May 1910 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • May 7 35th Preakness: R Estep aboard Layminster wins in 1:40.6
  • May 10 36th Kentucky Derby: Fred Herbert aboard Donau wins in 2:06.4
  • May 12 Philadelphia Athletic's "Chief Bender" no-hits Cleveland Indians, 4-0
  • May 30 44th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Sweep wins in 2:22

Birthdays in Sport

  • May 1 Cliff Battles, Pro/College Football Halls of Fame halfback (Boston Braves/Redskins, Washington Redskins), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1981)
  • May 2 Laurie Nash, Australian cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia), born in Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia (d. 1986)
  • May 9 P E Palia, cricketer (appeared in India's 1st Test-Lord's 1932)
  • May 19 Alan Melville, cricketer (graceful South African batsman 1938-49)
  • May 30 Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete (d. 1978)