1990 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1990 Pittsburgh Pirates
1990 NL East Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Pittsburgh Associates
General manager(s) Larry Doughty
Manager(s) Jim Leyland
Local television KDKA-TV
Jim Rooker
Kent Derdivanis
Lanny Frattare
Steve Blass
KBL
Jim Rooker
Kent Derdivanis
Lanny Frattare
Steve Blass
Local radio KDKA
Jim Rooker
Kent Derdivanis
Lanny Frattare
Steve Blass
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The Pittsburgh Pirates had 95 wins and 67 losses to win the National League East Division Title.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • Barry Bonds became the first Major Leaguer in history to have a .300 batting average, 100 RBI, 100 runs and 50 stolen bases in the same season.

Opening Day lineup[edit]

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 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

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 LaValliere, MikeMike LaValliere 96 279 72 .258 3 31
1B Bream, SidSid Bream 147 389 105 .270 15 67
2B Lind, JoséJosé Lind 152 514 134 .261 1 48
SS Bell, JayJay Bell 159 583 148 .254 7 52
3B King, JeffJeff King 127 371 91 .245 14 53
LF Bonds, BarryBarry Bonds 151 519 156 .301 33 114
CF Van Slyke, AndyAndy Van Slyke 136 493 140 .284 17 77
RF Bonilla, BobbyBobby Bonilla 160 625 175 .280 32 120

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
Backman, WallyWally Backman 104 315 92 .292 2 28
Redus, GaryGary Redus 96 227 56 .247 6 23
Slaught, DonDon Slaught 84 230 69 .300 4 29
Reynolds, R. J.R. J. Reynolds 95 215 62 .288 0 19
Cangelosi, JohnJohn Cangelosi 58 76 15 .197 0 1
Belliard, RafaelRafael Belliard 47 54 11 .204 0 6
Bilardello, DannDann Bilardello 19 37 2 .054 0 3
Merced, OrlandoOrlando Merced 25 24 5 .208 0 0
Martínez, CarmeloCarmelo Martínez 12 19 4 .211 2 4
Ryal, MarkMark Ryal 9 12 1 .083 0 0
Prince, TomTom Prince 4 10 1 .100 0 0
Carter, SteveSteve Carter 5 5 1 .200 0 0
Alou, MoisésMoisés Alou 2 5 1 .200 0 0
García, CarlosCarlos García 4 4 2 .500 0 0
McClendon, LloydLloyd McClendon 4 3 1 .333 1 2

Pitching[edit]

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
Drabek, DougDoug Drabek 33 231.1 22 6 2.76 131
Smiley, JohnJohn Smiley 26 149.1 9 10 4.64 86
Heaton, NealNeal Heaton 30 146 12 9 3.45 68
Walk, BobBob Walk 26 129.2 7 5 3.75 73
Terrell, WaltWalt Terrell 16 82.2 2 7 5.88 34
Tomlin, RandyRandy Tomlin 12 77.2 4 4 2.55 42

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
Reed, RickRick Reed 13 53.2 2 3 4.36 27
York, MikeMike York 4 12.2 1 1 2.84 4
Reuss, JerryJerry Reuss 4 7.2 0 0 3.52 1
Smith, ZaneZane Smith 11 76 6 2 1.30 50
Kramer, RandyRandy Kramer 12 25.2 0 1 4.91 15
Bair, DougDoug Bair 22 24.1 0 0 4.81 19
Ross, MarkMark Ross 9 12.2 0 0 3.55 5
Tibbs, JayJay Tibbs 5 7 1 0 2.57 4
Roesler, MikeMike Roesler 5 6 1 0 3.00 4
Huismann, MarkMark Huismann 2 3 1 0 9.00 2

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
Landrum, BillBill Landrum 54 7 3 13 2.13 39
Patterson, BobBob Patterson 55 8 5 5 2.95 70
Belinda, StanStan Belinda 55 3 4 8 3.55 55
Ruskin, ScottScott Ruskin 44 2 2 2 3.02 34
Kipper, BobBob Kipper 41 5 2 3 3.02 35
Power, TedTed Power 40 1 3 7 3.66 42
Palacios, VicenteVicente Palacios 7 0 0 3 0.00 8

National League Championship Series[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

1990 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Buffalo Bisons American Association Terry Collins
AA Harrisburg Senators Eastern League Marc Bombard
A Salem Buccaneers Carolina League Stan Cliburn
A Augusta Pirates South Atlantic League Lee Driggers
Short-Season A Welland Pirates New York-Penn League Jim Mallon
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Julio Garcia

References[edit]

Preceded by
Chicago Cubs
1989
NL East Championship Season
1990
Succeeded by
Pittsburgh Pirates
1991