Sporting Events on May 22

1877 :3rd Kentucky Derby: Billy Walker aboard Baden-Baden wins in 2:38
1885 :13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49
1902 :36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6
1906 :10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece
1906 :31st Preakness: Walter Miller aboard Whimsical wins in 1:45
1911 :Braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row
1930 :Yankee "Bronx Bombers" hit 14 HRs in a game
1950 :Dutch poet Gerrit Achterberg wins PC Hooft prize
1954 :80th Preakness: Johnny Adams aboard Hasty Road wins in 1:57.4
1962 :Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inn game
1963 :A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London
1970 :Mel Stottlemyre sets record by walking 11, but wins 2-0
1975 :8th ABA Championship: Kentucky Colonels beat Ind Pacers, 4 games to 1
1977 :Red Sox (6) & Brewers (5) tie single game HR record of 11
1985 :Real Madrid wins 14th UEFA Cup at Madrid
1991 :Inter Milan wins 20th UEFA Cup at Rome
1991 :NFL Owners agree to add 2 teams in 1994



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