May 1902 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • May 3 28th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Winkfield on Alan-a-Dale wins in 2:08.75
  • May 22 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6
  • May 27 27th Preakness: L Jackson aboard Old England wins in 1:45.8
  • May 31 Australia Cricket all out 36 v England, Edgbaston, their lowest ever

Birthdays in Sport

  • May 7 Sal Gliatto, American baseball player, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • May 8 Milford "Curly" Page, cricketer (NZ bat early 1930's, All Black half)
  • May 21 Earl Averill, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians), born in Snohomish, Washington (d. 1983)
  • May 22 Al Simmons, American baseball outfielder (A's), lifetime batting avg of .334 (d. 1956), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin