On This Day

May 28, 2006 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the MLB all-time list

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Indianapolis 500: Sam Hornish Jr. wins from the pole position; record 14th Indy victory for Penske Racing; 0.0635 second margin from runner-up Marco Andretti second-closest finish in history at the time
  • Senior PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Oak Tree GC: Jay Haas wins his first of 3 Champions Tour major titles with a birdie on the third playoff hole against Brad Bryant

Deaths in Sport

  • Thorleif Schjelderup, Norwegian author and ski jumper (b. 1920)
2006 in Sport