1990 Mother’s Cookies Oakland Athletics baseball cards featured the recent World Series winners in a few different configurations. The main set was 28 cards which included a card for coaches and a checklist that featured trainers and club managers, including Steve Vucinich who is the longest tenured Oakland employee ever.
There were also small sets that highlight The Bash Brothers with four cards devoted to Mark McGwire and four cards devoted to Jose Canseco.
Cards were issued as “prizes” in various Mother’s products as well as given away at games. A complete set was also available wrapped in a paper envelope. The design of the Mother’s cards are noteworthy for their glossy finish, thin cardstock, and rounded corners. The reverse side of the card lists some basic stats and has space for a player autograph to be obtained.
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1990 Mother’s Cookies Oakland Athletics Checklist
Base Set – 28 Cards
Mark McGwire – 4 Cards
Jose Canseco – 4 Cards
|27||Tommie Reynolds, Art Kusnyer, Dave McKay, Rene Lachemann, Dave Duncan, Merv Rettenmund|
|28||Steve Vuchinch, Frank Ciensczyk, Larry Davis, Barry Weinberg|
1990 Mother’s Cookies Jose Canseco
|1||Jose Canseco (Bat on shoulder)|
|2||Jose Canseco (Bat across shoulders)|
|3||Jose Canseco (Batting stance)|
|4||Jose Canseco (Sitting on dugout step)|
1990 Mother’s Cookies Mark McGwire
|1||Mark McGwire (Bat on shoulder)|
|2||Mark McGwire (Holding bat in front)|
|3||Mark McGwire (Wearing glove)|
|4||Mark McGwire (Sitting on dugout step)|
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