On This Day

On This Day in Sport for May 7

Events in Sport

  • 1910 35th Preakness: R Estep aboard Layminster wins in 1:40.6
  • 1917 In a testament to his pitching ability, future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth leads Boston Red Sox to a 1-0 victory against Washington Senators legend Walter Johnson
  • 1921 47th Kentucky Derby: Charles Thompson on Behave Yourself wins 2:04.2
  • 1922 Belgian soccer team defeats Netherlands: 1-2
  • 1922 NY Giant Jesse Barnes no-hits Phillies, 2-0
  • 1925 Phillies have their 8th game postponed in a row
  • 1925 MBA Pittsburgh Pirate shortstop Glenn Wright makes an unassisted triple play
  • 1932 58th Kentucky Derby: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 2:05.2
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