March 1982 in Sport

Events in Sport


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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

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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

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

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

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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, Royal Oak Mich, dance skater (& Butler-1997 Natl)
  • 31st Tal Ben Haim, Israeli footballer
  • 31st Philippe Mexès, French footballer

Weddings & Divorces 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.