Events in Sport in May 1918

  • May 11 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8
  • May 14 Sunday baseball is made legal in Washington, D.C.
  • May 15 43rd Preakness: Johnny Loftus aboard War Cloud wins in 1:53.6

Sports History

May 15 Washington Senator Walter Johnson pitches 1-0, 18 inning game

  • May 24 Cleveland starter Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19) in a complete game as the Indians beat the New York Yankees, 3-2 at the Polo Grounds, NYC