On This Day

May 1, 1901 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Chicago White Sox outfielder Herm McFarland hits first grand slam in American League history in 19-9 win at home against Detroit; Tigers commit 12 errors

Birthdays in Sport

  • Slats Gill, Basketball Hall of Fame coach (36 seasons Oregon State 1928-64), born in Salem, Oregon (d. 1966)