April 12, 1954 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 8th NBA Championship: Min Lakers beat Syracuse Nationals, 4 games to 3

Sport awardGolf Major

US Masters Golf, Augusta: Sam Snead wins his third and final Masters by 1 in an 18-hole playoff with Ben Hogan

Golfer Sam Snead
Sam Snead
Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan

Birthdays in Sport

  • Marvin Johnson, American middleweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Deaths in Sport

  • Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/sports-organizer, dies at 89