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
Golfer
Sam Snead

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Apr 12 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Houston Weathervane Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • 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 Patty Berg wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open
  • Apr 28 St Louis Browns lend 2 black minor leaguers to Hankyu Braves of Japan

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Apr 30 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Stockton Golf Open

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs