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1990 World Series


1990 WS Gm4: Reds sweep 1990 World Series


1990 WS Gm2: Oliver's single off Eckersley wins game


WS1990 Gm1: Davis' homer gives Reds 2-0 lead in first


Barry Larkin 1990 World Series Highlights


WS1990 Gm2: Hatcher gets four hits, continues streak

The 1990 World Series was the 87th edition of Major League Baseball's championship series and the conclusion of the 1990 Major League Baseball season. The Series featured the defending champions and heavily favored American League (AL) champion Oakland Athletics against the National League (NL) champion Cincinnati Reds. The Reds defeated the Athletics in a four-game sweep. It was the fifth 4-game sweep by the National League and second by the Reds after they did it in 1976, as well as the second consecutive World Series to end in a sweep, after the A's themselves did it to the San Francisco Giants in 1989. It is remembered for Billy Hatcher's seven consecutive hits. The sweep extended the Reds' World Series winning streak to nine games, dating back to 1975. This also was the second World Series meeting between the two clubs. As of 2017, this remains both teams' most recent appearance in the World Series.
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