May 1920 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 9 of 9

1st - Babe Ruth's 1st Yankee HR & 50th of career, out of Polo Grounds
1st - Brooklyn Dodgers tie Boston Braves, 1-1, in 26 innings
2nd - 1st game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis
8th - 46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09
14th - Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 300th game vs Detroit
15th - Soccer team ADO '20 forms in Heemskerk
18th - 46th Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 1:51.6
20th - Policemen raid the Cubs' bleachers & arrest 24 fans for gambling
31st - Indianapolis 500: Gaston Chevrolet wins in 5:38:31.901 (142.617 km/h)

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 4 of 4

17th - Lydia Wideman, Finland, 10K cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1952)
20th - Betty Driver, actress (Penny Paradise)
26th - Jack Cheetham, cricketer (South African batsman, Test capt early 50's)
31st - Edward Bennett Williams, lawyer/team owner (Redskins, Balt Orioles)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 1 of 1

17th - Maitland Hathorn, cricketer (325 runs in 12 Tests S Afr 1901-11), dies


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