Over 55,000 saw some baseball history on July 12th, 1988 at the 59th Major League All-Star Game held at Cincinnati’s Riverfront Stadium. Oakland A’s catcher Terry Steinbach smacked a two-run shot off of Dwight Gooden which not only proved to be enough offense for the American Leaguers, but it also put Steinbach into the annals of baseball lore.
He’s the only player to ever hit a home run in both his first at-bat in the majors and in his first at-bat in an All-Star Game! Steinbach the MVP is one of the 27 American League All-Stars to sign this Official American League ball. Ball is in mint white condition Sigs include". Kirby Puckett, George Brett, Wade Boggs, Cal Ripken, Jr., Mark McGwire, Dennis Eckersley, Mike Greenwell, Alan Trammell, Frank Viola, Dave Winfield, Paul Molitor, Ozzie Guillen, Roger Clemens,Dave Stieb, Gary Gaetti, Jeff Reardon, Mark Gubicza, Harold Reynolds, Carney Lansford, Ken Stillwell, Doyle Alexander, Johnny Ray, Jeff Russell, Doug Jones, Dan Plesac, Tim Laudner, and Manager Tom Kelly. Full letter JSA COA.