1982 (Part 2) in Sport

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Events in Sport

Events 101 - 200 of 230

May 23rd - Cathy Morse wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Golf Classic
May 25th - Ferguson Jenkins becomes 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters
May 26th - 26th European Cup: Aston Villa beats Bayern Munich 1-0 at Rotterdam
May 27th - New owners purchase NHL Colorado Rockies, & get approval to move them to NJ Meadowlands (Devils)
May 27th - John McMullen buys NHL Colorodo Rockies & gets approval to move to NJ
May 30th - Closest Indy 500, Gordon Johncock beats Rick Mears by 0.16 seconds
May 30th - Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
Jun 1st - Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year
Jun 5th - 114th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Conquistador Cielo wins in 2:28
Jun 6th - Joanne Carner wins LPGA McDonald 's Golf Classic
Jun 6th - 81st Men's French Open: Mats Wilander beats Guillermo Vilas (1-6, 7-6, 6-0, 6-4)
Jun 6th - 81st Women's French Open: Martina Navratilova beats Andrea Jaeger (7-6, 6-1)
Tennis Player Martina NavratilovaTennis Player Martina Navratilova Jun 7th - NY Mets draft Dwight Gooden, Roger McDowell & Randy Myers
Jun 8th - 36th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Phila 76ers, 4 games to 2
Jun 11th - Larry Holmes TKOs Gerry Cooney in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
Jun 13th - 28th LPGA Championship won by Jan Stephenson
Jun 20th - 82nd US Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 282 at Pebble Beach GL Calif
Jun 20th - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
Jun 20th - Pete Rose is 5th to appear in 3,000 games (Cobb, Musial, Aaron, Yaz)
Jun 22nd - Pete Rose gets his 3,772nd hit, moves past Aaron into 2nd place
Jun 27th - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
Jun 30th - NJ NHL franchise officially named Devils by fan balloting, runner-up names are Blades, Meadowlanders & Americans
Jul 1st - PEC Swells '82 soccer team forms in Swells
Jul 3rd - 89th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (61 36 62)
MLB Player and Manager Pete RoseMLB Player and Manager Pete Rose Jul 4th - 10th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Sandra Haynie
Jul 4th - 96th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats John McEnroe (3-6 6-3 6-7 7-6 6-4)
Jul 11th - 3rd U.S. Senior Golf Open: Miller Barber
Jul 11th - Hollis Stacy wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
Jul 11th - FIFA World Cup: Italy beats West Germany 3-1 for football's 12th World Cup in Madrid
Jul 13th - 53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal
Jul 13th - All star MVP: Dave Conception (Cin Reds)
Jul 18th - 111th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 284 at Royal Troon
Jul 18th - Sally Little wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
Jul 25th - 20th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Germany in Santa Clara USA (3-0)
Jul 25th - 37th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Janet Anderson
Golfer Tom WatsonGolfer Tom Watson Jul 25th - 69th Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France
Jul 27th - California catches A's Rickey Henderson stealing 3 times
Jul 30th - Atlanta Braves remove Chief Noc-A-Homa to make room for more seats
Aug 1st - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
Aug 1st - Greg Louganis, US becomes 1st diver to score 700 (752.67) in 11 dives
Aug 2nd - Oakland's Rickey Henderson steals his 100th base of the season
Aug 3rd - Clyde King replaces Gene Michaels as NY Yankee manager
Aug 4th - NY Met Joel Youngblood singles in Chicago day game, he is traded, then singles for Expos in Philadelphia night game
Aug 6th - 22nd Curtis Cup: US, 14½-3½
Aug 8th - 64th PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 272 at Southern Hills Tulsa
Aug 8th - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
Aug 14th - Atlanta snaps an 11-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over Padres
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray FloydGolfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd Aug 14th - Pete Rose (Phillies) 12,365 at bat sets record (passes Aaron)
