Today's Events in Sport History

Events in Sport for Tuesday 26th May 2015

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1874 - 2nd Preakness: William Donohue aboard Culpepper wins in 2:56.5
1883 - 11th Preakness: G Barbee aboard Jacobus wins in 2:42.5
1896 - 1st American intercollegiate bicycle race, Manhattan Beach NY
1898 - 32nd Belmont: F Littlefield aboard Bowling Brook wins in 2:32
1907 - Chicago White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits NY Highlanders, 8-1 in 5 inning game
1917 - Walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field
1923 - 1st Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance is run
1925 - Babe Ruth is finally out of bed, 5 weeks after ulcer surgery
1925 - Tigers' Ty Cobb is 1st to collect 1,000 extra-base hits (ends 1,139)
1933 - Phillies Chuck Klein hits for cycle vs St Louis Cards
1946 - 2-for-42 & hitting .048 for 1946, Mel Ott stops playing baseball
1956 - Reds' John Klippstein, Hershel Freemman & Joe Blacks no-hitter, broken up with 2 outs in 10th & lose to Braves in 11th, 2-1
1957 - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Land of Sky Golf Open
1963 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1968 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1972 - Joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for Heavyweight boxing title
1973 - Chicago White Sox beat Cleve Indians, 6-3, in 21 inn (game complete 5/28)
1974 - Joanne Carner wins Hoosier LPGA Golf Classic
1974 - Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford wins in 3:09:10.094 (255.224 km/h)
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Joe FrazierBoxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier 1975 - Tennis game in Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes
1980 - Dietmar Mogenburg of West Germany ties High Jump record at 7'8"
1980 - Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st NLer to record 6, 1-hitters
1982 - Aston Villa of England win 27th European Cup Winner's Cup against Bayern Munich of West Germany 1-0 in Rotterdam
1983 - 29th Walker Cup: US, 13½ - 10½
1983 - LA Lakers set NBA playoff game record of fewest free throws
1985 - Indianapolis 500: Danny Sullivan wins by 24 seconds following a spin
1985 - Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
1988 - Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games
1990 - Philadelphia Phillies retire Mike Schmidt's uniform #20
1991 - Betsy King wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
1996 - Laura Davies wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game
1996 - Rosie Jones wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
1996 - Indianapolis 500: Buddy Lazier wins in 3:22:45.753 (238.112 km/h)
1997 - Sammy Sosa (Cubs) & Tony Womack (Pirates) hit inside the park HRs
MLB Outfielder Sammy SosaMLB Outfielder Sammy Sosa 2002 - Indianapolis 500: Hélio Castroneves wins in 3:00:10.871 (267.954 km/h)
2013 - Golfer Matteo Manassero wins the BMW PGA Championship
2013 - Indianapolis 500: Tony Kanaan wins in 2:40:03.4181 (301.644 km/h)

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