- Atlanta Braves beat the Cleveland Indians, 4 games to 2 to win the World Series.
- Lou Gehrig’s long-time record falls as Cal Ripken, Jr. plays in his 2131st consecutive game.
- The San Francisco 49ers win Super Bowl XXIX, beating San Diego, 49-26.
- Ben Crenshaw won The Masters
- Corey Pavin took the US Open
- John Daly was the British Open winner.
- Steve Elkington won the PGA Championship
The PGA top money winner was Greg Norman with $1,654,959. The PGA Champions Tour leading money winner was Jim Colbert with $1,444,386.
On the Women’s side, Annika Sörenstam was the US Women’s Open winner. She also was the top money winner, earning $666,533. Kelly Robbins won the LPGA Championship.
- Jeff Gordon won the NASCAR championship.
- Sterling Marlin was the Daytona 500 champ.
- Jacques Villeneuve took home the Indy 500 trophy and the CART racing season championship
- Scott Karlitta won the NHRA “Top Fuel” championship.