This week in sports history…
1822 – The city of Boston, MA was incorporated.
1983 – Northampton, MA – The first women’s collegiate basketball game was played at Smith College.
1904 – A patent was issued for a “baseball catcher”.
1934 – The first Masters Golf Championship began in Augusta, GA.
1953 – The Boston Celtics beat Syracuse Nationals (111-105) in four overtimes to eliminate them from the Eastern Division Semifinals.