Events in Sport in May 1883

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  • May 1 Baseball returns to Philadelphia, 1st NL game since 1876
  • May 1 NY Athletic Club hires Bob Rogers as 1st American pro sports trainer
  • May 22 Cubs' Billy Sunday's 1st at bat, begins 14 consecutive strikes out
  • May 23 9th Kentucky Derby: William Donohue aboard Leonatus wins in 2:43
  • May 23 Baseball game between one-armed & one-legged players
  • May 26 11th Preakness: G Barbee aboard Jacobus wins in 2:42.5