Aug 15th - Beth Daniel wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic
Aug 17th - LA Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game completed 8/18)
Aug 18th - LA Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game started 8/17)
Aug 18th - Pete Rose sets record with his 13,941st plate appearance
Aug 18th - Longest baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago IL, ends after 22 innings - before LA Dodgers beat Cubs 2-1 (game started Aug 17th)
Aug 19th - Renaldo Nehemiah of US sets record for 110 m hurdles, 12.93 sec
Aug 20th - Don Lever becomes 1st captain of NJ Devils
Aug 21st - Rollie Fingers (Brewers) becomes 1st pitcher to get save #300
Aug 22nd - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf
Aug 23rd - Seattle Mariner pitcher Gaylord Perry ejected for throwing a spitter
Aug 27th - Rickey Henderson steals 119th base of season breaks Lou Brock's mark
Aug 29th - George Brett gets his 1,500th hit
MLB Third Baseman George BrettMLB Third Baseman George Brett Aug 29th - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
Sep 5th - 82nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel
Sep 6th - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
Sep 6th - Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell's #
Sep 11th - Chris Evert wins her 6th & final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills NY
Sep 11th - 102nd Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Hana Mandlikova (6-3, 6-1)
Sep 12th - Gerard Nijboer (2:15:16) & Rosa Mota (2:36:04) win marathon
Sep 12th - Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
Sep 12th - 102nd Men's U.S. Open: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4)
Sep 13th - Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game
Sep 14th - Trevor Baxter sets skateboard high jump record of 5' 5.7"
Tennis Legend Jimmy ConnorsTennis Legend Jimmy Connors Sep 17th - NJ Devils 1st exhibition game, beating Caps 3-1 in Hershey Pa
Sep 19th - New Orleans Saints 1st road shutout victory beating Chicago Bears 10-0
Sep 19th - Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen wins Portland Ping Team Golf Championship
Sep 21st - 2,251 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
Sep 21st - NFL players begin a 57 day strike
Sep 22nd - Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka v India
Sep 24th - Tennis great Bjorn Borg retires at 26
Sep 25th - 33rd Formula One WDC: Keke Rosberg wins by five points
Sep 26th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
Oct 3rd - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
Oct 3rd - Scott Weiland runs Detroit marathon backwards in less than 5 hours
LPGA Golfer Patty SheehanLPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan Oct 5th - 1st NJ Devils game, tie the Pitts Penguins 3-3 at the Meadowlands
Oct 8th - NJ Devils 1st victory, beating NY Rangers 3-2 at Meadowlands
Oct 10th - MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0
Oct 10th - MLB American League Championship: Milwaukee Brewers beat California Angels, 3 games to 2
Oct 12th - Milwaukee Brewer Paul Molitor gets World series record 5 hits
Oct 13th - IOC Executive Committee approves the reinstatement of Jim Thorpe's gold medals from the 1912 Olympics
Oct 13th - NJ Devils 1st short handed goal-Don Lever
Oct 14th - NY Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Oct 17th - Robin Yount is 1st to have 2 4-hit games in a World Series
Oct 20th - St Louis Cards beat Milwaukee Brewers, 4 games to 3 in 79th World Series
Versatile Athlete Jim ThorpeVersatile Athlete Jim Thorpe Oct 20th - During the UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem, 66 people are crushed to death in the Luzhniki disaster.
Oct 24th - 13th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:29
Oct 24th - Steffi Graf plays her 1st pro tennis match
Oct 25th - David Hookes scores Cricket century in 34 balls 43 mins, SA v Victoria
Oct 26th - Steve Carlton became 1st pitcher to win 4 Cy Young awards
Nov 1st - Major leagues vote not to renew Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's contract
Nov 2nd - Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
Nov 3rd - Detroit blocks 20 Cleve Cav shots tying NBA regulation game record

