1990 Texas Rangers season

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1990 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) George W. Bush
Manager(s) Bobby Valentine
Local television KTVT
(Jim Sundberg, Steve Busby)
HSE
(Greg Lucas, Brad Sham, Dave Barnett, Jim Sundberg)
Local radio WBAP
(Eric Nadel, Mark Holtz)
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The Texas Rangers 1990 season involved the Rangers finishing 3rd in the American League west with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB
Oakland Athletics 103 59 .636 --
Chicago White Sox 94 68 .580 9
Texas Rangers 83 79 .512 20
California Angels 80 82 .494 23
Seattle Mariners 77 85 .475 26
Kansas City Royals 75 86 .466 27½
Minnesota Twins 74 88 .457 29

Notable transactions[edit]

Nolan Ryan's 6th No-Hitter[edit]

  • June 11, 1990: At Oakland Alameda County Coliseum, Nolan Ryan, at forty-three years, four months, and twelve days, became the oldest pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter. He would become the only pitcher in the history of Major League Baseball to throw a no-hitter for three different teams (the Angels, the Astros, the Rangers).[2] Ryan would also hold the distinction of holding the record for longest time between two no-hitters. Ryan who tossed his fifth no-hitter on September 26, 1981 and this one on June 11.[2]

Roster[edit]

1990 Texas Rangers
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 Geno Petralli 133 325 83 .255 0 21
1B Rafael Palmeiro 154 598 191 .319 14 89
2B Julio Franco 157 582 172 .296 11 69
3B Steve Buechele 91 251 54 .215 7 30
SS Jeff Huson 145 396 95 .240 0 28
LF Pete Incaviglia 153 529 123 .233 24 85
CF Gary Pettis 136 423 101 .239 3 31
RF Rubén Sierra 159 608 170 .280 16 96
DH Harold Baines 103 321 93 .290 13 44

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jack Daugherty 125 310 93 .300 6 47
Juan González 25 90 26 .289 4 12
Kevin Belcher 16 15 2 .133 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Nolan Ryan 30 204 13 9 3.44 232

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

  • Julio Franco, Second Base, Reserve

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Steve Smith
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Tommy Thompson
A Charlotte Rangers Florida State League Bobby Jones
A Gastonia Rangers South Atlantic League Orlando Gómez
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Chino Cadahia
Rookie Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League Bump Wills

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cecilio Guante page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ a b c Baseball Almanac - Box Score of Nolan Ryan No-Hitter (Sixth)
  3. ^ Dan Smith page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Rusty Greer page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ a b Randy St. Claire page at Baseball Reference