On This Day

May 1, 1951 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Mickey Mantle hits first career home run in 8-3 win v White Sox in Chicago; Minnie Minoso homers in Sox debut

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Birthdays in Sport

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