1989 Topps Baseball consists of 792 cards. Subsets in the set include Record Breakers (1-7), Turn Back the Clock (661-665), All-Star selections (386-407) and First Draft Picks, Future Stars and Team Leaders (all scattered throughout the set). This marked the first time Topps included cards of the previous year's draft picks in their set. The manager cards contain a team checklist on back.
Rookie cards in this set include Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Gary Sheffield, and John Smoltz.