Back in Time: May 19
In an 8-1 victory over the Dodgers, pinch hitter Stan Musial singles for his 3,516th career hit. The base hit moves him into second place on the all-time list behind Ty Cobb.
In a 5-0 victory over the Braves, Pittsburgh pitcher Jim Bibby gives up a leadoff single to Terry Harper, then retires the next 27 batters to secure the victory.
The Red Sox retire Bobby Doerr's No. 1 jersey. The second basemen played 14 seasons in Boston, making nine all-star teams and slugging 223 career home runs.
In the fifth game of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Islanders, 5-2, to claim their first championship.
Willy T. Ribbs
Willy T. Ribbs becomes the first black driver to participate in the Indianapolis 500.
Jon Lester, who was diagnosed with a rare form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma two seasons ago, no-hits the Royals, 7-0, becoming only third lefty in franchise history to throw a no-no at Fenway Park.
Born on this Day
Dolph Schayes (1928) Andre the Giant (1946) Archie Manning (1949) Rick Cerone (1954) Ed Whitson (1955) Bill Laimbeer (1957) Nicole Brown Simpson (1959) Keith Jennings (1966) Turk Wendell (1967) John Friesz (1967) Paul Justin (1968) Richard Dumas (1969) Josh Paul (1975) Kevin Garnett (1976, pictured) Brandon Inge (1977) Marcedes Lewis (1984) Mario Chalmers (1986)