1984 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 271 of 271

  • Sep 30 California Angels Michael Witt is 11th to pitch a perfect baseball game
  • Sep 30 Bowie Kuhn ends career as Baseball Commissioner
  • Sep 30 California Angel Mike Witt, pitches a perfect game over Texas Rangers, 1-0
  • Sep 30 NY Yankee Don Mattingly wins AL batting crown with .343 avg

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 1 Peter Ueberroth replaces Bowie Kuhn as 6th commissioner of baseball

Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball Peter Ueberroth
Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball
Peter Ueberroth
  • Oct 2 In 1st LCS game played with replacement umps, Cubs beat Padres 13-0
  • Oct 4 Detroit Tigers clinch AL East
  • Oct 5 MLB American League Championship: Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City Royals, 3 games to 0
  • Oct 6 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Hitachi Ladies British Golf Open
  • Oct 7 Striking umps return for Game 5 of NLCS, SD Padres win pennant

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 7 Walter Payton passes Jim Brown as NFL's career rushing leader

NFL Running Back Walter Payton
NFL Running Back
Walter Payton
NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
  • Oct 7 MLB National League Championship: San Diego Padres beat Chicago Cubs, 3 games to 2
  • Oct 13 Blackhawk Bill Gardner scores on 10th penalty shot against Islanders
  • Oct 14 Detroit Tigers beat SD Padres, 4 games to 1 in 81st World Series

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 14 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Smirnoff Ladies Irish Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 20 Islander's Mike Bossy's 30th career hat trick-4 goals

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • Oct 21 Cleveland Browns' Steve Cox sets club record with a 60-yd field goal
  • Oct 21 Niki Lauda becomes 3rd time motor racing world champ
  • Oct 21 Steve Jones runs Chicago Marathon in world record 2:08:05
  • Oct 21 35th Formula One WDC: Niki Lauda wins by 0.5 points
  • Oct 22 NFL quarterback Ken Stabler retires
  • Oct 23 Cubs Rick Sutcliffe, selected as a unanimous choice as NL Cy Young
  • Oct 28 14th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:29:30
  • Oct 28 15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53
  • Oct 28 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament
  • Oct 29 Orlando Pizzolato (2:14:53) & Greta Weitz (2:29:30) win NY Marathon
  • Nov 1 1st NBA game at LA Memorial Sports Arena - Clipper beat Knick, 107-105
  • Nov 1 Despite Mike Bossy 4 goals Islanders lose 5-6 to Canadians making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-77-3-4
  • Nov 4 Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
  • Nov 8 1st-class cricket debut of Wasim Akram, 2 months before his 1st Test
  • Nov 9 1st-class cricket debut for Brian McMillan, Transvaal B v N Tvl B

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Nov 9 Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Nov 9 Most shots in a NY Islander game (88 - Isles 45, NY Rangers 43)
  • Nov 10 Australia all out for 76 v West Indies at cricket WACA, Holding 6-21
  • Nov 10 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Chief's Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again at Hollywood
  • Nov 16 Houston blocks 20 Denver shots tying NBA regulation game record
  • Nov 16 Imran Khan makes his 1st appearance for NSW Cricket
  • Nov 17 Golden State Warrior scores 59 points losing to NJ Nets 124-110
  • Nov 17 Islanders score 20 assists against Rangers
  • Nov 18 72nd CFL Grey Cup: Win Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 47-17
  • Nov 18 Flyers' Ron Sutter fails on 11th penalty shot against Islanders
  • Nov 18 NJ Devils shutout NY Rangers 6-0
  • Nov 18 34th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Terry Labonte wins
  • Nov 19 NY Met Dwight Gooden, 20, is youngest to be named NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 20 Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden wins NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 23 Limited-over international cricket debut for Wasim Akram for Pakistan, v New Zealand
  • Nov 23 Test Cricket debuts of Australians David Boon aged 23 & Bob Holland aged 38 (v WI)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 26 After 518 goals & 14 years with Montreal Canadiens, Guy Lafleur retires

NHL Legend Guy Lafleur
NHL Legend
Guy Lafleur
  • Nov 26 John W Mercom Jr announces New Orleans Saints are up for sale for $75 million
  • Nov 26 Kim Hughes tearfully resigns as Australian cricket captain
  • Nov 29 Javed Miandad completes twin Test Cricket tons, v NZ, Hyderabad

  • Dec 1 50th Heisman Trophy Award: Doug Flutie, Boston College (QB)
  • Dec 1 Greg Page KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 8 for WBA heavyweight boxing title
  • Dec 1 49th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 17-15 in Birmingham

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 5 A's trade Rickey Henderson to Yankees for Jay Howell & Jose Rijo

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Dec 5 Yankees trade catcher Rick Cerone to Braves for pitcher Brian Fisher
  • Dec 7 Allan Border's 1st Test Cricket match as captain (v WI Adelaide)
  • Dec 9 LA Ram Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,105 yards
  • Dec 9 Vicki Alvarez/Mike McDonald wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic

Sport awardTennis Open

Dec 9 73rd Men's Australian Open: Mats Wilander beats Kevin Curren (6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander

