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1990 New York Mets season

The 1990 New York Mets season was the 29th regular season for the Mets. They went 91-71 and finished second in the National League East. They were managed by Davey Johnson and Bud Harrelson. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

1990 New York Mets
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, Jr.
General manager(s)Frank Cashen
Manager(s)Davey Johnson, Bud Harrelson
Local televisionWWOR-TV/SportsChannel New York
(Ralph Kiner, Tim McCarver, Fran Healy, Rusty Staub)
Local radioWFAN
(Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen)
WSKQ-FM (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa, Renato Morffi)
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The Mets playing against the San Diego Padres during a 1990 away game at Jack Murphy Stadium.

Contents

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

  • Darryl Strawberry became the first player in Mets history to have three seasons with 100 RBIs.
  • During the season, Frank Viola became the last pitcher to win at least 20 games in one season for the Mets in the 20th century.[6]

Opening Day startersEdit

  • Kevin Elster
  • Dwight Gooden
  • Gregg Jefferies
  • Howard Johnson
  • Barry Lyons
  • Mike Marshall
  • Kevin McReynolds
  • Keith Miller
  • Darryl Strawberry [7]
 
A ticket for a 1990 game between the New York Mets and the Chicago Cubs.

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

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

Lenny Dykstra Tim Teufel Darryl Strawberry Jon Lieb John Krukenstein Lou Phillips Mart Schilleng Martin Espocatiamo Ben Murson Shawn Olerud

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
Keith Hughes 8 9 0 .000 0 0
Chuck Carr 4 2 0 .000 0 0
Lou Thornton 3 0 0 ---- 0 0

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gary Carter page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ John Mitchell page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Randy Myers page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Juan Samuel page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ D. J. Dozier page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 98, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  7. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1990&t=NYN
  8. ^ Baseball Draft: 1st Round of the 1990 June Draft - Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/diazma01.shtml
  10. ^ Pat Tabler page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Julio Machado page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Dan Schatzeder page at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External linksEdit