May 1881 in Sport

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Events in Sport

  • May 17 7th Kentucky Derby: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hindoo wins in 2:40
  • May 21 US Nation Lawn Tennis Association forms
  • May 27 9th Preakness: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:40.5

Birthdays in Sport

  • May 11 Al Cabrera, Spanish-born Cuban baseball player (d. 1964)
  • May 14 Ed Walsh, American baseball pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82)