1991 Sports: NFL Greatness, World Series Drama & Basketball Breakthroughts

This is part of a series of sports history articles aimed at preserving the best moments of the modern sports era, from 1976 to the present. The focus is team sports—college & pro basketball and football, major league baseball and hockey.
This article offers a snapshot of 1991 sports, a year that saw a new standard of excellence in the NFL, an unforgettable World Series and big basketball breakthroughs.