcher Tim Keefe
Major League Baseball Pitcher
Tim Keefe