May 1938 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 11 of 11

5th - Phillies Harold Kelleher faces 16 batters in 6th, as Cubs score 12 runs, both marks are NL records off one hurler in a single inning
7th - 64th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Lawrin wins in 2:04.8
14th - 64th Preakness: Maurice Peters aboard Dauber wins in 1:59.8
14th - England soccer team beats Nazi-Germany, 6-3
16th - In cricket Bradman scores 278 Aust v MCC, 349 mins, 35 fours 1 six
21st - Don Bradman scores 143 Austalia v Surrey, 198 mins, 11 fours
22nd - Dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field
27th - Bradman scores his 1000th cricket run of English season, earliest to do so
30th - Yanks sweep Red Sox 10-0 & 5-4 in front of 83,533 at Yankee Stadium
30th - Indianapolis 500: Floyd Roberts wins in 4:15:58.362 (188.615 km/h)
31st - Bill Edrich scores his 1,000th run of cricket season, all at Lord's

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 10 of 10

3rd - Chris Cannizzaro, American baseball player
7th - Johnny Caldwell, Ireland, flyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1956)
8th - Javed Burki, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 25 Tests 1960-69)
10th - Manuel Santana, tennis player (US Open 1965)
10th - Merritt Ranew, baseball player
20th - Christina Bass-Kaiser, 3K Dutch speed skater (Olympic-gold-1972)
24th - Glen Hall, cricket leg-spinner (South African in one Test v England 1964)
25th - Ludmil Buldakova, USSR, Volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1972)
28th - Jerry West, West Virginia, NBA superstar (LA Lakers, Olympic-gold-1960)
29th - Francis Thomas (Fay) Vincent, baseball commissioner

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 1 of 1

10th - Percy McAlister, cricketer (8 Tests, punches Clem Hill in 1912), dies


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