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His Airness vs. The Great One
Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
June 28, 1993
It was a true convergence of the stars. Wayne Gretzky led the Los Angeles Kings to the Stanley Cup finals. Michael Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to another NBA title. On one golden night, June 9, both were in championship-round action at the same time. The best performers ever in their respective sports playing for all the marbles in overlapping postseasons—It doesn 'tget any better than that, sports fans. Sure, it's apples and oranges (or pucks and roundballs), but here's how Jordan and Gretzky compare.
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June 28, 1993

His Airness Vs. The Great One

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It was a true convergence of the stars. Wayne Gretzky led the Los Angeles Kings to the Stanley Cup finals. Michael Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to another NBA title. On one golden night, June 9, both were in championship-round action at the same time. The best performers ever in their respective sports playing for all the marbles in overlapping postseasons—It doesn 'tget any better than that, sports fans. Sure, it's apples and oranges (or pucks and roundballs), but here's how Jordan and Gretzky compare.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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