1990 - Rickey Henderson steals his 893rd career base in Oakland's 2-1 loss to the Blue Jays, surpassing Ty Cobb as the AL's all-time leader.
1991 - Oakland's Rickey Henderson garners his 939th career stolen base in the 4th inning of a game against the Yankees to break Lou Brock's all-time mark.
1992 - Oakland OF Rickey Henderson steals the 1,000th base of his career in the 1st inning of the A's 7-6 win over Detroit.
1993 - Oakland OF Rickey Henderson steals his 24th base of the year in the Athletics' 4-0 loss to the White Sox. The SB is the 1,066th of his career, making him the world's all-time leader, surpassing the total of 1,065 of Yutaka Fukumoto, who played in Japan from 1970 to 1988.
1994 - Oakland P Bobby Witt narrowly misses hurling a perfect game, defeating KC on a 4-0, 1-hitter. Umpire Gary Cederstrom calls Greg Gagne safe on a close play at 1st in the 6th inning, for the Royals only hit, but TV replays show that Gagne was out.Oakland P Bobby Witt narrowly misses hurling a perfect game, defeating KC on a 4-0, 1-hitter. Umpire Gary Cederstrom calls Greg Gagne safe on a close play at 1st in the 6th inning, for the Royals only hit, but TV replays show that Gagne was out.
1995 - Oakland's Mark McGwire hits 3 consecutive HRs in an 8-1 win over the Red Sox. McGwire hit 2 HRs yesterday, giving him a ML record-tying 5 HRs in 2 consecutive games.
1996 - The Athletics open the season in Las Vegas since renovations to the Oakland Coliseum are still not finished. It is the first time since September 3, 1957 that major league teams have played in a minor league park.
1997 - In Oakland, Mark McGwire hits his 22nd homer as Oakland rallies for five runs in the seventh inning to beat Detroit, 9-8. It is McGwire's 10th homer in 19 games.
1998 - Oakland rookie OF Ben Grieve gets 5 hits in the Athletics' 11-4 win over Cleveland. He scores 4 runs in the contest while knocking in a pair.
1999 - The A's Tony Phillips celebrates his 40th birthday by hitting a game-winning home run to beat the Baltimore Orioles; he becomes just the fifth major-leaguer to crank one out on his 40th or later birthday.