May 1, 1901 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Chicago White Sox outfielder Herm McFarland hits the first grand slam in American League history in a 19-9 win at home against Detroit. The Tigers committed 12 errors

Birthdays in Sport

  • Slats Gill, Basketball Hall of Fame coach (36 seasons Oregon State), born in Salem, Oregon (d. 1966)