Events in Sport in May 1993

  • May 1 119th Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey aboard Sea Hero wins in 2:02.4
  • May 2 Kristi Albers wins Sprint Golf Classic
  • May 2 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Sprint Senior Challenge Golf Tournament

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

May 8 Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis

Sport awardGolf Tournament

May 9 Meg Mallon wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon

Hall of fameHall of Fame

May 10 Bill Walton is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

NBA Center and Television Sportscaster Bill Walton
NBA Center and Television Sportscaster
Bill Walton
  • May 12 Parma of Italy win 33rd European Cup Winner's Cup against Royal Antwerp of Belgium 3-1 in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 13 KC Royal George Brett hits his 300th HR

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • May 15 118th Preakness: Mike Smith aboard Prairie Bayou wins in 1:56.6

Sport awardGolf Tournament

May 16 Laura Davies wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

May 22 Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

  • May 23 Val Skinner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • May 24 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Montreal Canadians beat New York Islanders, 4 games to 1
  • May 26 In Major League Baseball, Carlos Martinez famously hits a ball off Jose Canseco's head for a home run
  • May 26 1st UEFA Champions League Final: Marseille beats Milan 1-0 at Munich
  • May 29 Texas Ranger Jose Canseco pitches 8th inning in 15-1 loss to Red Sox, he gives up 3 runs on 2 hits & 3 walks, he damages his arm
  • May 29 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Los Angeles Kings beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 30 Betsy King wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King

Sport awardGolf Tournament

May 30 Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins
  • May 30 Indianapolis 500: Emerson Fittipaldi wins in 3:10:49.860 (253.000 km/h)