Base Set: 660 cards (one series)
- All-Stars: 12 cards (wax and cello exclusive)
- Soaring Stars: 12 cards (jumbo exclusive)
- League Leaders: 6 cards (rack exclusive)
- Box Bottoms: 28 cards
- World Series: 12 cards (factory set exclusive)
Notable cards: Sammy Sosa, Larry Walker, Juan Gonzalez and David Justice RCs, Decade Greats subset errors.
- One of the most (if not the most) overproduced baseball card sets ever.
- Design recycled for the 2004 Fleer Tradition set.
- First year for separate Hobby/retail factory sets.
- Last year for cellophane-wrapped "cello" packs.
- Debut of poly-wrapped "jumbo" packs.
- Rare bilingual version sold in Canada.
1990 Fleer Update
Base Set: 132 cards
Packaging: Hobby exclusive factory set
Notable Cards: Frank Thomas and John Olerud RCs
- Unopened factory sets make a fine paperweight or door stop.
Full Set (factory): $4 (NmMT)