On This Day

May 9, 1927 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 52nd Preakness: Whitey Abel aboard Bostonian wins in 2:01.6

Birthdays in Sport

  • Juan José Pizzuti, Argentine soccer striker and manager (12 caps; Racing Club de Avellaneda), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2020)
  • Ray Katt, baseball player

Deaths in Sport

  • Tommy Routledge, South African cricketer (4 Tests for South Africa 1892-96), dies at 60