The year 1992 consisted of Sports Championship winners Chicago Bulls (NBA), Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL), Toronto Blue Jays (MLB), Washington Redskins (NFL)
The 1992 NBA
finals featured the Chicago Bulls
and the Portland Trail Blazers
. The Bulls had won the Eastern Conference Championship, while the Trail Blazers had won the Western Conference Championship. The series went the full seven games, with the Bulls winning the decisive game in Chicago
, 97-93. The Bulls were led by Michael Jordan, who averaged 35.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 6.5 assists, and 2.8 steals per game. The Trail Blazers were led by Clyde Drexler, who averaged 24.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.3 assists, and 2.3 steals per game. The Bulls won the series 4-2, with Jordan winning the MVP award.
The 1992 NHL
Stanley Cup Championship Series was a highly competitive and exciting series between the Pittsburgh Penguins
and the Chicago Blackhawks
. The series went the full seven games, with the Penguins eventually winning the series four games to two. The Penguins were led by their dynamic duo of Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr, who combined for 25 points in the series. The Blackhawks were led by their captain, Dirk Graham, who scored the game-winning goal in Game 6 to extend the series to a seventh game. In the deciding game, the Penguins prevailed, winning 4-2, to capture their second consecutive Stanley Cup title.
World Series featured the Toronto Blue Jays
and the Atlanta Braves
. The Blue Jays had finished the regular season with the best record in the American League, while the Braves had the best record in the National League. The series went the full seven games, with the Blue Jays coming out on top. Toronto
won games one and two in Atlanta
, and the Braves won games three and four in Toronto
. The Blue Jays won games five and six in Atlanta
to take the series 4-2. Toronto
's Pat Borders was named the series MVP. The Blue Jays became the first team from outside the United States to win the World Series.
The 1992 NFL
Super Bowl was a battle between the Washington Redskins
and the Buffalo Bills
. The Redskins managed to come out on top with a score of 37-24. The Redskins dominated the game, leading at halftime 16-13. Quarterback Mark Rypien threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns, while running back Earnest Byner ran for two touchdowns. The Bills had a strong performance from quarterback Jim Kelly, who threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns. However, the Redskins defense was too strong, limiting the Bills to only three points in the second half. This was the Redskins' third Super Bowl victory, and their first in 10 years.