December 2, 1981 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • American 1,500m record holder Steve Scott sets record for fastest round of golf played on a regulation course; posts a 92, completing 18 holes in 29:33.05s at Miller GC in Anaheim, California
  • Pitcher Fernando Valenzuela becomes 3rd consecutive LA Dodgers player to be named National League Rookie of the Year; Rick Sutcliffe 1979, Steve Howe 1980

Birthdays in Sport

  • Danijel Pranjić, Croatian football player plays for SC Heerenveen