Events in Sport in May 1947

  • May 1 Cleveland Indians abandon League Park to play all games at Municipal Stadium
  • May 3 73rd Kentucky Derby: Eric Guerin aboard Jet Pilot wins in 2:06.8

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May 8 A movement among Card players to protest its 1st meeting with Jackie Robinson & the Dodgers is aborted by a talk from owner Sam Breadon

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • May 10 72nd Preakness: Doug Dodson aboard Faultless wins in 1:59
  • May 18 A's catcher Warren Rosar catches his 147th game without an error
  • May 30 Indianapolis 500: Mauri Rose wins in 4:17:52.159 (187.228 km/h)
  • May 31 79th Belmont: Ruperto Donoso aboard Phalanx wins in 2:29.6