- The Philadelphia Phillies win the World Series, beating the Kansas City Royals.
- Philadelpha’s luck doesn’t hold, tho. The 76ers lose the NBA title to the Lakers, 4 games to 2
- The Pittsburgh Steelers take home the Super Bowl XIV trophy, beating the Lost Angeles Rams, 31-19.
- Jack Nicklaus wins the U.S. Open and the PGA. Championship
- Seve Ballesteros is The Master winner.
- Tom Watson wins the British Open and is the PGA Tour’s leading money winner with nearly $531,000.
- Amy Alcott wins the U.S. Women’s Open.
- Sally Little takes the LPGA. Championship title.
- Beth Daniel takes home the most money, $231,000 on the LPGA tour.