"It makes you wonder, like the old days, if there was a bounty." -San Francisco manager Dusty Baker, who thinks pitchers are headhunting Barry Bonds after New York's Pedro Astacio sailed one over the slugger.
May 12 MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Sunday/San Diego/1:05 p.m./Turner South
Monday/at San Francisco/10:15 p.m./TBS
Tuesday/at San Francisco/10:15 p.m./Turner South
Wednesday/at San Francisco/7:05 p.m./Fox Sports Net
Thursday/at San Francisco/3:35 p.m./Turner South
For tickets, call (404) 522-7630
Sunday/South Georgia, 2:15 p.m.
Monday/Capital City, 7:15 p.m.
Tuesday/at Capital City, 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday/at Capital City, 7:05 p.m.
Thursday/at Macon, 7 p.m.
For tickets, call (706) 736-7889
Saturday/at Carolina, 7 p.m.
To be included in the Sports Digest, submit information to The Augusta Chronicle by faxing us at (706) 823-3408 or calling (706) 823-3337.
On May 10, 1970, Atlanta knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm became the first pitcher to appear in 1,000 major league games.
Omar Khayyam, ridden by Charles Borel, becomes the first foreign-bred (England) colt to win the Kentucky Derby with a two-length victory over Ticket.
Walter Hagen wins the PGA championship with a 2-up victory over Jim Barnes.
Sam "Toothpick" Jones of the Cubs gets a no-hitter the hard way. In the ninth inning against Pittsburgh, he walks the bases full and proceeds to strike out the next three batters for a 4-0 victory.
Ernie Banks hits the 500th home run of his career, off Pat Jarvis, in the Chicago Cubs' 4-3 victory over Atlanta at Wrigley Field.
The Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 102-87 to win the NBA championship in seven games.
- A three-way dead heat is run at Yakima Meadows, the 20th time in thoroughbred racing history there is such a finish. In the day's third race, a trio of $8,000 claimers - Fly Like A Angel, Allihaveonztheradio and Terri After Five - all meet the wire together after a one-mile race.
Boston's Pedro Martinez, who had 17 strikeouts in his last start May 6 against Tampa Bay, strikes out 15 in a 9-0 win over Baltimore, to tie an AL record set in 1968 by Cleveland's Luis Tiant for most strikeouts over two games.