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The 1990 Chicago Cubs season was the 119th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 115th in the National League and the 75th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fourth in the National League East with a record of 77–85.

1990 Chicago Cubs
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Location
Other information
Owner(s)Tribune Company
General manager(s)Jim Frey
Manager(s)Don Zimmer
Local televisionWGN-TV/Superstation WGN
(Harry Caray, Steve Stone, Thom Brennaman)
Local radioWGN
(Thom Brennaman, Ron Santo, Bob Brenly, Harry Caray)
StatsESPN.com
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A ticket for a 1990 game between the New York Mets and the Chicago Cubs.

Contents

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

  • Ryne Sandberg became the first second baseman to lead the National League in Home Runs since Rogers Hornsby in 1925.
  • Sandberg also set the Major League record for consecutive errorless games at second base with 124.

Season standingsEdit

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 95 67 0.586 49–32 46–35
New York Mets 91 71 0.562 4 52–29 39–42
Montreal Expos 85 77 0.525 10 47–34 38–43
Chicago Cubs 77 85 0.475 18 39–42 38–43
Philadelphia Phillies 77 85 0.475 18 41–40 36–45
St. Louis Cardinals 70 92 0.432 25 34–47 36–45

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

RosterEdit

1990 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game logEdit

All-Star GameEdit

The 1990 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 61st playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 10, 1990, at Wrigley Field in Chicago, the home of the Chicago Cubs of the National League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 2-0. The game is remembered for a rain delay in the 7th inning that resulted in CBS airing Rescue 911 during the delay.

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

Other battersEdit

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Randy Kramer 10 20.1 0 2 3.98 12

Relief pitchersEdit

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Ryne Sandberg, National League Leader, Home Runs (40)
  • Ryne Sandberg, National League Leader, Runs (116)
  • Ryne Sandberg, National League Leader, Total Bases (344)

All-Star Game

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paul Kilgus at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Vance Law at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Randy Kramer at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

External linksEdit