Events in Sport in May 1918

  • May 4 Yankees set record with 8 sacrifices, beat Red Sox's Babe Ruth 5-4
  • May 11 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8
  • May 14 Sunday baseball is made legal in Washington, DC
  • May 15 43rd Preakness: Johnny Loftus aboard War Cloud wins in 1:53.6

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

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson
  • May 24 Cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)