On This Day

On This Day in Sport for May 14

Events in Sport

  • 1885 11th Kentucky Derby: Babe Henderson aboard Joe Cotton wins in 2:37.25
  • 1886 12th Kentucky Derby: Paul Duffy aboard Ben Ali wins in 2:36.50
  • 1888 14th Kentucky Derby: George Covington aboard MacBeth II wins in 2:38.00
  • 1890 16th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Riley wins in 2:45
  • 1906 Flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising
  • 1913 Washington Senator Walter Johnson ends MLB record scoreless streak at 56 innings
  • 1918 Sunday baseball is made legal in Washington, D.C.
  • 1919 44th Preakness: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 1:53 on way to first Triple Crown
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Weddings in Sport

  • 2017 Retired soccer player Abby Wambach (37) weds best-selling author Glennon Doyle Melton

More Weddings & Divorces in Sport