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  1982 in baseball Information
The following are the baseball events of the year 1982 throughout the world.
March 10 - Former N.Y. Giants shortstop Travis Jackson and former baseball commissioner Happy Chandler are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Special Veterans Committee.
Jackson hit.291 in 15 seasons between the 1920s and '30s, while Chandler was the second commissioner and oversaw – and encouraged – the dismantling of the color barrier in 1947.
www.bookrags.com /1982_in_baseball   (752 words)

  
  The Baseball Analysts: Abstracts From The Abstracts
The Baseball Abstracts had been self-published by James the previous five years.
Interestingly, the 1982 edition was the first that included "Bill James" in the title of the book.
For owners of the 1977-1981 Abstracts, the 1982 edition is by far the most redundant--but it is a classic nonetheless.
www.baseballanalysts.com /archives/2004/08/abstracts_from_17.php   (4406 words)

  
 Lute Athletics - Pacific Lutheran University - Tacoma, Washington
1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1992
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1996
www.plu.edu /athletics/championships.html   (305 words)

  
 1982 World Series Baseball, Official 1982 World Series Baseball, MLB
This official and authentic baseball is identical to the ball used in the 1982 World Series, October 12 - October 20.
The average life of a baseball in the Majors is 6 pitches.
Rawlings is awarded the contract as exclusive supplier of baseballs to the American and National leagues.
www.americansportscollectibles.com /1982-world-series-baseball.html   (810 words)

  
 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1982 American League
On April 6, 1982, the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome opened and the Twins lost 11-7 to the Mariners.
The ballpark was the first and only air-supported dome in baseball history and required 250,000 cubic feet of air pressure per minute to remain inflated.
On May 6, 1982, Gaylord Perry of Seattle beat New York 7-3 in the Kingdome.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1982a.shtml   (895 words)

  
 Baseball - Related Items - MSN Encarta
minorities and baseball – first minority owner of a team
Fans turned out in record numbers in 1982, as baseball returned to the business of baseball after weathering a midseason strike in 1981.
The 1982 regular season came to a dramatic close, as two of the four division races were not decided until the last day.
encarta.msn.com /related_761577710_17.44/1982_season.html   (56 words)

  
  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although the name "Nationals" (or "Nats") was still used on baseball cards issued by Topps as late as 1956, by the 1950s, the name "Nationals" was pretty much passé.
The "Minnesota" designation, instead of "Minneapolis" (The Twins were the first professional baseball team to be named for a state rather than a city), comes from the fact that the team is intended to represent the twin cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul (and, presumably, the entire state).
The 1982 season brought the team indoors, into the Metrodome, which is in downtown Minneapolis near the Mississippi River.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Minnesota_Twins   (3840 words)

  
 1982 MLB All Star Game : Baseball All Star Game
The final run in the sixth inning of the 1982 All-Star Game was made possible by two Canadians: Al Oliver who doubled and scored, and Gary Carter, who singled and drove in Oliver.
1982: Where PGA TOUR stars were when TPC Sawgrass opened
It all came to fruition for Hernandez on Oct. 20, 1982.
www.baseball-facts.com /facts/yr1982.php   (495 words)

  
 1982 National Championship Baseball Team to be Honored This Weekend :: UM will celebrate 25th anniversary of the 1982 ...
1982 National Championship Baseball Team to be Honored This Weekend :: UM will celebrate 25th anniversary of the 1982 national championship during the NC State series.
The 1982 team was the first Miami team to win a national championship in a major sport and the first baseball national title for any school in the southeastern United States.
Miami also made national news in 1982 when they pulled off a phantom pickoff play that changed the momentum of the game but also the entire series.
hurricanesports.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/040907aah.html   (667 words)

  
 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1982 National League
On May 25, 1982, Cubs' pitcher Fergie Jenkins became the 7th member of the 3,000 Stirkeouts Club when he fanned Garry Templeton of the Padres.
On July 19, 1982, Tony Gwynn, one of baseball's MOST knowledgable hitters ever, made his Major League debut and true to his fame, had 2 hits.
On August 4, 1982, Joel Youngblood hit a two-run single off Fergie Jenkins during the 3rd inning for the Mets in Chicago.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1982n.shtml   (873 words)

