On This Day

Deaths in Sport in April 1925

  • Apr 18 Charles Ebbets, American sports executive (co-owner of Brooklyn Dodgers 1897-1902), dies at 65
  • Apr 20 Herbert Lawford, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1887; first exponent of topspin), dies at 73
  • Apr 29 Edward J. McKeever, American baseball executive (co-owner Brooklyn Dodgers), dies of influenza at 66