Events in Sport in May 1957

  • May 1 Flevo Boys soccer team forms in Emmeloord
  • May 4 83rd Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Iron Liege wins in 2:02.2

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May 5 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • May 7 Indians' pitcher Herb Score is hit by a line drive off Gil McDougald
  • May 12 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Smokey Golf Open
  • May 18 82nd Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Bold Ruler wins in 1:56.2
  • May 22 Red Sox set AL record by smashing 4 HRs in 6th inning in 11-0 win
  • May 26 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Land of Sky Golf Open
  • May 28 NL approves Brooklyn Dodgers' & NY Giants' move to west coast
  • May 29 NYC Mayor Robert Wagner says he plans to confer with the Giants & Dodgers about the proposed move to the west coast
  • May 30 Test Cricket debut for Rohan Kanhai v England at Edgbaston
  • May 30 Indianapolis 500: Sam Hanks wins in 3:41:14.238 (218.229 km/h)
  • May 30 2nd European Cup: Real Madrid beats Fiorentina 2-0 at Madrid