Events in Sport in April 1952

  • Apr 5 106th Grand National: Arthur P. Thompson aboard Teal wins

Sport awardGolf Major

Apr 6 US Masters Golf, Augusta: Sam Snead wins his second green jacket by 4 strokes over Jack Burke, Jr.

Golfer Sam Snead
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Sam Snead
  • Apr 15 Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep Montreal Canadiens in 4 games
  • Apr 19 56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53
  • Apr 25 6th NBA Championship: Minneapolis Lakers beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3
  • Apr 26 Patty Berg scores 64, best competitive round of golf by a woman
  • Apr 28 St Louis Browns lend 2 black minor leaguers to Hankyu Braves of Japan