Events in Sport in 1992

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  • Jan 1 78th Rose Bowl: #2 Washington beats #4 Michigan, 34-14
  • Jan 1 58th Sugar Bowl: #18 Notre Dame beats #3 Florida, 39-28
  • Jan 1 21st Fiesta Bowl: #6 Penn State beats #10 Tennessee, 42-17
  • Jan 1 58th Orange Bowl: #1 Miami (FL) beats #11 Nebraska, 22-0
  • Jan 3 Boon completes 11 Test Cricket century, 129* v India at Sydney
  • Jan 6 NY Yankees sign free agent Danny Tartabul

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Jan 6 Sachin Tendulkar completes 148* v Australia at the SCG

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar
  • Jan 7 Last day of Test cricket for Imran Khan
  • Jan 7 Tom Seaver & Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
  • Jan 12 AFC Championship Game: Buffalo Bills beat Denver Broncos 10-7
  • Jan 12 NFC Championship Game: Washington Redskins beat Detroit Lions 41-10
  • Jan 18 43rd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 10-6 at Philadelphia
  • Jan 20 Australia beat India 2-0 to win cricket's World Series Cup, David Boon scores the most runs in the series (432)
  • Jan 20 Score begins selling international soccer cards

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Jan 21 Bill Cowher becomes the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, becoming only the second head coach of the team since 1970 (Chuck Noll)

NFL Head Coach Bill Cowher
NFL Head Coach
Bill Cowher
  • Jan 26 Super Bowl XXVI: Wash Red Skins beat Buffalo Bills, 37-24 in Minn Super Bowl MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington, QB
  • Jan 26 80th Men's Australian Open: Jim Courier beats Stefan Edberg (6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jan 26 80th Women's Australian Open: Monica Seles beats Mary Joe Fernandez (6-2, 6-3)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles

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Jan 27 Mike Tyson goes on trial for rape (he is found guilty)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

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Feb 1 Barry Bonds signs baseball's highest single year contract ($4.7 mil)

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

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Feb 1 Denis Potvin's #5 becomes 1st number retired by NY Islanders

NHL Star Denis Potvin
NHL Star
Denis Potvin
  • Feb 2 Colleen Walker wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
  • Feb 2 David Boon's 13 Test Cricket century, 107 v India at Perth
  • Feb 2 Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m freestyle (14:32.40)
  • Feb 2 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-15
  • Feb 5 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Feb 5 Mike Whitney career-best 7-27 at WACA in Test Cricket win v India
  • Feb 7 Mike Tyson testifies in his rape trial
  • Feb 8 16th Winter Olympic games opens in Albertville, France
  • Feb 9 42nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-113 at Orlando
  • Feb 9 Heike Henkel high jumps female indoor world record (2.07m)
  • Feb 9 Jani Sievinen swims world record 400m medley (4:07.10)
  • Feb 9 Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Phar-Mor Golf Tournament at Hamlin Inverrary
  • Feb 10 Bonnie Blair wins 1992 Olympics 1st gold medal for USA
  • Feb 10 Mike Tyson convicted of raping Desiree Washington in Indiana
  • Feb 13 West beats East 14 to 9 in Major Soccer League all star game
  • Feb 14 Kieren John Perkins swims world record 800m freestyle (7:46.60)

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Feb 16 LA Lakers retire Magic Johnson's #32 uniform

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • Feb 21 Kristi Yamaguchi of US wins Olympic gold medal in women's figure skating
  • Feb 22 Lisa Walters wins LPGA Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Open Golf Tournament
  • Feb 23 16th Winter Olympic games closes in Albertville, France
  • Feb 27 Larry Smith named 9th Commissioner of the CFL

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Feb 27 Tiger Woods, 16, becomes youngest PGA golfer in 35 years

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • Feb 29 Dawn Coe wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open

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Mar 3 Mike Bossy's #22 is 2nd # retired by NY Islanders

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • Mar 3 Charges are filed in Florida against NY Mets Darryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden of rape (dropped in April)
  • Mar 6 Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine
  • Mar 7 Nicole Stevenson swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.78)
  • Mar 8 Judy Dickinson wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic

