The 1990 World Series saw the underdog Reds sweep the defending champion Oakland Athletics behind strong pitching from MVP Jose Rijo, who gave up one run in two starts (games 1 and 4). This pair of Rawlings red-letter World Series baseballs have been signed by the clubs that participated in that short matchup. Individual full photo LOAs from JSA.
1990 Oakland A’s World Series ball in NM-MT condition with (28) signatures (average “8-9”): Sweet Spot: Tony LaRussa; North Panel: Rene Lachemann (coach), Reggie Harris, Scott Sanderson, Carney Lansford, Felix Jose, Dave Duncan (coach); South Panel: Rick Honeycutt, Rickey Henderson, Willie McGee, Terry Steinbach, Dennis Eckersley, Dave Stewart, unidentified; West Panel: Gene Nelson, Dave Henderson, Art Kusnyer (coach), Ron Hassey, Walt Weiss, Merv Rettenmund (coach), Curt Young, Bob Welsh, Mike Moore and East Panel: Tom Reynolds, Joe Klink, Dave McKay (coach), Mark McGwire, Todd Burns;
1990 Cincinnati Reds World Series ball in NM condition with (24) signatures (average “6-7”): Sweet Spot: Lou Piniella; North Panel: Herm Winningham, Tom Benzinger, Tony Perez (coach), Glenn Braggs, unidentified, Danny Jackson; South Panel: Terry Lee, unidentified, Mariano Duncan, Scott Sudder, Tim Layana, Ron Oester; West Panel: Billy Hatcher, Jeff Reed, Joe Oliver, Paul O’Neill and East Panel: Luis Quinones, Rick Mahler, Sam Perlozzo (coach), unidentified, Jackie Moore, Norm Charlton, Barry Larkin.