June 1982 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 15 of 15

1st - Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year
5th - 114th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Conquistador Cielo wins in 2:28
5th - 52nd French Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Andrea Jaeger (76 61)
6th - 52nd French Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats G Vilas (16 76 60 64)
6th - Joanne Carner wins LPGA McDonald 's Golf Classic
7th - NY Mets draft Dwight Gooden, Roger McDowell & Randy Myers
8th - 36th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Phila 76ers, 4 games to 2
11th - Larry Holmes TKOs Gerry Cooney in 13 for Heavyweight boxing title
13th - 28th LPGA Championship won by Jan Stephenson
20th - 82nd US Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 282 at Pebble Beach GL Calif
20th - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
20th - Pete Rose is 5th to appear in 3,000 games (Cobb, Musial, Aaron, Yaz)
22nd - Pete Rose gets his 3,772nd hit, moves past Aaron into 2nd place
27th - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
30th - NJ NHL franchise officially named Devils by fan balloting, runner-up names are Blades, Meadowlanders & Americans

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 21 of 21

1st - Justine Henin (formerly Henin-Hardenne), Belgian tennis player
3rd - Yelena Isinbayeva, Russian pole vaulter
7th - Virgil Vasquez, American baseball player
8th - Dickson Etuhu, Nigerian footballer
8th - Nadia Petrova, Russian tennis player
10th - Tara Lipinski, figure skater (1997 World Champ), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11th - Joey Graham, American basketball player
11th - Steven Graham, American basketball player
11th - Diana Taurasi, American basketball player
12th - Loïc Duval, French racing driver
12th - Jason David, American football player
14th - Jamie Green, British racing driver
15th - Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi cricketer
16th - Chris Wingert, American soccer player
17th - Marek Svatoš, Slovakian ice hockey player
19th - David Pollack, American football player
22nd - Ian Kinsler, American baseball player
24th - Kevin Nolan, English footballer
24th - Jarret Stoll, Canadian ice hockey player
25th - Mikhail Youzhny, Russian tennis player
30th - Mitch Maier, American baseball player

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 3 of 3

8th - [Leroy] Satchel Paige, US baseball pitcher, dies at 75
13th - Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (Aussie all-rounder 1956-63), dies
13th - Peter Maivia, wrestler (b. 1935)

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