April 17, 1983 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Grete Waltz runs female world record marathon (2:25:29)
  • Lynn Adams wins LPGA Combanks Orlando Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nolan Ryan strikes out his 3,500th batter

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

Sports record brokenNHL Record

NY Islanders tie NHL record with 3 shorthanded playoff goals vs NY Rangers

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Birthdays in Sport

  • Roberto Jimenez, Peruvian football player
  • Stanislav Chistov, Russian hockey player