On This Day

May 1862 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • May 15 First baseball enclosure opens at Union Grounds, Brooklyn

Birthdays in Sport

  • May 23 William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player who lived to 99
  • May 28 Henry Slocum, American tennis player (US Nationals 1888-89), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1949)