Sport awardTennis Open

Dec 9 73rd Women's Australian Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Helena Sukova (6-7, 6-1, 6-3)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Dec 17 NJ Devils 1st penalty shot-Rocky Trottier scores against Edmonton
  • Dec 17 NJ Devils 1st shutout, Glenn Resch makes 42 saves beat Minn, 2-0
  • Dec 18 73rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats USA in Gothenburg (4-1)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 19 Wayne Gretzky, 23, is 18th & youngest NHL-er to score 1,000 points

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 19 Scotty Bowman wins his 691st regular season game, the most wins by any coach in NHL history

NHL Coach Scotty Bowman
NHL Coach
Scotty Bowman
  • Dec 22 Test Cricket debut of Craig McDermott, v WI at the MCG
  • Dec 23 Viv Richards scores 208 in Test Cricket at MCG
  • Dec 27 Padres' free agent pitcher Ed Whitson signs with NY Yankees
  • Dec 29 Blues took 27 shots against Islanders in 1 period
  • Dec 31 Test Cricket debut of Mohammad Azharuddin, v England at Calcutta

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 269 of 269

  • Sep 27 John Lannan, American baseball player
  • Sep 28 Ryan Zimmerman, American baseball player
  • Sep 29 Per Mertesacker, German football player
  • Oct 1 Matt Cain, American baseball player
  • Oct 1 Daniel Guillén, Spanish footballer
  • Oct 4 Álvaro Parente, Portuguese racing driver
  • Oct 5 Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer
  • Oct 7 Salman Butt, Pakistani cricketer
  • Oct 10 Paul Posluszny, American football player
  • Oct 10 Troy Tulowitzki, American baseball player
  • Oct 10 Rod Benson, American basketball player
  • Oct 11 Sergio Hellings, Dutch footballer
  • Oct 13 Frank Simek, American soccer player
  • Oct 14 LaRon Landry, American football player
  • Oct 17 Jelle Klaasen, Dutch darts player
  • Oct 20 Florent Sinama-Pongolle, French footballer
  • Oct 20 Andrew Trimble, Northern Irish rugby player for Irish rugby team
  • Oct 21 Anouk Leblanc-Boucher, French Canadian short track speed skater
  • Oct 21 Kenny Cooper, American soccer player
  • Oct 21 Marvin Mitchell, American football player
  • Oct 21 Kieran Richardson, English footballer
  • Oct 26 Sasha Cohen, American figure skater
  • Oct 26 Jefferson Farfán, Peruvian footballer
  • Oct 26 Adriano Correia Claro, Brazilian footballer
  • Oct 27 Brady Quinn, American football player
  • Oct 27 Irfan Pathan, Indian cricketer
  • Oct 28 Obafemi Martins, Nigerian footballer
  • Oct 29 Eric Staal, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 3 Christian Bakkerud, Danish racing driver
  • Nov 5 Nick Folk, American football player
  • Nov 5 Tobias Enstrom, Swedish hockey player
  • Nov 9 Joel Zumaya, American baseball player
  • Nov 10 Kendrick Perkins, American basketball player
  • Nov 12 Sepp De Roover, Belgian footballer
  • Nov 12 Conrad Rautenbach, Zimbabwean rally driver
  • Nov 14 Lisa De Vanna, Australian female footballer
  • Nov 20 Ferdinando Monfardini, Italian racing driver
  • Nov 21 Álvaro Bautista, Spanish motorcycle racer
  • Nov 26 Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer (d. 2007)
  • Nov 27 Domata Peko, American football player
  • Nov 28 Andrew Bogut, Australian basketball player
  • Nov 28 Marc-Andre Fleury, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 30 Nigel de Jong, Dutch footballer
  • Nov 30 Alan Hutton, Scottish footballer
  • Nov 30 Francisco Sandaza, Spanish Footballer
  • Dec 2 Péter Máté, Hungarian footballer (Reading F.C.)
  • Dec 3 Avraam Papadopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Dec 5 Chris Solinsky, American distance runner
  • Dec 7 Robert Kubica, the first Polish Formula One racing driver
  • Dec 7 Luca Rigoni, Italian footballer
  • Dec 7 Aaron Gray, American basketball player
  • Dec 8 Greg Halford, English footballer
  • Dec 8 Badr Hari, Dutch kickboxer, Niall Brennan, Irish Legend.
  • Dec 11 Leighton Baines, English footballer
  • Dec 12 Daniel Agger, Danish footballer
  • Dec 14 Chris Brunt, Northern Irish footballer
  • Dec 14 Edward Rainsford, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Dec 15 Martin Skrtel Slovakian Footballer
  • Dec 17 Andrew Davies, English footballer
  • Dec 19 Ian Kennedy, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Dec 21 Darren Potter, Irish football player
  • Dec 25 Chris Cahill, Samoan footballer
  • Dec 25 Alastair Cook, English cricketer
  • Dec 27 Gilles Simon, French tennis player
  • Dec 28 Leroy Lita, English footballer
  • Dec 28 Beverly Mullins, American Wrestler/Model
  • Dec 28 Alex Lloyd, British racing driver
  • Dec 30 Randall Azofeifa, Costa Rican footballer

Person of interestLeBron James

Dec 30 LeBron James, American NBA basketball player (Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat), born in Akron, Ohio

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James

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