  
 This Great Game 1982: Streaking Engagement
Streaks, both of the winning and losing variety, were in abundant supply throughout the 1982 baseball season.
Blindsiding the baseball world, the Braves began the year by winning their first 13 games—breaking the all-time record for out-of-the-gate perfection.
The architect of the 1982 Cardinals—a unit completely overhauled in less than two years—was Whitey Herzog, a blunt, no-nonsense character previously known for helping tool together the 1969 Miracle Mets, and for managing the Kansas City Royals to three straight divisional titles in the 1970s.
www.thisgreatgame.com /1982.html   (1900 words)

  
 SPORTS - MLB - Comcast.net
Born on Oct. 19, 1927, in Central City, Neb., Wagner began his baseball career in 1946, when he left the U.S. Navy and was hired by the Detroit Tigers as general manager of their Thomasville farm team in the Georgia-Florida League.
He returned to baseball in 1964 as promotions director of the St. Louis Cardinals under Bob Howsam, and when Howsam moved to the Reds, Wagner followed him as his deputy in 1967.
When Marge Schott was a limited partner of the Reds, before she became controlling owner, she hired an airplane to pull banners over Riverfront Stadium urging the team to fire Wagner.
www.comcast.net /sports/mlb/index.jsp?cat=BASEBALL&fn=/2006/10/06/493670.html   (500 words)

  
 1982 Inductees
Baseball Hall of Fame manager Casey Stengel, would tell sportswriters that baseball was 90 percent pitching.
Was associated with baseball for 56 years and managed some of the best teams in the heyday of the AA League.
He currently is at Tallmadge High where he has spent 23 years as coach of the Blue Devils, enroute to becoming the winningest baseball coach in Greater Akron history with over 375 victories.
www.acorn.net /gabhof/inductees/1982.html   (1170 words)

  
 Rich's Weekend Baseball BEAT: Abstracts From The Abstracts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Bill James Baseball Abstract took a major step forward in 1982 when Ballantine Books won a bidding war to publish “The One Book All Real Baseball Fans Must Have!” The price of the soft-cover, 213-page book was $5.95 in the USA and $7.25 in Canada.
The birth and subsequent growth of rotisserie and fantasy baseball helped propel James’ Baseball Abstracts from a cottage industry into national bestsellers despite appealing to a market that was originally considered too narrow for such commercial success.
Playing hard in baseball is so much admired that people make up lists of players who play hard, with the implication that this is a good to be sought after in its own right.
www.all-baseball.com /richbeat/archives/014968.html   (4149 words)

  
 The Chronology - 1982 | BaseballLibrary.com
Wayne Garland‚ baseball's first millionaire free agent‚ is waived by the Indians with 5 seasons remaining on his 10-year contract.
Ferguson Jenkins of the Cubs fans Garry Templeton in the 3rd inning of a 2-1 loss to the Padres to become the 7th pitcher in ML history to record 3‚000 career strikeouts.
Kenneth Moffett‚ who helped mediate the 1981 baseball strike settlement‚ is named to succeed Marvin Miller as executive director of the ML Baseball Players' Association.
www.baseballlibrary.com /chronology/byyear.php?year=1982   (9351 words)

  
 Baseball Tickets – Major League Baseball Tickets, Baseball Ticket Brokers @ PreferredTicket.com
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 Baseball Firsts and Baseball Lasts
Most Major League records are not listed here as they are not truly the first — they are simply better than the last one and modern team names are shown in their first year versus their previous names used in prior years.
Baseball Almanac has covered the centuries, the home runs, the salary levels and much more in this unique look at baseball history through its famous firsts.
Baseball Almanac only recently started the famous first "by category" section.
baseball-almanac.com /frstmenu.shtml   (248 words)

  
 1982 World Series - STL vs. MIL - Baseball-Reference.com
You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Postseason > 1982 World Series
Search the P.I. Play Index for your own Postseason leaderboards and facts.
Note pitchers did not bat in the 1982 World Series.
www.baseball-reference.com /postseason/1982_WS.shtml   (1416 words)

