On This Day

May 20, 1946 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Cubs Claude Passeau makes his 1st error since September 21, 1941, ending pitcher's fielding record of 273 consecutive errorless chances

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bakhaavaa Buidaa, Mongolia, wrestler (Olympic silver 1972) disqualified
  • Bobby Murcer, American baseball outfielder (5-time MLB All Star), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2008)
  • Craig Patrick, American NHL center and executive (USA Olympic gold 1980; GM Pittsburgh Penguins, Stanley Cup 1991-92, 2009), born in Detroit, Michigan