May 1992 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 1 LA Dodgers postpone 3 games due to racial riots over Rodney King beating

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • May 1 NY Rangers wins their 1st ever 7th game of a playoff (vs NJ Devils)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

May 1 Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • May 2 118th Kentucky Derby: Pat Day aboard Lil E Tee wins in 2:03
  • May 3 Danielle Ammaccapane wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

May 3 NY Met Eddie Murray is 24th to hit 400 HRs

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • May 3 Ohio Glory wins 1st WLAF game (after 6 loses), beat Frankfurt 20-17
  • May 3 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Centel Senior Golf Challenge
  • May 6 NY Met Anthony Young begins losing streak of at least 26 games
  • May 6 Werder Bremen of Germany win 32nd European Cup winner's Cup against AS Monaco of France 2-0 in Lisbon
  • May 7 Jockey Angel Cordero retires after winning over 7,000 horse races
  • May 10 Jennifer Wyatt wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic
  • May 13 Frank Stallone beats Geraldo Rivera in boxing on Howard Stern Show
  • May 16 117th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Pine Bluff wins in 1:55.6
  • May 16 America's Cup: America Team USA defeats Il Moro di Venezia 4-1 to win in San Diego

Sport awardGolf Major

May 17 38th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • May 20 36th European Cup: Barcelona beats Sampdoria 1-0 at London
  • May 22 California Angels, are involved in a bus crash, in NJ
  • May 22 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Chicago Blackhawks beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 0
  • May 23 NY Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game
  • May 23 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 24 Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.
  • May 24 Colleen Walker wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 24 Pat Bradley wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • May 24 Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers & then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game
  • May 25 NY Yankees score 9 runs before 1st out in 8th inn, beat Brewers 13-7
  • May 29 NY Mets score in 9th to end home shut-out streak at 3 games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 29 White Sox Tim Raines swipes his 700th career base

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • May 30 Minn Twin Bert Blyleven is 2nd to win as teenager & 40 year old
  • May 30 NY Yankee Scott Sanderson becomes 9th to beat all 26 teams
  • May 31 Barb Mucha wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic

Birthdays in Sport

  • May 18 Josh Phelps, Soccer Player

Deaths in Sport

  • May 6 Gaston Reiff, Belgian athlete (b. 1921)
  • May 8 Gul Mahomed, cricketer (8 Tests for India & one for Pakistan), dies
  • May 12 Joe Burke, president (KC Royals), dies at 68, dies
  • May 14 Lyle Alzado, NFL defensive linesman (Raiders), dies of cancer at 43
  • May 15 Jovy Marcelo, Filipino race car driver (b. 1965)
  • May 17 Warren Neal Boxer, dies of AIDS at 34
  • May 25 Danny Biasone, persuaded NBA to use 24 second clock, dies at 83