On This Day

August 2, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Oakland outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 100th MLB base of the season in 6-5 win v Seattle, first to steal 100 twice in modern era

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Birthdays in Sport

  • Grady Sizemore, American baseball player, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Hélder Postiga, Portuguese footballer, born in Vila do Conde, Portugal