Events in Sport in April 1946

  • Apr 5 100th Grand National: Capt. Robert Petre aboard Lovely Cottage wins
  • Apr 7 10th Masters Golf Tournament: Herman Keiser wins, shooting a 282
  • Apr 9 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
  • Apr 13 Eddie Klepp, a white pitcher signed by defending Negro League champ Cleveland Buckeyes, is barred from field in Birmingham, Alabama

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Apr 18 Jackie Robinson debuts as 2nd baseman for the Montreal Royals

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
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Jackie Robinson
  • Apr 20 1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs
  • Apr 20 50th Boston Marathon won by Stylianos Kyriakides of Greece in 2:29:27
  • Apr 23 Brooklyn Dodger Ed Head no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0
  • Apr 30 Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller's 2nd career MLB no-hitter; beats New York Yankees, 1-0