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Events in Sport in April 1925

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 5 Yankees whip Dodgers in exhibition 16-9 but Babe Ruth collapses in NC due to an ulcer

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Apr 9 Babe Ruth rushed to hospital
  • Apr 14 First regular-season Chicago Cubs game broadcast on radio (WGN) by caller Quin Ryan; Cubs beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-2
  • Apr 15 NHL's NY Americans (formerly Hamilton Tigers) 1st game, lose 3-1
  • Apr 17 NY Yankee Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery
  • Apr 20 29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor in 2:33:00.6
  • Apr 21 No baseball games played in NL due to Charles Ebbets' funeral