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 341

Apr 5th - Matt Pickens, American soccer player
Apr 9th - Carlos Hernández, Costa Rican footballer
Apr 10th - Damián Lanza, Ecuadorian footballer
Apr 10th - Andre Ethier, American baseball player
Apr 11th - Ian Bell, English cricketer
Apr 15th - Albert Riera, Spanish footballer
Apr 15th - Michael Aubrey, American baseball player
Apr 16th - Boris Diaw, French basketball player
Apr 16th - Jonathan Vilma, American football player
Apr 18th - Scott Hartnell, NHL hockey player
Apr 21st - Carnell "Cadillac" Williams, American football player
Apr 22nd - Kaká, Brazilian footballer
Apr 25th - Monty Panesar, English cricketer
Apr 25th - Brian Barton, American baseball player
Apr 26th - Brock Gillespie, American basketball player
May 1st - Tommy Robredo, Spanish tennis player
May 3rd - Igor Olshansky, Ukrainian-born American football player
May 4th - Kleopas Giannou, Greek footballer
May 5th - Wouter D'Haene, Belgian flatwater canoer
May 5th - Jay Bothroyd, English footballer
May 7th - Akos Buzsaky, Hungarian Football player
May 8th - Adrian Gonzalez, American baseball player
May 11th - Andrew Walter, American football player
May 14th - BeardyMan, English beatboxer
May 15th - Segundo Castillo, Ecuadorian footballer
May 15th - Veronica Campbell-Brown, Jamaican athlete
May 16th - Łukasz Kubot, Polish tennis player
May 16th - Hanna Mariën, Belgian athlete
May 17th - Tony Parker, French-American basketball player
May 18th - Jason Brown, English-born footballer
May 19th - Pål Steffen Andresen, Norwegian footballer
May 19th - Kevin Amankwaah, English footballer
May 20th - Petr Čech, Czech footballer
May 20th - Imran Farhat, Pakistani cricketer
May 21st - Ma'a Nonu, New Zealand rugby union player and All Black (2003-), born in Wellington, New Zealand
May 22nd - Apolo Anton Ohno, American short track speed skater
May 23rd - Cyrill Gloor, Swiss footballer
May 24th - Issah Ahmed, Ghana football player
May 25th - Adam Boyd, English footballer
May 25th - Daniel Braaten, Norwegian footballer
May 28th - Jhonny Peralta, Dominican baseball player
May 29th - Matt Macri, American baseball player
May 30th - Eddie Griffin, American basketball player (d. 2007)
Jun 1st - Justine Henin (formerly Henin-Hardenne), Belgian tennis player
Jun 3rd - Yelena Isinbayeva, Russian pole vaulter
Jun 7th - Virgil Vasquez, American baseball player
Jun 8th - Dickson Etuhu, Nigerian footballer
Jun 8th - Nadia Petrova, Russian tennis player
Jun 10th - Tara Lipinski, figure skater (1997 World Champ), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jun 11th - Joey Graham, American basketball player
Jun 11th - Steven Graham, American basketball player
Jun 11th - Diana Taurasi, American basketball player
Jun 12th - Loïc Duval, French racing driver
Jun 12th - Jason David, American football player
Jun 13th - Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopian athlete
Jun 14th - Jamie Green, British racing driver
Jun 15th - Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi cricketer
Jun 16th - Chris Wingert, American soccer player
Jun 17th - Marek Svatoš, Slovakian ice hockey player
Jun 19th - David Pollack, American football player
Jun 22nd - Ian Kinsler, American baseball player
Jun 24th - Kevin Nolan, English footballer
Jun 24th - Jarret Stoll, Canadian ice hockey player
Jun 25th - Mikhail Youzhny, Russian tennis player
Jun 30th - Mitch Maier, American baseball player
Jul 1st - Justin Huber, Australian baseball player
Jul 1st - Joachim Johansson, Swedish tennis player
Jul 1st - Adrian Ward, American football player
Jul 5th - Alberto Gilardino, Italian footballer
Jul 5th - Philippe Gilbert, Belgian cyclist
Jul 7th - George Owu, Ghanaian footballer
Jul 8th - Hakim Warrick, American basketball player
Jul 9th - Sakon Yamamoto, Japanese race-car driver
Jul 10th - Sebastian Mila, Polish footballer
Jul 11th - Chris Cooley, American football player
Jul 12th - Antonio Cassano, Italian footballer
Jul 13th - Shin-Soo Choo, South Korean baseball player
Jul 13th - Simon Clist, English footballer
Jul 13th - Yadier Molina, Puerto Rican baseball player
Jul 16th - Michael Umaña, Costa Rican footballer
Jul 17th - Omari Banks, West Indian Cricketer
Jul 18th - Panagiotis Lagos, Greek footballer
Jul 19th - Jess Vanstrattan, Australian footballer
Jul 19th - Stuart Parnaby, English footballer
Jul 22nd - Nuwan Kulasekara, Sri lankan cricketer
Jul 23rd - Schottzie Schott, dog mascot of Cincinnati Reds
Jul 23rd - Gerald Wallace, American basketball player
Jul 24th - Thiago Medeiros, Brazilian racing driver
Jul 25th - Monde Zondeki, South African cricketer
Jul 29th - Janez Aljančič, Slovenian footballer
Jul 29th - Jônatas Domingos, Brazilian footballer
Jul 31st - Blessing Mahwire, Zimbabwean cricketer
Aug 2nd - Hélder Postiga, Portuguese footballer
Aug 2nd - Grady Sizemore, American baseball player
Aug 5th - LoLo Jones, American track and field athlete
Aug 5th - Ryu Seung Min, Korean table tennis player
Aug 6th - Justin Germano, American baseball player
Aug 6th - Kevin van der Perren, Belgian figure skater
Aug 7th - Vasileios Spanoulis, Greek basketball player
Aug 9th - Tyson Gay, American sprinter

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