On This Day

Events in Sport in April 1923

  • Apr 3 2 "Black Sox" sue White Sox (unsuccessfully) for back salary

Sport awardBoston Marathon

Apr 16 27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar in 2:23:37.4 for second straight year; 3rd race victory

Marathon Runner Clarence DeMar
Marathon Runner
Clarence DeMar
  • Apr 17 Longest NL opening game, Phillies & Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14
  • Apr 18 74,000 (62,281 paid) on hand for opening of Yankee Stadium
  • Apr 28 Wembley Stadium opens - Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup)