A's left fielder Rickey Henderson takes off running during the 1989 World Series against the Giants.
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Oakland (AL) 4, San Francisco (NL) 0

Game Scores:
OAK 5, SF 0 @ OAK
OAK 5, SF 1 @ OAK
OAK 13, SF 7 @ SF
OAK 9, SF 6 @ SF
MVP:
Dave Stewart

Why the A's won: After a horrible 1988 Series, Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire hit a combined .323, and the team hit .301.

Why the Giants lost: Let us count the ways. Their staff finished with 8.21 ERA, they hit .209 as a team and were outscored 32-14.

Memorable moment: A major earthquake struck approximately 30 minutes before first pitch of Game 3.

Key stat: 10. The break between when Game 3 was supposed to be played (Oct. 17) and when it was played (Oct. 27) because of the earthquake.