On This Day in Sport for April 14

Events in Sport

  • 1904 NY Highlanders' future Baseball HOF pitcher Jack Chesbro's first of 41 wins this season; pitches complete game and beats Boston Americans, 8-2 at Hilltop Park, NYC
  • 1910 US President William Howard Taft begins tradition of throwing ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day of baseball season
  • 1917 Chicago White Sox pitcher Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0
  • 1925 First regular-season Chicago Cubs game broadcast on radio (WGN) by caller Quin Ryan; Cubs beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-2
  • 1928 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: In only their 2nd season in the NHL, New York Rangers beat Montreal Maroons, 2-1 for a 3-2 series win
  • 1931 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 2-0 for a 3-2 series win; Canadiens' back-to-back Championships
  • 1941 45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson in 2:30:38; his third victory in the event
  • 1948 Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Toronto Maple Leafs go back-to-back with a 7-2 win over Detroit Red Wings for a 4-0 series sweep
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Weddings in Sport

  • 1935 PGA golfer Ben Hogan (22) weds Valerie Fox in Cleburne, Texas
  • 1950 American minor league pitcher and future Dodgers' manager Tommy Lasorda (22) weds Joan Miller in South Carolina
  • 2007 Supermodel Esther Canadas (30) weds MotoGP rider Sete Gibernau (34) in Spain

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