On This Day

April 18, 1942 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 3-1 for a 4-3 series win; Toronto recovers after losing first 3 games

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jochen Rindt, Austrian auto racer (posthumous World F1 title 1970), born in Mainz, Germany (d. 1970)
  • Steve Blass, American professional baseball player, born in Canaan, Connecticut
1942 in Sport