Best of 1991: Sport

1 WORLD SERIES

In a year of glory for unknowns and has-beens, baseball's 1991 finale matched ! the Minnesota Twins and the Atlanta Braves, last-place teams in 1990. Lads fresh off the farm, like Atlanta's Mark Lemke, showed manful poise; geezers like the Twins' Jack Morris pushed guts and wiles past exhaustion. For once, the "fall classic" really was.

2. MIKE POWELL

When Everest was scaled, man had no higher mountain to climb. But in sport one can dream of jumping over the moon. This summer in Tokyo, Powell just about did it, though few dreamed he'd even come close. The...