Super Bowl XXVI

Bay Area Sports

  • Following his first-full season as a starter for the San Francisco 49ers, Steve Young is named NFL MVP after leading the league with a 107.0 passer rating and 25 touchdown passes.
  • Oakland A’s pitcher Dennis Eckersley is named American League MVP and also wins the American League Cy Young Award, becoming the 9th player to win both awards the same season.
  • J. Sharkie becomes the official mascot of the San Jose Sharks.

Bay Area in the News

  • After Proposition P passes with 80% of the vote, the San Francisco Cannabis Buyers Club opens as the first public medical marijuana dispensary in the country.
  • Critical Mass, the mass bicycle ride that takes place in cities around the world, begins in San Francisco.