Events in Sport in May 1969

  • 1st Houston Don Wilson 2nd no-hitter beats Cin 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

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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