Events in Sport in April 1912

  • Apr 1 Greek athlete Konstantinos Tsiklitiras breaks the world record -in standing long jump jumping 3.47 metres.
  • Apr 9 1st exhibition baseball game at Fenway Park (Red Sox vs Harvard)
  • Apr 16 Pirates turn a rare 5-3-7 doubleplay (left fielder covers 2nd base)
  • Apr 19 16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of NY in 2:21:18.2
  • Apr 20 Fenway Park officially opens, Red Sox beat NY Highlanders 7-6 in 11
  • Apr 20 Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens, Tigers beat Cleve Indians 6-5
  • Apr 26 1st homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox)