On This Day

May 1, 2017 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • World Snooker Championship, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield: Englishman Mark Selby defends title beating John Higgins of Scotland, 18-15; his third world crown

Deaths in Sport

  • Sam Mele, American MLB outfielder/manager (Minnesota Twins record 102 wins 1965), dies at 95