1990 New York Mets season

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1990 New York Mets
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, Jr.
General manager(s) Frank Cashen
Manager(s) Davey Johnson and Bud Harrelson
Local television WWOR-TV/SportsChannel New York
(Ralph Kiner, Tim McCarver, Fran Healy, Rusty Staub)
Local radio WFAN
(Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen)
WSKQ-FM (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa, Renato Morffi)
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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.

The Mets playing against the San Diego Padres during a 1990 away game at Jack Murphy Stadium.


Regular season[edit]

  • 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 starters[edit]

  • 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 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]


1990 New York Mets
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats[edit]


Starters by position[edit]

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

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
Hughes, KeithKeith Hughes 8 9 0 .000 0 0
Carr, ChuckChuck Carr 4 2 0 .000 0 0
Thornton, LouLou Thornton 3 0 0 ---- 0 0


Starting pitchers[edit]

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 pitchers[edit]

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 pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tidewater Tides International League Steve Swisher
AA Jackson Mets Texas League Clint Hurdle
A St. Lucie Mets Florida State League Tim Blackwell
A Columbia Mets South Atlantic League Bill Stein
Short-Season A Pittsfield Mets New York-Penn League Jim Eschen
Rookie Kingsport Mets Appalachian League Jim Thrift
Rookie GCL Mets Gulf Coast League John Tamargo



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