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Thirty Years Ago, Michael Bolton Wowed Cincinnati with His Rendition of the National Anthem

What a way to kickoff game 4 of the 1990 World Series

Michael Bolton en concert à Paris dans les années 90 Photo by ARNAL/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

Michael Bolton is a force of nature.

Thirty years ago this week, he was a force for good, singing the national anthem before game 4 of the 1990 World Series, when the Cincinnati Reds completed their sweep of the Oakland A’s for their first world championship in 14 years.