1990 Chicago Cubs season

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1990 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tribune Company
General manager(s) Jim Frey
Manager(s) Don Zimmer
Local television WGN-TV/Superstation WGN
(Harry Caray, Steve Stone, Thom Brennaman)
Local radio WGN
(Thom Brennaman, Ron Santo, Bob Brenly, Harry Caray)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1990 Chicago Cubs season was the 118th 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.

A ticket for a 1990 game between the New York Mets and the Chicago Cubs.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • 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 123.

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 95 67 .586 --
New York Mets 91 71 .562 4
Montreal Expos 85 77 .525 10
Chicago Cubs 77 85 .475 18
Philadelphia Phillies 77 85 .475 18
St. Louis Cardinals 70 92 .432 25

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1990 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

All-Star Game[edit]

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 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

Other batters[edit]

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

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

  • 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 system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Cubs American Association Jim Essian
AA Charlotte Knights Southern League Tommy Helms and Jay Loviglio
A Winston-Salem Spirits Carolina League Brad Mills
A Peoria Chiefs Midwest League Greg Mahlberg
Short-Season A Geneva Cubs New York–Penn League Bill Hayes
Rookie Huntington Cubs Appalachian League Steve Roadcap

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References[edit]

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

External links[edit]