March 1982 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 2 60th hat trick in Islander history-Bryan Trottier

NHL Star Bryan Trottier
NHL Star
Bryan Trottier
  • Mar 5 Gaylord Perry (with 297 wins) signs with Seattle Mariners
  • Mar 6 NBA highest scoring game: San Antonio beat Milwaukee 171-166 (3 OT)
  • Mar 6 23rd SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Alabama beats Kentucky, 48-46

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 7 Beth Daniel wins LPGA American Express Sun City Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Mar 7 NCAA Tournament Selection televised live for 1st time
  • Mar 7 29th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats Virginia, 47-45
  • Mar 10 Salim Malik scores 100 in 2nd inning of Test Cricket debut (v SL)
  • Mar 13 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Copenhagen won by Scott Hamilton (USA)
  • Mar 13 Elaine Zayak, lands 6 triple jumps to win world skating championship
  • Mar 14 Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
  • Mar 14 Sidath Wettimuny scores Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket century
  • Mar 21 Jerry Pate celebrates golf win by jumping into the water hazard

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 21 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA J&B Scotch Pro-Am Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 23 Isle's Mike Bossy's 20th career hat trick-4 goals

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

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Mar 25 Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st NHL to score 200 points in a season

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • Mar 27 Imran takes 14-116 for cricket match v Sri Lanka at Lahore
  • Mar 28 1st NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: LA Tech beats Cheney 76-62
  • Mar 28 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
  • Mar 29 44th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: NC beats Georgetown 63-62

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 2 Henrik Lundqvist, Swedish ice hockey player
  • Mar 2 Ben Roethlisberger, American football player
  • Mar 2 Corey Webster, American football player
  • Mar 2 Kevin Kurányi, German footballer
  • Mar 3 Colton Orr, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Mar 4 Mariano Altuna, Argentine racing driver
  • Mar 4 Landon Donovan, American soccer player
  • Mar 5 Daniel Carter, New Zealand Rugby player
  • Mar 8 Nicolas Armindo, race car driver
  • Mar 8 Leonidas Kabantais, Greek footballer
  • Mar 8 Nicoleta Onel, Romanian gymnast
  • Mar 8 Craig Stansberry, American baseball player
  • Mar 10 Timo Glock, German racing car driver
  • Mar 11 Hasan Raza, cricketer (Test cricketer at the age of 14)
  • Mar 11 Brian Anderson, Major League Baseball player
  • Mar 12 Tobias Schweinsteiger, German footballer
  • Mar 12 Zach Miner, American baseball player
  • Mar 13 Nicole Ohlde, WNBA basketball player
  • Mar 14 Carlos Marinelli, Argentine footballer
  • Mar 14 François Sterchele, Belgian footballer (d. 2008)
  • Mar 15 Rafael Pérez, Dominican baseball player
  • Mar 17 Steven Pienaar, South African footballer
  • Mar 18 Timo Glock German Formula 1 driver
  • Mar 18 Pedro Mantorras, Angolan footballer
  • Mar 18 Chad Cordero, American baseball player
  • Mar 19 Brad Jones, Australian footballer
  • Mar 19 Jonathan Fanene, American football player
  • Mar 20 Tomasz Kuszczak, Polish footballer
  • Mar 20 José Moreira, Portuguese footballer
  • Mar 20 Terrence Duffin, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Mar 21 Colin Turkington, British racing driver
  • Mar 21 Aaron Hill, American baseball player
  • Mar 23 José Raúl Contreras, Chilean footballer
  • Mar 24 Corey Hart, American baseball player
  • Mar 24 Dustin McGowan, American baseball player
  • Mar 25 Álvaro Saborío, Costa Rican footballer
  • Mar 25 Danica Patrick, American race car driver
  • Mar 26 Mikel Arteta, Spanish footballer
  • Mar 31 Jessica Joseph, dance skater (& Butler-1997 Natl), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Mar 31 Tal Ben Haim, Israeli footballer
  • Mar 31 Philippe Mexès, French footballer

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 19 Race car driver Al Unser Jr (19) weds Shelley Unser

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.