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Mar 13 Martina Navratilova & Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Mar 14 NY Met Daryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden accused of rape
  • Mar 15 Brandie Burton wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
  • Mar 15 39th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #1 Duke beats #20 North Carolina, 94-74
  • Mar 15 33rd SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Alabama, 80-54
  • Mar 15 13th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Syracuse beats Georgetown, 56-54
  • Mar 21 2nd WLAF season begins
  • Mar 22 Danielle Ammaccapane wins Standard Register Ping Golf Championship
  • Mar 22 England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final
  • Mar 22 Joseph A Molloy elected NY Yankee general partner
  • Mar 23 Florida Marlins begin selling tickets
  • Mar 26 Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington
  • Mar 26 NHL NY Rangers clinch 1st NHL regular season championship in 50 years
  • Mar 29 21st Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Dottie Mochrie
  • Mar 29 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Oak won by Kristi Yamaguchi (USA)
  • Mar 29 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Oakland won by Viktor Petrenko (CIS)
  • Mar 31 Delhi beat Tamil Nadu on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
  • Apr 1 NFL decides to stay with 17 week schedule instead of expanded 18 games
  • Apr 1 NHL players begin 1st strike in 75-year history
  • Apr 1 WA beat NSW by 44 runs to win the Sheffield Shield Final
  • Apr 3 1st exhibition game at Camden Field - Orioles beat NY Mets
  • Apr 4 Game 1 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees beat NY Mets 6-4 at Yank Stad
  • Apr 4 146th Grand National: Carl Llewellyn aboard Party Politics wins
  • Apr 5 11th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Western Ky 78-62
  • Apr 5 4th Seniors Golf Tradition: Lee Trevino
  • Apr 5 Dana Lofland wins Las Vegas LPGA Golf International
  • Apr 5 Game 2 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees sweep NY Mets 6-5 at Shea
  • Apr 6 1st game at Camden Field, Balt-Orioles beat Indians 2-0
  • Apr 6 54th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Duke beats Michigan 71-51
  • Apr 9 Florida drops rape charges against NY Mets Gooden, Boston & Coleman
  • Apr 9 Record 18 golfers shoot in 60s in Masters round 1 (old record 12)
  • Apr 10 NHL strike ends after 10 days
  • Apr 11 Indians set team record for long game loss to Red Sox (19 inn - 6½ hr)
  • Apr 12 2nd lowest NBA scoring game - Detroit Piston 72, NY Knicks 61
  • Apr 12 53rd PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Lee Trevino

Sport awardGolf Major

Apr 12 56th Masters Golf Tournament: Fred Couples wins, shooting a 275

Golfer and Masters Champion Fred Couples
Golfer and Masters Champion
Fred Couples
  • Apr 12 NY Mets lose 1st 3 home games for 1st time since 1962
  • Apr 13 Lou Carnesecca retires as coach of St John's basketball team
  • Apr 13 Longest 2 undefeated baseball teams to meet (NY Yanks 5-0 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6-0); Yanks score 3 in top of 9th to win 5-2
  • Apr 15 NY Islander, Al Arbour, coaches most NHL games (1,438)
  • Apr 16 NY Rangers win team record 50th game
  • Apr 18 Start of South Africa's 1st Test Cricket since 1970 (v WI Bridgetown)
  • Apr 19 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Sega Women's Golf Championship
  • Apr 20 96th Boston Marathon: Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya 1st man in 2:08:14 and Olga Markova of Russia 1st woman in 2:23:43

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Apr 24 George Steinbrenner drops his suits against baseball

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • Apr 26 Maggie Will wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
  • Apr 26 1992 NFL Draft: Steve Emtman from University of Washington first pick by Indianapolis Colts
  • Apr 27 NY Mets trade David Cone to Toronto Blue Jays for Jeff Kent
  • Apr 28 Brewers beat Blue Jays 22-2 with AL record 31 hits in 9 innings

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May 1 LA Dodgers postpone 3 games due to racial riots over Rodney King beating

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • May 1 NY Rangers wins their 1st ever 7th game of a playoff (vs NJ Devils)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

May 1 Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • May 2 118th Kentucky Derby: Pat Day aboard Lil E Tee wins in 2:03
  • May 3 Danielle Ammaccapane wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

May 3 NY Met Eddie Murray is 24th to hit 400 HRs

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • May 3 Ohio Glory wins 1st WLAF game (after 6 loses), beat Frankfurt 20-17
  • May 3 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Centel Senior Golf Challenge
  • May 6 NY Met Anthony Young begins losing streak of at least 26 games
  • May 6 Werder Bremen of Germany win 32nd European Cup winner's Cup against AS Monaco of France 2-0 in Lisbon
  • May 7 Jockey Angel Cordero retires after winning over 7,000 horse races
  • May 10 Jennifer Wyatt wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic
  • May 13 Frank Stallone beats Geraldo Rivera in boxing on Howard Stern Show
  • May 16 117th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Pine Bluff wins in 1:55.6
  • May 16 America's Cup: America Team USA defeats Il Moro di Venezia 4-1 to win in San Diego

Sport awardGolf Major

May 17 38th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • May 20 36th European Cup: Barcelona beats Sampdoria 1-0 at London
  • May 22 California Angels, are involved in a bus crash, in NJ
  • May 22 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Chicago Blackhawks beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 0
  • May 23 NY Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game
  • May 23 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 0

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May 24 Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins

Indy Car Driver Al Unser Jr.
Indy Car Driver
Al Unser Jr.
  • May 24 Colleen Walker wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

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May 24 Pat Bradley wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • May 24 Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers & then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game
  • May 25 NY Yankees score 9 runs before 1st out in 8th inn, beat Brewers 13-7
  • May 29 NY Mets score in 9th to end home shut-out streak at 3 games

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May 29 White Sox Tim Raines swipes his 700th career base

