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The 1990 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 108th season in Major League Baseball, their 33rd season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 31st at Candlestick Park. The team finished in third place in the National League West with an 85-77 record, 6 games behind the Cincinnati Reds.

1990 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bob Lurie
General manager(s)Al Rosen
Manager(s)Roger Craig
Local televisionKTVU
(Duane Kuiper, Ron Fairly, Hank Greenwald)
SportsChannel America
(Joe Morgan, Duane Kuiper)
Local radioKNBR
(Ron Fairly, Hank Greenwald, Mike Krukow)
KLOK
(Tito Fuentes, Julio Gonzalez)
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Contents

OffseasonEdit

  • December 3, 1990: Willie McGee was signed as a free agent by the Giants.[1]
  • January 19, 1990: Gary Carter was signed as a free agent by the Giants.[2]

Regular seasonEdit

  • In a game against the San Diego Padres, Gary Carter broke the National League record set by Al López for most games caught by a catcher. It was Carter's 1,862nd game as a catcher.

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

  • June 4, 1990: Rikkert Faneyte was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 16th round of the 1990 amateur draft. Player signed March 19, 1991.[9]

Major League debutsEdit

  • Batters:
    • Steve Decker (Sep 18)
    • Mark Leonard (Jul 21)
    • Rick Parker (May 4)
    • Andres Santana (Sep 16)
  • Pitchers:
    • Mark Dewey (Aug 24)
    • Eric Gunderson (Apr 11)
    • Paul McClellan (Sep 2)
    • Rafael Novoa (Jul 31) [10]

RosterEdit

1990 San Francisco Giants
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
1B Will Clark 154 600 177 .295 19 95

Other battersEdit

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Gary Carter 92 244 62 .254 9 27

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchersEdit

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Rick Rodriguez 3 0 0 0 8.10 2
Greg Booker 2 0 0 0 13.50 0

Award winnersEdit

All-Star Game

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Willie McGee at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Gary Carter at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1990&t=SFN
  4. ^ Greg Booker at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/l/leachri01.shtml
  6. ^ Ernie Camacho at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Rick Rodriguez at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Atlee Hammaker at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/f/faneyri01.shtml?redir
  10. ^ http://www.thebaseballcube.com/statistics/1990/25.shtml
  11. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External linksEdit