September 1982 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 5 82nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel
  • Sep 6 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
  • Sep 6 Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell's #

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 11 Chris Evert wins her 6th & final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills NY

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Sep 11 102nd Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Hana Mandlikova (6-3, 6-1)
  • Sep 12 Gerard Nijboer (2:15:16) & Rosa Mota (2:36:04) win marathon
  • Sep 12 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 12 102nd Men's U.S. Open: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • Sep 13 Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game
  • Sep 14 Trevor Baxter sets skateboard high jump record of 5' 5.7"
  • Sep 17 NJ Devils 1st exhibition game, beating Caps 3-1 in Hershey Pa
  • Sep 19 New Orleans Saints 1st road shutout victory beating Chicago Bears 10-0
  • Sep 19 Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen wins Portland Ping Team Golf Championship
  • Sep 21 2,251 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • Sep 21 NFL players begin a 57 day strike
  • Sep 22 Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka v India

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 24 Tennis great Bjorn Borg retires at 26

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • Sep 25 33rd Formula One WDC: Keke Rosberg wins by five points

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 26 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 1 Paul Dumbrell, Australian racing driver
  • Sep 1 Ryan Gomes, American basketball player
  • Sep 1 Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skater
  • Sep 2 Joey Barton, English footballer
  • Sep 2 Jason Hammel, American baseball player
  • Sep 5 Alexandre Geijo, Spanish/Swiss footballer
  • Sep 7 Andre Dirrell, American boxer
  • Sep 13 Nenê, Brazilian basketball player
  • Sep 13 Rickie Weeks, American baseball player
  • Sep 13 Miha Zupan, Slovenian basketball player
  • Sep 16 Leon Knight, English footballer
  • Sep 17 Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 19 Eleni Daniilidou, Greek tennis player
  • Sep 19 Jordan Parise, American ice hockey player
  • Sep 21 Eduardo Azevedo, Brazilian racing driver
  • Sep 21 Danny Kass, American snowboarder
  • Sep 21 Marat Izmailov, Russian footballer
  • Sep 21 Rowan Vine, English footballer
  • Sep 22 Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer
  • Sep 24 Morgan Hamm, American gymnast
  • Sep 24 Paul Hamm, American gymnast
  • Sep 24 Jeff Karstens, American baseball player
  • Sep 26 Miguel Alfredo Portillo, Argentine footballer
  • Sep 26 Rob Burrow, English rugby league player
  • Sep 27 Darrent Williams, American football player (d. 2007)
  • Sep 28 Anderson Varejão, Brazilian basketball player
  • Sep 28 Abhinav Bindra, Indian shooter
  • Sep 28 Ray Emery, Canadian hockey player
  • Sep 28 Emeka Okafor, American basketball player
  • Sep 28 Dustin Penner, Canadian hockey player

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 7 Ken Boyer, American baseball player (b. 1931)
  • Sep 19 Fred Badcock, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ 1930-33, 16 wkts), dies
  • Sep 26 Alec Hurwood, cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), dies
  • Sep 29 H C Slinger Nitschke, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1931-32), dies
  • Sep 29 Monty Stratton, baseball player (b. 1912)