March 1982 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

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

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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

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

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Event of interestEvent of Interest

23rd 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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25th Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st NHL to score 200 points in a season

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

Birthdays in Sport

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

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

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

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