Sporting Events on May 18

1880 :6th Kentucky Derby: George Lewis aboard Fonso wins in 2:37
1897 :NY Giant William Joyce sets record of 4 triples in 1 game
1920 :46th Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 1:51.6
1929 :55th Kentucky Derby: Linus McAtee on Clyde Van Dusen wins in 2:10.8
1929 :Dodgers beat Phillies 20-16 & lost 8-6 in 2nd game (record 50 runs)
1942 :NYC ends night baseball games for rest of WW II
1945 :Tigers & A's both have 7 straight games postponed due to rain
1947 :A's catcher Warren Rosar catches his 147th game without an error
1957 :83rd Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Bold Ruler wins in 1:56.2
1963 :89th Preakness: Bill Shoemaker aboard Candy Spots wins in 1:56.2
1968 :94th Preakness: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Forward Pass wins in 1:56.8
1968 :Frank Howard ties AL record with HR in his 6th consecutive game
1968 :his 10 home runs in the most in 6 games
1971 :4th ABA Championship: Utah Stars beat Kentucky Colonels, 4 games to 3
1971 :Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 3
1974 :100th Preakness: Miguel Rivera aboard Current Little wins in 1:54.6
1977 :Juventus wins 6th UEFA Cup at Bilbao
1985 :111th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Tank's Prospect wins in 1:53.4
1988 :Bayer Leverkusen wins 17th UEFA Cup at Leverkusen
1990 :Cubs Ryne Sandberg ends 2nd baseman record 123 errorless game streak
1991 :117th Preakness: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 1:54
1994 :AC Milan wins Europe Cup 1: 4-0 against Barcelona
1996 :122nd Preakness: Pat Day aboard Louis Quatorze wins in 1:53.2
1997 :Cadillac NFL Senior Golf Classic
1997 :Tiger Woods wins Byron Nelson Golf Classic



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