  
 The Baseball Analysts: Abstracts From The Abstracts
The Bill James Baseball Abstract took a major step forward in 1982 when Ballantine Books won a bidding war to publish "The One Book All Real Baseball Fans Must Have!" The price of the soft-cover, 213-page book was $5.95 in the USA and $7.25 in Canada.
The birth and subsequent growth of rotisserie and fantasy baseball helped propel James' Baseball Abstracts from a cottage industry into national bestsellers despite appealing to a market that was originally considered too narrow for such commercial success.
Playing hard in baseball is so much admired that people make up lists of players who play hard, with the implication that this is a good to be sought after in its own right.
baseballanalysts.com /archives/2004/08/abstracts_from_17.php   (4386 words)

  
 1982 World Series by Baseball Almanac
In 1982, the surprising Brewers stormed their way to the top of the American League for their first World Series appearance twelve years after moving to Milwaukee (from Seattle) as the expansion Pilots.
Did you know that during Game 1 of the 1982 World Series, Paul Molitor set a World Series record for most hits and singles in a single-series game?
Willie McGee was only a rookie during the 1982 season and his two (2) home runs in Game 3 tied the record for most in a Series game by a rookie.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1982ws.shtml   (993 words)

  
 1982: Baseball - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
1982: Baseball - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
Cross references refer to Archive articles of the same year.
Do you know what your child is learning?
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_1741584406/1982_Baseball.html   (149 words)

  
 1982 Donruss Cal Ripken Jr. Rookie Baseball Card PSA 8
Baseball Ca [4023] => 2001 Upper Deck Evolution Cal Ripken Jr.
Baseball [4431] => 2005 Leaf Limited Trademarks Signature Autograph Cal Ripken Jr.
You may receive the exact baseball card pictured or one that is similar with the same grade but a different serial number.
www.hotlistrookies.com /product_info.php?cPath=&products_id=103   (673 words)

  
 donga.com [english donga]
At the Korea baseball pro league’s opening game between MBC (currently LG) and Samsung, held at the Dongdaemun Baseball Stadium on March 27, 1982, Lee Jong-do (MBC) was in the batter’s box with all the bases loaded after two outs in the tenth inning.
Pro baseball games will be held at the stadium this September for the first time in 22 years, to commemorate the “Mecca of 82 year old Korean baseball,” which is to be demolished in November.
The Dongdaemun Baseball Stadium is open to the possibility with no other games scheduled after the college baseball fall league from August 30 to September 20.
english.donga.com /srv/service.php3?bicode=070000&biid=2007081086578   (353 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "1982 Baseball Season"
The Atlanta Braves were the talk of the early 1982 baseball season, when they won their first 13 games.
But Torre's 1982 Braves led the league in runs and homers, hung tough in the pennant race, and made the playoffs for the first time since 1969.
Prior to 1982, free agent Reggie Jackson left the Yankees to join the Angels.
entertainment.howstuffworks.com /1982-baseball-season.htm   (621 words)

  
 1982 - BR Bullpen
Championships, events, culture, births, and deaths that occurred in 1982.
Division II Baseball Championship: The University of California, Riverside over the Florida Southern College, 10 - 1 in the finals
Division III Baseball Championship: Eastern Connecticut State University over the California State Stanislaus, 11 - 6 in the finals
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/1982   (393 words)

  
 1982 Boston Red Sox Fenway Park Spring Training Baseball Program - TPNC
There are far too many baseball players to type here.
There are many stars pictured, the 1982 Red Sox roster, the scorecard, and many, ads including Pepsi, beer, and many more.
It is in very good condition but does have cover wrinkling, a lower corner crease, and a water spot on the bottom of the back cover.
www.timepassagesnostalgia.com /&pm=2&searchkeywords=Train+Boston&page=1   (162 words)

  
 Samsung Lions Yang records 2,000th career high hit : Arts & Entertainment : Home
South Korean baseball player Yang Jun-hyuk recorded his 2,000th hit Saturday - the first time that number has been reached in the 26-year history of the local baseball league.
Yang, a franchise star of Samsung Lions, one of eight South Korean baseball teams, pulled off two hits in a Saturday game against Doosan Bears in Seoul, bringing the number of hits in his career to 2,000.
The 38-year-old batter, who debuted in the baseball league here in 1993, attained the landmark achievement in little more than 14 years.
english.hani.co.kr /arti/english_edition/e_entertainment/215026.html   (214 words)

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