This week in sports history

April 10, 1962 – N.Y. Yankee Mickey Mantle hits his 375th homerun

April 11, 1966 – Emmett Ashford becomes first black Major League umpire 

April 12, 1940 – NFL cuts clipping penalty from 25 yards to 15 yards
April 13, 1997 – 21-year-old Tiger Woods wins the 61st Golf Masters Championship with a score of 270 (18 under par)
April 14, 1994 – N.J. Devils end best regular season, a 47-25-12 record, for 106 points
April 15, 1974 – 78th Boston Marathon won by Neil Cusack of Ireland in 2:13:39
April 16, 1953 – British Royal Yacht Britannia launched by Queen Elizabeth II
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