It's about nine-tenths as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 82 feet is 0.91111 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 1.0976 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as long as a Cricket pitch.
In other words, 82 feet is 1.24242 times the length of a Cricket pitch, and the length of a Cricket pitch is 0.804881 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #7)
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 82 feet is 1.3047 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.76646 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.59 times 82 feet.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 49 feet tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 82 feet is 1.708 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.5855 times that amount.
It's about half as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 82 feet is 0.533 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 1.88 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.53 times 82 feet.(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)