On This Day

May 1, 1954 in Sports History

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 (6 Tests; top score 210no v Aust 1980), born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan (d. 2008)
1954 in Sport