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DOG ASIDE: Sports in 1982 brought us World Figure Skating Champions USA’s Scott Hamilton and Elaine Zayak…..in golf, Craid Stadler won The Masters…..with Tom Watson winning the US and British Opens and Ray Floyd the PGA Championship….and the NY Islanders dominated the Vancouver Canucks 4 – 0 to win the Stanley Cup….and Hammerin Hank Aaron…

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DOG ASIDE: One of the all time records in sports was started in 1982…..as the 1st game of the Baltimore Orioles SS Cal Ripken, Jr. record breaking consecutive games played of 2,632 was on May 30, 1982…..plus on August 18, 1982….Pete Rose sets record with his 13, 941 plate appearances…of which he would have many…

Special – 1982 – Sports Year In Review Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: The year was 1982…..USA Phil Mahre and Swiss Erika Hess were winning the Alpine Skiing World Cup…..the San Francisco 49’ers beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl XVI…..the Clemson Tigers defeat Nebraska Cornhuskers to win the NCAA Football Championship…..and West Germany was beaten by Italy in the FIFA World Cup in Spain….as 1982…

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DOG ASIDE: In the year 1981…..Kuala Lumpur beat the USSR in the men’s World Cup of Field Hockey…..after a 49-day players strike, MLB saw the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Yankees 4 – 2 games to win the World Series….Bobby Knight’s Indiana Hoosiers beat UNC Tar Heels to win the NCAA Championship….and so…

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DOG ASIDE: 1981 gave us tennis champs Bjorn Borg (French), John McEnroe (Wimbledon & U S Open), Martina Navratilova (Australian), Chris Evert (Wimbledon) and Tracy Austin (US Open)…..figure skating champs US Scott Hamilton and Swiss Denise Biellmann….and of course, there were Great Britain’s fabulous ice dancers, ┬áJayne Torvill & Christopher Dean….for 1981 was a special…

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DOG ASIDE: 1981 proved to be a year that highlighted exceptional athletes…..there was running back Hershel Walker leading his Georgia Bulldogs to the NCAA Championship….in cycling there was Bernard Hinault…in golf amateur Nathaniel Crosby won the U S Amateur Tournament….in horse racing there was Pleasant Colony winning the Derby and the Preakness….and in auto racing….there…

Special – 1981 – Year In Review Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: This video series provides a vivid reminder of how many exciting moments is sports happened during the year 1981….Hershel Walker leading his Georgia Bulldogs to the National Championship……Da Raiders taking down the Eagles at the Superdome in New Orleans…..USSR gymnasts Yuri Korolev and Olga Bicherova winning the all-around while the USSR team was…

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DOG ASIDE: In 1981, the world of sports gave us Larry Holmes continuing his undefeated streak by unaminous decision over Trevor Berbick….Featherweight Champ Salvador Sanchez defend his title against Wilfredo Gomez….and Sugar Ray Leonard’s classic knockout of Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns in the 14th round of their Welterweight Title fight….and that was just in boxing….as…