April 1982 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Events 1 - 22 of 22

2nd - In exhibition game A's pitcher Steve McCatty comes to bat using a 15" toy bat (under Billy Martins orders), protesting disallowing of DH
3rd - Buffalo Sabre Gil Perrault scores his 1,000th NHL point
3rd - 136th Grand National: Mr. Dick Saunders aboard Grittar wins
4th - 11th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sally Little
6th - Largest crowd ever to see a baseball game in Minn 52,279
9th - LA Lakers block 21 Denver shots setting NBA regulation game record
10th - LA Kings losing 5-0 to Edmonton in 3rd period, win in OT 6-5
11th - 46th Masters Golf Tournament: Craig Stadler wins, shooting a 284
18th - Atlanta Braves win record 11th straight opening game (beat Astros)
18th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA CPC Women's Golf International
19th - 86th Boston Marathon: Alberto Salazar of United States 1st man in 2:08:51 and Charlotte Teske of West Germany 1st woman in 2:29:33
19th - Rosie Ruiz, marathon race cheater, arrested for forgery
20th - Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season
21st - Atlanta Braves win their 13th straight game
22nd - Atlanta Braves lose after winning 1st 13 games of season
24th - Cards win 12th game in a row; 7-4 over Phillies
LPGA Golfer Patty SheehanLPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan 25th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orlando Lady Golf Classic
26th - Gene Michael becomes NY Yankee manager for 2nd time
27th - Nordiques 1-Isles 4-Semifinals-Isles hold 1-0 lead
27th - 1982 NFL Draft: Kenneth Sims from University of Texas first pick by New England Patriots
29th - Nordiques 2-Isles 5-Semifinals-Isles hold 2-0 lead
30th - Atlanta Braves win record 12th straight from beginning of season

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 21 of 21

2nd - Marco Amelia, Italian World Cup-winning footballer
2nd - Jeremy Bloom, American skier and football player
3rd - Iain Fyfe, Australian soccer player
3rd - Jared Allen, American football player
5th - Alexandre Prémat, French racing driver
5th - Thomas Hitzlsperger, German footballer
5th - Matt Pickens, American soccer player
9th - Carlos Hernández, Costa Rican footballer
10th - Damián Lanza, Ecuadorian footballer
10th - Andre Ethier, American baseball player
11th - Ian Bell, English cricketer
15th - Albert Riera, Spanish footballer
15th - Michael Aubrey, American baseball player
16th - Boris Diaw, French basketball player
16th - Jonathan Vilma, American football player
18th - Scott Hartnell, NHL hockey player
21st - Carnell "Cadillac" Williams, American football player
22nd - Kaká, Brazilian footballer
25th - Monty Panesar, English cricketer
25th - Brian Barton, American baseball player
26th - Brock Gillespie, American basketball player

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 1 - 4 of 4

7th - Harald Ertl, Austrian racing driver (b. 1948)
20th - Andrew Sandham, cricketer (325 Eng 1930, 879 runs in 14 Tests), dies
26th - Ville Ritola, Finnish 5/10km runner (Olympic-gold-1924, 28), dies
28th - EW "Nobby" Clark, Engl cricketer (32 wickets in 8 Tests 1929-34), dies

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