On This Day

July 1, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cal Ripken Jr. makes the first of his record 2,216 consecutive MLB starts at shortstop for the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • PEC Zwolle '82 soccer club renamed when purchased by Dutch businessman Marten Eibrink

Birthdays in Sport

  • Joachim Johansson, Swedish tennis player (3 ATP titles), born in Lund, Sweden

Deaths in Sport

  • Ray Scarborough, American MLB pitcher (All Star 1950), dies at 64