Events in Sport in May 1901

  • May 1 Chicago White Sox outfielder Herm McFarland hits the first grand slam in American League history in a 19-9 win at home against Detroit. The Tigers committed 12 errors
  • May 9 Cleveland's Earl Moore no-hits Chicago White Sox 9 inn but loses in 10th 4-2
  • May 23 35th Belmont: H Spencer aboard Commando wins in 2:21
  • May 28 26th Preakness: Fred Landry aboard The Parader wins in 1:47.2