On This Day

On This Day in Sport for May 9

Events in Sport

  • 1889 15th Kentucky Derby: Thomas Kiley aboard Spokane wins in 2:34.50
  • 1901 Cleveland's Earl Moore no-hits Chicago White Sox 9 inn but loses in 10th 4-2
  • 1914 40th Kentucky Derby: John McCabe aboard Old Rosebud wins in 2:03.4
  • 1927 52nd Preakness: Whitey Abel aboard Bostonian wins in 2:01.6
  • 1930 55th Preakness: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:00.6
  • 1931 56th Preakness: George Ellis aboard Mate wins in 1:59
  • 1932 57th Preakness: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 1:59.8
  • 1937 Reds beat Phillies 21-10 (Ernie Lombardi goes 6 for 6)
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Deaths in Sport

  • 1915 François Faber, Luxembourgian cyclist (Tour de France 1909), dies of gunshot wounds at 28
  • 1915 Anthony Wilding, New Zealand tennis player (Wimbledon 1910-13), dies on the Western Front at 31
  • 1927 Tommy Routledge, South African cricketer (4 Tests for South Africa 1892-96), dies at 60
  • 1933 John Arthur Jarvis, English swimmer (Olympic gold 1,000m, 4,000m, water polo 1900), dies at 61
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