Open main menu

The 1990 Atlanta Braves season was the team's 25th season in Atlanta, the 115th in franchise history as a member of the National League and the 120th season overall. The Braves went 65–97, en route to their sixth-place finish in the NL West, 26 games behind the World Champion Cincinnati Reds, and ending up with the worst record that year. On June 23, Bobby Cox replaced Russ Nixon as the team's manager, a job Cox would hold for the next two decades.

1990 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record65–97 (.401)
Divisional place6th
Other information
Owner(s)Ted Turner
General manager(s)Bobby Cox, John Schuerholz
Manager(s)Russ Nixon, Bobby Cox
Local televisionWTBS
TBS Superstation
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton)
SportSouth
(Ernie Johnson)
Local radioWSB
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Dave O'Brien)
< Previous season     Next season >

Contents

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Opening Day startersEdit

Season standingsEdit

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 91 71 0.562 46–35 45–36
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 5 47–34 39–42
San Francisco Giants 85 77 0.525 6 49–32 36–45
Houston Astros 75 87 0.463 16 49–32 26–55
San Diego Padres 75 87 0.463 16 37–44 38–43
Atlanta Braves 65 97 0.401 26 37–44 28–53

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1990 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 6–6 8–10 5–13 6–12 6–6 4–8 5–7 5–7 8–10 5–13 7–5
Chicago 6–6 4–8 6–6 3–9 11–7 9–9 11–7 4–14 8–4 7–5 8–10
Cincinnati 10–8 8–4 11–7 9–9 9–3 6–6 7–5 6–6 9–9 7–11 9–3
Houston 13–5 6–6 7–11 9–9 5–7 5–7 5–7 5–7 4–14 10–8 6–6
Los Angeles 12–6 9–3 9–9 9–9 6–6 5–7 8–4 4–8 9–9 8–10 7–5
Montreal 6–6 7–11 3–9 7–5 6–6 8–10 10–8 13–5 7–5 7–5 11–7
New York 8–4 9–9 6–6 7–5 7–5 10–8 10–8 10–8 5–7 7–5 12–6
Philadelphia 7-5 7–11 5–7 7–5 4–8 8–10 8–10 6–12 7–5 8–4 10–8
Pittsburgh 7–5 14–4 6–6 7–5 8–4 5–13 8–10 12–6 10–2 8–4 10–8
San Diego 10–8 4–8 9–9 14–4 9–9 5–7 7–5 5–7 2–10 7–11 3–9
San Francisco 13–5 5–7 11–7 8–10 10–8 5–7 5–7 4–8 4–8 11–7 9–3
St. Louis 5–7 10–8 3–9 6–6 5–7 7–11 6–12 8–10 8–10 9–3 3–9


Notable transactionsEdit

Draft PicksEdit

RosterEdit

1990 Atlanta Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Greg Olson 100 298 78 .262 7 36
1B David Justice 127 439 124 .282 28 78
2B Jeff Treadway 128 474 134 .283 11 59
SS Jeff Blauser 115 386 104 .269 8 39
3B Jim Presley 140 541 131 .242 19 72
LF Lonnie Smith 135 466 142 .305 9 42
CF Ron Gant 152 575 174 .303 32 84
RF Dale Murphy 97 349 81 .232 17 55

Other battersEdit

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ernie Whitt 67 180 31 .172 2 10
Jim Vatcher 21 27 7 .259 0 3
Víctor Rosario 9 7 1 .143 0 0

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Charlie Leibrandt 24 162 9 11 3.16 76

Other pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchersEdit

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Rick Luecken 36 1 4 1 5.77 35
Sergio Valdez 6 0 0 0 6.75 3

Award winnersEdit

1990 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  • Greg Olson, Catcher

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mark Eichhorn: Career Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved February 16, 2018.
  2. ^ Gerald Perry page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Ricky Trlicek page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Sergio Valdez page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Rico Rossy page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Derek Lilliquist page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Marvin Freeman page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Dale Murphy page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Billy Taylor page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ 1990 MLB Draft Round 1 at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Joe Ayrault page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997