May 1, 1951 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

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Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Mickey Mantle hits his first career home run, on Mothers' Day

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Cuban MLB outfielder Minnie Minoso, the first black player in Chicago White Sox franchise history - homers on debut

Birthdays in Sport

  • Gordon Greenidge, West Indies cricket opening batsman (19 Test centuries 1974-91), born in St. Peter, Barbados