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This Day in Sports History (5/10/2020 – 5/16/2020)


This Day in Sports History (5/10/2020 – 5/16/2020)

May 10th, 1970

  • The Boston Bruins defeated the St. Louis Blues 4 games to 0 games (sweep) to win the Stanley Cup.

May 11th, 1875

  • George “Charmer” Zettlein pitches the first 9 inning shut out in baseball history.

May 12th, 1970

  • Ernie Banks of the Chicago Cubs hits his 500th home run.

May 13th, 1942

  • Pitchers Jim Tobin hits three home runs in a game.

May 14th, 1906

  • The flagpole at the Chicago White Sox ballpark breaks while raising the pennant.

May 15th, 1953

  • Rocky Marciano knocks out Joe Walcott in Chicago, IL for heavyweight boxing title.

May 16th, 1869

  • The Cincinnati Reds played their first baseball game and won by the score of 41 to 7.