Events in Sport in April 1971

  • Apr 3 125th Grand National: John Cook aboard Specify wins
  • Apr 7 Dismissal of Curt Flood's suit against baseball is upheld by
  • Apr 10 1st baseball game at Phila's Veterans Stadium, Phils beat Expos 4-1
  • Apr 10 US table tennis team arrives in People's Republic of China
  • Apr 11 35th Masters Golf Tournament: Charles Coody wins, shooting a 279

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Apr 18 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Raleigh Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Apr 19 75th Boston Marathon: Alvaro Mejia of Colombia 1st man in 2:18:45 and Sara Mae Berman of United States 1st woman in 3:08:30
  • Apr 25 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
  • Apr 30 25th NBA Championship: Milwaukee beat Balt Bullets in 4 games