On This Day

May 11, 1924 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jackie Milburn, English soccer star (Newcastle United)
  • Tim Flock, American auto racer (Winston Cup 1952, 55), born in Fort Payne, Alabama (d. 1998)

Deaths in Sport

  • Moses Walker, American baseball catcher (first African-American open about his heritage to play MLB; Toledo Blue Stockings), dies at 66