Events in Sport in May 1925

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May 5 Ty Cobb goes 6 for 6 (16 total bases)

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • May 6 Ty Cobb hits his 5th HR in 2 games tying Cap Ansons record of 1884
  • May 7 Phillies have their 8th game postponed in a row
  • May 7 Pirate shortstop Glenn Wright makes an unassisted triple play
  • May 8 50th Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Coventry wins in 1:59
  • May 16 51st Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Flying Ebony wins in 2:07.6

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May 26 Babe Ruth is finally out of bed, 5 weeks after ulcer surgery

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • May 26 Tigers' Ty Cobb is 1st to collect 1,000 extra-base hits (ends 1,139)
  • May 30 Indianapolis 500: Peter DePaolo wins in 4:56:39.401 (162.748 km/h)