1990 Major League Baseball season

The 1990 Major League Baseball season saw the Cincinnati Reds upset the heavily favored Oakland Athletics in the World Series, for their first title since 1976.

1990 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 9 – October 20, 1990
Draft
Top draft pickChipper Jones
Picked byAtlanta Braves
Regular Season
Season MVPAL: Rickey Henderson (OAK)
NL: Barry Bonds (PIT)
League postseason
AL championsOakland Athletics
  AL runners-upBoston Red Sox
NL championsCincinnati Reds
  NL runners-upPittsburgh Pirates
World Series
ChampionsCincinnati Reds
  Runners-upOakland Athletics
Finals MVPJosé Rijo (CIN)
MLB seasons
The Padres playing host to the New York Mets at Jack Murphy Stadium during a 1990 home game.

Awards and honorsEdit

Statistical leadersEdit

Statistic American League National League
AVG George Brett KC .329 Willie McGee STL .335
HR Cecil Fielder DET 51 Ryne Sandberg CHC 40
RBI Cecil Fielder DET 132 Matt Williams SF 122
Wins Bob Welch OAK 27 Doug Drabek PIT 22
ERA Roger Clemens BOS 1.93 Danny Darwin HOU 2.21
SO Nolan Ryan TEX 232 David Cone NYM 233
SV Bobby Thigpen CHW 57 John Franco NYM 33
SB Rickey Henderson OAK 65 Vince Coleman STL 77

Major league baseball final standingsEdit

PostseasonEdit

  League Championship Series
CBS
World Series
CBS
                 
East Boston 0  
West Oakland 4  
    AL Oakland 0
  NL Cincinnati 4
East Pittsburgh 2
West Cincinnati 4  

List of ManagersEdit

American LeagueEdit

Team Manager Notes
Baltimore Orioles Frank Robinson
Boston Red Sox Joe Morgan
California Angels Doug Rader
Chicago White Sox Jeff Torborg
Cleveland Indians John McNamara
Detroit Tigers Sparky Anderson
Kansas City Royals John Wathan
Milwaukee Brewers Tom Trebelhorn
Minnesota Twins Tom Kelly
New York Yankees Bucky Dent, Stump Merrill
Oakland Athletics Tony La Russa Won American League Pennant
Seattle Mariners Jim Lefebvre
Texas Rangers Bobby Valentine
Toronto Blue Jays Cito Gaston

National LeagueEdit

Team Manager Notes
Atlanta Braves Russ Nixon, Bobby Cox
Chicago Cubs Don Zimmer
Cincinnati Reds Lou Piniella Won World Series
Houston Astros Art Howe
Los Angeles Dodgers Tommy Lasorda
Montreal Expos Buck Rodgers
New York Mets Davey Johnson, Bud Harrelson
Philadelphia Phillies Nick Leyva
Pittsburgh Pirates Jim Leyland
St. Louis Cardinals Whitey Herzog, Red Schoendienst, Joe Torre
San Diego Padres Jack McKeon, Greg Riddoch
San Francisco Giants Roger Craig

Home Field Attendance & PayrollEdit

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game Est. Payroll
Toronto Blue Jays[1] 86 -3.4% 3,885,284 15.1% 47,966 $19,259,334 16.1%
Los Angeles Dodgers[2] 86 11.7% 3,002,396 2.0% 37,067 $22,018,704 4.5%
Oakland Athletics[3] 103 4.0% 2,900,217 8.7% 35,805 $20,087,501 23.1%
New York Mets[4] 91 4.6% 2,732,745 -6.4% 33,738 $21,922,834 10.2%
St. Louis Cardinals[5] 70 -18.6% 2,573,225 -16.5% 31,768 $21,048,334 30.9%
California Angels[6] 80 -12.1% 2,555,688 -3.5% 31,552 $22,417,500 48.5%
Boston Red Sox[7] 88 6.0% 2,528,986 0.8% 31,222 $20,858,333 12.4%
Baltimore Orioles[8] 76 -12.6% 2,415,189 -4.7% 30,190 $10,100,084 -7.5%
Cincinnati Reds[9] 91 21.3% 2,400,892 21.3% 29,641 $14,470,000 23.5%
Kansas City Royals[10] 75 -18.5% 2,244,956 -9.4% 27,716 $24,161,084 27.7%
Chicago Cubs[11] 77 -17.2% 2,243,791 -10.0% 27,701 $14,599,000 22.5%
Texas Rangers[12] 83 0.0% 2,057,911 0.7% 25,096 $15,597,872 31.1%
Pittsburgh Pirates[13] 95 28.4% 2,049,908 49.2% 25,308 $15,556,000 11.2%
New York Yankees[14] 67 -9.5% 2,006,436 -7.6% 24,771 $21,312,318 24.5%
Chicago White Sox[15] 94 36.2% 2,002,357 91.5% 25,029 $10,721,500 25.2%
Philadelphia Phillies[16] 77 14.9% 1,992,484 7.0% 24,599 $13,740,167 27.5%
San Francisco Giants[17] 85 -7.6% 1,975,528 -4.1% 24,389 $21,565,333 43.4%
San Diego Padres[18] 75 -15.7% 1,856,396 -7.6% 22,918 $17,788,334 16.3%
Milwaukee Brewers[19] 74 -8.6% 1,752,900 -11.1% 21,641 $20,149,167 58.5%
Minnesota Twins[20] 74 -7.5% 1,751,584 -23.1% 21,624 $15,272,000 -9.1%
Seattle Mariners[21] 77 5.5% 1,509,727 16.3% 18,639 $12,867,667 27.4%
Detroit Tigers[22] 79 33.9% 1,495,785 -3.1% 18,466 $18,393,238 17.4%
Montreal Expos[23] 85 4.9% 1,373,087 -23.0% 16,952 $17,334,888 25.5%
Houston Astros[24] 75 -12.8% 1,310,927 -28.6% 16,184 $18,752,500 20.4%
Cleveland Indians[25] 77 5.5% 1,225,240 -4.7% 15,126 $15,208,000 53.7%
Atlanta Braves[26] 65 3.2% 980,129 -0.5% 12,100 $15,065,501 34.8%

Television coverageEdit

Network Day of week Announcers
CBS Saturday afternoons Jack Buck, Tim McCarver, Dick Stockton, Jim Kaat
ESPN Sunday nights
Tuesday nights
Wednesday nights
Friday nights
Jon Miller, Joe Morgan

EventsEdit

DeathsEdit

External linksEdit

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  2. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  3. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  4. ^ "New York Mets Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  5. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  6. ^ "Los Angeles Angels Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  8. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  9. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  10. ^ "Kansas City Royals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  11. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  12. ^ "Texas Rangers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  13. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  14. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  15. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  16. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  17. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  18. ^ "San Diego Padres Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  19. ^ "Milwaukee Brewers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  20. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  21. ^ "Seattle Mariners Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  22. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  23. ^ "Washington Nationals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  24. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  25. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  26. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.