April 1964 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 5 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA St Petersburg Women's Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Major

Apr 12 28th Masters Golf Tournament: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 276

  • Apr 12 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Baton Rouge Ladies' Golf Open Invitational
  • Apr 17 1st game at Shea Stadium, NY Mets lose to Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-3
  • Apr 20 68th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:19:59
  • Apr 21 Pirates & Cubs combine for 9 HRs, Pirates win 8-5
  • Apr 23 Houston Colt 45s Ken Johnson becomes 1st major league pitcher to lose a 9 inning no-hitter, Reds win 1-0
  • Apr 25 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 3
  • Apr 26 18th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 1
  • Apr 26 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 1 John Morris, British cricketer (England right-hand batsman v India 1990), born Crewe, Cheshire, England
  • Apr 1 Kevin Duckworth, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Apr 1 Scott Stevens, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team Canada), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Apr 1 Erik Breukink, Dutch cyclist and manager
  • Apr 2 Pete Incaviglia, Major League Baseball left fielder, born in Monterey, California
  • Apr 3 Ajay Sharma, Indian cricketer (Indian spin all-rounder played one Test 1988), born in Delhi, India
  • Apr 3 Bjarne Riis, Danish cyclist, born in Herning, Denmark
  • Apr 4 Gregory Thomas Kraft, PGA golfer (1993 Walt Disney-2nd), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 4 Paul Parker, English soccer player, born in West Ham, Essex
  • Apr 4 Branco [Cláudio Ibrahim Vaz Leal], Brazilian footballer and coach, born in Bagé, Brazil
  • Apr 5 Martha Faulconer,golfer (1993 ShopRite LPGA-5th), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 5 Robert "Bob" Kaehler, Burlingame California, rower (Olympic 5th 1992, 96)
  • Apr 6 Bill Brooks, American NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts, Buffalo Bills), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 7 Helen Wadsworth, S Wales, golfer (Curtis Cup 1990)
  • Apr 7 Joe Durant, American professional golfer (2001 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Apr 8 Valinda Hilleary, Littleton Co, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1993)
  • Apr 8 Lisa Guerrero, American sports broadcaster
  • Apr 8 John McGinlay, Scottish footballer
  • Apr 9 Shane Robinson, Adelaide SA, Australian golfer
  • Apr 9 Rob Awalt, American football player
  • Apr 10 Manon Bollegraf, Dutch tennis star (semi 1996 Aust doubles), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
  • Apr 11 Bret Saberhagen, American baseball player (Kansas City Royals), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Apr 12 Mike Macfarlane, American baseball catcher (KC Royals), born in Stockton, California
  • Apr 13 Davis Milton Love III, PGA golfer (1987 MCI Heritage), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Apr 13 Doug Strange, infielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Apr 13 Jose Rijo, pitcher (NY Yankees, Cincinnati Reds)
  • Apr 14 Allen James, 50K walker (Olympics 24th-92, 96), born in Sacramento, California
  • Apr 14 Greg Battle, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Apr 14 Jim Grabb, tennis star, born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Apr 15 Nadeem Abbasi, cricketer (three Tests for Pakistan v India 1989)
  • Apr 17 Ken Daneyko, Windsor, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils)
  • Apr 19 Harris Barton, NFL tackle (SF 49ers)
  • Apr 19 Scott Kamienicki, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Apr 20 John Carney, American football placekicker (San Diego Chargers), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Apr 20 Paul Nobes, Australian cricketer (prolific opening batsman for Victoria & SA), born in Heidelberg West, Victoria, Australia
  • Apr 21 Ludmila Engquist, Russian-born Swedish athlete
  • Apr 22 Bob McCann, NBA forward (Washington Bullets)
  • Apr 23 Martin Lopez-Zubero, Spanish backstroke swimmer (world record 200m)
  • Apr 25 Jackie Campbell, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-5th-1993), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 25 Jamie Siddons, cricketer (Victorian & SA batsman ODI for Aust 1988)
  • Apr 27 Paul Osbaldiston, CFL kicker (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Oldham, England
  • Apr 28 Barry Larkin, infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 28 Mark Hager, Australian field hockey forward/capt (Olympic 4th 1988, 96)
  • Apr 30 Ian Healy, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian since 1988)
  • Apr 30 Jeff Reboulet, infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Dayton, Ohio

Deaths in Sport

  • Apr 14 Bert McGirr, cricketer (2 Tests for NZ, 51 runs), dies
  • Apr 19 Cyril Merry, cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies
  • Apr 20 Eddie Dyer, baseball player (b. 1899)