February 1991 in Sport

Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Feb 3 Meg Mallon wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • Feb 3 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 23-21

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Feb 4 Baseball's Hall of Fame board of directors vote 12-0 to bar Pete Rose, due to his betting on games while a player and manager

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Feb 4 Batsmen Martin Crowe and Andrew Jones make a world record 467 run stand for New Zealand v Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve in Wellington

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Cricketer
Martin Crowe
  • Feb 5 LA King Dave Taylor becomes 29th NHler to score 1000 points

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 5 Howard Stern kisses NY Giant Leonard Marshall's ass over bet, Stern lost claiming the Giants would lose the Superbowl

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Feb 7 Bob Knight, Larry O'Brien, Tiny Archibald, Dave Cowens, Harry Gallatin & Larry Fleisher elected to NBA Hall of Fame

NBA Center and Head Coach Dave Cowens
NBA Center and Head Coach
Dave Cowens

AgreementContract of Interest

Feb 8 Roger Clemens signs record $5,380,250 per year Red Sox contract

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • Feb 10 41st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 116-114 at Charlotte

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Feb 10 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Phar-Mor at Inverrary Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Feb 12 North & South Korea form a joint team for table tennis competition
  • Feb 15 Troy State sets NCAA Div II record with 103 points in 2nd half routing DeVry Institute 187-117
  • Feb 17 33rd Daytona 500: Ernie Irvan wins (148.148 MPH)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 18 Edmonton Oiler goalie Grant Fuhr returns to NHL after season-long suspension for substance abuse & shuts out NJ Devils 4-0

NHL Goalie Grant Fuhr
NHL Goalie
Grant Fuhr

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 22 Test Cricket debut of Sanath Jayasuriya, vs NZ at Hamilton

  • Feb 23 NC is 1st NCAA basketball team to win 1,500 games
  • Feb 24 End of World League of American Football's (WLAF) 1st draft
  • Feb 25 Andrew Jones scores twin Test Cricket tons v Sri Lanka (122 & 100*)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 25 Bruce McNall, Wayne Gretzky & John Candy buy CFL's Toronto Argonauts

Actor and Comedian John Candy
Actor and Comedian
John Candy
  • Feb 26 Asanka Gurusinha scores twin Test Cricket tons v NZ (119 & 102)
  • Feb 26 Bill Veeck & Tony Lazzeri elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Feb 26 NY-NJ Knights (WLAF) players 1st come together
  • Feb 28 Don Mattingly named 10th NY Yankee Captain

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 9 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (42) weds equestrian Madeleine Gurdon (28) in Westminster, London

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 15 Baseball superstar George Brett (37) weds Leslie Davenport in Manhattan Beach, California

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 1 Phil Watson, NHL coach (NY Rangers), dies
  • Feb 8 Miran Bakhsh, Pakistani cricketer (2 Tests for Pakistan 1954-55), dies at 47
  • Feb 13 Ronald "Ron" Pickering, British athletics coach and BBC sports commentator, dies after a heart bypass operation at 60
  • Feb 15 Gary Gears, Chicago disk jockey, dies at 46 of a heart attack