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • May 30 Minn Twin Bert Blyleven is 2nd to win as teenager & 40 year old
  • May 30 NY Yankee Scott Sanderson becomes 9th to beat all 26 teams
  • May 31 Barb Mucha wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • Jun 1 Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games

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Jun 2 Former NFL NY Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery

NFL Coaching Legend Bill Parcells
NFL Coaching Legend
Bill Parcells
  • Jun 6 124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26
  • Jun 6 NY Met Eddie Murray sets RBI record by a switch hitter
  • Jun 6 WLAF World Bowl 2: Sacramento beats Orlando 21-17 (Montreal)
  • Jun 7 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
  • Jun 7 91st Men's French Open: Jim Courier beats Petr Korda (7-5, 6-2, 6-1)
  • Jun 7 91st Women's French Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (6-2, 3-6, 10-8)
  • Jun 8 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time
  • Jun 11 Owners approve sale of Seattle Mariners to a Japanese group
  • Jun 11 Tracy Austin, 29, is youngest inductee of Intl Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Jun 11 US Olympic baseball team plays 1st exhibtion game, beat Venez 20-0

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Jun 14 10th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • Jun 14 46th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trailblazers, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 14 Anne-Marie Palli wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 16 Colo Rockies 1st minor league team's (Bend Oregon in Class A) game
  • Jun 16 Red Sox Mark Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0)

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Jun 17 Philadelphia 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley
  • Jun 18 Ottawa Senators make goalie Peter Sidorkiewicz their 1st draft
  • Jun 18 Tampa Bay Lightning make goalie Wendell Young their 1st draft

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 19 Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer Evander Holyfield
Boxer
Evander Holyfield
WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Jun 19 NY Yankees 1st game in Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards
  • Jun 20 Kelly Saunders is 2nd female baseball PA announcer (Balt Orioles)

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Jun 20 Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Washington Capitals to the Detroit Red Wings

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli
  • Jun 21 92nd US Golf Open: Tom Kite shoots a 285 at Pebble Beach Golf Links California
  • Jun 21 Danielle Ammaccapan wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

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Jun 21 Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham & Allan Lamb

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • Jun 24 Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball
  • Jun 26 Denmark upsets German 2-0, to win European Soccer championship
  • Jun 26 UEFA European Championship: Denmark defeat Germany 2-0 in Gothenburg
  • Jun 27 193rd ranked Andrei Olhovsky defeats #1 seed Jim Courier at Wimbledon
  • Jun 27 Dan O'Brien fails on pole vault & eliminated from Olympics decathlon

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 28 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Jun 28 US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57

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Jun 29 NHL decides Eric Lindross goes to Flyers instead of Rangers

NHL Star Eric Lindros
NHL Star
Eric Lindros
  • Jun 30 1st pay bathrooms in US open: 25 cents (NYC)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 99th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (6-2 6-1)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • Jul 5 106th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Agassi beats Ivanisevic (67 64 64 16 64)
  • Jul 5 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Jul 7 South Africa's national soccer team, Bafana Bafana, win South Africa's first ever FIFA sanctioned match
  • Jul 8 Florida Marlins unveil their uniform
  • Jul 10 John Ellis becomes CEO of Seattle Mariners
  • Jul 10 US Major Soccer League folds after 14 seasons
  • Jul 12 13th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Larry Laoretti
  • Jul 12 Betsy King wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
  • Jul 14 63rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-6 at Jack Murphy Stadium, SD
  • Jul 14 All star MVP: Ken Griffey Jr (Seattle Mariners)
  • Jul 19 30th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats Spain in Frankfurt Germany (2-1)
  • Jul 19 Juli Inkster wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 20 121st British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo

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Jul 26 Nolan Ryan strikes out his 100th batter for 23rd consecutive seasons

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Jul 26 79th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
  • Jul 27 Astros begins 26-game road trip to make room for Rep National Convention
  • Jul 28 Groundbreaking of Fla Marlins 7,500 seat spring training stadium
  • Jul 29 Evgueni Sadovyi swims world record/OR 400m freestyle (3:45.00)
  • Jul 31 Jeff Rouse swims world record/OR 100m backstroke (53.86 sec)
  • Jul 31 Kieren John Perkins swims world record/OR 1500m free style (14:43.4)
  • Jul 31 Tamas Darnyi swims world record/Olympics 200m backstroke (1:59.36)
  • Jul 31 Yang Wenyi swims world record/OR 50m freestyle (24.79 sec)
  • Aug 2 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA Welch's Golf Classic
  • Aug 3 Dodgers win 3,000th game since moving to Los Angeles (3,000-2,531)
  • Aug 7 Cleveland Indians turn a triple play
  • Aug 7 Tampa Bay group purchases SF Giants
  • Aug 9 Florence Descampe wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mt
  • Aug 9 Last day of Test Cricket for David Gower
  • Aug 9 25th Olympic Games closes in Barcelona, Spain
  • Aug 16 20th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sherri Steinhaur

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 16 74th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 278 at Bellerive St Louis

Golfer Nick Price
Golfer
Nick Price
  • Aug 17 Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0