Events in Sport in April 1913

  • Apr 4 75th Grand National: Percy Woodland wins aboard 100/9 chance Covertcoat; owner Sir Charles Assheton-Smith's 2nd straight GN victory and 3rd overall
  • Apr 9 Brooklyn Superbas' (later Dodgers) Ebbets Field opens; visiting Philadelphia Phillies win, 1-0
  • Apr 10 New York Highlanders play first MLB game as the New York Yankees; lose to the Washington Senators, 2-1 at Griffith Stadium

Sports History

Apr 10 President Woodrow Wilson throws out 1st ball, Senators beat Yankees 2-1

  • Apr 21 17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson in 2:25:14.8