1991 champions REMEMBERING 1991 IN SPORTS

December 29, 1991

AUTO RACING

CART

PPG Cup points winner -- Michael Andretti

Major races Long Beach Grand Prix -- Al Unser Jr.

Phoenix -- Arie Luyendyk

Indy 500 -- Rick Mears

Milwaukee -- Michael Andretti

Detroit -- Emerson Fittipaldi

Marlboro 500 -- Rick Mears

Denver -- Al Unser Jr.

NASCAR

Winston Cup points winner -- Dale Earnhardt

Grand Slam Daytona 500 -- Ernie Irvan

Winston 500 -- Harry Gant

Coca-Cola 600 -- Davey Allison

Southern 500 -- Harry Gant

BASEBALL

World Series -- Minnesota Twins

AL -- East, Toronto; West, Minnesota

NL -- East, Pittsburgh; West, Atlanta

Leading hitters -- AL, Julio Franco, Texas, .341; NL, Terry Pendleton, Atlanta, .319

Home runs -- AL, Jose Canseco, Oakland, and Cecil Fielder,

Detroit, 44; NL, Howard Johnson, N.Y. Mets, 38

RBI -- AL, Cecil Fielder, Detroit, 133; NL, Howard Johnson, N.Y. Mets, 117

Cy Young Award -- AL, Roger Clemens, Boston; NL, Tom Glavine, Atlanta

MVP -- AL, Cal Ripken, Baltimore; NL, Terry Pendleton, Atlanta

Manager of the Year -- AL, Tom Kelly, Minnesota; NL, Bobby Cox, Atlanta

NCAA Division I -- LSU

NCAA Division II -- Jacksonville State, Ala.

NCAA Division III -- Southern Maine

NAIA -- Lewis-Clark State, Idaho

BASKETBALL

NBA -- Chicago Bulls

Playoff MVP -- Michael Jordan, Chicago

Regular-season MVP -- Michael Jordan, Chicago

NCAA -- Duke

NIT -- Stanford

Women

NCAA -- Tennessee

BOWLING

PBA

PBA National Championship -- Mike Miller

U.S. Open -- Pete Weber

Tournament of Champions -- David Ozio

PBA Seniors

Showboat Invitational -- John Handegard

PBA Senior Championship -- Gene Stus

LPBT

Player of the Year -- Leanne Barrette

WIBC Queens -- Dede Davidson

U.S. Open -- Anne Marie Duggan

Sam's Town Invitational -- Lorrie Nichols

BOXING

WBA

Heavyweight -- Evander Holyfield

Light heavyweight -- Thomas Hearns

Middleweight -- Vacant

Welterweight -- Meldrick Taylor

Junior welterweight -- Edwin Rosario

Lightweight -- Pernell Whitaker

Junior lightweight -- Vacant

Featherweight -- Park Yung-kyun

Bantamweight -- Israel Contreras

Flyweight -- Yongkang Kim

WBC

Heavyweight -- Evander Holyfield

Light heavyweight -- Jeff Harding

Middleweight -- Julian Jackson

Welterweight -- James "Buddy" McGirt

Super lightweight -- Julio Cesar Chavez

Lightweight -- Pernell Whitaker

Super featherweight -- Azumah Nelson

Featherweight -- Paul Hodkinson

Bantamweight -- Joichiro Tatsuyoshi

Flyweight -- Muangchai Kittikasem

IBF

Heavyweight -- Evander Holyfield

Light heavyweight -- Charles Williams

Middleweight -- James Toney

Welterweight -- Maurice Blocker

Junior welterweight -- Vacant

Lightweight -- Pernell Whitaker

Junior lightweight -- Brian Mitchell

Featherweight -- Manuel MedinaBantamweight -- Orlando Canizales

Flyweight -- Dave McAuley

CYCLING

Tour de France -- Miguel Indurain, Spain

World Championships -- Gianni Bugno, Italy; Leontien Van Moorsel, Netherlands

U.S. Pros -- Michel Zanoli, Netherlands

Tour duPont -- Erik Breukink, Netherlands

FIGURE SKATING

World Championships Men -- Kurt Browning, Canada

Women -- Kristi Yamaguchi, United States

Pairs -- Natasha Mishkutinok and Artur Dmitriev, Soviet Union

Dance -- Isabelle and Paul Duchesnay, France

U.S. Championships

Men -- Todd Eldredge

Women -- Tonya Harding

Pairs -- Natasha Kuchiki and Todd Sand

Dance -- Elizabeth Punsalan and Jerod Swallow

FOOTBALL

Super Bowl -- New York Giants

Super Bowl MVP -- Ottis Anderson, N.Y. Giants

AFC champion -- Buffalo Bills

NFC champion -- New York Giants

MVP -- Joe Montana, San Francisco

College

1990 national champion -- AP, Colorado; UPI, Georgia Tech

Gator -- Michigan

Hall of Fame Bowl -- Clemson

Citrus Bowl -- Georgia Tech

Orange Bowl -- Colorado

Rose Bowl -- Washington

Cotton Bowl -- Miami

Sugar Bowl -- Tennessee

Fiesta Bowl -- Louisville

GOLF

Men

Masters -- Ian Woosnam

U.S. Open -- Payne Stewart

British Open -- Ian Baker-Finch

PGA Championship -- John Daly

Seniors

PGA Seniors Championship -- Jack Nicklaus

Senior TPC -- Jim Albus

U.S. Senior Open -- Jack Nicklaus

Women

Dinah Shore -- Amy Alcott

LPGA Championship -- Meg Mallon

U.S. Women's Open -- Meg Mallon

du Maurier Classic -- Nancy Scranton

HOCKEY

Stanley Cup -- Pittsburgh Penguins

Conn Smythe Trophy (Stanley Cup MVP) -- Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh

Hart Trophy (MVP) -- Brett Hull, St. Louis

Vezina Trophy (Goalie) -- Ed Belfour, Chicago

Calder Trophy (Rookie) -- Ed Belfour, Chicago

Norris Trophy (Defenseman) -- Ray Bourque, Boston

Lady Byng Trophy (Sportsmanship) -- Wayne Gretzky, Los Angeles

NCAA Division I -- Northern Michigan

HORSE RACING

Thoroughbred

Travers -- Corporate Report

Kentucky Derby -- Strike The Gold

Preakness -- Hansel

Belmont Stakes -- Hansel

Breeders' Cup Sprint -- Sheikh Albadou

Breeders' Cup Juvenile Filles -- Pleasant Stage

Breeders' Cup Distaff -- Dance Smartly

Breeders' Cup Mile -- Opening Verse

Breeders' Cup Juvenile -- Arazi

Breeders' Cup Turf -- Miss Alleged

Breeders' Cup Classic -- Black Tie Affair

SOCCER

Professional

MSL -- San Diego Sockers

APSL -- San Francisco Bay Blackhawks

College

Men

NCAA Division I -- Virginia

Women

NCAA Division I -- North Carolina

TENNIS

Australian Open -- Men, Boris Becker; Women, Monica Seles

French Open -- Men, Jim Courier; Women, Monica Seles

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