On This Day

May 22, 1954 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 79th Preakness: Johnny Adams aboard Hasty Road wins in 1:57.4

Deaths in Sport

  • Charles "Chief" Bender, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (only indigenous American in BHOF; World Series 1910, 11, 13; no-hitter 1910; Philadelphia Athletics), dies at 70