On This Day

April 5, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 43 year old St. Louis reliever Jim Kaat pitches 1 inning for the Cardinals in a season-opening, 14-3 rout of Houston; sets a MLB record for pitchers by playing in his 24th consecutive season

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alexandre Prémat, French racing driver
  • Matt Pickens, American soccer player
  • Thomas Hitzlsperger, German footballer