Events in Sport in April 1973

  • Apr 1 Betsy Cullen wins LPGA Alamo Ladies Golf Classic
  • Apr 5 NFL adopts jersey numbering system (ie QBs, 1-19)

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Apr 6 Roberto Clemente Day, Pirates retire his #

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente
  • Apr 7 Doug Walters' best Test Cricket bowling, 5-66 v WI Georgetown
  • Apr 9 37th Masters Golf Tournament: Tommy Aaron wins, shooting a 283

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Apr 15 2nd Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Apr 17 77th Boston Marathon: Jon Anderson of United States 1st man in 2:16:03 and Jacqueline Hansen of United States 1st woman in 3:05:59
  • Apr 27 KC Royal Steve Busby no-hits Detroit Tigers, 3-0
  • Apr 29 Gloria Ehret wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
  • Apr 30 Women's tennis groups end disputes over sanctioning tournaments