Events in Sport in May 1969

  • 1st Houston Don Wilson 2nd no-hitter beats Cincinnati Reds, 4-0
  • 1st Leonard Tose buys NFL Philadelphia Eagles for $16,155,000
  • 3rd 95th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack on Majestic Prince wins in 2:01.8
  • 4th Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
  • 4th Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games
  • 5th 23rd NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
  • 7th 2nd ABA championship: Oakland Oaks beat Indiana Pacers, 4 games to 1
  • 11th Carol Mann wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
  • 17th 94th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Majestic Prince wins in 1:55.6
  • 17th Balt, Cleve & Pitts agree to go from NFC to AFC in NFL
  • 18th Sandra Haynie wins LPGA St Louis Women's Golf Invitational
  • 21st Slovan Bratislava of Czechoslovakia win 9th European Cup Winner's Cup against FC Barcelona of Spain 3-2 in Basel

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21st After 9,015 at bats Hank Aaron is lifted for a pinch hitter, Mike Lum, who doubled in a 15-3 victory over NY Mets

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

Sport awardGolf Tournament

25th Mickey Wright wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 28th 13th European Cup: Milan beats Ajax 4-1 at Madrid
  • 30th Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:08:33.6) at Antwerp

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30th Indianapolis 500: Mario Andretti wins in 3:11:14.689 (252.453 km/h)

Racing Car Driver Mario Andretti
Racing Car Driver
Mario Andretti