On This Day

January 25, 1989 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

NHL Record

Mario Lemieux scores a goal and 3 assists in Penguins' 5-4 win over Winnipeg in Pittsburgh; sets NHL record by picking up a point in 14 consecutive games; record stands for 10 years

Sports History

Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season

Meeting of Interest

NY Yankees owner George Steinbrenner meets with Pope John Paul II