1990 Atlanta Braves season

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1990 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 65–97 (.401)
Divisional place 6th
Other information
Owner(s) Ted Turner
General manager(s) Bobby Cox, John Schuerholz
Manager(s) Russ Nixon, Bobby Cox
Local television WTBS
TBS Superstation
Local radio WSB
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton)
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The Atlanta Braves season of 1990 was the team's 25th in Atlanta, and the 115th in franchise history as a member of the National League. The Braves won 65 and lost 97, en route to their sixth place finish in the NL West, 26 games behind the World Champion Cincinnati Reds. On June 23, Bobby Cox replaced Russ Nixon as the team's manager, a job Cox would hold for the next two decades.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 91 71 -- .562
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 5.0 .531
San Francisco Giants 85 77 6.0 .525
Houston Astros 75 87 16.0 .463
San Diego Padres 75 87 16.0 .463
Atlanta Braves 65 97 26.0 .401

Notable transactions[edit]

Draft Picks[edit]

Roster[edit]

1990 Atlanta Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Olson, GregGreg Olson 100 298 78 .262 7 36
1B Justice, DavidDavid Justice 127 439 124 .282 28 78
CF Gant, RonRon Gant 152 575 174 .303 32 84
RF Murphy, DaleDale Murphy 97 349 81 .232 17 55

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Whitt, ErnieErnie Whitt 67 180 31 .172 2 10
Vatcher, JimJim Vatcher 21 27 7 .259 0 3
Rosario, VíctorVíctor Rosario 9 7 1 .143 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Luecken, RickRick Luecken 36 1 4 1 5.77 35
Valdez, SergioSergio Valdez 6 0 0 0 6.75 3

Award winners[edit]

1990 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  • Greg Olson, Catcher

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Jim Beauchamp
AA Greenville Braves Southern League Buddy Bailey
A Durham Bulls Carolina League Grady Little
A Burlington Braves Midwest League Jim Saul
A Sumter Braves South Atlantic League Ned Yost
Rookie Pulaski Braves Appalachian League Randy Ingle
Rookie GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Jim Procopio
Rookie Idaho Falls Braves Pioneer League Steve Curry

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