Here are just some of the notable moments that happened on May 26th in the world of sports:

1911 – The first Indianapolis 500 is run (More Info)

1972 – Joe Frazier TKO’s Ron Standler for the heavyweight title (More Info)

1987 – Larry Bird steals an inbounds pass thrown by Isiah Thomas, which leads the Boston Celtics to a game six victory over the Detroit Pistons in the 1987 Eastern Conference Finals  (More Info)

1990 – The Philadelphia Phillies retire Mike Schmidt’s number 20 jersey (More Info)

2002 – Los Angeles Lakers forward Robert Horry beats the Sacramento Kings with a game-winning three in game four of the 2002 Western Conference Finals (More Info)

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