1989 Sports: Michigan's Miracle, A Series Earthquake & Gretzky Changes Sides

Editor’s Note: 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 1989 sports, a year that saw an amazing sequence of events unfold for Michigan basketball, the World Series marred by an earthquake and Wayne Gretzky changing sides