April 1934 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 10 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 3 games to 1
  • Apr 17 New Fenway Park opens, Washington Senators beat Red Sox 6-5
  • Apr 19 38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8
  • Apr 21 Moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game
  • Apr 28 Soccer team Blue White '34 forms
  • Apr 29 Pittsburgh is last major league city to play a home game on a Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 1 Rod Kanehl, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • Apr 2 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), born in Sheffield, England (d. 1997)
  • Apr 3 Jim Parker, American football player, NFL guard and tackle (Baltimore Colts), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 2005)
  • Apr 6 Antonius Geesink, Holland, judo (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Apr 12 Heinz Schneiter, Swiss football player and manager, born in Thun, Switzerland (d. 2017)
  • Apr 14 Bruce Pairaudeau, cricketer (WI opening bat in 13 Tests, 115 on debut)
  • Apr 21 Martin Horton, cricketer, England off-spin all rounder, 2 Tests 1959)
  • Apr 25 Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer
  • Apr 29 Luis Aparicio, Venezuelan baseball player