May 1, 1954 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 80th Kentucky Derby: Raymond York wins aboard Determine, his only Derby success
  • Preston North End defender Joe Marston becomes the first Australian to play in an FA Cup Final, a 3-2 loss to WBA

Birthdays in Sport

  • Taslim Arif, Pakistan cricket wicket keeper (210no v Aust 1980), born in Karachi, Sindh (d. 2008)