On This Day

May 23, 1948 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Future Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive HRs as the New York Yankees edge the Indians, 6-5 at Cleveland Stadium

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ernesto Marcel, Panamanian boxer (WBA featherweight title 1972-74), born in Colón, Panama (d. 2020)